Kent State University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. The Higher Learning Commission is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

International Students

If you are an international student interested in enrolling in an online program, please note: A country may or may not regulate distance education provided to students in its jurisdiction and may or may not require foreign higher education institutions to comply with distance education regulations. At this time, Kent State University cannot guarantee that a program meets curriculum requirements or professional licensure requirements in your country. International students interested in enrolling in a Kent State online degree or certificate program please contact the program to verify eligibility, and contact the Office of Global Education before enrolling in online courses or programs.

State Consumer Protection Agencies

All Kent State University distance education students should attempt to resolve complaints with the University before they contact their respective state agency. View State Agency Contact Information

Student Complaint Resolution and State Contact Information

United States Department of Education Federal Integrity Rules stipulate that Kent State University must provide current and prospective students with contact information for filing complaints with relevant agencies.