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Kent State University At Kent

Kent, OH 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate88%

About Kent State

Kent State University is a public, state university in the suburb of Kent, Ohio. Kent State was founded in 1910. The college enrolls around 25,854 students per year, including 20,418 undergraduate students.

Kent State Acceptance Rate 2022

It is moderately difficult to get into Kent State. Kent State admitted 88% of all applicants in 2022. Out of 20,369 applications received in 2022, 17,929 students were offered admission.

Kent State University Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 88%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.6
Test Optional Yes
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 20%

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Kent State University is located in the town of Kent, Ohio, near Cleveland and Akron and Canton.

If you want to see Kent State for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 76 to Kent, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Akron-Canton.

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College Info

800 E. Summit St. Kent, OH 44242-0001

Campus Setting: Suburban

Kent State 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 is Aug 1.

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

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

Kent State SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

990 - 1210


Math SAT Range

500 - 600


Reading SAT Range

490 - 620

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Kent State is like? There are approximately 25,854 students enrolled at Kent State, including 20,418 undergraduate students and 5,436 graduate students. 87% percent of students attend school full-time, 84% percent are from OH and 16% percent of students are from other states.


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