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Kent State University at Geauga Admissions

If you want to apply to Kent State University at Geauga, the regular decision application deadline is August 1 and the fee for the application costs $40.

Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students who are struggling to afford application fees may be eligible for an application fee waiver.

Students who apply for Fall should hear back from Kent State University at Geauga by September 1.

Kent State University at Geauga Admissions Stats at a Glance

Kent State University at Geauga 2021 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 2.7
Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class 3.27%
Admissions Test Policy Not optional and are considered
Applicants Who Submit SATs 14%
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 77%
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Considering Applying Early to Kent State University at Geauga?

Kent State University at Geauga does not offer early decision or early action.

Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.

See a list of some selective colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

How To Get Into Kent State University at Geauga

It is not competitive to get into Kent State University at Geauga. Kent State University at Geauga has open admissions, which means admission is not competitive and any applicants that met the basic requirements can enroll.

In 2021, Kent State University at Geauga accepted 97% of students, around 427 of the 441 students who applied.

Schools that are not competitive to get into, like Kent State University at Geauga, accept virtually all applicants regardless of high school rank or test scores.

What Does Kent State University at Geauga Look For in an Applicant?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are given the most weight in the admissions process. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that prioritize the admissions factors where you're strong.

Admissions Factors at Kent State University at Geauga

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Considered
Alumni/ae Relations Not Considered
Character/Personal Qualities Not Considered
Geographical Residence Not Considered
Class Rank Not Considered
Work Experience Not Considered
Extracurricular Activities Not Considered
Level of Applicant's Interest Not Considered
Application Essay Considered
First Generation Not Considered
Interview Not Considered
Racial/Ethnic Status Not Considered
Recommendation(s) Considered
Religious Affiliation/Commitment Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record Considered
State Residency Not Considered
Talent/Ability Not Considered
Standardized Test Scores Considered
Volunteer Work Not Considered

Kent State University at Geauga 2021-2022 Application Requirements

Double check with Kent State University at Geauga's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Kent State University at Geauga?

Students admitted to Kent State University at Geauga have an average unweighted GPA of 2.7.

Out of all students that were admitted, 55.64% submitted a class rank. At Kent State University at Geauga 3.27% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 12.42% were in the top 25% and 34.64% were in the top 50%.

Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.

At Kent State University at Geauga, student GPAs fall in the following ranges
4.0 GPA 55.64%
3.75 and 3.99 2.95%
3.50 and 3.74 5.9%
3.25 and 3.49 9.96%
3.00 and 3.24 11.07%
2.50 and 2.9 33.21%
2.00 and 2.49 23.25%

Kent State University at Geauga does consider ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.

Kent State University at Geauga is not test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

In 2021, 14% of Kent State University at Geauga's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 77% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

What's a Good SAT Score for Kent State University at Geauga?

To be competitive with other Kent State University at Geauga applicants, you should strive to earn between 845 and 975 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Kent State University at Geauga 25% of admitted students scored higher than 975 and 25% of scored lower than 845, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.

On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Kent State University at Geauga students scored 490 or higher and 75% of students scored 405 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Kent State University at Geauga students scored 485 or higher, and 75% scored a 405 or higher.

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What's a Good ACT Score for Kent State University at Geauga?

To be most competitive at Kent State University at Geauga, you should strive to earn between 15 and 20 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 20 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Kent State University at Geauga's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 20, and three out of four students scored lower than 20 on the ACT.

A 15 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Kent State University at Geauga students. Only one out of every four students scored below 15.

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Transferring to Kent State University at Geauga

Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in Kent State University at Geauga during the following terms: - Fall Term - Spring Term - Summer Term

Kent State University at Geauga Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Kent State University at Geauga?

Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Kent State University at Geauga.

Does Kent State University at Geauga accept transfer credits?

Kent State University at Geauga accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Kent State University at Geauga accepts:

  • CLEP subject tests
  • DSST/DANTES
  • ACE recommendations for credit

Does Kent State University at Geauga accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

Kent State University at Geauga accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Kent State University at Geauga?

Kent State University at Geauga is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.

What is Kent State University at Geauga's acceptance rate?

Kent State University at Geauga's acceptance rate is 97%.

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Admission Difficulty

Open Admission

97%

How hard is it to get into Kent State University at Geauga? Kent State University at Geauga is a open admission institution. The Kent State University at Geauga acceptance rate is 97%. This means that the institution accepts 96 out of every 100 applicants.

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Kent State University at Geauga Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Aug 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Kent State University at Geauga is Aug 1.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Kent State University at Geauga is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Kent State University at Geauga ACT Scores

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ACT Range

15 - 20

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

20 and Above

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15 to 20

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15 and Less

Low

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Kent State University at Geauga SAT Scores

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Composite SAT Range

845 - 975

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Math SAT Range

430 - 490

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Reading SAT Range

405 - 485

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Kent State University at Geauga GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

2.71

GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Kent State University at Geauga, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 2.71. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.

© 2021 College Confidential / Concentrical LLC, Data provided by IPEDs and Peterson's Databases, © 2020 Peterson's LLC.

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

2,478

Campus Setting

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Acceptance Rate

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