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Located in Kent, Ohio, Kent State University at Kent is a public institution. The suburban atmosphere of Kent makes it a great place for students who want the amenities of city life without actually living in the middle of a constant hustle and bustle.

$28,361 Avg Cost After Aid (Undergrad)
87% Acceptance Rate

Where Is Kent State University at Kent?


Contact details for Kent State are given below.

Contact Details
Address: Executive Office, 2Nd Floor Library, Kent, OH 44242-0001
Phone: 330-672-3000

How Do I Get Into Kent State?

You can apply to Kent State online at:

Admission Requirements for Kent State

Submission Required?
High School GPA Required
High School Rank Neither required nor recommended
High School Transcript Required
College Prep Program Recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
SAT or ACT Scores Considered but not required
TOEFL Recommended

How Hard Is It To Get Into Kent State?

87% Acceptance Rate
65% Of Accepted Are Women
18% Submit SAT Scores
With an acceptance rate of 87%, Kent State is fairly easy to get into, but you must be sure to submit the required materials.

Approximately 35% of accepted students are men and 65% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 85%, and the acceptance rate for women is 89%.

Average Test Scores

About 18% of students accepted to Kent State submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 500 and 610. Math scores were between 500 and 600.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Kent State University at Kent  ( 500 to 610 )

SAT Math Scores for Kent State University at Kent  ( 500 to 600 )
Kent State received ACT scores from 66% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 17 and 24. Math scores were between 17 and 25. Composite scores were between 19 and 25.

ACT English Scores for Kent State University at Kent  ( 17 to 24 )
ACT Math Scores for Kent State University at Kent  ( 17 to 25 )
ACT Composite Scores for Kent State University at Kent  ( 19 to 25 )

Can I Afford Kent State University at Kent?

$28,361 Net Price
58% Take Out Loans
1.5% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Kent State is $28,361. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Kent State, approximately 58% of students took out student loans averaging $7,633 a year. That adds up to $30,532 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Kent State is 1.5%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

Kent State University at Kent Undergraduate Student Diversity

16,988 Full-Time Undergraduates
63% Women
20% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 21,133 undergraduate students at Kent State, with 16,988 being full-time and 4,145 being part-time.


There are also 5,464 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 16,988 full-time undergraduates at Kent State, 37% are male and 63% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Kent State University at Kent students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 349
Black or African American 1,512
Hispanic or Latino 729
White 12,788
International Students 459
Other Races/Ethnicities 1,151

Geographic Diversity

Ohio students aren't the only ones who study at Kent State University at Kent. At this time, 38 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 99 countries are represented at Kent State. The most popular countries sending students to the school are India, China, and Saudi Arabia.

Online Learning at Kent State University at Kent

8,011 Took All Classes Online
23,636 Took At Least One Class Online
-0.4% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 6 bachelor’s degree and 36 master’s degree programs available online at Kent State. In 2020-2021, 23,636 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Kent State has changed over the last few years.


This school is the 15th most popular in Ohio for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2020-2021.

Online Growth Rankings of Kent State

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Kent State University at Kent was -0.4%. This is the #1,271 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Kent State regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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