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Kennesaw State University
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  • 4 Year
  • KENNESAW, GA

Report Card

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B minus
  2. Value
    grade B
  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 an above-average public university located in Georgia. It is a large institution with an enrollment of 25,745 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the Kennesaw State acceptance rate is 75%. Popular majors include Psychology, Liberal Arts and Humanities, and Business. Graduating 46% 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

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Kennesaw Admissions

Acceptance Rate
75%
Application Deadline
June 1
SAT Range
1050-1230
ACT Range
20-26
Application Fee
$40
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No

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Cost

Net Price
$17,175 / 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
$6,361 / 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
45%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 329 responses
57%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 327 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
14
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
14
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    37%
  • On Campus
    53%
  • Online
    10%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
25,745 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
8,754
Undergrads Over 25
10%
Pell Grant
32%
Varsity Athletes
2%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 210 responses
  • Different, all ages/types of students
    46%
  • Friendly
    26%
  • Unique
    14%
  • Suburban neighborhood kids
    4%
  • Disconnected
    3%
  • Diverse
    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. 354 responses
Poll
51%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 420 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 231 responses
  • Growing
    32%
  • Diverse
    25%
  • Everything You Need
    11%
  • Great
    8%
  • Outstanding
    6%
  • Growing into World Class
    5%
  • Boring. People are not friendly. No campus life
    2%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$41,300 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
46%
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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