Kent State University
Kent State University was founded in 1910 as a teacher training college. The school was formed as part of the John Lowry Bill, which also established Bowling Green State University as a sister school. Kent State University was originally known as Ohio State Normal College at Kent. Kent State University now grants 68 doctorates, 250 master's degrees, and 43 certificates. KSU is the first and only university in Ohio to offer Bachelor of Aeronautics - Flight Technology and Master of Library and Information Science degrees.

Cost of attendance

Kent State University charges an average tuition amount of 20,799 (15.62 lakhs) for undergraduate studies and 21,952 for graduate studies (16.48 lakhs). Furthermore, overseas students should budget between USD 10000 and USD 18000 (7.44- 13.40 lakhs) per year in the United States.


Kent State University has 24 residence halls and 13 living-learning programmes for its students. On campus, there are more than 15 cafes, restaurants, dining halls, and coffee carts. On-campus accommodation costs an average of $3,890 USD to $5,025 USD. The typical monthly rent for off-campus living is between 650 and 850 USD.

Acceptance rate

The university has a total enrollment of 35,000 students. Kent State University in Kent reported 1,662 international students on campus. Kent State University applications are competitive, with an acceptance rate of 84%.


Across its eight sites, the university serves about 35,000 students. Kent State University is also well-known for having the country's first gluten-free dining hall. The University Center, with its vast Risman Plaza flanked by both the 12-story library and the Kent Student Centre, is the university's focal centre, with a total of 131 buildings.


The university is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association.

Jobs and Placement

It has been observed that around 92 percent of Kent State University students are hired or continue their study within six months of graduation. Students are hired by over 1000 employers who provide them placements. Students who graduate from Kent are working in 16 countries across the world. Employees at Kent State University earn an average of $55464 a year.

QS Ranking

#801 QS World University Rankings 2022

The Ranking

#801 World University Rankings 2022 by THE

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