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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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Tuesday, August 27, 2019 - 11:17am
The community is invited to attend a number of free, cultural events at Kent State University at Stark. The campus will host dozens of activities, ranging from Guitar Weekend to the 50th commemoration of May 4, 1970, and the 2019-20 Featured Speakers Series.
Thursday, August 22, 2019 - 11:36am
Hello! I am so happy to begin this new academic year with all of you. For some, today is a “welcome back.” For others, it’s a “welcome home.” We greet you, Class of 2023, with open arms. You will discover that Kent State University at Stark is a special place. From our stellar fa...
Monday, July 29, 2019 - 1:58pm
Daylong seminar aims to equip young professionals with skills needed for workplace success. In an effort to better equip the region’s young professionals with skills needed for success in the workplace, Kent State University at Stark’s Corporate University is pleased to offer the...
Monday, July 15, 2019 - 9:12am
A primary goal of Kent State is to engage the communities in which its eight campuses are located to fuel research, foster partnerships and economic development. “As the county’s public university, our role is to transform the community and to transform lives. We are impacting t...
Wednesday, June 26, 2019 - 4:08pm
It is the best decision you’ll ever make. Why wait any longer? The deadline to apply for admission is Aug. 15. By applying now, we’ll waive the application fee. That’s a $40 savings!
Wednesday, June 26, 2019 - 11:11am
Kent State University at Stark is pleased to announce the Spring 2019 President's and Dean's Lists. 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 President’s List.
Tuesday, June 25, 2019 - 10:41am
The College Credit Plus program introduces students to transformational power of higher education. Marlington Dukes’ star forward Alivia Lepley knows what it means to have the home-court advantage: everyone is rooting for you. That’s why Lepley’s No. 1 choice for college is Kent...
Wednesday, June 19, 2019 - 2:37pm
Kent State Stark students discuss their trip to Rwanda with the community at Global Gateway Day.
Tuesday, June 18, 2019 - 2:28pm
As the business world continues to grow more dynamic and complex, so does the role of the human-resource professional. In response to this challenge, the Corporate University at Kent State University at Stark will hold the 2019 Human Resource Symposium on Thursday, July 18, from...
Friday, May 24, 2019 - 10:45am
Deepraj Mukherjee has been honored with the Distinguished Teaching Award and John Frank has been honored with the Award of Distinction at Kent State University at Stark.