Kent State University at Kent: Statistics

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Quick Review

Acceptance rate
84%
Average SAT
1115
Average ACT
23
Aid receiving
97%
Undergraduates
21,621
Graduates
5,201
Male:Female Ratio
37:63
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
www.kent.edu

Kent State University at Kent Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 84% 82% 86%
Applicants 18,085 6,740 11,345
Admissions 15,269 5,532 9,737
Freshmen enrolled full time 3,760 1,347 2,413
Freshmen enrolled part time 110 49 61

11,846 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

4,016 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
1,175 or 30%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1020
or below

75% of them
had 1210
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Kent State University at Kent are 1020-1210 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
3,154 or 81%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 20
or below

75% of them
had 26
or below

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

Admissions requirements

SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
TOEFL Recommended
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

White 19768 (74%)
Black or African American 2296 (9%)
Nonresident Alien 1275 (5%)
Hispanic 1083 (4%)
Two or more races 963 (4%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 766 (3%)
Asian 614 (2%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 23 (0.1%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 13 (0%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$8,035
Students receiving aid
97%

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district $11,009$11,766
Tuition in-state $11,009$11,766
Tuition out-of-state $19,885$21,952

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity 5,795
Combined charge for room and board $13,010
Room charge $7,510
Meal charge $5,500

Kent State University at Kent Majors

Major Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse 476 173 9
Business Administration and Management, General 279 55 8
Psychology, General 326
Fashion Merchandising 309
Public Health, General 181 83 8
Marketing & Marketing Management, General 210
Communication, General 198 8 1
Library and Information Science 200
Criminal Justice & Safety Studies 171 17
Early Childhood Education and Teaching 141 7
General Studies 139
Architecture 89 47
Accounting 120 15
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 134 1
Human Development and Family Studies, General 112 3
Computer Science 73 33 2
Audiology & Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology & Pathologist 58 38 7
Fashion & Apparel Design 100 3
Podiatric Medicine & Podiatry 100
Finance, General 98
Commercial and Advertising Art 83 12
Education, General 95
Exercise Science and Kinesiology 88
Music Teacher Education 13 70 2
Digital Communication and Media & Multimedia 79 3
Construction Management, General 77
English Language and Literature, General 68 3 4
Journalism 63 9
Computer and Information Sciences, General 57 14
Aeronautics & Aviation & Aerospace Science and Technology, General 68
Sport and Fitness Administration & Management 50 17
Political Science and Government, General 62 2 2
Special Education and Teaching, General 46 20
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General 59 6
Industrial Engineering 65
Clinical Nutrition & Nutritionist 36 24
Hospitality Administration & Management, General 49 10
Information Technology 56
Higher Education & Higher Education Administration 47 5
Zoology & Animal Biology 50
Chemistry, General 38 2 8
History, General 42 3 1
Geology & Earth Science, General 31 13
Interior Design 44
Public Relations & Image Management 41
Junior High & Intermediate & Middle School Education and Teaching 40
Health & Medical Preparatory Programs, Other 37
School Psychology 36 1
Fine & Studio Arts, General 26 10
Computer Systems Analysis & Analyst 35
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics 28 4
Mental Health Counseling & Counselor 32
Sociology, General 27 1 4
Public Administration 31
Anthropology, General 25 5
Mathematics, General 26 3 1
Art Teacher Education 17 12
Human Resources Management & Personnel Administration, General 29
Language Interpretation and Translation 8 16 5
Counselor Education & School Counseling and Guidance Services 19 8
Entrepreneurship & Entrepreneurial Studies 25
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other 24
Management Science 24
Natural Resources & Conservation, General 24
Advertising 23
Social Studies Teacher Education 23
Applied Mathematics, General 11 6 5
Legal Assistant & Paralegal 22
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language & ESL Language Instructor 12 10
Curriculum and Instruction 12 8
English & Language Arts Teacher Education 20
Music Performance, General 20
Geography 11 3 5
Parks, Recreation, and Leisure Facilities Management, General 19
Physics, General 4 3 12
Sign Language Interpretation and Translation 19
Environmental Studies 18
Experimental Psychology 11 7
Music, General 18
Health Teacher Education 8 7 2
Engineering Technologies & Technicians, General 2 14
Secondary Education and Teaching 16
Geographic Information Science and Cartography 15
Mathematics Teacher Education 9 6
Educational & Instructional Technology 14
Philosophy 6 8
International Relations and Affairs 13
Aerospace, Aeronautical, and Astronautical & Space Engineering, General 12
Art History, Criticism and Conservation 9 3
Information Science & Studies 12
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution 12
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching 12
Athletic Training & Trainer 11
Biotechnology 11
Educational Assessment, Testing, and Measurement 7 4
Exercise Physiology and Kinesiology 8 3
Chemical Physics 8 2
Educational Leadership and Administration, General 8 2
Musical Theatre 10
Reading Teacher Education 10
Clinical Psychology 9
Dance, General 9
Epidemiology 9
Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education 2 7
Educational Psychology 3 5
Medical Informatics 8
Neuroscience 2 6
Spanish Language and Literature 8
Clinical Laboratory Science & Medical Technology & Technologist 7
Commercial Photography 7
English Language and Literature & Letters, Other 7
Science Teacher Education & General Science Teacher Education 7
Computer Engineering Technology & Technician 6
Trade and Industrial Teacher Education 6
City & Urban, Community, and Regional Planning 5
Conducting 5
Music Theory and Composition 4 1
Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling & Counselor 5
Botany & Plant Biology 4
Cell & Cellular Biology and Anatomical Sciences, Other 4
International & Globalization Studies 4
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 4
Aeronautical & Aerospace Engineering Technology & Technician 3
American Sign Language (ASL) 3
Business & Managerial Economics 2 1
Creative Writing 3
German Language and Literature 3
Russian Language and Literature 3
Technical Theatre & Theatre Design and Technology 3
African-American & Black Studies 2
Ecology 1 1
Knowledge Management 2
Music History, Literature, and Theory 2
Physiology, General 2
Physiology, Pathology, and Related Sciences, Other 2
Architectural and Building Sciences & Technology 1
Automation Engineer Technology & Technician 1
Cell & Cellular and Molecular Biology 1
Crafts & Craft Design, Folk Art and Artisanry 1
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General 1
Humanities & Humanistic Studies 1
Landscape Architecture 1
Latin Language and Literature 1
Mechanical & Mechanical Engineering Technology & Technician 1
Mechatronics, Robotics, and Automation Engineering 1
Physical and Biological Anthropology 1
Radio and Television 1
Grand Total 5,281 1,451 275
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 65% 61% 67%
  • Full-time retention rate - 82%
  • Part-time retention rate - 54%

Publications & Citations

Publications
22,755
Citations
726,413

Publication / Citation count by topic

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
5,446 / 101,459
Psychology
5,119 / 223,923
Medicine
4,523 / 147,420
Physics
3,123 / 186,730
Engineering
2,599 / 107,565
Computer Science
2,551 / 59,498
Chemistry
2,523 / 122,937
Biology
2,024 / 112,338
Business
1,914 / 69,452
Environmental Science
1,734 / 43,341
Materials Science
1,545 / 73,756
Social Psychology
1,300 / 79,991
Mathematics
1,236 / 29,272
Child Psychology
1,198 / 58,545
Sociology
1,138 / 16,759
Clinical Psychology
1,095 / 51,991
Art & Design
1,076 / 16,089
Economics
893 / 19,036
Political Science
886 / 6,970
Education Majors
732 / 14,962
Demography
684 / 20,439
Health Science
679 / 18,595
Nuclear Physics
615 / 51,390
Math Teachers
588 / 14,093
Quantum and Particle physics
568 / 58,109
Cognitive Science
548 / 26,855
Geography and Cartography
514 / 8,129
Psychiatry
493 / 27,974
Optical Engineering
477 / 11,885
Geology
451 / 11,251
Ecology
444 / 15,429
Communications and Public Relations
444 / 7,209
History
428 / 2,269
Condensed Matter Physics
390 / 7,673
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
376 / 6,096
Physical Therapy
369 / 8,680
Gerontology
319 / 12,698
Chemical Engineering
318 / 31,440
Gender Studies
317 / 4,741
Atomic and Molecular physics
316 / 20,051

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 250 3794
1992 284 4173
1993 279 4524
1994 305 4841
1995 281 5515
1996 297 5929
1997 395 6780
1998 410 7204
1999 403 8184
2000 430 9597
2001 467 10423
2002 473 12653
2003 478 14547
2004 504 16355
2005 612 18363
2006 647 19480
2007 792 22713
2008 962 24763
2009 1041 28661
2010 973 30991
2011 1030 35822
2012 1179 39766
2013 1214 47739
2014 1334 52672
2015 1467 55198
2016 1384 54836
2017 1455 56754
2018 1300 55263
2019 1126 62684
2020 1209 69904
2021 1227 75935

Kent State University at Kent alumni

  1. Michael Keaton

    Michael Keaton
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1951-.. (age 71)
    Occupations
    dub actorsingerfilm directorfilm producerfilm actor
    Biography

    Michael John Douglas, professionally known as Michael Keaton, is an American actor. He is best known for portraying the DC Comics superhero Bruce Wayne / Batman in the films Batman (1989) and Batman Returns (1992), and is set to reprise the role in the DC Extended Universe (DCEU) films The Flash (2023) and Batgirl. Keaton is also known for his work as Jack Butler in Mr. Mom (1983), Betelgeuse in Beetlejuice (1988), and Adrian Toomes / Vulture in Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017) and Morbius (2022).

  2. Steve Harvey

    Steve Harvey
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1957-.. (age 65)
    Occupations
    actortelevision actorscreenwriterstand-up comediansinger
    Biography

    Broderick Stephen Harvey, Sr. is an American television host, actor, writer, producer, and comedian. He hosts The Steve Harvey Morning Show, Family Feud, Celebrity Family Feud, the Miss Universe competition, Family Feud Africa, and arbitration-based court comedy, Judge Steve Harvey.

  3. Nick Saban

    Nick Saban
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1951-.. (age 71)
    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 75)
    Occupations
    singersongwriterguitaristpercussionistactor
    Biography

    Joseph Fidler Walsh is an American guitarist, singer and songwriter. In a career spanning more than 50 years, he has been a member of three successful rock bands: James Gang, Eagles, and Ringo Starr & His All-Starr Band. Walsh was also part of the New Zealand band Herbs. In the 1990s, he was a member of the short-lived supergroup The Best.

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 3,204
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
Fax +1 (330) 672 2499

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