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University Highlights

Kent State's many locations provide a foundation for award-winning learning, teaching and personal growth.  They reflect an environment committed to sustainability and wellness.

  • 245,000+ Alumni Worldwide
  • 25th Safest Campus In The Country
  • Winner of Prestigious 2018 Healthy Campus Award

Kent State University is one of 76 public higher-research universities, as categorized by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, and is ranked in the top-tier list of Best National Universities by U.S. News & World Report. In a class by itself, Kent State is the only public university in Northeast Ohio ranked in the top tier. With eight campuses spanning Northeast Ohio, a College of Podiatric Medicine, a Regional Academic Center, and academic sites in major world capitals such as New York City, Geneva and Florence, Kent State is one of Ohio’s leading public universities and a major educational, economic and cultural resource far beyond the Northeast Ohio region it has served since 1910.