Kent State University at Salem requires a minimum of 120 credit hours to graduate with a bachelor's degree.
If students would like to graduate in less time than normal, they can choose the accelerated degree program. Kent State University at Salem accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Additionally, Kent State University at Salem has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.
NOTE: Around 26% of students who start college at Kent State University at Salem graduate within six years.
Kent State University at Salem offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.
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Reminder: Kent State University at Salem may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.
Kent State University at Salem has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.
Students are not required to fulfill a language requirement
Students are not required to take a computer class to graduate.
Reminder: Check with Kent State University at Salem directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.
When choosing a major, Kent State University at Salem students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at Kent State University at Salem.
Student Designed Majors
Kent State University at Salem allows students to design their own major, if desired. If students would like to study something that is not offered as an official major, designing their own major is a great alternative.
Kent State University at Salem does not require a senior project for all students.
Double Majoring at Kent State University at Salem
Kent State University at Salem offers students the option to double major, if they would like. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major.
NOTE: Declaring a double major may require more work but it can provide a unique combination of experience that helps students stand out when job searching or applying to a graduate program.
✅ Kent State University at Salem does offer services for students with disabilities.
Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Accessibility Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.
✅ Kent State University at Salem has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.
✅ Kent State University at Salem offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.
✅ Kent State University at Salem offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, and offers a Freshman Honors College. The Freshman Honors college provides a rich curriculum for highly-motivated first-year students.
🟨 Kent State University at Salem does not require an internship for all students, but does require an internship for students in some majors.
The main library on campus is the Kent State Salem Library and there is one other library on campus.
A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time.
Kent State University at Salem does not have any dual degree programs available for students.
What is ROTC?
The Reserve Officers' Training Corps, which is also commonly known as ROTC, is a leadership program that prepares students to serve in the U.S. Armed Forces after graduation. College level ROTC programs prepare students to become officers in the military through physical, academic, and leadership training. ROTC programs are part of the college curriculum and usually cover the cost of tuition.
Does Kent State University at Salem have any ROTC programs?
Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every college. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.
Kent State University at Salem has an Army ROTC program and an Air Force ROTC program.
Some ROTC programs are provided directly on campus and others are hosted at a cooperating instiution off campus. The ROTC program locations at Kent State University at Salem include:
•an Army ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus
•an Air Force ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus
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