32,945
Students
Financial aid thermometer
9,525
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
60
60%
Acceptance Rate
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

Kennesaw State University is a Comprehensive institution located in Kennesaw, GA, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 3391 Town Point Drive, Suite 1000
Mail Drop #9111
Kennesaw, GA  30144
United States
Contact Admissions Office
Email: ksuadmit@kennesaw.edu
Phone: 770-423-6300
Fax: 470-578-9169

Majors & Degrees

Architecture And Related Services Associate Bachelors
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Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Geographic Information Science And Cartography Checkmark
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

13,998
Applied
8,487
Accepted
32,945
Enrolled
61%
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Female Admissions

7,329
Females Applied
4,275
Females Accepted
58%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

6,669
Males Applied
4,212
Males Accepted
63%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

40
Application Fee
3.32
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
A minimum high school GPA of 2.5
Other requirements exist (see below)

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen April 1st Not reported
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer June 15th Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 550 630
SAT Math 530 610
ACT Composite 21 26

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

5,426
In-state
19,152
Out-of-state
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Fees

2,006
Full-time student fees
11,467
Room & board
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Tuition deferred payment Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Senior Citizens
Employees

Financial Aid

9,525
Avg. Financial Aid Package
9,659
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
3,826
Avg. Loan Aid
1,572
Avg. Grant Aid
4,553
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
98% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
31%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
7%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

32,945
Total undergrad students
2%
International Students
12%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 9.63%
Black or African American 21.27%
White or Caucasian 55.57%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.17%
Asian 4.74%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.11%
Two or more races 4.65%
Other 2.14%

Gender

Male (52.49%)
Female (47.51%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Not Reported
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 15%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
KSU Day, Homecoming and International Festival

Student Services

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Student Organizations

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Most popular organizations:
Kennesaw Activities Board, African American Student Alliance, Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society, International Student Association and KSU eSports Organization

Campus Security & Safety

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Other Campus Security & Safety:
campus advisory Web page; early notification system; sirens; rapid email, text, and phone messages to all staff and students

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Archery Checkmark No No
Baseball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
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Bowling Checkmark No No
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Equestrian Sports No No No
Fencing Checkmark No No
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Gymnastics Checkmark No No
Ice Hockey Checkmark No No
Lacrosse Checkmark No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Sand Volleyball Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark No No
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
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Track And Field No Division 1 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Archery Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports Checkmark No No
Fencing Checkmark No No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Gymnastics Checkmark No No
Ice Hockey No No No
Lacrosse Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Sand Volleyball Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Swimming And Diving Checkmark No No
Table Tennis No No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 1 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No

Faculty

1,994
Total Faculty
20:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 1,151
Part-time - 843
Male - 952
Female - 1,042