|Applicant Competition||Very Low|
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How hard is it to get into Kent State and can I get accepted? The school has a 86% acceptance rate ranking it #64 in Ohio for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 13,950 out of 16,308 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 average requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 51 percent. Kent State University at Kent typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 31% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.
You must submit admission test scores with your application. Kent State University at Kent is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to determine if testing requirements are temporarily suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||530|
|SAT Math 25th||510|
|SAT Composite 25th||1040|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||620|
|SAT Math 75th||610|
|SAT Composite 75th||1230|
|Average SAT Score||1140|
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Kent State University at Kent?
Kent State University at Kent typically prefers applicants to be in the top 53 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1040 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 1140 out of 1600. The school ranks #19 in Ohio for highest average SAT composite score. 28 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1230 and Above||Good||>91%|
|1135 to 1230||Avg +||86%-91%|
|1040 to 1135||Avg -||78%-86%|
|945 to 1040||Reach||68%-78%|
|Less than 945||Low||<68%|
|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||26|
|ACT Math 75th||26|
|ACT Composite 75th||26|
|Average ACT Score||23|
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Kent State?
Admission data indicates that Kent State 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 17 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 23 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 26 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #19 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.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|26 and Above||Good||>91%|
|23 to 26||Avg +||86%-91%|
|20 to 23||Avg -||78%-86%|
|17 to 20||Reach||68%-78%|
|Less than 17||Low||<68%|
What GPA do you need to get into Kent State University at Kent?
Applicants require above average high school grades to get into Kent State. 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 accepts 86% 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|
GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House
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)||31%||31%||31%|
The cost for prospective students to apply to Kent State University at Kent is $50.
What are the requirements for admission to Kent State University at Kent and what student information is used for 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.
28% of students submit their SAT scores to Kent State. 84% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
86% of those who apply are granted admission to Kent State. Admission competition is and the college has average admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1040 and 1230. 28% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 20 and 26. 84% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.