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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

Tuesday, October 8, 2019 - 8:30am
Kent State University at Stark will present Guitar Weekend, a three-day festival for guitar enthusiasts, Oct. 31 - Nov. 2. Free and open to the public, the event is a celebration of all styles of guitar playing and features some of the most respected guitarists nationwide.
Monday, October 7, 2019 - 9:08am
Kent State University at Stark will host a Campus Preview for interested students and their families on Saturday, Oct. 26. Campus tours, a faculty and resource fair and breakfast will be held from 8 to 9:30 a.m. The program will take place from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Check-in takes...
Thursday, October 3, 2019 - 8:47am
Kent State Stark will be transformed into “Boo U” on Oct. 24 for an evening of family friendly fun. The 11th annual educational fall celebration for elementary school-aged children takes place from 5 to 7 p.m. and is free and open to the public.
Friday, September 6, 2019 - 2:07pm
A two-time champion NASCAR driver, Julia Landauer became the highest finishing female in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series’ 64-year history. A proponent of women’s empowerment, this Stanford University graduate also is an advocate for STEM education.  Landauer is the first presenter...
Tuesday, August 27, 2019 - 11:17am
The community is invited to attend a number of free, cultural events at Kent State University at Stark. The campus will host dozens of activities, ranging from Guitar Weekend to the 50th commemoration of May 4, 1970, and the 2019-20 Featured Speakers Series.
Thursday, August 22, 2019 - 11:36am
Hello! I am so happy to begin this new academic year with all of you. For some, today is a “welcome back.” For others, it’s a “welcome home.” We greet you, Class of 2023, with open arms. You will discover that Kent State University at Stark is a special place. From our stellar fa...
Monday, July 29, 2019 - 1:58pm
Daylong seminar aims to equip young professionals with skills needed for workplace success. In an effort to better equip the region’s young professionals with skills needed for success in the workplace, Kent State University at Stark’s Corporate University is pleased to offer the...
Monday, July 15, 2019 - 9:12am
A primary goal of Kent State is to engage the communities in which its eight campuses are located to fuel research, foster partnerships and economic development. “As the county’s public university, our role is to transform the community and to transform lives. We are impacting t...
Wednesday, June 26, 2019 - 4:08pm
It is the best decision you’ll ever make. Why wait any longer? The deadline to apply for admission is Aug. 15. By applying now, we’ll waive the application fee. That’s a $40 savings!
Wednesday, June 26, 2019 - 11:11am
Kent State University at Stark is pleased to announce the Spring 2019 President's and Dean's Lists. The following students have been named to the Kent State Stark Dean’s List. Those students designated with a star (*) have been named to the Kent State University President’s List.