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Future International Students


The School of Digital Sciences welcomes students from all countries who want to know more about many areas of technology. Please review Why Digital Sciences and learn more about the undergraduate and graduate degrees, view videos from students and former students, check admission requirements and email the department if you have additional questions. Some materials are provided in Mandarin.



Whether you're an international freshman or an international transfer student, it's easy to call Kent State University home. All international undergraduate applicants must submit evidence of proficiency in the English language through TOEFL, MELAB, IELTS, or PTE. Conditional admission is also possible if academic requirements are met.


In addition to the normal application requirements for Graduate Admission, international applicants must submit evidence of proficiency in the English language, usually through the TOEFL, IELTS, or MELAB.  Conditional admission will not be given for low English proficiency scores.

As of Fall 2017, new student graduates have access to a scholarship for the Master of Digital Sciences program.  See the Office of Global Education website for more information.

Our Faculty

Our faculty come from all across Kent's campus. As an interdisciplinary school, many of our faculty join us from other programs such as the College of Applied Science and Technology, the College of Architecture and Environmental Design, the College of Business, and more.

Full-time faculty Part-time faculty


Alan Brandyberry

Expertise: Management and Information Systems, Adoption and Diffusion of Technology, Data and Databases, Software Development Methodologies, Optimization, AI Decision Algorithms

Albert Ingram

Expertise: Collaboration, Online Learning, Instructional Design, Education, Educational Modes or Psychology or Theory, and Instructional Technology

Xinyue Ye

Expertise: Geographic Information, Science Space-Time Analysis, and Big Data Analytics



Printable Information

Undergraduates and graduates who are interested in the requirements for the Masters of Digital Sciences program can find more information in handouts that are available for download.

(Bachelor's of Science of Digital Sciences English Handout.pdf)

(Bachelor's of Science of Digital Sciences Mandarin Handout.pdf)

(Masters of Digital Sciences English Handout.pdf)

(Masters of Digital Sciences Mandarin Handout.pdf)

China Conference Powerpoint

(China Conference 2017 Powerpoint.pdf)


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School of Digital Sciences

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International Students

Hear From Others

Students from India and Nepal talk about their experiences at Kent State University and explain why the university should be considered as a preferred destination for international students.