Kent State University at Kent Admission RequirementsKent, Ohio
Chances of getting into Kent State University at Kent
|Applicant Competition||Very Low|
How hard is it to get into Kent State University at Kent and can I get accepted? The school has a 85% acceptance rate ranking it #62 in Ohio for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 13,944 out of 16,337 applicants were admitted making Kent State University at Kent an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements. Academically, it has moderate requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 52 percent. Kent State University at Kent typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 32% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.
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Kent State University at Kent SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT28%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||520|
|SAT Math 25th||510|
|SAT Composite 25th||1030|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||620|
|SAT Math 75th||590|
|SAT Composite 75th||1210|
|Average SAT Score||1120|
SAT Scores you need to get in
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Kent State University at Kent?
Kent State University at Kent typically requires applicants to be in the top 55 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1030 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 940. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1120 out of 1600. The school ranks #23 in Ohio for highest average SAT composite score. 28 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1210 and Above||Good||>91%|
|1120 to 1210||Avg +||85%-91%|
|1030 to 1120||Avg -||77%-85%|
|940 to 1030||Reach||66%-77%|
|Less than 940||Low||<66%|
Kent State University at Kent ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT84%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||20|
|ACT Math 25th||19|
|ACT Composite 25th||20|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||25|
|ACT Math 75th||25|
|ACT Composite 75th||25|
|Average ACT Score||22|
ACT Scores needed to get accepted
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Kent State University at Kent?
Admission data indicates that Kent State University at Kent regularly accepts students with ACT's of 20 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 49 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 18 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 22 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 25 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #28 in Ohio for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 84 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Kent State University at Kent.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|25 and Above||Good||>91%|
|22 to 25||Avg +||85%-91%|
|20 to 22||Avg -||79%-85%|
|18 to 20||Reach||71%-79%|
|Less than 18||Low||<71%|
Avg. High School GPA3.31
Typical High School GradesB+
You will need above average high school grades to get into Kent State University at Kent. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Kent State University at Kent was 3.31 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #28 in Ohio for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.31 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Kent State University at Kent accepts 85% of all applicants.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.50 to 3.75||18%||Good|
|3.25 to 3.50||21%||Avg +|
|3.00 to 3.25||18%||Avg -|
|2.75 to 3.00||23%||Avg -|
|2.50 to 2.75||2%||Reach|
|2.25 to 2.50||N/A%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Low|
77% of Kent State University at Kent freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||14%|
|Top 25% of class||40%|
|Top 50% of class||77%|
|Bottom 50% of class||23%|
|Bottom 25% of class||3%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||32%||31%||32%|
What are the requirements for admission to Kent State University at Kent and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Neither required nor recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Recommendations||Neither required nor recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=203517 IPEDS survey data for Kent State University at Kent.
Frequently Asked Questions
28% of students submit their SAT scores to Kent State University at Kent. 84% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
85% of those who apply are granted admission to Kent State University at Kent. Admission competition is and the college has moderate admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1030 and 1210. 28% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.