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Kent State University at Kent

Kent, Ohio

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Overview

Student Population
28,122
Kent State University at Kent overview
Location Kent, Ohio
Online kent.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Setting Large Suburban
Kent State University at Kent overview
Size Large
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Located in Kent, Ohio, Kent State University at Kent is a large four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 16,308 prospective students applied, and 13,950 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 4,307 enrolled in the school.  21,700 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 6,422 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2019/2020, excluding room and board, is $10,602 plus fees of $0. Kent State is ranked 857 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Ratings

4/10
Overall
6/10
Academics
3/10
Resources
4/10
Outcomes
2/10
Value

Kent State is rated within the lower 37% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 4 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

Rankings

Rankings for Kent State University at Kent within the 2021 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.

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Admission Standards
Average
Kent State University at Kent overview
SAT 1040/1230
ACT 20/26
GPA 3.31
Applications Accepted
85.5% 
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Applications Due -
Applicant Competition Very Low

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Annual Cost to Attend

Ohio Resident Tuition
$10,602
In State Costs for Kent State University at Kent
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$0
Room and Board $11,706
Budget for Other Expenses$3,162
Total One Year Cost$26,670
Out of State Resident Tuition
$19,478
Out of State Costs for Kent State University at Kent
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$0
Room and Board $11,706
Budget for Other Expenses$3,162
Total One Year Cost$35,546

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Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$40,300 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
50% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Kent State University at Kent students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 21%
Health Professions 14%
Education 10%
Communication 8%
Visual and Performing Arts 7%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=203517 IPEDS survey data for Kent State University at Kent.

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