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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.


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Kent State Stark News

Monday, August 27, 2018 - 4:44pm
Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank among volunteer opportunities for freshmen. Evangeline Agum knows the face of hunger. In her home county of Uganda, Agum said “people need food the most” yet help is scarce. That’s why the 18-year-old didn’t hesitate when afforded the opportunity t...
Friday, August 24, 2018 - 10:41am
The world is her stage. Deborah Belintani Rosa plopped down in front of the Pantheon and started to draw. The former Roman temple served as a backdrop for Rosa’s sketch as she documented the moment over spring break. It was her first visit to Rome and the opportunity came thank...
Wednesday, August 15, 2018 - 2:51pm
Auditions open to students and community members. The Kent State University at Stark Theatre has announced open auditions for its first theatrical production of the 2018-19 season, Unnecessary Farce, a comedy by playwright Paul Slade Smith.
Thursday, August 9, 2018 - 11:54am
The community is invited to attend Kent State University at Stark’s 2018-19 Featured Speakers Series showcasing a diverse lineup of notables, among them an Academy Award winning actress, best-selling author and a civil rights leader who spearheaded the charge for equal rights and...
Thursday, August 9, 2018 - 11:07am
Award-winning ensemble comprised of students, faculty and community. The public is invited to audition for the Kent State University at Stark Concert Band. The concert band is an award-winning ensemble comprised of faculty, students and community members. Auditions will be held f...
Friday, August 3, 2018 - 2:49pm
65,000 in attendance at 2018 Balloon Classic and Fireworks. As a child, Jessica Anderson chased down hot-air balloons landing in the field near her grandparents’ home. When Anderson took to the skies during the 2018 Balloon Classic and Fireworks, she carried with her that sense...
Friday, July 27, 2018 - 3:47pm
The Fine Arts expansion and renovation project is set for completion Aug. 23 as the campus welcomes students for the start of a new academic year. All Kent State University at Stark students benefit from the 15,000 square feet of new space and renovation of another 17,000 square...
Friday, July 27, 2018 - 2:45pm
Kent State University at Stark welcomes new students to campus on August 18 for Smart Start Saturday. This is your new student orientation that will prepare you for the first week of classes - and your new college life. SMART START SATURDAY AUGUST 18, 2018 9 A.M. - 1 P.M.
Friday, July 27, 2018 - 2:38pm
The distance between downtown Canton and New York City is 444 miles, but the journey for aspiring fashion designer Andrea McEaddy begins at her hometown university. On the campus of Kent State University at Stark, the 15-year-old McKinley High School junior learned about pursuin...
Monday, July 23, 2018 - 2:27pm
Welcome to Kent State University at Stark! Kent State Stark proudly shares our campus grounds with the community for the Balloon Classic & Fireworks and...