A national public research university with eight campuses in Ohio and
locations across the globe including New York, China, Italy, Switzerland and
India, Kent State University helps students to break the mold so that they
may shape the world. Kent State is a world-class public research university
that has solidified its position as Northeast Ohio’s number one public
university – leading in enrollment, graduates and retention. It is one of the
largest university systems in the nation and one of the closest families in
the world. With a total enrollment of more than 41,000 students on its eight
campuses coming from 50 states and 111 countries, Kent State offers an
environment where pushing limits and freedom of expression thrive.
Fostering a vastly diverse culture full of visionary ideas and ambitious
people, Kent State is ranked among the top 100 national public universities
by U.S. News & World Report’s Top Public Schools list, and has earned a
coveted spot on its prestigious first-tier list in the Best National Universities
category. From the certificate level to the bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral
level, the university offers more than 300 undergraduate and graduate
Enhancing an environment of enlightenment, Kent State has undergone
the most exciting transformation in its history, involving the construction
of new buildings, facility upgrades and the establishment of dynamic, new
spaces to make each of its eight campuses everything a world-class, 21st-
century campus should be – for the sake of its students, faculty, staff, alumni
and the greater community enriched by this institution. Changes on the
Kent Campus are mirrored in the incredible $110 million renaissance of
downtown Kent, strengthening the town-gown relationship and creating the
enriching experience of Ohio’s rising college town.
In total, the university has more than 236,000 graduates worldwide.
Kent State is home to the Liquid Crystal Institute®, the most comprehensive
research and educational center in the field of liquid crystals. Kent
State is also home to Kent State University Centennial Research Park, a
41,000-square-foot facility that houses high-tech companies and is the home
to the FlexMatters Accelerator, a broad, public-private high-technology
collaboration designed to produce the next generation of advanced materials
and promote economic development. Kent State has Ohio’s first and only
accredited aviation flight program and is authorized by the Federal Aviation
Administration (FAA) to offer the only degree program in air traffic control.
Kent State has received three Ohio Center of Excellence designations in
the categories of Cultural and Societal Transformation, Biomedicine &
Healthcare, and Enabling Technologies: Advanced Materials and Sensors.
Kent State competes in the Mid-American Conference (MAC). The
university has 425 student-athletes who participate in 18 sports, and it will
add the sport of women’s lacrosse in 2018-19.
Kent State is located in Kent, Ohio, on the banks of the scenic Cuyahoga
River – a location that combines a friendly, small-town ambience with
proximity to metropolitan centers. This vibrant culture, spirit, passion and
drive come together to create an environment that is undeniably Kent State.
For more information about Kent State, visit www.kent.edu.
CONTACT INFO: Kent, Ohio. www.kent.edu 800-988-5368 firstname.lastname@example.org YEAR FOUNDED: 1910 APPLICATION
DEADLINE: March 1 FRESHMAN ACCEPTANCE RATE: 64.5% STUDENT-TO-FACULTY RATIO: 21 to 1 ENROLLMENT:
22,526 undergraduates NUMBER OF UNDERGRADUATE DEGREES OFFERED: 282 undergraduate degree programs
IN-STATE TUITION: $10,012 OUT-OF-STATE TUITION: $18,376 PERCENTAGE OF COMMUTERS: 7% of the Kent Campus
undergraduates are commuters FEMALE PERCENTAGE: 59.6% of undergraduates MINORITY PERCENTAGE: 14.6% PERCENTAGE
OF STUDENTS ON FINANCIAL AID: 80% DISTANCE FROM DOWNTOWN PITTSBURGH: 102 miles AFFILIATED
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