Kent State University at Kent: Ranking & Review

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Kent Rank United States Rank World Rank
1 138 379
Top 3%

Kent State University at Kent Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate88%85%89%
Applicants15,5385,6289,910
Admissions13,5984,7928,806
Enrolled undergraduates4,2921,5462,746
Enrolled total (including graduate students)28,97211,10117,871

14,235 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

3,828 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $50. Application fee for graduates - $45.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankNeither required nor recommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRecommended
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)Recommended

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores880
Percent of students submitting SAT scores20%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
575
Math
555

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores3,743
Percent of students submitting ACT scores87%
ACT Composite
23
ACT English
22
ACT Math
22

Kent State University at Kent Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus $25,514 $34,046
Off-campus $25,514 $34,046
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $10,916 and other expenses per full academic year.

Kent State University at Kent provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 6,336 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates $10,012 $18,554
Fees for full-time undergraduates $0 $0
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates $456 $818
Tuition for Full-time graduates $11,310 $20,396
Fees for full-time graduates $0 $0
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates $515 $928

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Health Professions and Related Programs 7 936 327 141 1,411
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 18 1,180 110 4 1,312
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 162 684 7 853
Education 23 425 308 43 799
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 484 69 3 556
Visual and Performing Arts 351 59 410
Psychology 305 40 25 370
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 222 22 22 266
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 207 11 218
Library Science 216 216
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences 32 156 4 192
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 149 29 178
Social Sciences 131 26 14 171
Physical Sciences 88 18 28 134
Architecture and Related Services 73 59 132
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 10 117 127
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 103 103
English Language and Literature & Letters 82 14 6 102
Transportation and Materials Moving 79 79
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 25 30 55
Engineering 47 47
Mathematics and Statistics 21 11 7 39
History 29 5 1 35
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 29 29
Legal Professions and Studies 5 21 26
Philosophy and Religious Studies 11 6 17
Natural Resources and Conservation 14 14
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 9 9
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies 7 7
Grand Total855,3272,1943017,907

A total of 5,412 2-year associate's and 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Kent State University at Kent.

At the master's and doctor's level 2,495 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate58%52%61%
  • Full-time retention rate - 80%
  • Part-time retention rate - 64%

General info

Alternative namesKSU
Founded1910
MottoExcellence in Action
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Colorsnavy blue, gold
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff3,669
Instructional FTE1,303
Sector of institutionPublic, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewww.kent.edu
AddressExecutive Office, 2nd Floor Library
Kent, Ohio, 44242-0001
United States
Urbanization levelSuburb: Large
City population10,000 - 50,000
Phone3306723000
Fax+1 (330) 672 2499

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