161 Michael Schwartz Center, Kent, OH 44242-0001 330-672-2444
http://www.kent.edu admissions@Kent.edu
About Kent State University-Kent Campus
  • Year of Foundation 1910
  • Size of Campus 1200 acres
  • Type of Instituition Public institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 18,745
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 58%, 42%, 12%
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State
  • Room and Board
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Selective
  • Application Fee $40
  • Enrollment No. 19,337
Kent State University's eight-campus system, among the largest regional systems in the country, serves both the development of a true living/learning approach at the Kent Campus and the regional needs on seven other campuses throughout Northeast Ohio. Today, Kent State has become an engine for economic, cultural and workforce development locally and internationally as one of the premiere Ohio universities. Kent State is ranked among the nation's 77 public research universities demonstrating high-research activity by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of frat chapter houses 8
  • Number of frats 17
  • Number of honor societies Alpha Kappa Mu National Scholastic Honour Society, Alpha Lambda Delta, Alpha Phi Sigma, Alpha Psi Omega, Beta Alpha Psi, Chi Sigma lota, Eta Sigma Phi, Gamma Theta Upsilon, Golden Key International Honour Society, Kappa Kappa Psi, Lambda Pi Eta, Mortar Boa
  • Number of sororities 7
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Campus Baptist Ministries, Canterbury Club, Catholic Student Association, Chi Alpha Christian Fellowship, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, G Phi G Campus Ministry, Hillel Jewish Student Center, Impact Movement, Jewish Unit
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Homecoming, Flash Fest, Renaissance Ball, Black Squirrel Festival
  • Setting Suburban
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Associate of International Students in Education, Black United Students, Chinese Students & Scholars Association, Kent African Student Association, Kent Indian Students Association, Harambee, Korean Student Association, Nat
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 1%
  • Number of students in fraternities 17
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited
  • Other on-campus organizations 5%
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Percent students who are frat members 1%
  • Distance to nearest airport Akron-Canton (24), Cleveland (30)
  • Distance to nearest train Akron (12)
  • Distance to nearest bus Kent (1)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
Student Housing
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 7%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 45
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 4%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available No
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 17%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined 5%
  • Number of students using college housing 36%
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms, women's dorms, men's dorms, sorority housing, fraternity housing, apartments for married students, apartment for single students
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 67%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing Yes
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 71%
Campus Services
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 65
  • Computer Courses No
  • Number Of Microforms 1,306,967
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 3,500
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 575
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 28,962
  • 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) 1,150
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number of e-books N/A
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 90
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Library Facilities Architecture Library, Chemistry/Physics Library, Map Library, Math Library, Music Library, Fashion Library
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 2,367,222
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Museums Fashion Museum
  • 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 13,357
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in some of the libraries (excluding computer labs), in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
Student Employment and Career
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Student Employment Federal Work Study Program Available
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs N/A
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 3,300
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 24%
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities Town