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Kennesaw State, founded in 1963, is a public, liberal arts school. It attained university status in 1996. Its 185-acre campus is located in Kennesaw, 25 miles from Atlanta.

Website: www.kennesaw.edu/

Public
Co-ed
34,499
Undergraduate
Students
(48.1%) 16,603 Women
(51.9%) 17,896 Men
3,308
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
75% of 15,691 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
May 3

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.37
SAT Math
520-610 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
530-620 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
20-26 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
In-state: $26,733
Out-of-state: $40,459
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $7,432
Out-of-state: $21,158
Room and Board
$11,467
Average Percent of Need Met
42%
Average Freshman Award
$13,299
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$26,009
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
1,220
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 12% of classes
10-19 students: 21% of classes
20-29 students: 29% of classes
30-39 students: 18% of classes
40-49 students: 8% of classes
50-99 students: 10% of classes
Over 100 students: 2% of classes
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Campus Life

Kennesaw Population
32,001
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Atlanta
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students in College Housing
15% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Owls
Sororities
21% of women participate
Fraternities
17% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
5.1% Asian
22.1% Black/African-American
11.7% Hispanic/Latino
4.8% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
54.2% White
1.9% Unknown
International Students
1.6%
First-Year Students Returning
80.4%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
16.4%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
61%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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