Kent State University is the only public university in Northeast Ohio to be ranked in the top tier of the new 2017 edition of Best Colleges by U.S. News & World Report with inclusion on the Best National Universities list. In the ranking of both public and private universities nationwide, Kent State earned a coveted spot on the first-tier list in the Best National Universities category. Kent State is ranked 188 on the prestigious list and is one of only six public universities in the state to make the top-tier Best National Universities list. This distinction is recognition of continued growth in academic reputation and student retention.
941 acres on Kent Campus