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Kent State University

Fast Facts

  • School Size

    Large

  • Tuition

    $15,000—$20,000 Semester

  • Affiliation

    Public

  • Type of School

    University

  • Student Body Gender

    Co-ed

  • Religious Affiliation

    No Affiliation

  • Scholarships for International Students

    Yes

  • Conditional Admission Available

    Yes

  • Top Programs

    Business, Engineering, Fashion

  • Setting

    Small/College town, Online

  • Accreditation and Certification

    EnglishUSA Member, HLC, AACSB, ABET, CHEA, ACE, NC-SARA

  • Type of Housing

    Residence Hall, Apartment, Dormitory

  • Test Scores

    IELTS: Band 6+, ELS: Level 112, Duolingo: 100+, TOEFL: 71+

  • Social Media

Kent State University

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, OH 

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 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. Check the video below for a virtual tour of downtown Kent!


Why Kent State 

Kent State is a globally recognized, nationally ranked and locally vital university, and is Northeast Ohio's No. 1 choice among public universities. Find out why you belong here and start with a few facts about Kent State University, where people hail from every corner of the globe to do work that paves the way for a brighter tomorrow.

 

Highly Ranked and Various Disciplines

In addition to its 11 colleges with 340+ programs of study, there are dozens of reasons Kent State is a top-notch academic choice:

  • Online MBA Program Ranks #1 In Northern Ohio By U.S. News & World Report
  • Top 5 For The School Of Fashion Design And Merchandising
  • Ranked In The Top 100 Of Best Graduate Education Schools
  • Design Innovation (DI) Initiative rank No. 6 among universities and colleges across the country

Learn more about our newest Design Innovation Hub:

 

High Quality and Affordable Education

  • High research activity
  • More than 2,700 faculty from 6 continents
  • More than 150 national and international institutions represented
  • 5th in the US for number of startup companies formed and patents issued per $1 million in expenditures

Safe and Beautiful Campus

  • Beautiful scenery in a “tree city” with the off-campus downtown area
  • Fully-equipped recreation center
  • Safest college campus in Ohio and among top 25 safest in US
  • Personalized and professional career services
  • University-sponsored programming such as festivals, concerts, and lectures
 
 
 
 


Program Highlights

Business School - One of the nation's most outstanding business schools, according to The Princeton Review. Among less than 1% of business schools worldwide to receive dual AACSB accreditation in both business and accounting.

Fashion School - Ranked top 25 fashion schools in the world. Study.com published their 2021 rankings, giving Kent State the #2 spot on the list. 

Aeronautics - Along with our rigorous Aerospace Engineering program, Kent State’s flight program is an excellent start for a soaring career.

College of Public Health - The Public Health bachelor's program at Kent State is part of the Best Schools for Public Health list.  It is also ranked #2 in Ohio.

School of Theater and dance - Study.com ranked Kent State’s School of Theater and Dance number 50 for best theatre degree programs in the US. 

Architecture - The bachelor's program at Kent State was ranked #47 on College Factual's of the Best Schools for Architecture list.  It is also ranked #2 in Ohio.


Admission Requirements

  • Passport Biographical Page
  • English Language Proficiency scores
  • Academic Credentials (transcripts, detailed mark sheets, diploma, certificate, etc)
  • Additional documents if required

Scholarship Opportunities 

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:

Cost for Attending Kent State University (2021-2022)

 

International Undergraduate (12-18 credits) (Full time for immigration purposes)

International Graduate (calculated at 9 credits) (Full time for immigration purposes)

ESL

Tuition and Fees (1 year, two semesters) - out of state tuition cost) *

$20,613

$19,088

$13,272

Living Expenses (estimated)

$14,138

$14,138

$14,138

Other Costs:"Medical Insurance and Books/Supplies"(estimated)

$5,622

$5,622

$3,950

Total

$40,373

$38,848

$31,360

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Kent State University

Kent State University Main Campus at Kent
800 E Summit St
Kent OH 44242
P: 3306727980


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3300 Lake Rd. West
Ashtabula OH 44004
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400 E. 4th Street
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Salem OH 44460
P: 330-332-0361


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6000 Frank Avenue NW
North Canton OH 44720
P: 330-499-9600


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4314 Mahoning Avenue NW
Warren OH 44483
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330 University Dr. NE
New Philadelphia OH 44663
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Kent State New York Studio
315 West 39th Street, #402
New York NY 10018
P: 212-967-1730


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VIA CAVOUR, 26
Florence II 50129
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