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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
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Kent State Stark News

Tuesday, February 16, 2016 - 12:22pm
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...
Wednesday, February 3, 2016 - 3:12pm
Monday, February 1, 2016 - 1:48pm
Denise A. Seachrist, Ph.D., of Rootstown, Ohio, has been selected to serve as dean and chief administrative officer of Kent State University at Stark, located in North Canton, Ohio. Seachrist has served as interim dean of Kent State Stark, the only public university in Stark Coun...
Monday, January 25, 2016 - 3:57pm
  UPDATE: Only overflow tickets remain.
Monday, January 25, 2016 - 11:49am
Accepting 2016 Nominations Deadline to submit nominations is Friday, March 4, 2016 at 11:59 p.m. Kent State University at Stark students, alumni, faculty and staff are invited to submit nominations for the Distinguished Teaching Award for full-time faculty and the Award of Dist...
Saturday, January 23, 2016 - 9:25am
The following Kent State University at Stark students have been named to the PRESIDENT’S LIST. They earned a 4.00 grade point average for the fall 2015 semester and completed at least 15 letter-graded (A, B, etc.) credit hours by the end of the semester. Pass/Fail (S, U) credits...
Wednesday, January 20, 2016 - 2:27pm
Dear Members of the Kent State Community, Many of you have heard unsettling news overnight that the FBI has been on our Kent Campus investigating a serious matter. We are cooperating with the FBI, and we have been assured that there is no indication of a threat to campus. As thi...
Tuesday, January 19, 2016 - 1:10pm
The Kent State University at Stark community is deeply saddened by the passing of Jack D. Morehart, an integral member of our history. Our heartfelt sympathies go out to his family.
Tuesday, January 19, 2016 - 1:07pm
Recent grants awarded to Kent State University at Stark in Jackson Township will help further College Credit Plus programs, health care, education of teachers, add degree programs and offer a new cultural arts opportunity in our community.