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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

Thursday, May 6, 2021 - 8:40am
The 2021 Staff Excellence Awards celebrated shining examples of dedication to students and the campus community during a year eclipsed by the COVID-19 pandemic.  “You have worked diligently to ensure our campus has not only survived – but thrived – during a global pandemic,” said...
Monday, May 3, 2021 - 1:50pm
New educational well field at Kent State Stark expands student opportunities and research. It’s a sunny spring day at Kent State University at Stark – the perfect day to install an educational groundwater well field behind the campus’ Pond & Wetlands Research Area. And while...
Wednesday, March 31, 2021 - 11:52am
Guest speakers are changing the landscape of remote learning. The addition of guest speakers, particularly to the virtual classroom, has been an invaluable and welcome change of pace for students, many of whom have been learning remotely since March 2020 when coronavirus (COVID-...
Monday, March 29, 2021 - 11:49am
Kent State Stark hosts Guitar Weekend, a three-day virtual festival for guitar enthusiasts. This free event celebrates all styles of guitar playing and features some of the most exciting guitarists in the world.
Monday, March 29, 2021 - 8:12am
Turn your passion into your profession. Discover a career in music production and audio recording. Kent State University at Stark offers a complete four-year curriculum in music technology. Spend some time with us to learn more about the music technology program!
Thursday, March 25, 2021 - 11:06am
Kent State University at Stark is honored to host the 2021 Stark County Heart Walk on the campus Saturday, Sept. 18. At this time, the Stark Campus is hopeful the event will be in-person, but regardless of status, the Stark Heart Walk will certainly meet its No. 1 goal: Raising...
Friday, March 19, 2021 - 2:59pm
Susan Seachrist lived for just two decades, but during that time, she inspired a community to come together to provide another chance at life. And while she died during her third open heart surgery in 1962, Susan’s memory lives on. Today, Dean Denise A. Seachrist, Ph.D., will he...
Tuesday, March 16, 2021 - 3:18pm
Today, we reflect on an anniversary that, just one year ago, seemed unimaginable. Yet, somehow, we have arrived at this notable milestone.     Beginning at 5 p.m. March 16, 2020, our campus shifted to a largely remote working and learning environment as COVID-19 swept our communi...
Tuesday, March 9, 2021 - 3:58pm
People, program, spaces...that's really what you are looking at when you are exploring a major. During this virtual event, learn about our computer science program from faculty and take a virtual tour to see our classrooms and labs.
Thursday, March 4, 2021 - 5:01pm
Thirteen Kent State University at Stark nursing students recently received money toward their schooling, thanks to the North Canton Medical Foundation (NCMF) and the Last Dollar Scholarship fund.