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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

Friday, May 29, 2015 - 1:52pm
In fall 2015, Fairless High School students will be within walking distance to Kent State University at Stark, shortening the span to their college degrees. On Thursday, May 28, Kent State Stark Dean Denise Seachrist and Fairless Local Schools Superintendent Broc Bidlack signed...
Thursday, May 21, 2015 - 8:42am
Through a grant facilitated by Dr. Christopher Post, associate professor of geography, the Dominion Foundation awarded Kent State Stark $28,000 for a vertical wind turbine. Wind Turbines of Ohio, located in Alliance, installed the turbine on the southeast side of the campus’s new...
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 - 3:23pm
Pictured above (left to right) is Award of Distinction recipient Douglas Henry, Assistant Dean A. Bathi Kasturiarachi, Distinguished Teaching Award recipient Paul Andaloro, Interim Dean Denise Seachrist and Distinguished Teaching Award finalists Robert Miltner and Keith Lloyd.
Sunday, May 17, 2015 - 9:30pm
On Friday, May 8, Kent State University at Stark celebrated Spring 2015 baccalaureate nursing graduates at the annual Nursing Convocation.  VIEW PHOTOS
Sunday, May 17, 2015 - 8:52pm
Kent State University at Stark wishes to convey our heartfelt congratulations to all of our Spring 2015 graduates! VIEW PHOTOS
Friday, May 1, 2015 - 3:21pm
Kent State University at Stark proudly announces Melvin J. Gravely II, Ph.D., president and CEO of TriVersity Construction Company, as the speaker for their 42nd Annual Spring Commencement Ceremony. The ceremony, to be held on Sunday, May 10 at 3 p.m. at Umstattd Performing Arts...
Wednesday, April 29, 2015 - 8:33am
The positive impact that a quality professor has on students, fellow faculty, staff and the community is immeasurable. According to a nomination for the Ohio Academy of History’s 2015 Distinguished Teaching Award, Kent State University at Stark’s Associate Professor Leslie Heaphy...
Tuesday, April 28, 2015 - 4:15pm
Whereas Spirit Fest kicks off the school year, Kentiki wraps it up! Kentiki activities take place the week before spring final exams. It's a great way to blow off some steam while you complete final papers and assignments and prepare for upcoming exams. If you are interested in...
Tuesday, April 21, 2015 - 8:31am
Students who currently hold an RN license now have the option to pursue a Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing degree at Kent State University at Stark. The RN to BSN program, offered at the most affordable tuition in Stark County, is available entirely at Kent State Stark, providing...
Tuesday, April 21, 2015 - 8:31am
Kent State University at Stark’s Music Department presents a concert of traditional marches, classical arrangements, symphonic selections and more performed by the Kent State Stark Concert Band on Tuesday, April 28 at 7:30 p.m. in the Fine Arts Theatre, 6000 Frank Avenue NW in Ja...