Future and Current Students

Are you thinking about becoming a nurse, or do you already have nursing experience? The resources on this page will help you take the next step and choose the path that’s right for you.

1) Researching Your Options

  • Why Nursing?

    Why Nursing?

    Professional nurses are in great demand. The nursing field is exciting and offers a variety of interesting challenges along the way. Not only can nursing be very rewarding, it is one of the highest-paying fields today and for years to come.

    Why Nursing?

  • What Degree Should I Get?

    What Degree Should I Get?

    Whether you are a new nursing student or are already a nurse and want to expand your nursing career, Kent State offers a nursing degree that’s right for you.

    What Degree Should I Get?

  • Why Kent State?

    Why Kent State?

    Kent State is a global leader in excellence. We are home to some of the nation's top academic programs, and are ranked among the nation’s top 74 public high-research universities. Kent has a small town feel with big city amenities.

    Discover Kent State

2) Tuition and Financial Aid

  • Tuition & Costs

    Tuition & Costs

    Kent State's tuition is comparable to other institutions that are our size. Learn about our current tuition and the costs associated with your program.

    Tuition and Costs


    Financial Aid & Scholarships

    Continuing your education is a great investment in yourself and your future. Kent State offers financial aid services to help make your education affordable. Learn more about Financial Aid & Scholarships.

    Get Funded

3) Admissions

  • Undergraduate Students

    Undergraduate Students

    Our undergraduate programs are very competitive. Learn about admission requirements and how to navigate the admissions process for the ADN, BSN, Accelerated BSN, and RN-to-BSN.

    Learn More

  • Graduate Students

    Graduate Students

    Kent State is home to some of the finest graduate nursing programs in the world. Discover more about our 10 MSN concentrations, Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP), and the Ph.D. in Nursing.

    How Do I Enter Graduate Programs?


    Transfer Information

    Welcome! We’re glad you are interested in transferring to Kent State! Learn how you can transfer to one of the largest and most comprehensive nursing programs in the nation.

    How Do I Transfer to Kent State?


    International Students and Activities

    Whether you are an international student looking to study at one of the leading nursing institutions in the United States or you are a currently enrolled student looking to study internationally, we have a program that’s right for you.

    International Students

4) While you are here