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You've decided to apply to Kent State University, one of Ohio's top universities. Congratulations! So what happens next? The application process continues here.

Continue on the process from this page if you are not a citizen, permanent resident, refugee or asylee of the United States of America. Follow the links below for your particular situation. If you're still not sure about which application type you should use, just email intladm@kent.edu.

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Follow the link below for the application type that matches your situation. You'll be directed to a page that will guide you through the next step of the application process.

Choose this option if you are an international student who has completed the education level in your country that is the equivalent of an American high school diploma. Generally, this is usually the first 12 years of formal education, which culminates in the awarding of a secondary school diploma or certificate. Upon receipt of your academic records, Kent State University will perform an evaluation to determine your eligibility.

Choose this option if you are an international student who has completed the education level in your country that is equivalent to an American bachelor's or baccalaureate degree. Generally, this is usually the four-year diploma or certificate that you receive after completing your secondary schooling. Upon receipt of your academic records, Kent State University will perform an evaluation to determine your eligibility.

International students who want to study in Kent State's English as a Second Language program for the purposes of improving their English ability should choose this link. The ESL-Only application is for students whose sole interest is learning English and who do not intend to enter a degree program. If you intend to enter a degree program under conditional admission, please apply directly to the degree program.

Tips for Applying

Expand your world without ever leaving your home by earning a US-based online degree with Kent State University. Choose this option if you are interesting in taking classes for a degree completely online. Please note that students enrolled in 100% online degree programs do not receive an immigration document to attend Kent State University in the United States.