Welcome to Kent State's Eight-Campus System

One of the largest regional systems in the nation, offering programs from computer technology and nursing to arts and humanities.

Regional Campus students gain the advantage of attending a distinguished university in Ohio with the friendly, casual atmosphere of small liberal arts colleges.

Students can choose from 40 associate degrees at seven campuses, where they can begin coursework toward any of Kent State’s more than 282 bachelor’s degrees. Small class sizes, affordable tuition and one-on-one advising are just a few reasons why more than 12,000 students attend Kent State’s Regional Campuses.

Kent State Regional Campuses are not only major employers within their communities, but also centers of culture, education and outreach. Explore the Regional Campuses below and find out which Kent State Ohio colleges are for you.

Meet Dr. Nathan Ritchey, Vice President for Kent State System Integration


Located on the shores of Lake Erie, Kent State University at Ashtabula is the only institution of higher learning in Ashtabula County, and is conveniently located between Cleveland, Erie and Youngstown. The northern-most campus of Kent State University offers a variety of courses and both bachelor’s and associate degree programs for over 2,500 students. Kent State Ashtabula added a new Health and Science Building to the Main Hall, Library and Technology Building to keep pace with ever-growing educational demands. The Robert S. Morrison Health and Science Building is teeming with technology in beautifully appointed laboratories and classrooms. Opened in the summer of 2009, it showcases the health professions curriculum on the Ashtabula Campus. All students taking a lab science benefit from the new facility that includes the only cadaver lab along the shoreline from Cleveland to Erie. The new building is home to the following academic programs: Nursing, Physical Therapist Assistant Technology, Occupational Therapy Assistant Technology, Radiologic Technology, Respiratory Therapy.

Kent State University at Ashtabula
3300 Lake Rd. West
Ashtabula, OH 44004
Phone: 440-964-4217
Email: ashtabula@kent.edu


Kent State serves students in Columbiana County by offering classes at two convenient locations:


Kent State University at East Liverpool is situated just off state Route 11 with stunning views of the Ohio River. The campus is a main focal point in an active and developing Downtown University District.  Kent State East Liverpool is composed of the Main Building located at 400 E. Fourth St. and the Mary Patterson Building, located at 213 E. Fourth St. Combined with its sister campus, Kent State University at Salem, more than 20 degrees are offered, including 12 bachelor’s degrees. The two campuses serve more than 3,500 students annually.

Kent State University at Liverpool
400 E. 4th Street
East Liverpool, Ohio 43920
Phone: 330-385-3805
Email: infocolumbiana@kent.edu


Kent State University at Salem is located just south of the city at 2491 state Route 45 south. Situated on 100-acres, the campus features a lake and nature trails. The campus recently added a multimillion dollar Health and Science Wing, complete with centralized classrooms and new nursing and radiologic and imagining sciences laboratories. Kent State Salem’s second building, the City Center, is located in the heart of downtown Salem at 230 N. Lincoln Ave. It is the site of the former Salem High School and Junior High. Combined with its sister campus, Kent State University at East Liverpool, more than 20 degrees are offered, including 12 bachelor’s degrees. The two campuses serve more than 3,500 students annually.

Kent State University at Salem
2491 St. Rt. 45 South
Salem, OH 44460
Phone: 330-332-0361
Email: infocolumbiana@kent.edu

Geauga campus


Kent State University at Geauga was founded in 1964 and is located in the heart of maple syrup county -Burton, Ohio. The campus is the only institution of higher learning in one of the fastest growing counties in the state. Serving over 2500 students, the campus provides quality academic instruction relevant to the changing economy. Both traditional and non-traditional students can pursue Associate, Baccalaureate and Master’s level coursework during class hours conveniently scheduled to accommodate their work and family obligations. Courses are provided in a newly renovated 33,500 square foot facility. 

In the early 1990's, Geauga Campus administration initiated the reach of education into Twinsburg. It’s steady growth resulted in the construction of the Regional Academic Center, a LEED certified, state-of-the-art facility that opened its doors in 2012.

Both campuses serve their surrounding communities as well as the south and eastern portions of Cuyahoga County. The Geauga Campus and the Regional Academic Center share staff, faculty and their website.

Kent State at Geauga
14111 Claridon-Troy Road
Burton, OH 44021
Phone: 440-834-4187
Email: infoGeauga@kent.edu

Kent campus


Located in Kent, Ohio (population 30,000), the Kent Campus is ideally situated in northeastern Ohio, amid rolling terrain dotted by spring-fed lakes. Yet big city enthusiasts are only a short drive from four major urban centers, with airports offering access to the nation and the world. The beautifully landscaped Kent Campus is composed of 866 acres. There are 119 buildings on the Kent Campus with a 291-acre airport and an 18-hole golf course nearby. The university’s land holdings include thousands of acres of a nearby wildlife refuge, as well as marsh and bog areas preserved by the university as learning laboratories and resources for the future. The focal point of the campus is the University Center with its spacious Risman Plaza. On one side is the 12-story, open-stack library which houses more than 2.6 million volumes, a complete learning resource center and the university executive offices. On the other side is the sprawling Kent Student Center which houses dining facilities, meeting and conference rooms, recreation areas, a ballroom and bookstore.

Kent State University
800 E. Summit St.
Kent, OH 44240
Phone: 330-672-3000
Email: info@kent.edu


Kent State University at Stark is the largest regional campus of Kent State University, serving more than 11,000 students each year, comprised of 6,600 enrolled in academic coursework and 4,500 enrolled in professional development courses, and offering bachelor’s, master’s and associate degrees, as well as the opportunity to begin coursework in 282 bachelor’s degree programs at Kent State University. The only public university in Stark County, Kent State Stark is nestled on a beautiful, 200-acre campus in Jackson Township. The Conference Center, which houses The Corporate University and the Small Business Development Center, is accredited under the stringent guidelines of the International Association of Conference Centers. Combining a top-quality major university in Ohio with a community-oriented college, Kent State Stark serves our region as a key intellectual resource, providing access to academic, economic and cultural advancement through excellence in teaching and learning.

Kent State University at Stark
6000 Frank Avenue NW
North Canton, OH 44720
Phone: 330-499-9600
Email: starkinfo@kent.edu

Trumbull campus


Kent State University at Trumbull, located just north of the Route 5 bypass on State Route 45 in Warren, OH, offers programs at the freshman and sophomore level in 170 majors, along with 18 certificates and 15 associate degree programs. The campus also offers junior/senior level coursework for baccalaureate degree completion in nursing, justice studies, technology, business management and English, as well as general studies and psychology degrees. The campus' Technology Building supports a variety of technology degree programs, including computer technology education. The Workforce Development and Continuing Studies Center's program offerings include certification for professionals.

Kent State University at Trumbull
4314 Mahoning Avenue NW
Warren, OH 44483
Phone: 330-847-0571
Email: trumbullinfo@kent.edu

Tuscarawas campus


Located on 170 acres in New Philadelphia, Kent State University at Tuscarawas boasts a vibrant and friendly Ohio college atmosphere with an enrollment of more than 2800 students served through credit programming and another 3,200 individuals served through noncredit courses offered by the Office of Business and Community Services. Students can complete associate and bachelor’s degrees, as well as certificate programs. A few of the largest majors include nursing; business; computer design, animation and game design; and veterinary technology, which is one of only seven AVMA accredited programs in Ohio. Students can participate in numerous activities, cultural events, organizations and clubs to enhance their educational experience. Academic support and enrichment are available through academic advising, free tutoring services, state-of-the-art technology labs and a challenging Honors Program. Campus facilities include Founders Hall, a high-tech Science and Advanced Technology Center and a new Performing Arts Center that features a 1,100-seat theatre for Broadway shows, concerts, dance performances and lectures.

Kent State University at Tuscarawas
330 University Dr. NE
New Philadelphia, OH 44663
Phone: 330-339-3391
Email:  infotusc@kent.edu