Kent State is an above-average public university located in Kent, Ohio in the Cleveland Area. It is a large institution with an enrollment of 19,250 undergraduate students. The Kent State acceptance rate is 85%. Popular majors include Nursing, Psychology, and Business. Graduating 55% of students, Kent State alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $29,400.
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- of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.284 responses
- of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.299 responses
- of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.298 responses
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Freshmen Live On-Campus
- of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join.357 responses
- of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.404 responses
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Employed 2 Years After Graduation
- of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.189 responses
Kent State University Reviews
I've enjoyed my time at Kent State so far! The classes are rigorous but teach you interesting content, as well has essential skills such as time management, communication, and more social skills as well. The extracurriculars offer something for everyone, and all the faculty have been very nice and helpful. The facilities are all clean and easily accessible. Things I liked to see improved on, however, are discipline as far as Greek Life goes, and for the hateful speech and actions that sometimes go on without punishment.
I love Kent State! Having just finished my first year at this amazing university I believe I am able to give a reasonable review. Starting with the pros, Kent State has an amazing resource system. ANYTHING you need, Kent State has or can point you in the right direction of someone who has it or how you can even start it yourself. Kent State has amazing faculty and staff that I believe are truly there to help you. From custodians to our president, I have had nothing but great experiences. Our sports/recreational teams and facilities are top tear or currently being renovated to get there. Kent State is always improving and trying to be the best. Cons, being that it is such a huge university parking can be a hassle and the walking can be tiresome. There is a wide range of people there so of course a few aren't going to be the most pleasant. All in all I truly enjoy Kent State and cannot wait to further my education here!
I have been taking classes at both the "Main" campus and regional campus of stark and I have had nothing but great experiences. I have met a lot of intelligent people and learned a lot of different perspectives on my outlook of life. Kent has a very diverse culture and has shown me different ways of thinking and also the influence of cultures that surround these students/professors. Kent has given me many great opportunities such as, Job fairs/career fairs to get me prepared for the working industry. I have made a lot of great connections while being a student at Kent!