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Your Hometown University: Creating Pathways to Opportunities 

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.

Stark Media Relations Contact

Melissa Seeton
Public Relations & Media Communications Coordinator
154B Conference Center


Kent State Stark News

Sunday, May 8, 2016 - 12:38pm
2016 Summer Sessions at Kent State Stark Whether you're already a student here or a student from another college or university, you can make your summer count by taking classes at Kent State Stark. Take classes to:
Friday, April 29, 2016 - 9:04am
On Friday, April 22, 2016, Kent State University at Stark faculty and staff gathered in the Campus Center to recognize the 2016 Staff Excellence Award recipients. Several weeks prior to the ceremony, the campus community was asked to nominate a staff member or administrator with...
Tuesday, April 19, 2016 - 9:35am
Whereas Spirit Fest kicks off the school year, Kentiki wraps it up! Kentiki activities take place at the end of the spring semester. It's a great way to blow off some steam while you complete final papers and assignments and prepare for upcoming exams.
Friday, April 8, 2016 - 12:18pm
Kent State University at Stark’s 2015-16 theatrical season will close with These Shining Lives by Melanie Marnich. The play will be performed on April 22, 23, 29 and 30 at 8 p.m. and on April 24 and May 1 at 2:30 p.m. in the Kent State Stark Theatre, 6000 Frank Avenue NW in Jacks...
Thursday, April 7, 2016 - 10:43am
Kent State University at Stark commemorates Earth Day 2016 with the presentation of events to inspire the awareness of environmental responsibility and to improve the appreciation for our planet’s natural resources. Kent State Stark has partnered with the following sponsors to pr...
Monday, April 4, 2016 - 11:52am
For All You Do - This Week's For You!   Stark Campus Employee Appreciation BreakfastThursday, April 7, 20167 - 9 a.m.Conference CenterStark faculty and staff should RSVP by emailing Kelly Simonis at
Monday, March 28, 2016 - 8:42am
Deepraj Mukherjee, Ph.D., assistant professor of economics at Kent State University at Stark, was recently awarded a grant in support of his research, titled “Location Strategies of Emerging Country Multinationals: Evidence from Indian Firms.”
Wednesday, March 9, 2016 - 9:15am
Kent State University at Stark will host the Stark County Spring College Fair on Tuesday, March 15 from 6–7:30 p.m. in the Conference Center, 6000 Frank Avenue NW in Jackson Township. This event is free and open to the public. No reservations are required and parking is free.