College of Nursing Admissions

Begin your transformation. Become a Kent State nurse.

Congratulations on your decision to further your education. At Kent State, we offer nursing programs for everyone, including those who are just starting their higher education journey, those who have achieved advanced degrees, and everyone in-between. Discover your path to apply below.

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Why Nursing?

Professional nurses are in great demand. The nursing field is exciting and offers a variety of interesting challenges along the way. A career in nursing can consist of many components, including emotional support, leadership, physical strength, mental agility and a fast-paced, ever-changing work environment. Not only can nursing be very rewarding, it is one of the fastest-growing careers in one of the highest-paying fields today and for years to come.

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Why Kent State?

At Kent State, we have one of the largest nursing programs in the nation and one of the closest families in the world.

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Tuition & Costs

Paying for college is an important aspect of realizing your academic goals. Kent State's affordable tuition helps you keep costs low as you pursue your education. In addition, Kent State University is ranked as one of top public research universities in the United States. Kent State will provide a high-quality education at an affordable price.

Financial Aid and Scholarships

Financial Aid & Scholarships

At Kent State University, we try to make the financial aid process as simple as possible. Our financial aid services and scholarship programs help a wide range of students make their dream of becoming a nursing professional affordable.