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Kent State University

College of Communication and Information

Kent, OH

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Overview

Kent State University / College of Communication and Information is located in Kent, OH, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Digital Sciences (MDS)
Master of Business Administration/Master of Library and Information Sciences (MBA/MLIS)
Master of Education/Master of Library and Information Science (M Ed/MLIS)
Master of Business Administration/Master of Arts (MBA/MA)
Master of Science (MS)
Master of Arts (MA)
Master of Fine Arts (MFA)
Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS)
Master of Library and Information Science/Master of Science (MLIS/MS)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 363
Doctoral Degrees 2
Other Advanced Degrees 11

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Thesis Required for some
Thesis, project, or internships
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE and TOEFL score of 100 (IBT) for International students
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Other Advanced Degrees Thesis Required
Individual investigation or Master's Project or Thesis

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

339
Applied
305
Accepted
187
Enrolled
90%

Applying

45
Application Fee - Domestic
70
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 1st January 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements Transcripts, 3 letters of recommendation, goal statement, sample of scholarly writing, resume or vitae; for Visual Communication Design degrees a portfolio may be necessary if students applicant does not have an undergraduate degree in visual communication design
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE and TOEFL score of 100 (IBT) for International students
Doctoral Degree Requirements Transcripts, 3 letters of recommendation, goal statement, writing samples, resume or vitae
Additional Entrance Requirements Bachelor's degree, official transcript(s), resume, goal statement and 3 letters of recommendation

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 94
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

762
Total Graduate Students
3%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.94%
Black or African American 6.3%
White or Caucasian 78%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 2.62%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.13%
Two or more races 2.1%
Unknown 3.28%

Gender

Male (26%)
Female (73%)

Faculty

89
Total faculty
Full-time - 48
Part-time - 41
Male (37)
Female (52)

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 5190
Kent, OH  44242-0001
United States
Contact Amy Reynolds Ph.D.
Professor and Dean
Email: areyno24@kent.edu
Phone: 330-672-2950

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