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Kent State
Location Kent, OH
Setting Large Suburban
Enrollment 25,854
Type Public 4 Year
National Ranking #839
Religious Affiliation -
Status Non-profit
Team Colors          


Kent State
Tuition (In State) $12,304
Tuition (Out of State) $21,410
Room & Board $12,676
Avg Net Price $19,046
Avg Grant Aid $9,539
% Receiving Grant Aid 96%


Kent State
Admission Chances Calculate
Applied 20,369
Admitted 17,929
Acceptance Rate 88%
Enrolled % 23.9%
Avg High School GPA 3.61
Typical High School Grades B+
Admissions Standards Moderate
Applicant Competition
ACT Range 18/25
SAT Range 990/1220
Submit Test Scores Not required for admission, but considered if submitted (Test Optional)
Application Deadline Aug 1, 2024


Kent State
Student to Faculty Ratio 19:1
Popular Majors
  • Business (21%)
  • Health Professions (14%)
  • Education (10%)
  • Communication (8%)
  • Visual and Performing Arts (7%)


Kent State
Graduation Rate 50%
Median Earnings (After 10 years) $40,300
Making Student Loan Payments 46%
Median Student Loan Debt $25,825
Median Loan Payment $267


Kent State
% Men 37%
% Women 63%
Racial Diversity Low
% White 75%
% Black 9%
% Hispanic 3%
% Native American 0%
% Pacific Islander 0%
% Two or More Races 3%
% International 6%
% Unknown Race 3%


Kent State
% In-State 80%
% Out-of-State 18%


Kent State
Campus Housing Yes
Freshman Dorm Required No
Meal Plan Yes
Weekend/Evening Classes Yes
Daycare Facility Yes
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Sources: U.S. Department of Education IPEDS and College Scorecard