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Kent State University

Kent, OH

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Overview

Kent State University is a University institution located in Kent, OH, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 161 Michael Schwartz Center
Admissions Office
Kent, OH  44242-0001
United States
Contact Lana Whitehead
Interim Associate Vice President of Admissions
Email: lwhiteh2@kent.edu
Phone: 330-672-2444
Fax: 330-672-2499

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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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Zoology/animal Biology Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Business Administration And Management, General Checkmark
Construction Management, General Checkmark
Entrepreneurship/entrepreneurial Studies Checkmark
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Finance, General Checkmark
Hospitality Administration/management, General Checkmark
Human Resources Management/personnel Administration, General Checkmark
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Marketing/marketing Management, General Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Computer Systems Analysis/analyst Checkmark
Web Page, Digital/multimedia And Information Resources Design Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
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Early Childhood Education And Teaching Checkmark
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Junior High/intermediate/middle School Education And Teaching Checkmark
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Teaching English As A Second Or Foreign Language/esl Language Instructor Checkmark
Engineering Associate Bachelors
Aerospace, Aeronautical, And Astronautical/space Engineering, General Checkmark
Electrical And Computer Engineering Checkmark
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Mechatronics, Robotics, And Automation Engineering Checkmark
Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
Human Development And Family Studies, General Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Audiology/audiologist And Speech-language Pathology/pathologist Checkmark
Clinical Laboratory Science/medical Technology/technologist Checkmark
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History Associate Bachelors
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Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Mechanic And Repair Technologies/Technicians 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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Natural Resources/conservation, General Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Exercise Science And Kinesiology Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, And Leisure Facilities Management, General Checkmark
Sport And Fitness Administration/management Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Geology/earth Science, General Checkmark
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Econometrics And Quantitative Economics Checkmark
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Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
Sociology, General Checkmark
Transportation And Materials Moving Associate Bachelors
Aeronautics/aviation/aerospace Science And Technology, General Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Commercial And Advertising Art Checkmark
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Dance, General Checkmark
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Drama And Dramatics/theatre Arts, General Checkmark
Fashion/apparel Design Checkmark
Fine/studio Arts, General Checkmark
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

19,881
Applied
17,359
Accepted
21,133
Enrolled
87%
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Female Admissions

12,601
Females Applied
11,201
Females Accepted
89%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

7,280
Males Applied
6,158
Males Accepted
85%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

50
Application Fee
3.61
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Required for some programs

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen August 1st September 1st
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 500 610
SAT Math 500 600
ACT Composite 22 19 25

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

12,471
In-state
21,578
Out-of-state
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Fees

12,676
Room & board
7,780
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

12,433
Avg. Financial Aid Package
13,888
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
8,781
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,176
Avg. Loan Aid
5,207
Avg. Grant Aid
9,145
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
99% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
63.29%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
15%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

21,133
Total Undergrad students
3%
International Students
16%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.15%
Black or African American 8.94%
White or Caucasian 75.15%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.13%
Asian 1.98%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.06%
Two or more races 4.05%
Other 2.6%

Gender

Male (37.66%)
Female (62.34%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Cooperative housing
Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
International housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 26%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Blast Off, Homecoming and WinterBlast

Student Services

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Student Organizations

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Local fraternities
Local sororities

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
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Other Campus Security & Safety:
campus police and fire department, electronic locks on computer labs, studios and laboratory research areas

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
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
Field Hockey No No No
Football Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Golf Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Gymnastics No No No
Ice Hockey Checkmark No No
Indoor Track Checkmark Division 1 No
Lacrosse No No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Soccer No No No
Softball No No No
Tennis Checkmark No No
Track And Field Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball No No No
Wrestling Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
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
Field Hockey Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Football No No No
Golf Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Gymnastics Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Ice Hockey No No No
Indoor Track Checkmark Division 1 No
Lacrosse Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Rugby Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Tennis Checkmark No No
Track And Field Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Wrestling No No No

Faculty

1,715
Total Faculty
19:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 927
Part-time - 788
Male - 733
Female - 982
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