International Life at KSU

Kent State University is the third largest university in Ohio, providing a welcoming, safe and supportive environment. From the first moment that you arrive on campus, you will feel like all our students do: at home. Our energizing atmosphere will encourage you to try new things, develop your strengths and expand your horizons.

Take a guided tour of the best places on campus

Facilities on Campus

Our main campus is large – 950 acres – which gives us ample space to provide a wide variety of facilities, yet it's still small enough to enable you to get around easily. And with free WiFi throughout the campus, you’ll always stay connected to what matters.

Keeping Safe on Campus

Living on Campus

Join Kent State’s diverse student population

Our community includes approximately 1,500 international students, which is 5% of our total student body (37,000+) and slightly higher than the U.S. average.

Nearly 100 countries are represented in the student population on campus and our top 15 include Saudi Arabia, China, India, Brazil, Oman, Nepal, Bangladesh, Canada, South Korea, Nigeria, Iran, Kuwait, Ghana, Jordan and Sri Lanka.

Want to learn more about the students who make up Kent State?

Beyond Our Campus