Welcome to the Kent State University Honors College!

At a Glance

AcademicsSmall Class Sizes, Close Faculty Interaction

Average GPA of Current Students: 100% of First-Year Students Received an Honors College Scholarship in 2013.100% of Incoming Freshman Received Merit Scholarships

Support for Off-Campus Study Experienes

1,400 Current Students, More than 5,500 Alumni
Graduation Rate


The Honors College at Kent State University provides students with a liberal arts education at a large, public research institution.

Demanding courses, stimulating discussions, international study, and research projects will challenge your intellect and enhance your education.

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Admissions and Scholarships

The Honors College seeks to recruit academically talented and motivated  students to Kent State University.

The Honors College seeks to recruit a diverse student body that fosters a community of academic excellence.

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Student Life

Honors students are engaged members of the Kent State community.

Honors College students are engaged, active members of the Kent State University community and serve as leaders for many student organizations and activities.

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Study Away

The Honors College encourages its students to gain international perspectives through study abroad opportunities.

The Honors College encourages all of its students to acquire broader national and global perspectives and appreciate cross-cultural values and achievements.

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