Welcome to the College of Arts and Sciences, the intellectual heart of Kent State University! 

The undergraduate and graduate programs in the College encompass humanities, social sciences, natural and mathematical sciences. These programs are offered through 19 academic departments and schools. We offer associate’s, baccalaureate, master’s, and doctoral degree programs in a wide range of fields. Students can enhance their academic experience in a number of ways by digging deeply into research, field experiences, studying abroad, or participating in a learning community, just to name a few.

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1/3 of Fortune 500 CEOs have liberal arts degrees
#7 in Research Productivity (Clinical Psychology grad program)
6000+ students enrolled in Arts & Sciences

Infant mortality rates in Northeast Ohio are three to five times higher for Black babies than white babies, an alarming statistic that is an issue across the country but particularly prevalent in this part of the state. A new $100,000 grant from the Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Foundation will support innovative work being undertaken at Kent State, an elite research university with the esteemed R1 designation, to address this important issue.

  • This website serves as a portal to provide students with the information necessary to find their path within the health care field. The College of Arts and Sciences has provided resources for both prospective and current students, to assist you at any stage of your journey.

  • Our college provides the foundational coursework for students throughout the university, across a variety of disciplines. We attract many of Kent State’s best and brightest students — more than 9,000 of whom are currently majors in our college. We are grateful to you for your support of the 16 departments and 3 schools within the College of Arts and Sciences and look forward to the bright future you will help create for our students.

  • Research and scholarship within the College is both comprehensive and in-depth, encompassing the humanities, social sciences, natural and mathematical sciences through 16 academic departments and 3 schools. 

  • Students in the College of Arts & Sciences can take advantage of study abroad opportunities all over the world.  We offer 21 programs in 13 countries, including our summer program in Florence, Italy.

Tour Our Spaces in 360

Students in the College of Arts & Sciences have access to some of the most expansive, flexible, and high-tech facilities on campus. Most importantly, these are welcoming spaces where students can feel at home while studying, conducting research, or just relaxing and meeting up with friends. Check out a few of our spaces, thanks to the 3D Matterport imaging technology, including the Integrated Sciences Building, Oscar Ritchie Hall and the Wick Poetry Center – May Prentice House.

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