High School Counselors


High School Counselors are extremely vital in helping high school students in the college search. With that in mind, we have designed this web page especially for you. The site provides helpful links and important facts that will help you and your students. We appreciate all the work you do to assist prospective Kent State students through the college search and enrollment process.

New Freshmen

Kent State students painting the rock on campus.

A new freshman is someone who has not attended any college, university, technical or proprietary school after graduation from high school. Students who have taken college coursework while in high school should also apply here as a freshman.

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School Counselor Programs

Student Pointing

School Counselor Luncheons and Breakfasts are an opportunity for high school counselors to receive exciting and valuable information about Kent State University. Please join the Kent State faculty and staff for lunch or a football game and a variety of informational presentations.



There are no school counselor events scheduled at this time. Please contact the Admissions Office with any questions at admissions@kent.edu or 1-800-988-KENT.



Honors College

Students Walking and Talking

Review admission requirements and general information about the Honors College at Kent State.

Read more about Honors College

School Counselor Resources

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Find additional resources for applying, including the application fee waiver form, special admission requirements, recommended curriculum and a printable application.

View School Counselor Resources