Facts & Figures

The Kent State student body profile bears testimony to the fact that many individuals will find that they belong here, be it numbers about admissions requirements, gender or race and ethnicity.  Aside from the personal fit, academic quality backed by nationally recognized faculty seal the deal for those students who want to learn from the best.

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Student Body Profile

>27,500

Kent Campus Undergraduate/Graduate Students

214,000

Alumni Worldwide

6,200

Students Living on the Kent Campus

59%

Female Student Body

15.7%

Freshman with Exploratory Majors

13%

Undergraduate Minority Students

80%

Students Receiving Financial Assistance

 

41%

Male Student Body


Breakdown of Ethnicities: 0.1% Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander, 0.3% Native American, 1.1% Asian, 1.8% Multiracial, 2.5% Hispanic/Latino, 3.1% Unknown, 3.9% International, 8% African American, 79.2% Caucasian

Fitting In

With more than 22,000 undergraduate students and 5,500 graduate students enrolled from all 50 states and 100 countries, and many different ethnic backgrounds, odds have it that all kinds of relationships and connections will be established -- peer to peer, classmate to classmate, classmate to professor.

Students hang out in their room in one of the Centenial Court residence halls.

Living on Campus

Make yourself at home at one of the 24 residence halls and an option of 12 residential learning communities. You’ll never go hungry with 22 on-campus restaurants, dining halls and coffee carts.

A senior volleyabll player dives for a shot during a team practice.

Joining In

Getting involved at Kent State is easy with a choice of more than 300 clubs and organizations, 1,000 programs, activities, and on-campus events, 18 sports teams, and 20 sororities and fraternities.

A graduate of Kent State is all smiles during her commencement ceremony.

Alumni Pride

Kent State University has more than 214,000 alumni worldwide, representing all 50 states in the United States and more than 100 countries.


Faculty Profile

At Kent State University, our faculty do more than teach. They share, provoke, collaborate and participate. They inspire learning, turning students into independent thinkers — and, more importantly, into doers. Our faculty help students put excellence into action in everything they do.

A math professor teaches a class in the Math and Computer Science Building.

Personal Attention

More than 45 percent of our classes have fewer than 20 students, and more than 90 percent of our classes have fewer than 50 students.

Kent State faculty also actively involve both graduate and undergraduate students in their research projects

Visual design assistant professor Doug Goldsmith shows students some work during his class in the Art Building.

Global Perspectives

More than 2,000 full- and part-time faculty have degrees from more than 150 national and international institutions. They hail from six different continents. More than 70 percent have attained the highest degree in their field.

A faculty member participants in research

Research Excellence

From Fulbright scholars to internationally recognized leaders in their field, Kent State faculty enjoy an award-winning reputation for cutting-edge research and ground-breaking discovery. Recognized by prestigious organizations, including: