How safe is Kent State University?

Kent State University is committed to the safety and security of all of our students. According to the FBI Uniform Crime Statistics report, Kent State is ranked among the safest campuses in Ohio, based on the number of reported crimes. The university has been listed as the safest campus in Ohio six of the last 10 years.

Campus crime reports are posted on the U.S. Department of Education website. The university employs a number of security guards who work in conjunction with the university police department. Together, they patrol the campus around the clock to ensure the safety of our students.

Our residence hall security aides will escort anyone from one campus location to another for any reason by contacting them at 330-672-7004. Learn more about the university police department or to watch videos about available services university police department website.