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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 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 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

Wednesday, December 22, 2021 - 2:47pm
Happy Holidays from Kent State University at Stark! Kent State Stark will be closed for winter break Thursday, Dec. 23, 2021, through Sunday, Jan. 2, 2022. All buildings and offices will be closed during this time. Offices will reopen on Monday, Jan. 3, 2022.
Wednesday, November 24, 2021 - 9:22am
Kent State University and the University of Rwanda have a new partnership that administrators say is connecting students, faculty and research across oceans. Leaders from the University of Rwanda spent last week in Northeast Ohio for a series of in-person meetings with leaders f...
Friday, November 19, 2021 - 3:50pm
Students in the Stark Geology club, GEODES, recently made a 20-minute video presentation about rocks for the 3rd-grade classes at Judith Resnick CLC of Akron Public Schools.
Wednesday, November 3, 2021 - 10:43am
Kent State University at Stark Theatre will hold its first theatrical production of the 2021-22 season, “Hedwig and the Angry Inch." The cast will take to the campus’ stage for opening night at 8 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 12, in The Mary J. Timken Theatre.
Tuesday, November 2, 2021 - 2:58pm
Kent State Stark senior Natalie James encourages all, ‘Your gift is helping others to pursue their dreams.' A full tank of gas, groceries in the fridge and a mattress to sleep on might seem like simple things, but for some students it can make the biggest difference in their worl...
Monday, November 1, 2021 - 10:41am
Outstanding professors have comprehensive knowledge of their fields, effectively and resourcefully organize and present material, and stimulate student thinking and understanding. Students, alumni, faculty and staff are invited to submit nominations for such an outstanding profes...
Friday, October 22, 2021 - 2:35pm
The 2021 Distinguished Teaching Award (DTA) recipients are an outstanding group of teachers who are truly dedicated to their students' success. Sponsored by the Kent State Alumni Association, the DTA is a highly prestigious honor in teaching.
Tuesday, October 12, 2021 - 2:59pm
Tickets are available for the first speaker in a notable lineup headlining the 30th season of Kent State University at Stark’s Featured Speakers Series. Maxwell King, author of the first full-length biography of Fred Rogers, “The Good Neighbor: The Life and Work of Fred Rogers”,...
Tuesday, September 7, 2021 - 2:09pm
Get Started: A Crash Course in College Planning Kent State University at Stark is preparing high school juniors and seniors and their parents on how to choose the right college. Get Started: A Crash Course in College Planning, a free information session designed to facilitate a s...
Thursday, August 26, 2021 - 2:25pm
Kent State University at Stark is kicking off its 75th anniversary celebration with a lineup of notable speakers headlining the 30th season of the campus’ storied Featured Speakers Series. These household names range from Elizabeth Smart, the child abduction survivor and present-...