All application materials should be sent to:
Division of Graduate Studies
Kent State University
650 Hilltop Dr.
Kent, Ohio 44242-0001
All inquiries about your application status should be addressed to that office (330-672-2661). An application form can be completed on-line. The graduate catalog can be viewed on-line. Email questions to email@example.com.
Completed application forms
Official transcripts from each school at which you earned eight credit hours or more
Three letters of recommendation. Use this form for your reference writers. Letters must be mailed to the address above. We have no online process for submitting recommendations.
A letter of intent, highlighting information you would like the admissions committee to know (master's students)
Students applying through the combined baccalaureate-master's program (CBMP) must also submit a CBMP form, available here.
Ph.D. applicants are required to submit a letter of intent that details their professional and research goals
Students who have an undergraduate degree in another discipline and who need to pursue our post-baccalaureate program, must apply to the general admissions office of the university as a post-undergraduate student not seeking a degree. Please contact Dr. Lynne Rowan, Graduate Coordinator or visit the non-major section of our Web site for further information.
Students who want to take graduate courses without pursuing a degree must apply as a non-degree student. Students who are enrolled in a graduate program at another university but wish to take a class at Kent State can apply for transient student status. Contact Dr. Lynne Rowan, Graduate Coordinator, for further information.