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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)
84% Acceptance Rate

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Kent State University at Kent Rankings

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Kent State.

Rank Ranking Name Share
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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 required
TOEFL recommended

How Hard Is It To Get Into Kent State?

84% Acceptance Rate
64% Of Accepted Are Women
30% Submit SAT Scores
The acceptance rate at Kent State University at Kent is 84%. This means that is not quite as selective as some schools, but you'll still need to submit a good application if you want to be considered by the admissions department.

Approximately 36% of accepted students are men and 64% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 82%, and the acceptance rate for women is 86%.

Average Test Scores

About 30% 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 510 and 610. Math scores were between 510 and 600.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Kent State University at Kent  ( 510 to 610 )

SAT Math Scores for Kent State University at Kent  ( 510 to 600 )
Kent State received ACT scores from 81% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 20 and 25. Math scores were between 19 and 26. Composite scores were between 20 and 26.

ACT English Scores for Kent State University at Kent  ( 20 to 25 )
ACT Math Scores for Kent State University at Kent  ( 19 to 26 )
ACT Composite Scores for Kent State University at Kent  ( 20 to 26 )

Can I Afford Kent State University at Kent?

$28,361 Net Price
64% Take Out Loans
8.5% 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 64% of students took out student loans averaging $7,980 a year. That adds up to $31,920 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Kent State is 8.5%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.

Kent State University at Kent Undergraduate Student Diversity

17,361 Full-Time Undergraduates
63% Women
20% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 21,621 undergraduate students at Kent State, with 17,361 being full-time and 4,260 being part-time.


There are also 5,201 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 17,361 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 346
Black or African American 1,584
Hispanic or Latino 761
White 12,924
International Students 566
Other Races/Ethnicities 1,180

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

4,016 Took All Classes Online
15,862 Took At Least One Class Online
-0.4% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2019-2020, 15,862 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 3rd most popular in Ohio for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2019-2020.

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.

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Kent State ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Kent State.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Women’s Health Nurse/Nursing #4
Nursing Administration #170
Registered Nursing #490

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%.

Kent State University at Kent Nursing Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Adult Health Nurse/Nursing 0
Critical Care Nursing 0
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing 0
Nursing Administration 0
Palliative Care Nursing 0
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing 0
Registered Nursing 0
School Nursing 0
Women’s Health Nurse/Nursing 0


*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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