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.
• #10 for enrollment yield | U.S. News & World Report
• #5 ranked dining halls | B.E.S.T. College
• One of the 50 largest public institutions in America
• 18 NCAA Division I sports teams with 47 conference titles
WHAT OUR STUDENTS SAY. . .
“As a KSU student, I’m constantly surrounded by a variety of opportunities. Working as a tour guide and volunteering as an honors ambassador have provided me with essential skills of professionalism and the opportunity to meet many influential people.”
“Kennesaw has become my home away from home. Every day, I find a new thing to love about our campus, the people on it, and the opportunities around me!”
“Although I’ve only been at KSU for two semesters, it’s already been a life-changing experience. I know the opportunities that are available to me here would not have been the same anywhere else.”