Submitting Your Application

Deadline for Application

Applicants are strongly recommended to apply by January 15 for Fall semester enrollment and November 15 for Spring semester enrollment. Applications will be considered until the cohort is full. International students are encouraged to apply three weeks before the deadline to allow ample processing time.

Checklist for Application

To help you make sure that you have all of the forms and mailing information, please download the application checklist (PDF). For additional information, please review the graduate catalog.


Applicants can submit documents by uploading them to the online application, emailing application documents to or mailing application documents to:
Graduate College
Kent State University
117 Cartwright Hall
650 Hilltop Drive
Kent, OH 44242-5190

Program Contact

Please send queries to:

Teddy W Workneh, Ph.D.
Associate Professor and Chair of the Graduate Studies Committee