Graduate Life At KSU
Our students come from every corner of the globe seeking an education that will pave the way to a bright future. As a graduate student, you’ll have endless academic resources and support at your fingertips in a welcoming and inclusive atmosphere that is sure to magnify your graduate student experience.
On-Campus Graduate Assistantships
Many graduate students at Kent State participate in one of three types of graduate assistantships on campus to gain valuable professional experience in a higher education work environment. We offer administrative, teaching or research assistantships.
Graduate Student Organizations
Are you looking to get involved on campus? Kent State has more than 350 student organizations, and a number of them are for graduate students. We have graduate-level student groups for international students, Black students, LGBTQ+ students, student government and more!
Explore Downtown Kent
Explore a lovely and lively college town in the City of Kent! With more than 60 local businesses in the community, there is always something happening downtown, whether it is a music festival, a farmer's market or a city-wide block party. And with parks, preserves and kayaking on the Cuyahoga River, there are plenty of ways to unwind.