International Student Resources
Kent State University College of Nursing is one of the largest and most comprehensive nursing programs in the United States.
You will be instructed by some of the best nurse educators in the nation. Our faculty and alumni have been leaders in some of the United State’s largest nursing organizations, and they have also been instrumental in advancing both nursing research and practice.
You will find information on this page that will help you on your journey to study at Kent State.
Student Life at Kent State
Living away from home can be exciting, especially if you are studying in another country. At Kent State University, we offer many services that can help make your transition easier, and will make Kent State feel like your home away from home.
We are located in the heart of the Great Lakes region, which is centrally located between the large cities of Chicago, New York City and Cleveland. This means that you will be living in a safe community, while still being a few hours away from some of the largest cities in the United States.
Discover why so many international students call Kent State home.
How to Apply
Are you interested in studying at Kent State University? International Admissions at Kent State is here to make the process as easy as possible.
Learn more about the application process for international students at Kent State.
Certain requirements must be met by international students interested in applying to Kent State University. At a minimum, international students must show proficiency in English.
You can find more details about Kent State’s international admission requirements on the International Admissions website.
Additional Links to Online Resources
You may find these resources helpful as an international student studying in the United States.
- OneLook Dictionary - Free online, multiple sources for dictionaries.
- Get a tutor - The Academic Success Center provides free tutoring for ESL and non-ESL undergraduate students on various courses.
- Ohio RN License - Instructions from the Ohio Board of Nursing on the licensure process for those who are unlicensed or are licensed in another U.S. state.
- Writing Resources
- Pronunciation Resources
- Nursing Organizations
- American Nurses Association (ANA)
- ANA for Student Nurses
- International Council of Nurses (ICN)
- Midwest Nursing Research Society (MNRS)
- Northeast Ohio Nurse Practitioners (NEONP)
- Ohio Association of Advanced Practice Nurses (OAAPN)
- Ohio Nurses Organization
- Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI)
- Students for Professional Nursing