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Kennesaw State University
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  • 4 Year
  • KENNESAW, GA

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Report Card

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B minus
  2. Value
    grade B minus
  3. Diversity
    grade A
  4. Campus
    grade A
  5. Athletics
    grade A
  6. Party Scene
    grade A minus
  7. Professors
    grade C
  8. Location
    grade A minus
  9. Dorms
    grade B
  10. Campus Food
    grade A+
  11. Student Life
    grade A
  12. Safety
    grade unavailable

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Kennesaw State is a public university located in Georgia. It is a large institution with an enrollment of 28,679 undergraduate students. The Kennesaw State acceptance rate is 83%. Popular majors include Psychology, Liberal Arts and Humanities, and Business. Graduating 47% of students, Kennesaw State alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $33,300.

About

1000 CHASTAIN RD
KENNESAW, GA 30144
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-FCS
Athletic Conference
Big South Conference

Kennesaw State University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

KSU Admissions

Acceptance Rate
83%
Application Deadline
June 30
SAT Range
1030-1200
ACT Range
19-25
Application Fee
$40
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$18,586 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$6,530 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
92%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade C
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
21:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
70%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 279 responses
46%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 339 responses
57%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 337 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
19
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
7
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
12
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    41%
  • On Campus
    43%
  • Online
    16%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
28,679 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
10,294
Undergrads Over 25
14%
Pell Grant
34%
Varsity Athletes
1%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 219 responses
  • Different, all ages/types of students
    46%
  • Friendly
    26%
  • Unique
    13%
  • Suburban neighborhood kids
    5%
  • Diverse
    4%
  • Disconnected
    3%
  • Nerd
    2%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
54%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 364 responses
Poll
51%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 430 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 240 responses
  • Growing
    32%
  • Diverse
    25%
  • Everything You Need
    12%
  • Great
    9%
  • Outstanding
    6%
  • Growing into World Class
    5%
  • Over crowded
    3%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$41,300 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
47%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
89%
National
83%
85%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 197 responses

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