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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, March 4, 2021 - 4:29pm
After school, the behemoth of a piano loomed large, yet its black and white ivories still called to the little girl whose feet could barely reach its pedals. And for the boy who grew up in a household brimming with books, burying his nose in them set the tone early: never stop l...
Thursday, March 4, 2021 - 12:56pm
The Kent State Stark Rising Scholars Program continues to thrive through the final stretch of the COVID-19 pandemic.  But now, the need has never been greater to help Stark County youth move out of poverty toward a life of prosperity, explain...
Monday, March 1, 2021 - 1:28pm
The Kent State Stark Women's History Committee will spotlight different, recognized women in fields like the arts, politics, science, sports and business every Wednesday in March on Kent State Stark's social media platforms.
Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 11:33am
Kent State University at Stark has announced its Dean’s List and President’s List for the fall 2020 semester.  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 Presi...
Friday, February 12, 2021 - 3:13pm
The Kent State Stark Black History Committee's observance of Black History Month will be spotlighting the achievements of African-Americans from various fields and disciplines.
Thursday, February 4, 2021 - 7:00pm
People, program, spaces...that's really what you are looking at when you are exploring a major. During this virtual event, learn about our biological sciences program from faculty, take a virtual tour and see the classrooms and labs where our students become world-class biologis...
Thursday, February 4, 2021 - 9:18am
Auditor of State Keith Faber’s Office and Kent State University are pleased to announce that the Auditor’s East Regional Office recently moved into space at Kent State University’s Stark Campus.   “This is an exciting move for our office for many reasons, especially the cost savi...
Thursday, January 7, 2021 - 1:15pm
Washington is burning, and this isn’t the first time. In 1814, British troops stormed our capital city, setting ablaze several buildings, including the White House. On Wednesday, while we watched in horror and shock as protesters stormed the Capitol Building, we couldn’t help b...
Friday, December 18, 2020 - 12:47pm
Right now, many people are getting ready to celebrate the holidays and the coming new year – a welcome change and hopeful new start. At Kent State University at Stark, more than 140 students are preparing to graduate with their bachelor’s degrees – providing them with the keys to...
Monday, December 14, 2020 - 12:35pm
Tour Your Hometown University from the comfort and safety of your own home. Kent State University at Stark offers an endless amount of educational opportunities. Learn more about what’s possible through this interactive and immersive experience....