Kennesaw State University Rankings

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In the World#866 of 14178
In North America#287 of 2629
In the United States#257 of 2528
In Georgia#6 of 65
In Kennesaw#1 of 1

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
75%
Average SAT
1140
Average ACT
23
Aid receiving
92%
Undergraduates
34,499
Graduates
3,308
Male:Female Ratio
50:50
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree

Kennesaw State University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate75%76%75%
Applicants15,6917,4418,250
Admissions11,8035,6366,167
Freshmen enrolled full time6,1183,0913,027
Freshmen enrolled part time415235180

13,253 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

5,107 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
5,033 or 77%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1050
or below

75% of them
had 1230
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Kennesaw State University are 1050-1230 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
3,197 or 49%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 20
or below

75% of them
had 26
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Kennesaw State University are 20-26 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

College-preparatory program Required
SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White20261 (54%)
Black or African American8146 (22%)
Hispanic4121 (11%)
Asian1943 (5%)
Two or more races1673 (4%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown795 (2%)
Nonresident Alien771 (2%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander45 (0.1%)
American Indian or Alaska Native27 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$6,361
Students receiving aid
92%

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$4,450$5,328
Tuition in-state$4,450$5,328
Tuition out-of-state$15,704$19,188
Fee in-district$2,006$2,006
Fee in-state$2,006$2,006
Fee out-of-state$2,006$2,006

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity5,200
Combined charge for room and board$12,947
Room charge$7,200
Meal charge$5,747

Kennesaw State University Majors

MajorBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Business Administration and Management, General26221212
Psychology, General364
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, Other346
Accounting23889
Computer Science23334
Elementary Education and Teaching18870
Information Technology15796
Mechanical Engineering2421
Biology & Biological Sciences, General21810
Marketing & Marketing Management, General191
Finance, General188
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse185
Criminal Justice & Safety Studies143
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication142
Kinesiology and Exercise Science12219
Digital Communication and Media & Multimedia102
Electrical and Electronics Engineering102
Sociology97
Political Science and Government, General93
Information Science & Studies6919
Sport and Fitness Administration & Management85
Computer Software Engineering6321
English Language and Literature, General79
Civil Engineering, General6511
Engineering Technology, General669
Human Services, General73
International Relations and Affairs598
Secondary Education and Teaching586
Construction Management516
History, General56
Computer and Information Systems Security & Information Assurance55
Educational & Instructional Technology53
Journalism52
Mechanical Engineering & Mechanical Technology & Technician51
Social Work50
Chemistry, General444
Art & Art Studies, General45
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology & Technician41
Film & Video and Photographic Arts, Other39
Computer Programming, Specific Applications39
Junior High & Intermediate & Middle School Education and Teaching2881
Public Health Education and Promotion35
Speech Communication and Rhetoric35
International Business & Trade & Commerce33
Systems Engineering258
Anthropology32
Restaurant & Food Services Management31
Educational Leadership and Administration, General26
Public Administration26
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General25
Architecture24
Game and Interactive Media Design24
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other23
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution158
Biochemistry22
English & Language Arts Teacher Education22
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General22
Business & Managerial Economics22
Family Practice Nurse & Nursing22
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching21
Industrial Production Technologies & Technicians, Other20
Medical Informatics20
Social Studies Teacher Education18
Music Teacher Education18
Creative Writing17
Music Performance, General16
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Oth79
Geography15
Administration of Special Education123
Dance, General14
Mathematics, General14
Statistics, General14
Quality Control Technology & Technician13
Geographic Information Science and Cartography11
Computer Engineering, General11
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision11
Music, General10
Communication and Media Studies, Other10
Construction Engineering10
Mathematics Teacher Education10
Engineering, Other10
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language & ESL Language Instructor10
Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement Administration10
Digital Arts9
Entrepreneurship & Entrepreneurial Studies9
Mass Communication & Media Studies9
Early Childhood Education and Teaching71
Art History, Criticism and Conservation8
Environmental Science8
Asian Studies & Civilization7
Applied Mathematics, General7
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management6
Environmental & Environmental Health Engineering6
American & United States Studies & Civilization6
Physics, General5
Engineering & Industrial Management5
Reading Teacher Education5
Educational Administration and Supervision, Other5
Philosophy4
African Studies2
Computer and Information Sciences, General2
Art Teacher Education2
Nursing Science2
Surveying Technology & Surveying1
Nursing Administration1
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels1
Mathematics and Statistics, Other1
Grand Total5,3341,01455
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate46%41%51%
  • Full-time retention rate - 80%
  • Part-time retention rate - 68%

Publications & Citations

Publications
6,311
Citations
148,277

Publication count by topic

Computer science
1,271
Psychology
949
Business
577
Medicine
451
Sociology
433
Political science
402
Economics
307
Mathematics
239
Engineering
215
Chemistry
214
Physics
187
Biology
170
Materials science
97
History
75
Art
65
Geography
56
Environmental science
53
Philosophy
26
Geology
13

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Business29724,817
Sociology5287,952
Political science5792,947
Computer science60234,399
Economics6818,201
Psychology74823,381
Physics11236,466
History143144
Medicine15107,966
Environmental science15481,686
Geography1791525
Engineering18061,444
Philosophy189714
Mathematics19051,975
Chemistry21624,665
Art23116
Biology23493,706
Geology299763
Materials science3755270

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
19901761
19911479
19921490
19932188
199424129
199540119
199629145
199718160
199840267
199941339
200058352
200158448
200264691
200373919
20041001057
20051241475
20061361797
20071162304
20081752988
20092433758
20102324713
20112495803
20122597212
20132948775
201432810035
201537911275
201645611186
201745011383
201852711331
201961315151
202061517068

General info

Alternative namesKSU
Founded1963
WikipediaKennesaw State University
Colorsblack, gold
Academic CalendarAugust to August (August - December; January-May; May-August)
Total FTE staff3,652
Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Address1000 Chastain Rd
Kennesaw, Georgia, 30144
United States
City population30,000
Phone4705786000
Fax+1 (770) 423 6541

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