Facts & Figures

The Kent State Stark 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.

Who We Are

Nestled on 200 scenic acres near Canton, Kent State University at Stark is Kent State’s largest regional campus, serving Stark County and the surrounding area for more than 70 years. As Stark County’s only public university, Kent State Stark plays a vital role in generating a more educated workforce, attracting and retaining qualified individuals to the area and contributing to the positive economic development of the region. Kent State Stark enrolls approximately 7,250 students year-round and offers 20 bachelor’s and four master’s degree programs that can be completed in their entirety at the Stark Campus in addition to the opportunity to begin coursework in more than 282 undergraduate degree programs at Kent State University. The campus also offers three associate degree programs and more than 30 minors, as well as $400,000 annually in student scholarships.

Dashboard

Bachelor's Degrees

  • Biology
  • Business Management
  • Communication Studies
  • Computer Design, Animation & Game Design
  • Criminology & Justice Studies
  • English
  • History
  • Human Development & Family Studies
  • Integrative Studies
  • Marketing
  • Mathematics
  • Middle Childhood Education
  • Music
  • Music Technology
  • Nursing
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Studio Arts
  • Technical & Applied Studies
    - Computer Technology

Master's Degrees

  • M.A. in Curriculum & Instruction
  • M.Ed. in Curriculum & Instruction
  • M.A. in Mathematics for Secondary Teachers
  • Online M.B.A.

Associate Degrees

  • Arts
  • Justice Studies
  • Science

Students

  • Student-Faculty Ratio: 17:1
  • 2016-17 Year-Round Enrollment (credit classes): 7,455
  • Full-time Enrollment: 65%
  • Average Age of Full-time Student: 23
  • Juniors and Seniors: 47%
  • Honors Program Students: 200
  • College Credit Plus Students: 600
  • Minority and International Students: 14%
  • Adult Learners: 22%
  • Stark County Residents: 53%
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 82%

Freshman Class: Fall 2016

  • First Time Students: 740
  • Average High School GPA: 3.0
  • Median ACT Score: 20
  • Offered Freshman Scholarships: $300,000

Faculty

  • Full-time Faculty: 112
  • Adjunct Faculty: 171
  • Full-time faculty teach 60% of all coursework
  • 90% of full-time faculty hold a Ph.D. or highest degree in their field

Yearly Tuition: 2016-2017

  • In-state, full-time, lower division FR/SO: $5,664
  • In-state, full-time, upper division JR/SR: $6,638

Campus

  • Location: Jackson Township
  • Acres: 200
  • Buildings: 7 
  • Pond and Research Wetland Area with Outdoor Classroom: 2.25 acres
  • 1/3 mile Walking Track