Kent State University, Kent, USA

Kent, USA

  • 1910

    Established
  • 5.5%

    International Students
  • 15

    No. of Programs
  • 211

    US News
  • NO

    Scholarship
  • Yes

    Hostel Accomodation

Overview

History, Affiliations & Ranking 

Kent State University was founded as a teacher training school in 1910. It is one of the prominent public research universities in Ohio, United States and among the 91 public doctoral universities listed by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. It is also one of the highest-ranked public universities in Northern Ohio and recognised as a top public school. The U.S. News & World Report ranked KSU among the best national universities. It is also ranked 25th among the safest campuses in the USA, according to the National Council for Home Safety and Security. 

 Infrastructure, Campus & Courses 

Kent State University is a large university comprising eight campuses across Northeast Ohio extending across an area of 953 acres. The university campus includes Kent State at Ashtabula, Kent state at Liverpool, Geauga Campus in Burton, Kent Campus in Northeast Ohio, Kent State University at Salem, Kent State University at Stark, Kent State University at Trumbull and Kent State at Tuscarawas. Academic courses offered at Kent State University are designed to enrich every aspect of a student’s life like academic skills, personality, soft skills thereby helping them grow as a versatile individual. The campus environment at Kent State is bright and vibrant where students get an opportunity to collaborate with a group of intelligent people. Kent State has over 350 student clubs and organisations, 23 residence halls to provide accommodation facilities to local and international students, 18 dining locations and other facilities such as fitness and wellness centres, sports centre, adventure centre, art and culture associations etc. 

Accomplishment & Alumni

Kent State University provides a strong foundation for the learning and personal growth of an individual. Kent State's Fashion School is ranked Top 25 in the world by Fashionista in the 2019 rankings report. College of Business Administration is ranked as one of the nation's most outstanding Business Schools by the Princeton Review. Alumni of KSU make up a community of successful people in different fields. It comprises more than 2,62,000 people who can be found around the world. Some of the notable alumni of Kent State University include Michael Keaton- an American actor, Jeff Richmond- composer, Steve Harvey- American television and radio presenter, actor, author, businessman, and former standup comedian, American football, Julian Edelman, to name a few.  

Student Diversity & Visiting Companies

Kent University has more than 36,000 students enrolled in an 8-campus system of universities. Every year, more than 10,000 students graduate from the university as highly skilled individuals to join the workforce. Kent State University has an excellent graduate success rate. As per the university’s record, around 87% of students at Kent State either get employed or get into higher education within 12 months of the completion of their studies. Over 1000+ employers offer job opportunities to Kent State students. Some of the top recruiters of Kent State include Tom James company, First Energy, DS Architecture, Ralph Lauren and many more.  

Kent State University Facts & Highlights

Type of University 

Public, Coed

Average Annual Tuition Fee

Bachelors: $20,799 (2021-22)

Masters: $21,952 (2021-22)

Admission Intakes

Fall, Spring & Summer 

Average GPA Requirement

3.0

Average Exam Score Requirement

SAT - 1180; ACT - 25; IELTS - 6.0; TOEFL - 71; GRE - 295; GMAT - 539

Admission Requirements

Resume, Personal Statement Recommendation Letters,  Academic Transcript 

Admissions Deadlines

Summer: April 15

Fall: June 1

Spring: October 1

Percentage of International Students

6% 

Size of Campus (in acres)

953

Alumni Worldwide 

258k+

Female to Male Ratio

61 : 39

Average Salary after 10 Years

$36,300 (Annual)

Kent State University Rankings 

Ranked by

2022

2021

2020

2019 

ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) - Universities Rankings

NA 

501- 600

501- 600

501- 600

QS - World University Ranking

1001-1200

801-1000

801-1000

751-800

THE (Times Higher Education) - University Ranking 

801–1000

801–1000

601-800

501-600

US News & World Report - Global Universities

NA  

683

609

609

US News & World Report - National University Ranking

213

217

211

191 

Kent State University Subject Rankings 

Business

Ranked by 

2022

2021

2020

2019 

QS- Global MBA 

251+ 

201+

201+

201+

THE (Times Higher Education) - Business and Economics

NA 

601+

501-600

401-500

US News & World Report - Business

110- 143 

157

167

172 

Computer Science 

Ranked by 

2022

2021

2020

2019

THE (Times Higher Education) - Computer Science

601- 800

601- 800 

601- 800

501- 600

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Programs

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  • Computer Science - M.S

    • Mode

      Regular

      Application Fee

      INR 5,300

    • Duration

      N/A

      Tuition Fee

      INR 12,75,000

  • Business Analytics - M.S

    • Mode

      Regular

      Application Fee

      INR 5,300

    • Duration

      1 Year

      Tuition Fee

      INR 20,82,400

  • Business Administration - MBA

    • Mode

      Regular

      Application Fee

      INR 5,300

    • Duration

      1 Year

      Tuition Fee

      INR 15,26,100

  • Biology - M.A.

    • Mode

      Regular

      Application Fee

      INR 5,300

    • Duration

      N/A

      Tuition Fee

      INR 12,75,000

Campus Location

Kent State University

800 E Summit St, Kent, OH 44240, USA

https://www.kent.edu/globaleducation/contact-india-office | 011 40526889 | india@kent.edu

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