Kent State University

United States of America

575th US-News World Ranking

Established in 1910, the Kent State University is a public university located in Kent, Ohio, United States of America.  The university includes seven regional campuses and additional facilities in Ohio and internationally. The regional campuses are located in Ashtabula, Salem, East Liverpool, Jackson Township, Burton, New Philadelphia  and Warren. It is one of the largest universities in Ohio and was ranked among the top 200 universities in the world by Times Higher Education.

Kent State University has 14 colleges: College of Aeronautics & Engineering; College of Architecture & Environmental Design; College of Arts; College of Arts & Sciences; College of Business Administration; College of Communication & Information; College of Education, Health & Human Services; College of Nursing; College of Podiatric Medicine; College of Public Health; Honors College; Regional College; University College; Office of Continuing and Distance Education. The most popular majors at Kent State University include: Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Health Professions and Related Programs, Education, Psychology and Visual and Performing Arts. The university offers more than 300 degrees from which the students can choose from. Kent State University follows a semester based academic calendar.

The total student population at the University is over 30,000 students of which over 24,100 students are enrolled in undergraduate courses. The student to faculty ratio at Kent State is 21:1 and the acceptance rate is 85%. The percentage of people who are granted financial aid is 93%.

The university is ranked 5th in U.S. for Number of Startup Companies Formed and Patents Issued Per $1 Million in Expenditures and presently it has 190+ Active U.S. Patents for Research.

Notable Alumni: J. Ross Baughman (1978 Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist, editor, writer, educator), Raj Aggarwal (Author and educator in international business)

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The Associate of Technical Study in Allied Health Management Technology is a completer program for students who have completed a state-certified allied health program and hold an accredited certificate. This flexible program enables students with an allied health certificate and health care experience to develop the skills necessary for upward mobility. Graduates are prepared to work in variety of health care settings as administrative and supervisory personnel.

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Home health care services, Federal Government health care facilities, outpatient care centers, insurance carriers, and community care facilities for the elderly.

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American Sign Language (ASL) presents ASL as a culture- and community-based language that interacts with other world languages. Through techniques including immersion and bilingual-bicultural comparison classes, community interaction, research, lab activities and use of digital video technology, students gain documented proficiency in ASL, validity within the deaf community and networking within the professional community.

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Counsellor, Psychologist, vocational rehabilitator and interpretor

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All bachelor-level degrees in design, illustration and photography require a combination of visual arts and liberal arts courses. The School of Visual Communication Design offers the Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) and Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A.). The decision as to which degree is best for a particular student depends on the student's educational and career goals, academic standing and performance in studio coursework.

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Graphic Designers,Media planner, Visual merchandiser, Web designer

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The Bachelor of Arts degree gives music majors an opportunity to study music and liberal arts with an optional minor, available in most academic areas of the university, or as a dual degree program with a major in another field. Although not as music intensive as the Bachelor of Music degree programs, this degree includes study on a main instrument and ensemble participation throughout the program. A concentration in contemporary popular music is also available as an optional concentration. This concentration gives students the opportunity to study contemporary instruments such as electric guitar, electric bass and voice, as well as participate in a variety of styles including Rock, Pop, Motown and other popular styles.

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Singer,Teacher,Song Writer,Music Therapist

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The Bachelor of Arts degree gives music majors an opportunity to study music and liberal arts with an optional minor, available in most academic areas of the university, or as a dual degree program with a major in another field. Although not as music intensive as the Bachelor of Music degree programs, this degree includes study on a main instrument and ensemble participation throughout the program. A concentration in contemporary popular music is also available as an optional concentration. This concentration gives students the opportunity to study contemporary instruments such as electric guitar, electric bass and voice, as well as participate in a variety of styles including Rock, Pop, Motown and other popular styles.

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Singer,Teacher,Song Writer,Music Therapist

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a) University online application

b) Official high school transcript or GED score report, Secondary School Graduation Certificate/Diploma/Attending Certificate

c) Official SAT/ACT scores

d) Typical SAT scores: Math (470-580), Critical reading (480-580), Writing (460-560), ACT Composite

e) Average GPA 3.40

f) TOEFL/IELTS scores if the applicant’s native language is not English

g) TOEFL: PBT-525, IBT-71, MELAB-75, IELTS-6.0, PTE-48

h) Acceptance rate: 84.4% (2014)

Requirements vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific requirements.

Fees

Undergraduate: Ohio Resident- $10,012, Non-Ohio Resident- $18,376

Graduate: Ohio Resident- $11,090, Non-Ohio Resident- $19,362

Fees vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific fees.

Cost of Living

The annual cost of living at Kent State University is $10,720 approx.

Accommodation

Yes, the university has in campus dorm facilities.

Undergraduate: Fall- June 1, Spring-October 1

Graduate: Deadlines vary for each program.

Deadlines vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific deadlines.

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Global

575
US News
801 -1000
QS
501 -600
Shanghai
501 -600
Times Higher Education
566
GTU Rank

Regional

United States of America
191
US News
120 -135
Shanghai
124
Times Higher Education
615
Forbes
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University Stats

30067

Students

2250

International Students

23607

Undergraduates

6460

Postgraduate

2623

Faculty Strength

10

International Faculty

11

Student Faculty Ratio

85
%

Acceptance Rate

$
18376

Tuition Fees

$
10720

Living Cost

3.4

Avg. GPA

32

Avg. IB

* All cost are in USD