Transfer Students | College of the Arts | Kent State University

Transfer Students

Explore your Life in the Arts at Kent State University!

As a transfer student, we recognize that finding the right fit is essential to exploring your passion and pursuing your dreams. 

  • The College of the Arts offers many vibrant areas of study modeled on the professional practice in Art, Dance, Fashion, Music and Theatre.
  • The faculty are teachers and scholars that will support you in connecting your previous coursework with your experience and purpose.

We invite you to explore, visit, and apply to our programs lead by world-renowned faculty.

Prospective Students

Looking for your academic home and a program that supports your passion? If you're considering our majors and have not yet applied for admission, check out these helpful links so that you can learn more:

Admitted transfer students

If you've already applied and been admitted, congratulations! We are excited to have you as part of the College of the Arts family. We would love to help you move forward, get scheduled for classes and complete your credit evaluation. Our academic advisors will help you plan classes, stay on track for graduation and help you find campus resources that support your success. Use the link below to schedule your first Advising Appointment.

Although walk-in advising is offered to currently enrolled College of the Arts students, we recommend transfer students formally schedule their appointment to make the most effective us of advising time.

Schedule an Advising Appointment

If you have questions about the transfer process at Kent State or have program specific questions regarding College of the Arts majors and programs, please contact LeAnn Starlin Nilsson, Academic Recruitment & Retention Director, College of the Arts,, 330-672-8392.