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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 Dr. Sean Broghammer Ph.D.
Associate Vice President of Admissions
Email: sbrogham@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
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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Web Page, Digital/multimedia And Information Resources Design Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
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Junior High/intermediate/middle School Education And Teaching Checkmark
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Special Education And Teaching, General Checkmark
Teaching English As A Second Or Foreign Language/esl Language Instructor Checkmark
Engineering Associate Bachelors
Aerospace, Aeronautical, And Astronautical/space Engineering, General 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
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Kinesiotherapy/kinesiotherapist 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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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
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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
Chemistry, General Checkmark
Geology/earth Science, General Checkmark
Physics, General Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology, General Checkmark
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
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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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Music, General Checkmark
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

18,085
Applied
15,269
Accepted
21,621
Enrolled
84%
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Female Admissions

11,345
Females Applied
9,737
Females Accepted
86%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

6,740
Males Applied
5,532
Males Accepted
82%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

50
Application Fee
3.45
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen May 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 510 610
SAT Math 510 600
ACT Composite 23 20 26

Tuition & Fees

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Fees

13,010
Room & board
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Other Payment Considerations

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

Financial Aid

11,183
Avg. Financial Aid Package
11,916
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
11,004
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,200
Avg. Loan Aid
5,216
Avg. Grant Aid
7,847
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
99% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
59.3%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
14%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

21,621
Total Undergrad students
3%
International Students
16%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.24%
Black or African American 9.12%
White or Caucasian 74.86%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.15%
Asian 1.95%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.08%
Two or more races 3.95%
Other 2.61%

Gender

Male (38.2%)
Female (61.8%)

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
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 18%

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 No Division 1 Checkmark
Basketball No Division 1 Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Field Hockey No No No
Football No Division 1A Checkmark
Golf No Division 1 Checkmark
Gymnastics No No No
Lacrosse No No No
Soccer No No No
Softball No No No
Track And Field No Division 1 Checkmark
Volleyball No No No
Wrestling No Division 1 Checkmark
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball No Division 1 Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Field Hockey No Division 1 Checkmark
Football No No No
Golf No Division 1 Checkmark
Gymnastics No Division 1 Checkmark
Lacrosse No Division 1 Checkmark
Soccer No Division 1 Checkmark
Softball No Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 1 Checkmark
Volleyball No Division 1 Checkmark
Wrestling No No No

Faculty

1,611
Total Faculty
20:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 930
Part-time - 681
Male - 699
Female - 912
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