1000 Chastain Road, Campus Box 0115, Kennesaw, GA 30144-5591 770-423-6300
http://www.kennesaw.edu ksuadmit@kennesaw.edu
About Kennesaw State University
  • Year of Foundation 1963
  • Size of Campus 384 acres
  • Type of Instituition Public institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 16,739
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 59%, 41%, 6%
Application
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $4,196 in-state, $16,172 out-of-state
  • Room and Board $6,593
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Selective
  • Application Fee 40
  • Enrollment No. 20,237
Founded in 1963, Kennesaw State University (KSU) is the third-largest university in Georgia with more than 24,100 undergraduate and graduate students representing 142 countries. KSU is located just northwest of Atlanta in Cobb County near historic Kennesaw Mountain, allowing students to experience the best of Atlanta while enjoying the serenity of a 384-acre, beautifully landscaped pedestrian-friendly campus.
Social Life And Activities
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus KSU Day, Homecoming, International Week, Black History Month
  • Setting Suburban
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) African-American Student Alliance, Asian Culture & Martial Arts Club, Arab Student Association, Turkish Student Association, Colombia Student Association, International Student Association, KSU Indian Culture Exchange
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Number of students in fraternities 5
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited, smoking prohibited
  • Percent students who are frat members N/A
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Percent students who are frat sororities N/A
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Number of frats 5
  • Number of honor societies Alpha Delta Omega (Human Services), Alpha Psi Omega (Theater), Beta Alpha Psi (Accounting/Finance/IS), Beta Beta Beta (Biology), Beta Gamma Sigma (Business), Blue Key, Golden Key, Kappa Delta Pi (Education), Lamda Pi Eta (Com), National Society of Collegia
  • Number of sororities 5
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Alternative 1: 7, Baha'i Club, Baptist Student Union, Campus Crusade for Christ, Campus Contact, Catholic Student Union, Fellowship/Christian Athletes, Islamic Student Society, Student Association LDSSA, Presbyterian Studen
Transportation
  • Distance to nearest bus Marietta (10)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Atlanta (30)
  • Distance to nearest train Atlanta (20)
Student Housing
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles N/A
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 25
  • Type of housing provided for students apartment for single students (100%)
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles N/A
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 100%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of students using college housing 11%
  • College campus housing availability No
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples N/A
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
Campus Services
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 250
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Library Facilities Difazio Children's Literature Collection, Teen Literature Collection, Bentley Rare Book Gallery-Special Collections, Government Documents
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 617,881
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Museums Teacher Resource and Activity Center (TRAC), Music Collection
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Number Of Subscriptions 2,995
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, health insurance
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 100
  • Computer Courses No
  • Number Of Microforms 1,696,921
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 2,000
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 400
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 26,350
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, military, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, birth control
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 50
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number of e-books 95,250
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
Student Employment and Career
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 75%
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 3,750
  • Employed Students after 2 years 90%
  • Career placment and training co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (Georgia Institute of Technology)
  • Employed Students after 1 year 85%
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 20%
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (Georgia Institute of Technology)
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Student Employment Federal Work Study Program Available
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Local schools systems, local hospitals, local businesses
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities Town