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We've all heard that a picture is worth 1,000 words. At Kent State Stark, the behind-the-scenes facts and figures tell a story as well.

The 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

Kent State University at Stark is the largest regional campus of Kent State University, serving more than 7,250 students each year, and offers bachelor’s, master’s and associate degrees, as well as the opportunity to begin coursework in the 282 bachelor’s degree programs at Kent State University. The only public university in Stark County, Kent State Stark is nestled on a beautiful, 200-acre campus in Jackson Township. The Conference Center, which houses The Corporate University and the Small Business Development Center, is accredited under the stringent guidelines of the International Association of Conference Centers. Combining a top-quality major university with a community-oriented college, Kent State Stark serves our region as a key intellectual resource, providing access to academic, economic and cultural advancement through excellence in teaching and learning.


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


  • Student-Faculty Ratio: 17:1
  • 2015-16 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: 570
  • 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: 2.92
  • Median ACT Score: 20
  • Offered Freshman Scholarships: $300,000


  • 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


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