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This is your time to shine. Rise to each moment and experience everything that makes us undeniably Kent State. 


Applying as a new freshman to the Kent Campus of Kent State University has never been easier as new applicants have two options to complete their application:

The Kent State Application         The Common App


  • August 1: Fall 2020 Admissions Application opens
  • October 1: Begin the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
  • November 1: Priority Application Date for guaranteed four-week admission decision
  • February 1: Final date to submit admissions application for merit scholarship consideration
  • May 1: Deadline to confirm your enrollment for the incoming freshman class


Questions? Contact the Admissions Office at admissions [at] or 1-800-988-5368 for more information.