Colleges and Schools

At Kent State University, students may access a wide range of academic undergraduate and graduate programs on eight Kent State campuses located throughout Northeast Ohio.

These undergraduate and graduate schools and programs allow students to choose from more than 300 degrees. Kent State's large selection of academic programs is just one reason we are considered among the top universities and colleges in Ohio when it comes to learning and development. We can help you pursue success in a wide variety of fields – what are you waiting for? Discover how Kent State University schools and programs can help you pursue success today!

College of Applied Engineering, Sustainability & Technology

From aeronautics to technology to engineering, the College of Engineering, Sustainability & Technology is a top tech school. We offer the largest flight-training program in Ohio. It's recognized by major airlines and the U.S. military as one of the top flight schools and best university aviation programs in the country.

College of Architecture and Environmental Design

The College of Architecture and Environmental Design is a leader in innovative dual degrees, including the following: Master of Architecture and Master of Business Administration; and Master of Architecture and Master of Urban Design.

College of the Arts

A nationally ranked and internationally recognized educational leader in the visual, performing and design arts. Explore how each school is dedicated to transforming lives through the arts.

College of Arts and Sciences

Our College of Arts and Sciences focuses on the ethics and creativity of each featured field. For example, the Center for Ecology and Natural Resource Sustainability, led by an interdepartmental group of 26 faculty researchers, educates students and develops programs to study Northeast Ohio's natural environment and restore and preserve its integrity. Explore our comprehensive degrees:

College of Business Administration

Our college of Business Administration is ranked in the top tier of U.S. News & World Report's "Best Undergraduate Business Programs." What’s your area of focus?

College of Communication and Information

From our top journalism degree to Ohio's only accredited Master of Library and Information Science program, which is ranked among the top 20 graduate schools in the field by U.S. News and World Report, our Communication and Information degree programs provide the training you need:

College of Education, Health, and Human Services

A highlight of this College is its semester-long and short-term studies in Africa, Asia, Central America, Europe and South America. Explore your health, education, or human services program of interest:

College of Nursing

The College of Nursing has partnerships with nearly 100 hospitals, clinics and extended-care facilities, allowing students to gain valuable experience and develop relationships in their field.

College of Podiatric Medicine

Our podiatric college is one of the largest and most respected podiatric medical education institutions in the country and the only accredited podiatry school in Ohio.

College of Public Health

According to US News and World Report, Public Health is a “Hot Major”. The College of Public Health is the first in Ohio and one of the largest in the nation offering a bachelor’s degree. Graduates promote healthy behaviors, prevent disease and injury, and protect vulnerable populations in your community and around the world.

Honors College

Our Honors College is one of the oldest and most prestigious honors programs in the country.

Office of Continuing and Distance Education

This office provides access to university resources in Ohio and beyond to meet the unique educational and professional development needs of traditional students, working professionals and adult learners. Continuing and distance education courses are an excellent way to stay on top of your industry or to continue the lifelong pursuit of knowledge for personal growth and development.

School of Digital Sciences

Kent State's newest school, we combine elements of computer science, computer information systems, computer technology, library information science, visual communication design, journalism, communication studies and instructional technology.

Interdisciplinary Programs

Other Programs

Research and Sponsored Programs

"Research for Life" at Kent State means focusing on the major global challenges we face as a society – healthcare, energy and sustainability. Through our research in these fields we are making a deep impact both regionally and globally. "Research for Life" also means enriching lives through our cultural and artistic endeavors, educating the next generation of educators, and inquiring deeply into the human condition. In all these areas and more, Kent State excels.

Graduate Studies

Kent State, with its eight-campus system in Northeast Ohio, serves the state and nation with excellence through more than 50 master’s programs in more than 100 areas of specialization, as well as 23 doctoral programs with more than 50 specializations.

Undergraduate Studies

Undergraduate Studies helps students achieve academic success at Kent State University. It fosters student academic success by advising undecided students on degree and career planning; assessing the basic skills of all first-year students; providing tutoring services that promote student learning; and supporting low-income, first-generation and pre-college students.