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Your Hometown University: Creating Pathways to Opportunities 

Kent State University at Stark helps the nearly 7,250 students enrolled year-round find their passion and develop a sense of purpose. 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 17:1 means Kent State Stark’s 450 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 282 Kent State undergraduate degree programs or choose from over 25 bachelor’s, master’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 $381.7 million.

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Kent State Stark News

Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 6:57pm
Tickets available beginning April 3 Kent State University at Stark’s 2016-17 theatrical season will close with Reasons to Be Happy by Neil LaBute. The play will be performed on April 14, 15, 21 and 22 at 7:30 p.m. and on April 16 and 23 at 2 p.m. at the Kent State Stark Theatre....
Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 9:20am
Update: Presentation rescheduled for Thursday, April 20. Original tickets dated for April 19 will be honored at the event on April 20. ​ Every day is full of “what would you do?” moments, believes John Quinones, reporter and anchor/host at ABC News. As host and creator of What W...
Tuesday, March 14, 2017 - 9:50am
Due to inclement weather on March 14, the Stark County Spring College Fair has been rescheduled for Tuesday, April 4 at 6 p.m. All local high school students and their parents are invited to attend. More than 50 colleges and universities have been invited to the rescheduled Sta...
Monday, March 6, 2017 - 8:47am
Kent State University at Stark will host its first Run the World race from 8:30 - 10 a.m. on April 15 to raise money for student education-abroad scholarships. Organized by Kent State Stark, the colleges within Kent State and the Office of Global Education, the race will start a...
Wednesday, March 1, 2017 - 11:24am
Kent State University at Stark’s observance of Women’s History Month in March offers opportunities for the campus community to come together and experience diversity in all its forms. The monthlong commemoration will feature presentations, forums and a documentary about one of th...
Saturday, February 25, 2017 - 2:53pm
Given the quantity and quality of research studies he has already conducted in his academic career, it’s no surprise that one of the largest draws to Kent State University at Stark for Assistant Professor Haithem Zourrig, Ph.D., was the marketing department’s robust research init...
Saturday, February 25, 2017 - 1:20pm
Undeniably Kent State. That is the feeling the newly renovated Conference Center emanates, with its contemporary, fashionable décor and blue and gold tones throughout.  “The Conference Center was a beautiful building before, but now it is the best in Stark County and perhaps al...
Saturday, February 25, 2017 - 12:18pm
Kee’Auna Cherry’s aspirations as a child were to be the best she could be, even if it was only to make someone else smile. “If I make someone smile, then I’m doing something right. But,” she said, “it was also my dream to obtain a college degree.” Graduating from Kent State Univ...
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 9:01am
March is Women’s History Month, and the Kent State University at Stark Theatre Department’s production of Silent Sky sets the stage for the campus’ monthlong observance.
Friday, February 17, 2017 - 11:30am
Free performance highlights Kent State University at Stark's celebration of Black History Month. The Wallace Coleman Band, one of Northeast Ohio’s most popular electric blues artists, will perform in concert at Kent State University at Stark on Thursday, Feb. 23, at 6 p.m. at Ma...