As a globally recognized, nationally ranked and locally vital university, Kent State is Northeast Ohio's No. 1 choice among public universities. Check to see why you belong here and start with a few facts about Kent State University. You'll find much more information here.
For Graduate applicants: Application processing is now closed for the spring semester. Any applications completed after their individual department deadline are not guaranteed to be reviewed by the department. Applications are not considered complete until an online application is submitted and all required application materials are received by International Admissions. Any graduate applicants that complete their applications after November 14th will be contacted to defer to Fall 2015. Applicants should submit a deferral request by email only after completing their applications. Any documents that you previously submitted will be transferred to your Fall 2015 application. Please note that applications and application fees are only valid for one year. Please apply for Fall 2015 if you have not filled out an application yet.
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International Admissions supports Kent State University’s goal to engage the world beyond our campus. We recruit academically talented and culturally diverse international students considering study at Ohio, USA. Take advantage of our services, which:
- Advocate on behalf of international applicants
- Facilitating international credit transfer
- Enhancing administrative systems
- Contributing to the integrity of Kent State’s reputation abroad
- Ensuring a positive application experience with our admissions counselors
- Serve as a liaison to academic departments, international partners, government officials, scholarship bodies, the city of Kent, and other key stakeholders.
Why Kent State
English Language Proficiency
All undergraduate applicants must obtain a minimum TOEFL score of 525 (71 on the Internet based version), minimum MELAB score of 77 or IELTS score of 6.0, or PTE Academic score of 48, or Completing the ELS level 112 Intensive Program. Those who do not meet the minimum score for admission may be admitted conditionally if they meet academic requirements. All graduate applicants please check to see Graduate Program English Requirements
Frequently Asked Questions
Academic credentials are the accurate and complete record of a student's academic coursework attempted at an institution, presented in either electronic format or paper format. These may include, but are not limited to: transcripts, detailed mark sheets, diplomas, degree certificates, provisional degree certificates, statements of marks, certificates of graduation, etc.