University Highlights | Kent State University

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.

  • 241,000+ Alumni Worldwide
  • First Gluten-Free Dining Hall on a College Campus
  • One of the healthiest universities in the nation

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 first-tier list of Best National Universities by U.S. News & World Report. 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.