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Kennesaw State University Student Life

Kennesaw State University is on a 581-acre campus in a suburban setting in Kennesaw, Georgia, not far from Atlanta. Kennesaw State University has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to participate in – band, chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.

Kennesaw State University also has fraternities and sororities.

Kennesaw State University has a thriving Kennesaw Activities Board. In fact, more students participate in Kennesaw Activities Board than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at Kennesaw State University include African American Student Alliance, International Student Association, KSU eSports Organization and IEEE Computer Society.

Kennesaw State University students' favorite campus traditions are KSU Live: Homecoming concert, Pumpkin Launch and Dance Marathon hosted by Miracle at KSU.

Kennesaw State University Housing

Kennesaw State University offers housing. Students are not required to live on campus First year students are given priority for on-campus housing.

Most Kennesaw State University students live off campus. In 2021, 12% of undergrads at Kennesaw State University lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 88% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Kennesaw State University. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.Kennesaw State University does not offer coed housing or housing for students with disabilities.

Kennesaw State University Athletics

At Kennesaw State University there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.

Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the unversity, funding, and compention level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.

Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.

Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.

Let's take a look at the athletic options available at Kennesaw State University:

Sport Mens Intramural Womens Intramural Mens Division Womens Division Mens Scholarships Womens Scholarships
Track And Field NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1
Cross Country Running Club Teams Club Teams NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1
Basketball NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1
Golf NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1
Tennis NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1

Safety at Kennesaw State University

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

Kennesaw State University is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Kennesaw State University campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night. The school also has student security patrols.

Kennesaw State University offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.

Plan a Visit to Kennesaw State University

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit to Kennesaw State University, take Interstate 75 to Kennesaw, GA. If you need to fly, book your flight to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in Georgia you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore Kennesaw State University's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

Kennesaw State University Students

50%

Women

50%

Men

74%

Full Time

26%

Part Time

89%

In State

11%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

50%

24%

13%

5%

5%

2%

1%

0.13%

0.13%

Undergraduate Students

37,390

Graduate Students

3,791

Non-Resident / International Students

535

Kennesaw State University Campus Services

Student Services
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  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Health Clinic
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Women's Center
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Veterans Affairs
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Career Planning
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Alumni Networking
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 ESL
Campus Security
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Late-Night Transport / Escort
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Emergency Phone / Alarm
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Security Patrol

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

41,181

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

83%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$7,548

Out-of-State

$21,616

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Jun 1
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