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Colleges / Kennesaw State University

Kennesaw State University

Kennesaw, GA 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate83%

About KSU

Kennesaw State University is a public, state university in the suburb of Kennesaw, Georgia. KSU was founded in 1963. The university enrolls around 41,181 students a year, including 37,426 undergrads.

2021 Acceptance Rate for Kennesaw State University

It is moderately difficult to get into KSU. In 2021, KSU accepted 83% of applicants. In 2021, 18,601 students applied to KSU and 15,460 were admitted.

Kennesaw State University Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 83%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.3
Test Optional May require tests
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 77%

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Kennesaw State University is located in the town of Kennesaw, Georgia, near Atlanta.

If you would like to see KSU for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 75 to Kennesaw, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International.

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College Info

1000 Chastain Road Kennesaw, GA 30144

Campus Setting: Suburban

KSU Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Jun 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Jun 12

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to KSU is Jun 1.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to KSU is Jun 12.

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KSU SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1030 - 1200


Math SAT Range

510 - 590


Reading SAT Range

520 - 610

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Student Life

Wondering what life at KSU is like? There are approximately 41,181 students enrolled at KSU, including 37,426 undergraduate students and 3,755 graduate students. 74% percent of students attend school full-time, 89% percent are from GA and 11% percent of students are from other states.


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