Undergraduate Admissions

You belong here at Kent State University! Visit our website to explore our beautiful campus, search for academic programs and apply for admission. Learn how Kent State is the right fit for you and chat with an admissions counselor. Choose from among more than 280 majors and programs, 24 sororities and fraternities, 18 NCAA Division I teams and 1,200 annual programs, activities and events. 22,000 undergrads — from over 100 countries and all 50 states — are realizing their dreams at Kent State every day.

New Freshmen

Students Working on Computers

A new freshman is someone who has not attended any college, university, technical or proprietary school after graduation from high school. Students who have taken college coursework while in high school should also apply here as a freshman.

Read More About New Freshmen

Post-undergraduate Students

Students Walking

A post-undergraduate is a student who has already earned a bachelor's degree and who wants to take additional undergraduate coursework at Kent State.

Read More About Post-undergraduate Students

Transfer, Transitioning & Former Students

Students Talking

A transfer student is someone who was enrolled at another college, university, technical or proprietary school after high school. A transitioning student is someone who is coming from a Kent State regional campus. Former students have attended Kent State in prior semesters.

Read More About Transfer, Transitioning and Former Students

Guest Students


A guest student takes a limited number of undergraduate courses for credit, but is not pursuing a degree.

Read More About Guest Students