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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 Mr. Christopher Buttenschon
Senior Assistant Director of Admissions
Email: cbuttens@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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Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
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Zoology/animal Biology Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Construction Management, General Checkmark
Entrepreneurship/entrepreneurial Studies Checkmark
Fashion Merchandising Checkmark
Finance, General Checkmark
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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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Education Associate Bachelors
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Junior High/intermediate/middle School Education And Teaching Checkmark
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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
Foods, Nutrition, And Wellness Studies, General Checkmark
Human Development And Family Studies, General Checkmark
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Classics And Classical Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics, General Checkmark
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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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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
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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
Anthropology, General Checkmark
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Economics, General 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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Crafts/craft Design, Folk Art And Artisanry Checkmark
Dance, General Checkmark
Drama And Dramatics/theatre Arts, General Checkmark
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Fine/studio Arts, General Checkmark
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Music, General Checkmark
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Technical Theatre/theatre Design And Technology Checkmark
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

16,308
Applied
13,950
Accepted
22,262
Enrolled
86%
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Female Admissions

10,262
Females Applied
8,870
Females Accepted
86%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

6,046
Males Applied
5,080
Males Accepted
84%
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 June 1st
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer July 31st August 27th

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 530 620
SAT Math 510 610
ACT Composite 20 26

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

10,012
In-state
18,714
Out-of-state
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Fees

11,362
Room & board
7,080
Room only

Financial Aid

11,224
Avg. Financial Aid Package
11,797
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
10,427
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,170
Avg. Loan Aid
5,096
Avg. Grant Aid
7,477
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
99% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
60%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
14%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

22,262
Total Undergrad students
3%
International Students
16%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.91%
Black or African American 9.04%
White or Caucasian 75.3%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.12%
Asian 1.81%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.08%
Two or more races 3.72%
Other 2.72%

Gender

Male (38.18%)
Female (61.82%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Not Reported
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 29%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Blast Off, Homecoming and FlashFest

Student Services

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Student Organizations

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Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Black United Students, Running Club, National Society of Leadership and Success, Kent Inter-hall Council and Kent Indian Association

Campus Security & Safety

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Other Campus Security & Safety:
campus police and fire department, electronic locks on computer labs, studios and laboratory research areas

Faculty

1,809
Total Faculty
19:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 970
Part-time - 839
Male - 804
Female - 1,005
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