International Admissions


Covid-19 Updates    Apply Now

Walk-in Advising is suspended until further notice. We are expanding our remote advising to continue to serve our current and prospective students. Check the schedule below. If you would need to meet in person to submit your document, please email to make an appointment ahead of time.  

Updated  Advising Schedule

Come back and join our FlashTalk Tuesday Live Events every Tuesday for Spring 2021! We are holding interactive conversations about Kent State.

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New International Freshman

International Admission freshman application international students in Ohio

New freshmen international applicants must finish secondary school in their home country by the time of enrollment to be eligible for university.  Any student who has already enrolled in any post-secondary (higher education) institution is required to apply as a transfer student.

International Freshmen Application Guide

Graduate Students

Undergrad Transfer

International Admission transfer student application

Applicants are considered transfer students if they have ever taken post-secondary/college level courses or been enrolled in a post-secondary (higher education) institution. Any student previously enrolled in a higher education institution cannot apply as a new freshman. 

International UG Transfer Application Guide

ESL Center

International Admission Future Student ESL Center

For students whose sole interest is learning English and do not intend to enter a degree program, Kent’s ESL Center offers several programs that provide intensive English language instruction to international students.

ESL Application Guide