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Kent State University at Kent Stats, Info and Facts

Quick Facts

26,589 Students

88% Admitted

  • 28,972 full time
  • 5,280 part time
  • 8,870 men full time
  • 12,439 women full time
  • 12,325 applied
  • 10,926 admitted
  • 4,009 enrolled

23,178 Undergraduates

$10,012 Tuition/Year

  • 5,411 Graduates
  • 601 Non-Degree
  • $10,012 in state
  • N/A fees
  • $10,916 room & board
  • $1,200 books and supplies

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At a Glance

Institution Type: Public
Campus Setting: Great Lakes Large suburb
Highest Degree Offered: Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice
Level of Institution: Four or more years
Calendar: Semester
School Mascot: Golden Flashes
School Colors: Navy blue and gold
Reviews in 3 Sentences
  • Nicole from Kent, OH
  • 0
  • Kent State University is an overall great school to attend. Between the academics, learning facilities, overall campus environment, camaraderie among students, and possibilities for student involvement you get the…

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  • Marissa from Bexley, OH
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  • It's a taste of the city, middle of nowhere, and a small town all in one. I love the layout, and the student involvement is awesome. It's also close to…

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  • Laura from Lagrange, OH
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  • Kent State has a very inclusive and safe campus with a diverse and welcoming student body. People here tend to be polite and very accepting of others who have different…

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  • Robert from Strongsville, OH
  • 0
  • Kent State University is way too often grossly stereotyped and given the reputation of having low standards. I have found my programs and the staff that I have worked…

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Mission Statement

Kent State University's Mission Statement
The mission of Kent State University is to prepare students for responsible citizenship and productive careers, broaden intellectual perspectives and foster ethical and humanitarian values. Our faculty and staff are engaged in teaching, research, creative expression, service and partnerships that address the needs of a complex and changing world. Kent State's eight-campus network, anchored by the largest residential campus in the region, serves as a key resource for economic, social, cultural and technological advancement. Kent State is a supportive and inclusive learning community devoted to teaching excellence and academic freedom. By discovering and sharing knowledge in a broad array of graduate and undergraduate programs, Kent State University meets the dynamic needs of a global society.

Kent State University at Kent
  • Located in Kent, OH
  • Public
  • 26,589 students enrolled
  • 88% admitted
  • $10,012 annual cost to attend


Student Responses to Review Topic: Am I Enjoying Being Here
  • 5
  • Jovante from Cleveland, OH
  • I am a current student here

    I love it at Kent State. The atmosphere, the professors, the students i love it at. The perfect place to gain an education

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  • 3
  • dave from Pembroke Pines, FL
  • I am a current student here

    i enjoying being here because i have cool people in my floor that get me to go do things like ice skate and other stuff. Coming form Miami to Ohio there a lot of differences between the two state like the weather and people. Kent is a good school they do a lot to help you become successful

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  • 4
  • Danielle from Kent, OH
  • I am a current student here

    Even though Ohioans, and especially academics, are rather reserved, you can tell that the professors care about us students. The party scene is pretty big, and Halloween is insane, which personally annoys me. However, I know a lot of students enjoy that-- you'll find it here.

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  • 5
  • Nikol from Lansing, OH
  • I am a current student here

    There is so much to do-free movies are shown every weekend, there is a bowling alley in one hall, and there is always something going on. Downtown Kent is beautiful and is only a short walk from campus.

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  • 3
  • Michael from Columbus, OH
  • I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    I had heard that the campus was gorgeous, but I was not impressed with it at all. Everything to me seemed ordinary, nothing really sparked me curiosity. I don't think I would like to be there.

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