Why Kent State?

What's Your Why?

Our students all have their “why” for choosing Kent State as an investment in their future. Maybe it’s our rigorous academics, our vibrant student life or our immaculate record of graduate success. Find your why as you explore all that Kent State University has to offer.

The Student Experience at Kent State University

Several of our current Golden Flashes share why they feel choosing Kent State was the best decision they could have made.

Why Grad School at Kent State?

With top-ranked programs, world-renowned faculty, and the prestigious R1 designation for high research activity, there's no question why Kent State is known as one of the best graduate schools in the nation.

What do international students love about Kent State?

Find out why students from 116 countries choose to study with us and how our staff supports them along each step of their student journey.

Make a Virtual Appointment with Us!

Would you like some personal support to help you determine whether Kent State University is right for you? Send us an email at intladm@kent.edu or pick a time in our calendar to schedule a private call and ask all of your questions.

Hear from Students Like You

Each year, more than 1,500 international students from around the world choose to pursue their education at Kent State University. Each one has a unique story to tell about why they became a Golden Flash and the opportunities they’ve discovered here.