Kent State University Ranking, Address, Tuition Fees, Admission Requirements & SAT Scores

The Kent State University ranking is joint 254th in the world on the University Review College Ranking List. It is ranked as the 194th best college in the states by the USnews, and the 594th best by Forbes.

Requirements for Admission and Tuition Fees (Quick Facts 2014 / 2015)

The Kent State University tuition fees are $10,012 for in-state and $17,972 for out of state students. It is a moderately selective college accepting 83.1% of applicants. Financial aid offered totals $81.5 million per year, an average of $9,750 per student.

Kent State University SAT Scores and ACT Scores

SAT scores for Kent State University admission requirements (25th-75th percentile) are Math 460 – 580, Reading 460 – 570, and writing 450 – 550. The total composite SAT Score range for accepted applicants is 940 to 1140.

The requirements for ACT (25th-75th percentile) are Composite 20 – 25, English 18 – 25, Math 19 – 25, and Writing 6 – 8.

Kent State University Information

The Kent State University (KSU) is a public university and one of the premiere Ohio universities.

Kent State University Ranking
Kent State University campus photograph by David Wilson.

The Kent State University, Kent, OH was established in 1910 to train public school teachers. It started out as the Ohio State Normal School at Kent which later came to be known as the Kent State Normal School in 1911 and as Kent State Normal College in 1915.

In 1970, the university became known in the media internationally because of the Kent State Shootings in which its students were fired on by an Ohio Army National Guard in a protest against the American invasion of Cambodia.

In 1994, the Carnegie Foundation named Kent State University as a public research university that demonstrates high research activity.

KSU has eight campuses in northeastern Ohio. Their main administrative center is in Kent and the seven regional campuses are the Ashtabula Campus in Ashtabula, Ohio; the East Liverpool Campus overlooking the Ohio River; the Geauga Campus in Burton, Ohio; the Salem Campus at the south of the city; the Stark Campus; the Trumbull Campus in Warren, Ohio; and the Tuscarawas Campus in New Philadelphia, Ohio. The main campus in Kent manages 27 residence halls and an apartment complex consisting of 12 buildings inside the campus.

The Kent State University houses the Liquid Crystal Institute which is one of the leaders in liquid crystal technology and education.

The KSU athletic teams are named as the Golden Flashes. The Golden Flashes compete in various fall sports, winter sports, and spring sports.

The university has a publishing institution, the Kent State University Press, with a mission of advancing knowledge through publication.

Social fraternities, social sororities, and honorary and service societies are overseen by a Center for Involvement in Kent State University. Fraternity houses and sorority houses are located throughout the city of Kent.

The university’s president is Dr. Lester Lefton. Notable alumni include Michael Capellas, who is president of WorldCom; Carol Costello, who is an anchor and reporter for CNN; Thurman Munson, who is a professional baseball player with the New York Yankees; and Amy Young, who is the owner of Perihelion Arts Contemporary Gallery.

Kent State University Address

The university’s address is:
500 E Main Street,
Ohio 44242

Other colleges in Ohio state include University of Dayton, Miami University OxfordUniversity of Cincinnati, CASE Western Reserve University, and the Ohio State University.

Kent State University Rankings and Quick Facts

Also known as KSU

Kent State University ranking
Ranking – Times 200 (UK)
University world Ranking – Jiaotong 500 (China)
> 510
University world Ranking – Newsweek 100 (USA)
America Rank (Jiaotong)
> 197
Kent State University Facts
Students (Undergraduates / PG/ Total)
Faculty / Staff
2,780 / 3,455

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