International Undergraduate Non-Degree Requirements
Approximately 1,500 international students from 100 countries are currently enrolled at Kent State. We’re excited to have you join us and are here to help you every step of the way. We take a holistic approach to the application review process and consider a variety of factors in the admissions decision.
Admissions Criteria & Requirements
What type of student are you?
Before you begin your application, please review the following categories to ensure you choose the correct application path.
Insurance for International Students
We require all international students to enroll in the insurance provided by Kent State University. Students will be automatically enrolled and charged for this insurance; there are no exceptions to this policy.
Apr. 1 Fall Semester Application Deadline
Oct. 15 Spring Semester Application Deadline
Late applications are accepted but we recommend that international students apply as early as possible to allow for pre-departure requirements.
Exchange and visiting students are required to submit their nomination form before applying. Please note:
- Fall semester - Submit your nomination by March 1st and application by April 1st.
- Spring semester - Submit your nomination by September 15th and application by October 15th.