Kent State University
At Kent State, our purpose is to help you find yours! Founded in 1910, Kent State is a large, public research university with more than 245,000 alumni worldwide. Kent State University is one of 76 public higher-research universities, as categorized by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, and is ranked in the top-tier list of Best National Universities by U.S. News & World Report.
Offering more than 300 academic programs at the associate, bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral levels, Kent State offers engaged classroom instruction and hands-on learning experiences to help our students discover the ways in which they will change the world. Students can choose from top programs, such as Aeronautics, Aerospace Engineering, Business, Fashion, Translation, Education and Computer Science to name a few. At Kent State, our faculty do more than teach. We currently have 166+ active U.S. patents for research.
Our students are comprised of individuals across from the globe, with more than 1,300+ international students from more than 100 countries. Each year, Kent State awards generous scholarships to international students, including the Global Scholarship for all incoming undergraduate students.
Located in the Great Lakes region, there are many Fortune 500 companies located close to campus, which offer opportunities for internships to enhance students’ learning. In addition to its location in Northeast Ohio, Kent State University also has a presence in Florence (Italy), Geneva (Switzerland), Beijing (China), Curitiba (Brazil), New Delhi (India) and over 60 study abroad locations.
We pride ourselves on being a safe campus—our Kent campus is the 25th safest in the country. Stay healthy with our state-of-the art recreation facilities. We are also connected to a trendy downtown area with plenty of shopping, entertainment, and ethnically diverse restaurants.