CCI Undergraduate Admissions Guidelines

Start your undergraduate application as a Communication and Information major.

When you enter Kent State University as a freshman or as a transfer student, you’ll get the opportunity to choose a major in Communication and Information from one of our schools. 

Here are some helpful resources and questions for new undergraduate students:

Virtual Visits/Info Sessions

New students are encouraged to sign up for our virtual info sessions or schedule a customized virtual visit to learn more about CCI majors, programs and resources.

Schedule a Visit to CCI

Undergraduate Admissions Guide 


Undergraduate CCI freshman adhere to the general Kent State University admissions policies (includes testing scores and transcripts) and core curriculum.  

Freshman Admissions Policies & Core Curriculum Requirements 

Transfer, Transitioning & Former Students

A transfer student is someone who was enrolled at another college, university, technical or proprietary school after high school and is now applying to Kent State University.

Transfer Student Admissions Policies & Credit Transfer Guide 

International Undergraduate Students

If you’re applying as an international student, your application may be different than for domestic students.  Take a look at the International Undergraduate Admissions page to see admissions policies and requirements

International Undergraduate Student Admissions

Newly Admitted Students

Already been admitted to Kent State as a new student?

Next Step for Admitted Students

Current Kent State Students: Change Your Major or Program

If you’re already a Kent State student and would simply like to change to a CCI major, minor or program, head on over to our Major Change Guide for more information on the process.

Scholarships, expenses and tuition

We’ve outlined the costs for scholarships, tuition and costs for communication & information students.

Scholarships, Tuition & Costs

Visit or Tour Campus & CCI Buildings

New students are encouraged to tour or schedule a visit to CCI to learn about the campus, our schools and majors.

Schedule a Visit to CCI

Campus Living & Living Communities

On the Kent Campus, more than 6,500 students live in 25 residence halls, with more than 20 eateries on campus.  Additionally, CCI has its own living and learning community, CCI Commons, within the residence halls.

Campus Living Communities


Ready to apply? You can start your application online and choose a CCI major as part of your application.

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