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Kent State University Location, Campus Life, & Housing Information

Kent, OH

Location and Setting


Kent Population
29,807
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Cleveland, Akron, Canton
Campus Size
866 acres

Weather

Temperature
16.4 average low in January, 77.4 average high in September
Rain
155 rainy days per year

Getting Around

Campus Map
Map
Nearest Bus Station
5 mile(s) from campus in Kent
Nearest Train Station
40 mile(s) from campus in Cleveland

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Men only housing, women only housing, coed housing, cooperative housing, disabled student housing
Students in College Housing
 
Housing Requirements
Freshmen and sophomores are required to live on campus
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
68%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
 

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Available
Other
campus police and fire department, electronic locks on computer labs, studios and laboratory research areas

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Golden Eagle
School Colors
Navy blue and gold

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Baseball     x x
Basketball x x x x
Cross-Country Running x x x x
Field Hockey x x    
Football     x x
Golf x x x x
Gymnastics x x    
Soccer x x    
Softball x x    
Track And Field x x x x
Volleyball x x    
Wrestling     x x
Women's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball    
Basketball x x
Cross-Country Running x x
Field Hockey x x
Football    
Golf x x
Gymnastics x x
Soccer x x
Softball x x
Track And Field x x
Volleyball x x
Wrestling    
Mens's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball x x
Basketball x x
Cross-Country Running x x
Field Hockey    
Football x x
Golf x x
Gymnastics    
Soccer    
Softball    
Track And Field x x
Volleyball    
Wrestling x x
Women's Club Sports
 
Men's Club Sports
 

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
basketball, golf, sand volleyball, soccer, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
choral groups, marching band, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, television station, national fraternities, national sororities, black united students, running club, national society of leadership and success, kent inter-hall council, kent indian association
Sororities
12% of women participate
Fraternities
9% of men participate
ROTC
Army ROTC offered on campus, Air Force ROTC offered on campus

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