Kent State University at Kent

Address:
, Kent, OH 44242-0001
Phone:
330-672-3000
Website:
http://www.kent.edu
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About Kent State University at Kent

Kent State University at Kent is classified as a doctoral-granting university with high research activity. This very large four-year institution has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 10,000 students or more. More than half of degree-seeking students are enrolled full time, and 25-49% of undergrads reside on campus. This institution awards 60-79% of its bachelor’s degrees within professional fields. Graduate degrees are available in over half of the fields available to undergraduate majors, and the school awards research doctorate degrees in the sciences, humanities, social sciences, and medical fields. Professional education may also be available within other professional fields and related health professions. According to data for fall enrollment, at least 80% of undergraduates are enrolled full-time. Transfer students make up at least 20% of entering undergraduates. Enrollment data shows that both graduates and undergraduates are enrolled at this institution, with only 10-24% of students enrolled in the graduate program.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate19,918
 Graduate5,209
 Total25,127
GenderFemale58%
 Male42%
Student Age% Under 2573%
 % 25 and Over27%
 % Age Unknown0%
Attendance Type% Full-time81%
 % Part-time19%
Race/Ethnicity% White80.5%
 % Black8.0%
 % Asian1.6%
 % Latino1.8%
 % Native American0.5%
 % Race Unknown3.3%
 % International student4%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadYes
 Day CareYes
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus settingSuburb
Intitution typePublic
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Academic Information

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionNo
ApplicantsTotal14,933
 % Admitted72%
 % Admitted Who Enrolled39%
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptRequired
 High School RankingRecommended
 College Prep CoursesRecommended
 Letter of RecommendationNeither required nor recommended
 Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
 Admissions ExaminationRequired
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Recommended
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT33%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT81%
Admitted Student SAT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 SAT Critical Reading / 800560 / 800
 SAT Writing440 / 800560 / 800
 SAT Math460 / 800580 / 800
Admitted Student ACT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 ACT Composite20 / 3625 / 36
 ACT English19 / 3625
 ACT Writing6 / 128 / 12
 ACT Math18 / 3625 / 36

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$40
 Graduate Application Fee$30
 In-State Tuition & Fees$9,030
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$16,990
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid90%
 % Undergraduates with Loans67%
 % Undergraduates with Grants73%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$1,320
 Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$8,376
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$0
 On-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$4,474
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$0
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$0

Neighborhood Data for the Kent Area

Median Age23.1
Median Household Income$26,923
Total Population28,892
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total45.5% 54.5%
 Age 0-949.3%50.7%
 Age 10-1757.6%42.4%
 Age 18-2441.6%58.4%
 Age 25-2945.3%54.7%
 Age 30-3957.6%42.4%
 40+48.9%51.1%
Race/Ethnicity% White85.1%
 % Black7.6%
 % Asian3.8%
 % Latino2.7%
 % Native American0.1%
 % Pacific Islander0.0%
 % Indian (South Asia)0.5%

Housing

On Campus Housing ProvidedYes
Meal Plan ProvidedYes, number of meals per week can vary
Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$8,376
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$0
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$593
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $50071.3%28.5%8.3%
 $500 to $74928.7%61.1%0.0%
 $750 to $9990.0%9.4%40.2%
 Over $10000.0%1.0%6.0%
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