About Kent State and Kent, Ohio


Founded as a teacher-training school in 1910, Kent State University's student body now comprises more than 41,000 undergraduates and 5,500 graduates from all 50 states and 100 countries. There are more than 2,000 full- and part-time faculty from six different continents with degrees from more than 150 national and international institutions. Kent State University is proud to be one of Ohio's premiere institutions, consistently ranking at the top among among Ohio universities. To read more about Kent State University, students, and faculty, click here.



Kent State University is located in scenic Kent, Ohio. With its small-town feel and close proximity to the University, Kent is a center of arts and culture in its own right. More information about downtown Kent and surrounding areas can be found at Main Street Kent.