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Kent State University at Stark helps 7,000 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 21:1 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.


Melissa Seeton
Assistant Director, Communications
Campus Marketing & Communication
154B Conference Center


Kent State Stark News

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...
Friday, February 17, 2017 - 8:56am
Job seekers, this is your opportunity to explore and apply for internships and full-time career opportunities within Stark County and Northeast Ohio.
Thursday, February 16, 2017 - 2:13pm
The Corporate University, Kent State University at Stark will present a one-day Nursing Home Administrators Conference on Thursday, March 9 at the Kent State Stark Conference Center, 6000 Frank Avenue NW in Jackson Township. Kent State University is an approved provider of conti...
Tuesday, February 7, 2017 - 11:03am
The College Credit Plus program is designed to allow college-ready students, grades 7-12 who qualify for college admission, the opportunity to earn high school and college credit. College Credit Plus can include courses offered on a college campus, online or at the high school fo...