If you are thinking about applying to Kent State University at Stark, the regular decision application deadline is August 15 and the application fee costs $40.
Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students with financial need may qualify for for fee waiver for their application.
Students who apply for Fall should receive an admissions decision no later than September 1.
|Kent State University at Stark 2021||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.1|
|Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class||6.3%|
|Admissions Test Policy||Not optional and are considered|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||6%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||94%|
Kent State University at Stark 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.
Getting into Kent State University at Stark is not competitive. Kent State University at Stark 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 Stark accepted 96% of students, around 915 of the 956 students who applied.
Schools that are not competitive to get into, like Kent State University at Stark, accept virtually all applicants regardless of high school rank or test scores.
Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college has a different way of determining which factors are they consider most important when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that prioritize the admissions factors where you shine.
|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|
|First Generation||Not Considered|
|Racial/Ethnic Status||Not Considered|
|Religious Affiliation/Commitment||Not Considered|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Considered|
|State Residency||Not Considered|
|Standardized Test Scores||Considered|
|Volunteer Work||Not Considered|
Double check with Kent State University at Stark's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
Students admitted to Kent State University at Stark have an average unweighted GPA of 3.1.
Out of all students that were admitted, 49.9% submitted a class rank. At Kent State University at Stark 6.3% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 22.44% were in the top 25% and 55.91% were in the top 50%.
Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.
|At Kent State University at Stark, student GPAs fall in the following ranges|
|3.75 and 3.99||13.44%|
|3.50 and 3.74||14.03%|
|3.25 and 3.49||18.58%|
|3.00 and 3.24||12.06%|
|2.50 and 2.9||20.95%|
|2.00 and 2.49||11.07%|
Kent State University at Stark does consider ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.
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.
In 2021, 6% of Kent State University at Stark's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 94% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
To be competitive with other Kent State University at Stark applicants, you should strive to earn between 815 and 1033 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Kent State University at Stark 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1033 and 25% of scored lower than 815, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Kent State University at Stark students scored 502.5 or higher and 75% of students scored 420 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Kent State University at Stark students scored 532.5 or higher, and 75% scored a 420 or higher.
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To be most competitive at Kent State University at Stark, you should strive to earn between 17 and 22 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 22 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Kent State University at Stark's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 22, and three out of four students scored lower than 22 on the ACT.
A 17 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Kent State University at Stark students. Only one out of every four students scored below 17.
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Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.
Transfer students can enroll in Kent State University at Stark during the following terms: - Fall Term - Spring Term - Summer Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Kent State University at Stark?
Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Kent State University at Stark.
Does Kent State University at Stark accept transfer credits?
Kent State University at Stark accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Kent State University at Stark accepts:
Does Kent State University at Stark accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
Kent State University at Stark accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to Kent State University at Stark?
Kent State University at Stark is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.
What is Kent State University at Stark's acceptance rate?
Kent State University at Stark's acceptance rate is 96%.
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How hard is it to get into Kent State University at Stark? Kent State University at Stark is a open admission institution. The Kent State University at Stark acceptance rate is 96%. This means that the institution accepts 95 out of every 100 applicants.
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First-Year Applications are Due
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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Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Kent State University at Stark, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.13. 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.
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