Kennesaw State University: Ranking & Review

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Kennesaw Rank United States Rank World Rank
1 300 986
Top 6%

Kennesaw State University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate61%63%58%
Applicants13,9986,6697,329
Admissions8,4874,2124,275
Enrolled undergraduates5,2372,7192,518
Enrolled total (including graduate students)35,84618,47717,369

14,204 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

3,549 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $40. Application fee for graduates - $60.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankNeither required nor recommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRequired
RecommendationsNeither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores2,658
Percent of students submitting SAT scores45%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
590
Math
570

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores2,968
Percent of students submitting ACT scores50%
ACT Composite
23
ACT English
23
ACT Math
22

Kennesaw State University Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus $25,773 $36,755
Off-campus $25,773 $36,755
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $11,467 and other expenses per full academic year.

Kennesaw State University provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 5,213 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates $4,341 $15,322
Fees for full-time undergraduates $2,006 $2,006
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates $181 $638
Tuition for Full-time graduates $4,851 $17,541
Fees for full-time graduates $2,006 $2,006
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates $270 $975

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 7 981 238 12 1,238
Education 288 280 21 589
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 4 377 168 549
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 432 17 449
Engineering 363 34 397
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies 284 14 8 306
Psychology 295 295
Social Sciences 4 268 11 283
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 231 12 243
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 222 6 228
Health Professions and Related Programs 181 31 212
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 8 162 29 199
Visual and Performing Arts 2 176 178
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 1 82 70 153
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 146 6 152
English Language and Literature & Letters 82 16 98
Mathematics and Statistics 45 29 74
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 42 42
History 40 40
Architecture and Related Services 36 2 38
Physical Sciences 25 8 33
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 3 14 17
Philosophy and Religious Studies 9 9
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
Grand Total264,770985415,822

A total of 4,796 2-year associate's and 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Kennesaw State University.

At the master's and doctor's level 1,026 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate42%39%45%
  • Full-time retention rate - 78%
  • Part-time retention rate - 59%

General info

Alternative namesKSU
Founded1963
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Colorsblack, gold
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff3,609
Instructional FTE1,372
Research FTE1
Sector of institutionPublic, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Official Websitekennesaw.edu
Address1000 Chastain Rd
Kennesaw, Georgia, 30144
United States
Urbanization levelSuburb: Large
City population10,000 - 50,000
Phone4705786000
Fax+1 (770) 423 6541

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