Kent State University

Kent State University

Kent , United States
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Kent State has colleges of: Aeronautics and Engineering; Architecture and Environmental Design; Arts (focusing on fine/performing arts and fashion-related studies); Arts and Sciences; Business Administration; Communication and Information; Education, Health, and Human Services; Nursing; Podiatric Medicine; Public Health

The university has an Honors College and interdisciplinary programs in Biomedical Sciences, Financial Engineering, and Information Architecture and Knowledge Management.

Kent State University is an eight-campus system in northeastern Ohio, with the main administrative center in Kent. Within the Kent State University system, the main campus is officially referred to as the "Kent Campus".The Kent Campus is a landscaped suburban environment, covering approximately 866 acres (3.5 km2) which house over 100 buildings, gardens, bike trails, and open greenery. There are also thousands of additional acres of bogs, marshes, and wildlife refuges adjacent to or near the campus

Entry requirements

Specific program requirements

The full college preparatory curriculum as recommended by the Ohio State Board of Education consists of the following:

  • 4 units of English (emphasis on composition)
  • 4 units of mathematics (Algebra I, II, Geometry, with minimum Algebra II complete)
  • 3 units of science
  • 3 units of social studies
  • 2 units of foreign language
  • 1 unit of the arts or an additional unit of a foreign language

ACT/SAT score (Not required if you have been out of high school for 3 or more years or if you are over the age of 21.)

All undergraduate applicants must obtain:

TOEFL score of 71 iBT, 525 pBT(discontinued as of July 2017), 18 average of Revise PBT, or

6.0 IELTS, or

PTE Academic score of 48,

MELAB score of 75 or Duolingo of 100 or

Completing the ELS level 112 Intensive English Program or 

On SAT, a minimum of 510 Evidence-based reading and writing / ACT, a minimum of 21 in English

All international applicants must provide proof of English language proficiency unless they meet specific exceptions.

Scholarship & funding

Each year Kent State University spends more than $400 million dollars in financial aid and scholarships.

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Student life

Summer at Kent State 2017