Kennesaw State University: Ranking & Review

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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

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

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

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 Services7981238121,238
Education28828021589
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services4377168549
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs43217449
Engineering36334397
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies284148306
Psychology295295
Social Sciences426811283
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies23112243
Biological and Biomedical Sciences2226228
Health Professions and Related Programs18131212
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields816229199
Visual and Performing Arts2176178
Public Administration and Social Service Professions18270153
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service1466152
English Language and Literature & Letters821698
Mathematics and Statistics452974
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics4242
History4040
Architecture and Related Services36238
Physical Sciences25833
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies31417
Philosophy and Religious Studies99
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 population30,000
Phone4705786000
Fax+1 (770) 423 6541

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