85%

Acceptance Rate

$7,696

Avg.Financial Aid

003051

FAFSA Code

Kent State University

  • Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

    Public

  • Acceptance Rate:

    N/A

  • Level

    4 Years

  • Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

    Not applicable

  • Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

    HLC

  • Website

    www.kent.edu
  • Student Population Number of Students attending College

    28,122

  • On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

    Yes

Kent State University is a public research university in Kent, Ohio. The university was founded in the year 1910 with the motive to provide world-class faculty serving as researchers and mentors.

Kent State has become an engine for economic, cultural and workforce development in the region and beyond as a premier university in Ohio. The involvement of students, faculty, staff, parents, families, and the Kent State community gives the perspective to the future development of our students.

The most popular majors at the University are Nursing, Psychology, and Business with the student population of 28,122.

The university depends on private support to ensure student success, expand breakthrough research, and provide contemporary, enhance academic excellence and innovation, high-tech facilities for learning, study, and research.

Moreover, it has earned approval for applying new knowledge to address the needs of the communities it serves and society as a whole through an extensive array of continuing education courses and helping the students to push boundaries to achieve academic success.

An investment in Kent State University at Kent, whether it is for student scholarships, academic program support, intercollegiate athletics, or facilities, they will make sure that the university honors its commitment to providing the highest quality education to the many talented students it serves.

KSU is recognized and has got its accreditation from the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) to offer various degree programs.

Location & Contact

Email:

N/A

Fax:

N/A

Address

Executive Office 2nd Floor Library

Rankings

As per the Forbes list, it has attained the following rankings - 

  • 13- Best Employers For Diversity
  • 630- Top Colleges 2019
  • 240- In Public Colleges
  • 250- In Research Universities
  • 159- In the Midwest
  • 46- Best Employers for Women
  • 170- America’s Best Midsize Employers 2017

As noted above, the university will gladly help the students to determine the best method for the students that will lead to the overall transformation.

Admissions

  • Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

    1st May

  • Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

    85%

  • SAT Range

    1030 - 1210

  • SAT/ACT

    Recommended

  • ACT Range

    20 - 25

  • High School GPA

    Required

  • Application Fee

    $50

  • Accept Common App

    None

Kent State University at Kent typically accepts those students who have a "B+" average and Only 32% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class. The admissions at KSU is simple and easy to help eligible students easily get into the university.

The university acknowledges applications for the fall semester from August through July before classes begin. The institution offers a distinctive blend of teaching, research, and creative excellence that helps the students to explore the opportunities at the university.

An applicant has to maintain the SAT/ACT range of 1030-1210 or 20-25 and decent academic records that need to be sent to the admissions department of the university no later than May of every academic year to get into Kent.

Annual Cost to Attend

  • Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

    $17,552

  • Average Annual Cost

    $10,312

Additional Costs:

  • Books And Supplies

    $1,200

  • Other Fees

    $N/A

  • Room And Board The charges for an academic year for ooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

    $10,916

  • Budget For Other Expenses

    $3,458

Total One Year Cost

$25,886

The yearly rundown cost to go to Kent State University at Kent on a full-time basis for 2018/2019 is $25,886. This expense includes $10,312 for tuition costs instate and $19,014 for outstate, $1,200 for books and supplies for instate and $10,916 for outstate and $3,458 for other expenses for both instate and outstate. 

It is advised to have an in-depth knowledge of all the factors that are invested in the annual cost to attend university so that students can plan for their expenses.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

NA

Student:Faculty Ratio

20:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

81%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

50%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$812

Faculty Overview

47%

Male Professors

53%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Most Popular Majors:

  • Registered Nursing, Administration,...

    550 Graduates

  • Psychology, General

    305 Graduates

  • Business Administration, Management...

    301 Graduates

  • Specialized Sales, Merchandising an...

    286 Graduates

  • Communication and Media Studies

    284 Graduates

  • Design and Applied Arts

    213 Graduates

  • Criminal Justice and Corrections

    207 Graduates

  • Human Development, Family Studies,...

    188 Graduates

  • Communication and Media Studies

    284 Graduates

  • Design and Applied Arts

    213 Graduates

  • Criminal Justice and Corrections

    207 Graduates

  • Human Development, Family Studies,...

    188 Graduates

  • Public Health

    183 Graduates

  • Marketing

    160 Graduates

  • Teacher Education and Professional...

    143 Graduates

  • Finance and Financial Management Se...

    142 Graduates

  • Biology, General

    141 Graduates

  • Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

    132 Graduates

  • Accounting and Related Services

    115 Graduates

  • Teacher Education and Professional...

    105 Graduates

  • Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

    103 Graduates

  • Education, General

    87 Graduates

  • Journalism

    83 Graduates

  • English Language and Literature, Ge...

    82 Graduates

  • Air Transportation

    79 Graduates

  • Architecture

    73 Graduates

  • Entrepreneurial and Small Business...

    71 Graduates

  • Special Education and Teaching

    71 Graduates

  • Public Relations, Advertising, and...

    70 Graduates

  • Hospitality Administration/Manageme...

    69 Graduates

  • Communication Disorders Sciences an...

    66 Graduates

  • Computer Science

    59 Graduates

  • Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Se...

    59 Graduates

  • Health/Medical Preparatory Programs

    57 Graduates

  • Computer and Information Sciences,...

    55 Graduates

  • Political Science and Government

    52 Graduates

  • Chemistry

    50 Graduates

  • Zoology/Animal Biology

    49 Graduates

  • Computer Systems Analysis

    48 Graduates

  • Fine and Studio Arts

    48 Graduates

  • Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

    47 Graduates

  • Industrial Engineering

    47 Graduates

  • Radio, Television, and Digital Comm...

    47 Graduates

  • Teaching English or French as a Sec...

    42 Graduates

  • Construction Management

    36 Graduates

  • Business/Managerial Economics

    35 Graduates

  • Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosc...

    30 Graduates

  • History

    29 Graduates

  • Legal Support Services

    26 Graduates

  • Sociology

    26 Graduates

  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences,...

    22 Graduates

  • International Relations and Nationa...

    20 Graduates

  • Mathematics

    18 Graduates

  • Music

    18 Graduates

  • Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervent...

    18 Graduates

  • Anthropology

    18 Graduates

  • General Sales, Merchandising and Re...

    17 Graduates

  • Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facil...

    17 Graduates

  • Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

    17 Graduates

  • Crafts/Craft Design, Folk Art and A...

    16 Graduates

  • Geography and Cartography

    15 Graduates

  • Natural Resources Conservation and...

    14 Graduates

  • Philosophy

    11 Graduates

  • Engineering Technology, General

    10 Graduates

  • Biotechnology

    9 Graduates

  • Dance

    9 Graduates

  • Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender,...

    9 Graduates

  • Physics

    8 Graduates

  • Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science...

    7 Graduates

  • Peace Studies and Conflict Resoluti...

    7 Graduates

  • Mental and Social Health Services a...

    3 Graduates

  • Applied Mathematics

    3 Graduates

  • Germanic Languages, Literatures, an...

    2 Graduates

  • Linguistic, Comparative, and Relate...

    2 Graduates

  • Slavic, Baltic and Albanian Languag...

    2 Graduates

  • American Sign Language

    2 Graduates

  • Botany/Plant Biology

    1 Graduates

  • International Business

    1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

22,557

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

30%

Full-time / Part-time

83% / 17%

Students Gender

Male

39%

US National: 44%

Female

61%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

White

74%

Unknown

3%

Black

9%

Hispanic

4%

Two or more races

4%

Non Resident alien

4%

Asian

2%

American Indian/Alaska native

0%

Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

0%

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

19%

Out Of State

79%

In State

2%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$59,480 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and N/A of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

N/A

Undergrads in College Housing

28%

Averege Housing Cost

$6,464/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $3,870/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$3,870/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Golden Flashes

School Colors

navy blue and gold

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Mid-American Conference

Total Male Athletes

229

Total Female Athletes

249

Intramural Sports

11

Sports Club

29

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Football

Golf

Track and Field

Wrestling

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Field Hockey

Golf

Gymnastics

Lacrosse

Soccer

Softball

Track and Field

Volleyball

Campus Security

On-campus housing facilities are offered to the students who wish to remain nearby. The normal expense for on-campus housing is $11,706 per year. The average meal plan at KSUK costs around $3,870 a year. Notably, students at the varsity get to choose from various dining and meal plan options as well. The university has taken a lot of measures to ensure the safety and security of its students. Some of these measures include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. The number of female and male students at the university are 38% and 62%, respectively.

24-Hour Security Patrol

Campus Emergency Phones

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$31,000/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$38,000/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$16,329 - $33,250

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$169 - $345

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

88%

Average Aid Per Year

$7,696

Students Receiving Federal Grants

41%

Average Aid Per Year

$3,580

Students Receiving State Aid

22%

Average Aid Per Year

$1,870

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

85%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,768

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$10,663

$30K - $48K

$8,698

$48K - $75K

$5,234

$75K - $110K

$3,390

> $110K

$3,181

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$2,182,574

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$29,406,622

A degree from Kent State University is an investment in your future. The Financial Aid Office helps the students to make a degree from Kent State an affordable option for students and families, regardless of family income.

The department guides the applicants through the financial aid process. They award the students with different scholarships, grants, and other forms of financial aid and the students receiving such aids have to meet a net price of $17,552 for the scholastic year 2018-2019.

More than 93 percent of Kent State's freshmen had received some form of financial assistance in the previous academic year.

The candidate has to fill in the FAFSA and receive their Student Aid Report to determine their eligibility and financial position.

Kent State University federal school code is 003051.

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