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College Profile: Kent State University at Kent

 
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Kent State University (also known as Kent, Kent State, or KSU) is one of America’s largest university systems, the third largest university in Ohio and the largest residential university in northeast Ohio. From its roots as one of Ohio’s original four-corner universities, Kent State University focuses on teaching and research excellence to serve the public good. Kent State distinguishes itself as a magnet for high-achieving students. Kent State is a traditional, selective, residential public research university while its seven regional campuses serve multicounty regions of Northeast Ohio. The eight campuses provide extensive access to degree programs from the associate to doctoratal and medical degrees. The university’s academic programs and facilities attract students, faculty, and visitors from across the nation and the world. Kent State is centered in Kent, Ohio, United States, about 40 miles (60 km) southeast of Cleveland, 12 miles (19 km) northeast of Akron, and 30 miles (50 km) northwest of Youngstown. With 34,056 students across eight campuses, Kent State is one of the largest employers in northeast Ohio.
 
Executive Office, 2nd Floor Library
Kent, OH
44242-0001
330-672-3000 (general)
330-672-2972 (financial aid)
330-672-2444 (admissions)
 
 
 

 
Mission Statement

The mission of Kent State University is to prepare students for responsible citizenship and productive careers, broaden intellectual perspectives and foster ethical and humanitarian values. Our faculty and staff are engaged in teaching, research, creative expression, service and partnerships that address the needs of a complex and changing world. Kent State's eight-campus network, anchored by the largest residential campus in the region, serves as a key resource for economic, social, cultural and technological advancement. Kent State is a supportive and inclusive learning community devoted to teaching excellence and academic freedom. By discovering and sharing knowledge in a broad array of graduate and undergraduate programs, Kent State University meets the dynamic needs of a global society. Resources: Office of the President - Kent State University


General Information
Other Names
Type Public, 4-year or above
Control Public
Size 20,000 and above
Campus Setting Suburb: Large
Calendar System Semester
Title IV Eligibility Participates in Title IV federal financial aid programs
Relgious Affiliation Not applicable

College Student Services Offered
Yes Remedial ServicesYes Academic/career counseling service
Yes Employment services for studentsYes Placement services for completers
Yes On-campus day care for students' children   

College Special Learning Opportunities
Yes ROTCYes Distance learning opportunities
Yes ROTC: ArmyYes Study abroad
No ROTC: NavyYes Weekend/evening college
Yes ROTC: Air Force   

Sources: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
More info

Kent State University at Kent Website
Wikipedia

Admissions Considerations & Recommendations
Open admission policy No
Admission test scores Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language Recommended

Applicants (most recent fall period)
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Admissions (most recent fall period)
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Percentage of Students Submitting Test Scores
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SAT Percentile Scores
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ACT Percentile Scores
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Percentage Receiving Financial Aid
Local|federal|any
 
Average Amount of Financial Aid Received
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Average Tuition for Full-Time Undergraduates
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Average Tuition for Full-Time Graduates
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Comprehensive Fee for Full-Time Undergraduates
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Per Credit Hour Charge for Part-Time Undergraduates
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Per Credit Hour Charge for Part-Time Graduates
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Student Body
31,946 Student Body SizeYes On-Campus Housing
13,980 Fall Applicants6,340 Total Dormitory Capacity
12,231 Fall Admissions

Geography
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Gender
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Ethnicity
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College Levels Offered
Yes Less than one year certificateYes One but less than two years certificate
No Associate's degreeNo Two but less than 4 years certificate
Yes Bachelor's degreeYes Postbaccalaureate certificate
Yes Master's degreeYes Post-master's certificate
Yes Doctor's degreeNo First-professional degree
No First-professional certificate

All Academic Programs
 
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