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Kent State University has been helping students fulfill their life goals for more than 100 years. At Kent State, courses reflect the innovation and diversity of our faculty. As a top university in Ohio, Kent State offers academic programs at the certificate, associate, bachelor's, master's, educational specialist and doctoral levels.



Bachelor's Degree Programs

1st Tier Ranking

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Faculty With Highest Degree in Field


Colleges Across Eight Campuses


Academic Resources

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As a student, you may have a moment when you recognize that you can use some extra assistance in completing or planning academic work, finding new ways to take a class, finding internship opportunities and connecting with your college representatives. Kent State University offers many resources and services to help you along the path to completing your degree.

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Majors & Degrees

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Students choose from more than 300 undergraduate and graduate programs on eight Kent State campuses located throughout Northeast Ohio. These undergraduate, graduate schools and programs allow students to choose from 280+ majors and minors.

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Graduate Studies

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More than 6,000 graduate students are enrolled in more than 150 graduate degree and certificate programs. Partnerships between students and our nationally and internationally renowned faculty extend scholarship in important areas of research, creativity and practice.

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Global Education

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The Office of Global Education at Kent State provides resources and services for students wishing to study abroad and for all international students, whether they are just thinking about studying at Kent State or are currently attending classes on campus.

Global Education

Experiential Learning

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Learning by doing. That's experiential learning at Kent State, where students are encouraged to explore the numerous ways in which they may learn through direct experience. Opportunities for enrichment abound through experiential education, service learning, internships, research and education abroad.

Experiential Learning


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Commencement is a special time for the university community. Whether a student, faculty member, family member or friend, the ceremony is an important event.

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