Kent State University

Kent State University Ranking

country rank: 131
world rank: 283

University Overview

Kent State University ranking, founded in 1910, is a non-profit public state higher-education school situated in the suburbs of the major town of Kent, Ohio (population range of 10,000-49,999). The following places have branch campuses: Ashtabula, East Liverpool, Burton, Salem, Jackson Township, Warren, and New Philadelphia. Kent State University (KSU) is a big (Topuniversitieslist enrolment range: 30,000-34,999 students) coeducational US higher education school that is officially approved by the Higher Learning Commission. Kent State University (KSU) provides courses and programs leading to legally recognized higher education degrees in a variety of fields, including pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, and doctoral degrees. For further information, see the degree levels and fields of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This 110-year-old American university offers a strict admissions procedure based on entrance exams and candidates’ previous academic records and ratings. This US higher education school has an acceptance rate of 80-90 percent, making it a least selective university. Applicants from all around the world are welcome to apply. Kent State University (KSU) ranking also offers a library, accommodation, sports facilities, financial assistance and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning possibilities, as well as administrative services to students.

Kent State University Ranking

University Identity

Name Kent State University
Acronym KSU
Founded 1910
Motto Excellence in Action
Colours Navy blue and gold

University Location

Address 800 East Summit Street Kent 44240 Ohio United States
Tel +1 (330) 672 3000
Fax +1 (330) 672 2499
Other locations Ashtabula, East Liverpool, Burton, Salem, Jackson Township, Warren, New Philadelphia

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
10,000-12,500 US$ (7,400-9,200 Euro) 10,000-12,500 US$ (7,400-9,200 Euro)
17,500-20,000 US$ (12,900-14,700 Euro) over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 80-90%
Admission Office PO Box 5190 Kent (330) 672 2444 800 988 5368

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 30,000-34,999
Academic Staff 1,500-1,999
Control Type Public State
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

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Facilities and Services

Library Yes Kent State University at Kent's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 1,400,721 physical volumes, 121,131 physical media, 63,591 digital/electronic medium and 498 licensed digital/electronic databases. Kent State University at Kent's library has 5 branches.
Housing Yes Kent State University provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 6,493 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Memberships and Affiliations

University System of Ohio Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU) National Athletic Association (NAA) National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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