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Kent State University at Stark helps nearly 4,000 students find their passion and develop a roadmap to their future. As Kent State’s largest regional campus, students receive an affordable, university education on a beautiful 200-acre campus with a private college feel. Our student-faculty ratio of 21:1 means Kent State Stark’s 400 faculty and staff are dedicated to encouraging students to achieve their personal and academic goals. Students have the opportunity to begin coursework in more than 360 Kent State world-class programs of study or choose from over 25 bachelor’s, associate and online degrees that can be completed entirely at the Stark Campus. Stark County’s only public university, Kent State Stark was founded in 1946 and continues today improving the quality of life for this region, spurring a total economic impact in Northeast Ohio of $124.5 million.


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Monday, October 31, 2022 - 10:46am
When her husband lost his battle with COVID-19, Ottie Hosler sought help from the Emergency Relief Fund. Now, she’s continuing her education with plans to become a registered nurse....
Friday, October 28, 2022 - 8:38am
Kent State University at Stark’s Featured Speakers Series and the Stark Library’s Speaking of Books Author Series are partnering to present iconic Hollywood star, Danny Trejo, who will speak at the Canton Palace Theatre on March 9.
Wednesday, October 26, 2022 - 8:58am
Kent State University at Stark is the new home to the Players Guild Theatre, now the resident theater company on campus. In October, the Players Guild held its inaugural production, “Million Dollar Quartet”, at The Mary J. Timken Theatre in the Fine Arts Building.
Monday, October 24, 2022 - 10:22am
Thank you to all who have donated to the garden project at Kent State University at Stark! While a ground-breaking ceremony was scheduled for fall, our campus is not exempt from supply-chain issues. As a result, we will look forward to celebrating with you at Kent State Stark in...
Thursday, October 13, 2022 - 10:32am
Congratulations to Eric Taylor, associate professor of geology, who was named a Kent State 2022 Outstanding Teaching Award recipient! 
Tuesday, October 4, 2022 - 11:32am
Erin Brockovich, the brash legal clerk turned environmental powerhouse, kicked off the 31st annual Featured Speakers Series at Kent State University at Stark in September. Brockovich met with students in the campus’ Environmental Studies program and spoke about her experiences bu...
Thursday, August 18, 2022 - 9:59am
Kent State University partnered with Universidad Panamericana in Mexico City for an international, cross-cultural exchange for students to study how sustainable gardening projects aid immigrant populations. 
Tuesday, August 2, 2022 - 7:59am
UPDATE: SOLD OUT - NO TICKETS REMAIN Erin Brockovich, the brash legal clerk turned environmental powerhouse, has been rescheduled to speak at Kent State University at Stark as part of the campus’ Featured Speakers Series. Brockovich will speak at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 13, in T...
Thursday, June 30, 2022 - 1:33pm
Published June 30, 2022, in The Repository. Written by Kelsey Davis. Photo by Ed Balint. ArtsinStark announced Thursd...
Monday, June 27, 2022 - 4:36pm
Kent State University at Stark has announced its Dean’s List and President’s List for the spring 2022 semester.  The following students have been named to the Kent State Stark Dean’s List. Those students designated with a star (*) have been named to the Kent State University Pre...