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Kent State University at Stark

Canton, OH 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate95%
Acceptance Rate95%

About Kent State University at Stark

Kent State University at Stark Overview

Kent State University at Stark is a public, state school in a suburban setting in Canton, Ohio. Kent State University at Stark was founded in 1946 and now enrolls around 4,653 students per year year, including 4,641 undergraduate students.

📆 Mark your calendar! August 1, 2023 is the final deadline to submit an application for the Fall 2023 semester. Regular decision applicants for Fall 2023 should find out if they have been admitted by September 1.

Student Involvement at Kent State University at Stark

Are you interested in music or performing? Sing in a chorus or perform with one of Kent State University at Stark's theater groups.

There are no fraternities or sororities at Kent State University at Stark, so it might be a good choice if you're not interested in Greek life.

Planning to play sports? Kent State University at Stark has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Kent State University at Stark on the Student Life page.

2022 Kent State University at Stark Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 95%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.2
In-State Tuition $6,751
Out-of-State $15,627
Percent of Need Met 55.92%
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $7,345

Is Kent State University at Stark a Good School?


The definition of a "good school" is different for different people. Admissions criteria, acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how competitive an institution is.

Let's take a closer look at these factors to get a better sense of what Kent State University at Stark offers and if the college seems like a good choice for you.

Kent State University at Stark Acceptance Rate 2022

Kent State University at Stark is not competitive to get into. Around 95% of applicants get into Kent State University at Stark each year. Last year, 949 students applied to Kent State University at Stark and 899 were admitted.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Kent State University at Stark

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. It is a way to measure how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

Approximately 59% of students who start at Kent State University at Stark come back the next year. Around 31% of students who started at Kent State University at Stark earn their Bachelor's degrees within six years. Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61% for public schools and 67% for private.

Job Outlook Kent State University at Stark Graduates

Job placement rates after graduation and average starting salaries can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school.

Check with Kent State University at Stark directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Kent State University at Stark's Endowment

An endowment is the total value of a school's investments, donations, and assets. Endowment is not necessarily an indicator of the quality of a school, but it can give you a sense of how much money a college can afford to invest in expanding programs, improving facilities, and support students.

For more information about Kent State University at Stark's endowment, check with the school directly. For each full-time student, Kent State University at Stark spends about $6,126 a year.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Kent State University at Stark

Tuition cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

Kent State University at Stark meets 55.92% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. First-year students that attend Kent State University at Stark full-time are awarded $7,345 a year in financial aid, on average.

Students in the class of 2022 who had taken out student loans graduated with an average of $28,117 of debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some aid is available on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA as soon as you can. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so be very wary of anyone asking you for money.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Kent State University at Stark.

Based on this information, does Kent State University at Stark seem like a good fit? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may be a terrible fit for another! So ask yourself: Is Kent State University at Stark a good school for you?

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Where is Kent State University at Stark?

Kent State University at Stark is located in the suburban setting of Canton, Ohio, less than an hour from Cleveland and Akron and Canton.

If you want to see Kent State University at Stark for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 77 to Canton, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Akron-Canton.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Kent State University at Stark and Canton are like without leaving home.

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College Info

6000 Frank Avenue, NW Canton, OH 44720-7599

Campus Setting: Suburban

Kent State University at Stark 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 Stark is Aug 1.

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

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

Kent State University at Stark ACT Scores

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ACT Range

16 - 21

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

21 and Above

Good

16 to 21

Avg

16 and Less

Low

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Kent State University at Stark SAT Scores

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Composite SAT Range

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Math SAT Range

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Reading SAT Range

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Kent State University at Stark Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$6,751

In State

$15,627

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$6,751
$15,627
Fees
Unknown
Unknown
Housing
Unknown
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Books
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Student Life

Wondering what life at Kent State University at Stark is like? There are approximately 4,653 students enrolled at Kent State University at Stark, including 4,641 undergraduate students and 12 graduate students. 63% percent of students attend school full-time, 97% percent are from OH and 3% percent of students are from other states.

63%

Full Time

37%

Part Time

97%

In State

3%

Out-of-State

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

4,653

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

95%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$6,751

Out-of-State

$15,627

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Aug 1
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