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Kent State University

At Kent State University, people hail from every corner of the globe to do work that paves the way for a brighter tomorrow. Here, you’ll find world-class faculty serving as researchers and mentors, alumni leaders in business, healthcare, education, and beyond, and students unafraid to break the mold and push boundaries. 

Kent State University is one of 91 public doctoral universities with high research activity, as categorized by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. Kent State is the highest-ranking public university in Northern Ohio on the Top Public Schools and Best National Universities lists by U.S. News & World Report. With eight campuses spanning Northeast Ohio, a College of Podiatric Medicine, a Twinsburg Academic Center, and academic sites in major world cities, such as New York City, Geneva, and Florence, Kent State is one of Ohio’s leading public universities and a major educational, economic and cultural resource far beyond the Northeast Ohio region it has served since 1910.

  • Kent State is classified as an institution with high research activity
  • More than 2,700 full-time and part-time faculty from 6 continents
  • More than 150 national and international institutions represented in faculty numbers
  • 5th in US for number of startup companies formed and patents issued per $1 million in expenditures
  • Affordable tuition + international student scholarships


Programs

Bachelor's degree
Art & Design
Architecture Delivery method Length Location
Architecture - B.S. On campus 4 years Kent
Arts Management
Fashion Merchandising - B.S. On campus 4 years Kent
Fashion Design
Fashion Design - B.A. On campus 4 years Kent
Interior Design
Interior Design - B.A. On campus 4 years Kent
Performing Arts
Music - B.M. On campus 4 years Kent
Theatre Studies - B.A. On campus 4 years Multiple (2)
Visual Communications
Visual Communication Design - B.A. On campus 4 years Kent
Business
General Business - B.B.A. On campus, Online / Distance 4 years Kent
Entrepreneurship
Entrepreneurship - B.B.A. On campus 4 years Kent
Finance
Accounting - B.B.A On campus 4 years Kent
Finance - B.B.A On campus 4 years Kent
Human Resources
Human Resource Management - B.B.A. On campus 4 years Kent
Management
Business Management - B.B.A On campus 4 years Multiple (7)
Marketing
Marketing - B.B.A. On campus 4 years Multiple (2)
Computer Science & IT
Computer Engineering Technology - B.S. On campus 4 years Kent
Computer Science - B.A. On campus 4 years Multiple (2)
Computer Science - B.S. On campus 4 years Multiple (2)
Cyber Security
Cybersecurity Engineering - B.S. On campus 4 years Kent
Information Technology
Computer Information Systems - B.B.A. On campus 4 years Kent
Information Technology - B.S.I.T. Online / Distance, On campus 4 years Multiple (9)
Engineering & Technology
Applied Engineering - B.S. On campus 4 years Kent
Engineering Technology - B.S. On campus 4 years Tuscarawas
Aerospace Engineering
Aeronautical Systems Engineering Technology - B.S. On campus 4 years Kent
Aerospace Engineering - B.S. On campus 4 years Kent
Biomedical Engineering
Medical Technology - B.S. On campus 4 years Kent
Construction
Construction Management - B.S. On campus 4 years Kent
Mechanical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering Technology - B.S. On campus 4 years Kent
Mechatronics Engineering - B.S. On campus 4 years Kent
Mechatronics Engineering Technology - B.S. On campus 4 years Kent
Health & Well-Being
Nursing
Nursing - B.S.N. On campus 4 years Multiple (5)
Nutrition
Nutrition - B.S. On campus 4 years Kent
Public Health
Public Health - B.S.P.H. On campus, Online / Distance 4 years Kent
Sports Science
Exercise Science - B.S. On campus 4 years Kent
Humanities & Culture
Criminology
Criminology and Justice Studies - B.A. On campus 4 years Multiple (7)
Economics
Economics - B.A. On campus 4 years Kent
Economics - B.B.A On campus 4 years Kent
History
History - B.A. On campus 4 years Multiple (2)
Political Science
International Relations - B.A. On campus 4 years Kent
Political Science - B.A. On campus 4 years Kent
Psychology
Psychology - B.A. On campus 4 years Multiple (8)

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Scholarships & funding

Kent State University welcomes students from around the world!

Every year, we award over $3 million in merit-based scholarships to our international students. Scholarships are free aid that can help you pay for your degree, especially if you have a strong academic background.

As an international student, you’re qualified for many of the Kent State scholarships:

  • Undergraduate (Freshmen and transfer students): Global Scholarship
  • Freshmen Only: International Freshman Scholarship
  • Graduate: Graduate Assistantships

Our Scholarship Search Checklist for International Students offers a comprehensive list by college and campus and provides tips to help increase your chances of receiving aid.

If you’re interested in pursuing funding opportunities offered at Kent State, please contact the institute's Office of Global Education. Apply to KSU and find the financial aid you need!

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Student lifestyle

At Kent State University, people hail from every corner of the globe to do work that paves the way for a brighter tomorrow. Here, you’ll find world-class faculty serving as researchers and mentors, alumni leaders in business, healthcare, education and beyond, and students unafraid to break the mold and push boundaries.

Kent State University is one of 91 public doctoral universities with high research activity, as categorized by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. Kent State is the highest-ranking public university in Northern Ohio on the Top Public Schools and Best National Universities lists by U.S. News & World Report.

With eight campuses spanning Northeast Ohio, a College of Podiatric Medicine, a Twinsburg Academic Center and academic sites in major world cities, such as New York City, Geneva and Florence, Kent State is one of Ohio’s leading public universities and a major educational, economic and cultural resource far beyond the Northeast Ohio region it has served since 1910.

Kent is Ohio’s rising college town! There’s plenty to see and do within easy walking distance of the Kent Campus. If you are looking for a hot shot of espresso with a pastry, a quick lunch, or a luxurious dinner with friends, downtown Kent has it all. There’s always something fun happening including live music, festivals, comedy shows, college sports and more. From yoga studios, financial institutions, auto care and shopping, you’ll find everything you need in Kent.

The city of Kent has approximately 28,000 residents and is ideally situated in Northeast Ohio. We enjoy all four seasons through the year: spring, summer, fall, and winter. Kent is accessible from neighboring Akron/Canton and Cleveland airports. Check the video below for a virtual tour of downtown Kent!

Accommodation

Kent State offers on-campus housing and there are plenty off-campus apartments that are available for students.

Kent State is a big residential school with 24 residence hall on campus. While living in an environment that promotes safety, students also benefit from the opportunity to learn about other cultures and lifestyles, form lifelong friendships and make lasting memories.

The concepts of self-respect and respect for others, tolerance of and celebration of diversity, ethical behavior and personal growth are fostered via staff intervention, community-based educational and social programs and the expectation that hall residents hold one another accountable.

Reviews

Average rating 4.5

Based on 2 reviews.

LA
I am in a fully online master's degree program, and this was the perfect choice of school for me! Course content is usually posted on Fridays at midnight, giving me the ability to work at my own pace throughout the week. The only reason I didn't give a full 5-star-rating is because the tuition at KSU is double the amount I would have paid for a ...
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Q.Y.
Learning finance and business at Kent is so great. I can learn a lot of things at Kent State University. Also, many professors are helpful. Studying at Kent gives me more confidence to prepare my future and career. Plus, this university is good to live. Nice environment, friendly students, and great professor. I like this feeling!

Contact

Kent State University

800 E Summit St
44242 Kent Ohio
United States of America

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www.kent.edu


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