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B
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    B
  2. Value
    B
  3. Diversity
    A-
  4. Campus
    A
  5. Athletics
    A-
  6. Party Scene
    B
  7. Professors
    C
  8. Location
    B
  9. Dorms
    B
  10. Campus Food
    A+
  11. Student Life
    B
  12. Safety
    B
Kennesaw State University is ...
Public
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-AA
Athletic Conference
Atlantic Sun Conference
Address
1000 Chastain Rd
Kennesaw, GA 30144
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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.

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
59%
Application Deadline
May 6
SAT Range
1000-1180
ACT Range
21-26
Application Fee
$40
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No

Cost

Net Price
$17,441/ year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $14,750/ year
  • $30-48k
    $15,768/ year
  • $49-75k
    $18,633/ year
  • $76-110k
    $20,224/ year
  • $110k+
    $20,384/ year
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  • Simple, straightforward student loans with an easy application
  • Flexible repayment options, and strong borrower protections

Academics

Professors
C
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
20:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
69%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.251 responses
43%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.269 responses
56%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.268 responses
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Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
24,412Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
12%
Pell Grant
35%
Varsity Athletes
2%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 171 responses
Report
  • Different, all ages/types of students
    48%
  • Friendly
    28%
  • Unique
    15%
  • Disconnected
    4%
  • Suburban neighborhood kids
    4%
  • Diverse
    1%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
Poll
54%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join.285 responses
Poll
50%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.350 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 192 responses
Report
  • Growing
    31%
  • Diverse
    27%
  • Everything You Need
    11%
  • Great
    9%
  • Outstanding
    6%
  • Growing into World Class
    5%
  • Boring. People are not friendly. No campus life
    3%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$41,300/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
42%
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.186 responses
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I love the environment on campus! Everyone is so friendly and it is really easy to be a part of the community! The campus has so many opportunities to join clubs, groups, and academic as well as social circles. There are even days where the local farmer's market comes and sets up! The campus itself is also lovely - the Campus Green especially! The Commons also has the best food, which is important for college. All in all, this school is definitely worth going to.
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As a non traditional adult student, KSU has been wonderful for me and my busy family schedule! In 2012 I decided to go back to school. They had a ton of resources that helped me get back into learning and really enjoy my learning experience. I had to take a break for health reasons and the staff and professors have all been very helpful and understanding. After 3 years I am finally healthy again and have my back together so I decided it was time to go back to school ... again. This time there was no questioning what school to attend.
Kennesaw State University is, in my opinion, the best university in Georgia. Everyone here is so accepting here, and the campus community is very diverse. Greek life is big, but you don't have to join to be "cool" on campus. Students like to party but they will also take the time to study and pass their class. Kennesaw is a very well-rounded university and is only growing. I am truly proud to be able to call myself a Kennesaw State University Owl! Hooty Hoo!