Kennesaw State University has been recognized by U.S.News & World Report as one of the South’s most innovative institutions for its improvements inthe areas of curriculum, faculty, students, campus life, technology, and facilities.
As Georgia’s third-largest university and one of the 50 largest public universities in the country, Kennesaw State offers more than 150 undergraduate and graduate degrees in an array of fields, including architecture, business, construction, education, nursing, STEM, and the arts.
Our mission is to provide educational programs that serve a diverse student body. Faculty, staff, and administrators are committed to providing a challenging collegiate environment that fosters high-quality academic preparation, critical thinking, global and multicultural perspectives, effective communication and interpersonal skills, leadership development, social responsibility, and lifelong learning.
Located less than 25 miles from Atlanta, KSU’s sprawling physical plant is spread across two campuses on more than 581 acres. Our beautiful property allows for many student organizations, including student governance and media, cocurricular clubs, athletics, Greek letter organizations, campus ambassadors, community service, and advocacy groups. Get to know interesting people, become a part of our community, and create your niche.
Kennesaw State University has seen a rapid rise in external funding for basic research—from $4.3 million in 2006 to $51 million over the past five years—leading to new knowledge and discoveries for faculty and hands-on opportunities for students. Our economic impact on the local and regional economy is more than $1.3 billion, and Kennesaw State was named among the top 10% of institutions nationally for its ongoing collaborative efforts with the larger community by the Carnegie Foundation.