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About Kent State University at Stark

Kent State University at Stark is a public, state school that was founded in 1946. It is not competitive to get into Kent State University at Stark. The institution enrolls around 4,952 students a year, including 4,944 undergrads.

Kent State University at Stark does not offer early action and does not offer early decision.

Kent State University at Stark Acceptance Rate

In 2021, Kent State University at Stark accepted 96% of applicants. In 2021, 915 out of 956 total applicants were accepted.

Kent State University at Stark Application Deadlines

August 1 is the final deadline to submit an application for next Fall. All regular decision applicants should hear back from Kent State University at Stark by September 1.

Early Admissions at Kent State University at Stark

Kent State University at Stark does not offer early decision. Kent State University at Stark does not offer early action.

2021 Admissions Facts
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 96%
Average GPA 3.1

Visit the Admissions tab above to for more on how to apply to Kent State University at Stark.

Financial Aid at Kent State University at Stark

Kent State University at Stark meets 60.1% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. First-year students that attend Kent State University at Stark full-time are awarded $6,611 a year in financial aid, on average.

The 2022-2023 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2021

Some financial aid is available on a first-come, first-serve basis, so fill out the FAFSA asap. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! No one should ever pay to fill out the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid, (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do..

Does Kent State University at Stark Offer On-Campus Housing?

Most Kent State University at Stark students live off campus.

Featured Speaker Series, Kentiki (end of spring semester celebration), and and Spirit Fest are the best-attended events on campus.

Click the Student Life tab above to learn more about the student body and campus life at Kent State University at Stark.

What GPA Do I Need For Kent State University at Stark?

Kent State University at Stark is considered not competitive to get into, but how hard a school is to get into depends on a lot, including your GPA, test scores, activities , recommendations and essays. Admitted students have an average high school GPA of 3.1 on a 4.0 scale.

Does Kent State University at Stark Require Test Scores?

Kent State University at Stark 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.

Out of all applicants, 6% submitted the SAT. 94% submitted the ACT.

Access ACT practice tests and study tips and see upcoming ACT test dates. Kent State University at Stark reports that no students were waitlisted or admitted off the waitlist in 2021.

Is Kent State University at Stark a Good School?

There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how competitive an institution is, but they don't say much about the quality of the education or the student experience.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Kent State University at Stark

Out of all the first-year, full-time undergrads who start at Kent State University at Stark, around 66% return for their sophomore year. Out of the 543 students who started at Kent State University at Stark as first-time freshman, 82 graduate within four years.

Kent State University at Stark's six-year graduation for undergrads is 33%. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outcomes and Student Debt

Job placement rates after graduation, average starting salaries, and the debt students graduate with can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school. The average student debt for graduates in the class of 2021 was around $21,620 per student, not including those with no debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

Based on this information, how does Kent State University at Stark sound? Remember, the best school for one person may not be the right school 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, 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 15

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Kent State University at Stark is Aug 15.

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

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Kent State University at Stark ACT Scores

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ACT Range

17 - 22

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Kent State University at Stark SAT Scores

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Composite SAT Range

815 - 1033

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Math SAT Range

398 - 503

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Reading SAT Range

420 - 533

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Kent State University at Stark Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Kent State University at Stark is like? There are approximately 4,952 students enrolled at Kent State University at Stark, including 4,944 undergraduate students and 8 graduate students. 64% percent of students attend school full-time, 97% percent are from OH and 3% percent of students are from other states.

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Campus Setting

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Acceptance Rate

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