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#162 of 2,597 In North America
#141 of 2,496 In the United States
#4 of 90 In Ohio
#61 of 1,017 For Early Childhood Education
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Acceptance rate
87%
Average SAT
1105
Average ACT
22
Aid receiving
95%
Undergraduates
21,133
Graduates
5,464
Male:Female Ratio
36:64
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
www.kent.edu

Kent State University at Kent Acceptance rate and admissions statistics

Kent State University at Kent has an acceptance rate of 87% and is in the middle in terms of the difficulty of admission among universities in the United States. The university reports the admission statistics without distinguishing between local and international students.

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 87% 85% 89%
Applicants 19,881 7,280 12,601
Admissions 17,359 6,158 11,201
Freshmen enrolled full time 3,982 1,335 2,647
Freshmen enrolled part time 68 29 39

15,625 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

8,011 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
730 or 18%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1000
or below

75% of them
had 1210
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Kent State University at Kent are 1000-1210 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
2,682 or 66%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 19
or below

75% of them
had 25
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Kent State University at Kent are 19-25 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
TOEFL Recommended
SAT/ACT Considered but not 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 demographics by race or ethnicity

White 19554 (74%)
Black or African American 2252 (8%)
Nonresident Alien 1375 (5%)
Hispanic 1056 (4%)
Two or more races 968 (4%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 711 (3%)
Asian 627 (2%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 19 (0.1%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 12 (0%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

The final cost of attendance varies for each student based on household income, residency, program, and other factors.

Average aid awarded
$8,401
Students receiving aid
95%

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district $11,774$11,766
Tuition in-state $11,774$11,766
Tuition out-of-state $20,650$21,952
Fee in-district $160
Fee in-state $160
Fee out-of-state $160

Room and board costs

Dormitory capacity 5,674
Combined charge for room and board $14,083
Room charge $8,417
Meal charge $5,666

Kent State University at Kent majors

Kent State University at Kent has granted 4,993 bachelor's degrees across 101 programs, 1,467 master's across 85 programs, and 242 doctorate degrees across 39 programs. Below is a table with majors that lead to degrees at Kent State University at Kent.

Major Bachelor Master Doctoral
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse 495 172 15
Business Administration and Management, General 270 72 5
Psychology, General 310
Public Health, General 203 75 2
Fashion Merchandising 278
Communication, General 173 3
Criminal Justice & Safety Studies 166 10
Library and Information Science 173
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 160 3
Marketing & Marketing Management, General 152
Early Childhood Education and Teaching 135 13
Accounting 128 19
Architecture 98 40
Computer Science 77 42 7
General Studies 122
Finance, General 110
Fashion & Apparel Design 90 9
Human Development and Family Studies, General 96 1
Audiology & Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology & Pathologist 48 32 9
Commercial and Advertising Art 81 6
Podiatric Medicine & Podiatry 87
Aeronautics & Aviation & Aerospace Science and Technology, General 84
English Language and Literature, General 69 4 3
Music Teacher Education 12 64
Journalism 57 16
Fine & Studio Arts, General 55 13
Special Education and Teaching, General 35 30 1
Education, General 63
Hospitality Administration & Management, General 57 6
Construction Management, General 59 2
Exercise Science and Kinesiology 60
Political Science and Government, General 55 3 2
Digital Communication and Media & Multimedia 55 2
Sport and Fitness Administration & Management 39 18
Computer Systems Analysis & Analyst 52
Human-Centered Technology Design 52
Mental Health Counseling & Counselor 48
Computer and Information Sciences, General 42 5
Junior High & Intermediate & Middle School Education and Teaching 47
Higher Education & Higher Education Administration 40 6
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General 42 3
History, General 42 2 1
School Psychology 42 3
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics 34 10
Zoology & Animal Biology 43
Sociology, General 34 4 3
Chemistry, General 33 2 5
Human Resources Management & Personnel Administration, General 39
Interior Design 39
Clinical Nutrition & Nutritionist 19 13
Language Interpretation and Translation 5 23 4
Public Relations & Image Management 32
Art Teacher Education 25 6
Environmental Studies 31
Health & Medical Preparatory Programs, Other 31
Industrial Engineering 31
Entrepreneurship & Entrepreneurial Studies 30
Mathematics, General 17 7 6
Public Administration 29
Anthropology, General 23 5
Educational & Instructional Technology 28
Counselor Education & School Counseling and Guidance Services 22 3
Curriculum and Instruction 14 11
Management Science 25
Physics, General 12 10 3
Advertising 23
Geography 15 3 5
Athletic Training & Trainer 14 8
Legal Assistant & Paralegal 22
Natural Resources & Conservation, General 22
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language & ESL Language Instructor 13 8
Geographic Information Science and Cartography 20
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching 20
Social Studies Teacher Education 20
Engineering Technologies & Technicians, General 19
Applied Mathematics, General 7 8 3
English & Language Arts Teacher Education 18
Chemical Physics 12 5
Geology & Earth Science, General 10 5 2
Art History, Criticism and Conservation 11 4
Educational Psychology 11 4
Experimental Psychology 12 3
Mathematics Teacher Education 15
Music, General 15
Sign Language Interpretation and Translation 15
Epidemiology 14
Information Technology 14
Biotechnology 13
Commercial Photography 13
Neuroscience 3 2 8
Secondary Education and Teaching 13
Parks, Recreation, and Leisure Facilities Management, General 12
Reading Teacher Education 12
Spanish Language and Literature 10 2
Aerospace, Aeronautical, and Astronautical & Space Engineering, General 11
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution 11
Educational Assessment, Testing, and Measurement 4 6
Educational Leadership and Administration, General 8 2
Mechanical & Mechanical Engineering Technology & Technician 10
Philosophy 6 4
Exercise Physiology and Kinesiology 6 3
International Relations and Affairs 9
Trade and Industrial Teacher Education 9
Music Performance, General 8
Architectural and Building Sciences & Technology 7
Clinical Psychology 6
Health Teacher Education 4 2
Medical Informatics 6
Aeronautical & Aerospace Engineering Technology & Technician 5
Cell & Cellular Biology and Anatomical Sciences, Other 5
Creative Writing 5
English Language and Literature & Letters, Other 5
City & Urban, Community, and Regional Planning 4
Computer Engineering Technology & Technician 4
Crafts & Craft Design, Folk Art and Artisanry 3 1
French Language and Literature 2 2
German Language and Literature 4
Knowledge Management 4
Science Teacher Education & General Science Teacher Education 4
American Sign Language (ASL) 3
Automation Engineer Technology & Technician 3
Botany & Plant Biology 3
Clinical Laboratory Science & Medical Technology & Technologist 3
Dance, General 3
Mechatronics, Robotics, and Automation Engineering 3
Musical Theatre 3
Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education 2 1
Technical Theatre & Theatre Design and Technology 3
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other 2
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology 2
Humanities & Humanistic Studies 2
Music History, Literature, and Theory 2
Music Theory and Composition 2
Russian Language and Literature 2
School Librarian & School Library Media Specialist 2
Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling & Counselor 2
African-American & Black Studies 1
Cell & Cellular Biology and Histology 1
Chemistry Teacher Education 1
Conducting 1
Ecology 1
Information Science & Studies 1
International & Globalization Studies 1
Landscape Architecture 1
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 1
Physical and Biological Anthropology 1
Physiology, General 1
Web Page, Digital & Multimedia and Information Resources Design 1
Grand Total 4,993 1,467 242

Kent State University at Kent has a graduation rate of 68%, which is among the 26% highest for universities in the US.

Total Men Women
Graduation rate 68% 61% 71%
  • Full-time retention rate - 81%
  • Part-time retention rate - 65%

Publications & Citations

Kent State University at Kent is a world-class research university with 32,986 scientific papers published and 692,523 citations received. The research profile covers a range of fields, including Liberal Arts & Social Sciences, Biology, Computer Science, Engineering, Physics, Psychology, Medicine, Chemistry, Environmental Science, and Political Science.

Publications
32,986
Citations
692,523

Publication / Citation count by topic

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
17,751 / 306,134
Biology
14,234 / 396,609
Computer Science
13,081 / 257,309
Engineering
12,957 / 339,734
Physics
12,587 / 342,269
Psychology
11,664 / 255,787
Medicine
11,648 / 261,557
Chemistry
11,066 / 328,800
Environmental Science
10,918 / 249,460
Political Science
9,832 / 157,125
Law
9,085 / 152,457
Philosophy
8,925 / 160,471
Quantum and Particle physics
8,830 / 264,307
Sociology
8,812 / 147,747
Mathematics
7,215 / 137,974
Geography and Cartography
6,192 / 116,082
Materials Science
6,137 / 217,290
Business
6,083 / 107,297
Organic Chemistry
6,046 / 228,429
Geology
5,748 / 146,416
History
5,150 / 81,556
Biochemistry
4,991 / 183,224
Social Psychology
4,913 / 137,587
Economics
4,907 / 75,051
Psychiatry
4,698 / 129,423
Linguistics
4,589 / 90,344
Optical Engineering
4,588 / 122,723
Ecology
4,418 / 111,538
Genetics
4,360 / 102,284
Statistics
4,274 / 100,116
Neuroscience
4,114 / 98,703
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
4,105 / 73,313
Paleontology
4,105 / 100,667
Art & Design
4,045 / 51,908
Archaeology
3,953 / 75,201
Pathology
3,320 / 88,036
Child Psychology
3,122 / 80,711
Condensed Matter Physics
2,842 / 88,053
Development Studies
2,634 / 36,777
Clinical Psychology
2,559 / 82,335

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1990 317 2317
1991 335 2620
1992 343 2816
1993 374 2874
1994 408 3276
1995 357 3446
1996 397 3815
1997 492 4336
1998 508 4454
1999 484 5095
2000 466 5675
2001 543 6070
2002 537 6893
2003 517 7827
2004 582 9024
2005 683 10710
2006 685 11570
2007 822 13416
2008 996 14539
2009 1072 17124
2010 976 18808
2011 1088 21153
2012 1193 24306
2013 1252 28854
2014 1383 32664
2015 1521 35238
2016 1490 36946
2017 1583 40350
2018 1402 41031
2019 1279 47711
2020 1297 53086
2021 1480 65599
2022 1104 58801
Academic rankings

Kent State University at Kent alumni

  1. Michael Keaton

    Michael Keaton
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1951-.. (age 72)
    Occupations
    television actorfilm actorfilm producerfilm directorsinger
    Biography

    Michael John Douglas, known professionally as Michael Keaton, is an American actor. He is known for his leading roles in a wide variety of genre films. He's received numerous accolades including a Emmy Award, and four Screen Actors Guild Awards as well as nominations for an Academy Award and a BAFTA Award. In 2016, he was named Officer of Order of Arts and Letters in France.

  2. Steve Harvey

    Steve Harvey
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1957-.. (age 66)
    Occupations
    voice actortelevision presenterradio personalityfilm actorwriter
    Biography

    Broderick Stephen Harvey Sr. is an American television host, producer, actor, and comedian. He hosts The Steve Harvey Morning Show, Family Feud, Celebrity Family Feud, Family Feud Africa, the arbitration-based court comedy Judge Steve Harvey, and formerly hosted the Miss Universe competition. His accomplishments include seven Daytime Emmy Awards, two Marconi Awards, and fourteen NAACP Image Awards.

  3. Nick Saban

    Nick Saban
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1951-.. (age 72)
    Occupations
    American football player
    Biography

    Nicholas Lou Saban Jr. is an American football coach who has been the head football coach at the University of Alabama since 2007. Saban previously served as head coach of the National Football League's Miami Dolphins and at three other universities: Louisiana State University (LSU), Michigan State University, and the University of Toledo. Saban is considered by many to be the greatest coach in college football history.

  4. Joe Walsh

    Joe Walsh
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1947-.. (age 76)
    Occupations
    guitaristsongwriteractorsingermusician
    Biography

    Joseph Fidler Walsh is an American guitarist, singer, and songwriter. In a career spanning over five decades, he has been a member of three successful rock bands: James Gang, Eagles, and Ringo Starr & His All-Starr Band. He was also part of the New Zealand band Herbs. In the 1990s, he was a member of the short-lived supergroup The Best.

All 81 notable alumni

General info

Alternative names KSU
Founded 1910
Motto Excellence in Action
Colors navy blue, gold
Academic calendar August to May (August - December; January-May). Also Summer Session (June-August)
Total FTE staff 3,227
Carnegie classification Doctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity

Location and contacts

Address Executive Office, 2nd Floor Library
Kent, Ohio, 44242-0001
United States
City population 28,000
Phone 3306723000

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