The following application materials need to be submitted before the faculty will review an application.

DOMESTIC (u.s.) Students

Send completed information to:
Division of Graduate Studies
650 Hilltop Drive
Kent State University
Kent, OH 44242

International Students

  • International Graduate Application
  • Three letters of recommendation.  The recommendation form can be found at
  • Resume
  • Document describing professional and research goals
  • Official transcripts from ALL colleges/universities attended including any two year degree programs and graduate programs (Except Kent State graduates)*  
  • Degree certificate
  • TOEFL/IELTS score.  International students applying for admission to the Master of Science in Hospitality and Tourism Management are strongly encouraged to be able to achieve English proficiency test results that are equivalent to a total computer-based TOEFL score of 80, with scores no lower than 20 in the speaking, writing, listening and reading segments or 6.5 in IELTS.  The TOEFL/IELTS score will need to submitted directly to Kent State University.  The institution code for Kent State University is 1367.

*Transcripts can be emailed as part of the application; however, the original transcripts will need to submitted upon arrival at Kent State University.

Send all completed materials to:
Office of Global Education
Kent State University
106 Van Campen Hall
625 Loop Rd.
Kent, OH 44242