New Freshman

A New Freshman is one who has earned a high school diploma or GED certificate and has not attended another college, university, or technical school.  

Students who have participated in a College Credit Plus during high school are considered New Freshman although they have earned college credit. They will need to submit a transcript from the institution where they earned college credit.    

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New Freshman Checklist 

  • Complete an online application 
  • Pay the non-refundable $40 application fee
  • Contact your high school to request that they forward your high school transcript OR forward your official GED score to: 

                 Kent State University at Geauga, Admissions
                 14111 Claridon-Troy Road
                 Burton, Ohio 44021

                     *Please note that all application materials become property of Kent State University and are not returnable or transferable.

Although not a requirement, we encourage students to complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FASFA) online. This is used to consider your eligibility for all federal financial aid programs (grants and loans). Please refer to our Financial Aid section for more information

 If you have any questions regarding the admissions process, call 440-834-3777or e-mail the Admissions Office.