Kent State University has earned a coveted spot in the first-tier list in the Best National Universities category with its inclusion in the 2014 edition of Best Colleges by U.S. News & World Report. Kent State is the only public university in Northeast Ohio to make the first tier. This is the third time in four years that Kent State has appeared on the first tier of the Best National Universities rankings.
â€œToday we released our fall enrollment numbers, and at our Kent Campus we enrolled our largest and academically best-qualified freshman class ever, drawn from a record 21,700 applicants,â€ said Todd Diacon, Kent Stateâ€™s senior vice president for academic affairs and provost, on Sept. 10 when the rankings were announced. â€œAnd now Kent State is in the first tier of U.S. Newsâ€™ list of the Best National Universities, and is the only public university in Northeast Ohio to achieve this distinction. We are truly having a great start to this fall semester.
The 2014 rankings are posted online at www.usnews.com/colleges. They also will appear in the print edition of the â€œBest Colleges 2014â€ guidebook that can be purchased online or on newsstands Sept. 24. Kent Stateâ€™s ranking is 201, tied with five other schools out of nearly 1,800 schools.
In addition to its inclusion on the Best National Universities list, U.S. News & World Report also placed Kent State on the following rankings:
For more information on U.S. News & World Reportâ€™s Best College 2014 edition, visit www.usnews.com/colleges.
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