International Visiting Student

General Instructions

In order to apply as an international visiting student, students must have graduated from high school or be currently enrolled at another institution. A visiting student is short-term and not working toward a degree at Kent State. Students may remain in this special status for one academic year or until a maximum of 45 semester hours of credit is earned. Typically, this student type is reserved for international students who are not currently enrolled at a U.S. institution but would like to study abroad at Kent State for an academic year or less.

Student is required to submit English language proficiency requirement, college transcript/detailed marksheets (Certified English translation and original language) and permission form from current institution to be considered for the program.

Please visit the Office of Global Education’s International Admissions website for additional information.