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Kent State, founded in 1910, is a public, comprehensive university. Programs are offered through the Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business Administration, and Fine and Professional Arts, and the School of Nursing. Its 1,200-acre campus is located in Kent, northeast of Akron.

Website: www.kent.edu/

Public
Co-ed
23,178
Undergraduate
Students
(60.9%) 14,115 Women
(39.1%) 9,063 Men
5,794
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
88% of 15,538 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.38
SAT Math
Not reported
SAT EBRW
Not reported
ACT Composite
23 average
21-25 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
In-state: $26,306
Out-of-state: $35,008
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $10,012
Out-of-state: $18,714
Room and Board
$11,362
Average Percent of Need Met
63%
Average Freshman Award
$11,797
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$31,113
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
1,010
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 17% of classes
10-19 students: 35% of classes
20-29 students: 26% of classes
30-39 students: 9% of classes
40-49 students: 4% of classes
50-99 students: 6% of classes
Over 100 students: 3% of classes
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Campus Life

Kent Population
29,807
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Cleveland, Akron, Canton
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students in College Housing
 
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Golden Eagle
Sororities
12% of women participate
Fraternities
9% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
1.7% Asian
9.1% Black/African-American
3.8% Hispanic/Latino
4.1% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
78.3% White
2.8% Unknown
International Students
4.9% from 96 countries
First-Year Students Returning
80.1%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
34.2%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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