The Golden Location
Just a few steps away from our beautiful campus, you will find the award winning, lively college town of Kent. And with access to four large metropolitan cities close by while being a stone's throw away from the Cuyahoga Valley National Park, it's easy to see why we call Kent State “The Golden Location."
There’s plenty to see and do within walking distance of the Kent Campus. Follow the Lefton Esplanade to visit new restaurants and specialty shops in Kent's beautiful downtown.
Eateries, Shops and More!
Check out this interactive map to see all that downtown Kent has to offer. You'll find plant markets, locally owned cafés, crystal shops, KSU spirit stores and dozens of unique, popular eateries!
Your Guide to Northeast Ohio
World-class museums, sporting venues, the nation's second largest theatre district, miles of beautiful parks, fairs, festivals and shopping are all at your fingertips in Northeast Ohio.
Transportation To And From Kent State
Find more information about transportation options available to our students and visitors.
Explore Campus Virtually
See it for yourself! Explore the Kent Campus virtually from the comfort of your home.