Kent State University, Kent (KSU)

Kent, OH

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Kent State University, Kent

Kent State University, Kent

Kent State University, Kent Applicant Information

Important Admissions Deadlines

Application Deadline August 1
SAT / ACT Scores Due August 1
Priority Application Due January 15
College Will Notify October 1

Admission Rate

  • Men
  • Women
  Men Women Total
Applied 5,398 8,582 13,980
Accepted 4,586 7,645 12,231
Acceptance Rate 85% 89% 87%
Enrolled 1,675 2,676 4,351

KSU Test Scores

Note: All test score ranges and GPA are approximations based on available data. Falling within a school’s displayed range for test scores and/or GPA does not guarantee admission to that school.

Average GPA
3.19 (weighted)

SAT Scores

(29% of Students Admitted to Kent State University, Kent Submit SAT Scores)

  • Verbal 440 to 570
  • Math 450 to 580
  • Writing 430 to 560
  • Verbal
  • Math
  • Writing
Category Verbal Math Writing
Top 75th Percentile 570 580 560
Bottom 25th Percentile 440 450 430

ACT Scores

(84% of Students Admitted to Kent State University, Kent Submit ACT Scores)

  • Verbal 18 to 25
  • Math 18 to 25
  • Composite 20 to 25
  • Verbal
  • Math
  • Composite
  Verbal Math Composite
Top 75th Percentile 25 25 25
Bottom 25th Percentile 18 18 20

Kent State University, Kent Application Requirements

  Required Recommended Considered
Application Fee ($40)   Very Important
High School Diploma or Equivalent   Very Important
High School GPA   Very Important
High School Rank     Considered
High School Transcript   Very Important
Recommendations     Considered
Essay     Not Considered
Extracurricular Activities     Not Considered
Volunteer Work     Not Considered
Standardized Test Score(s)   Very Important
Interview     Not Considered
Competencies     Not Considered
TOEFL   Important

High School Prerequisites

Subject Years Required Years Recommended
English 4
Foreign Language 2
Math 3
Science 3
Social Studies 3
Lab 2
Other 1
Electives 1 1

Kent State University, Kent Transfer Students

Undergraduate Enrollment 25,787 (95%)
Undergraduate Transfer-in Enrollment 1,343 (4%)

Kent State University, Kent Admissons Requirements for Transfers

  Required Recommended Considered
Application Fee ($40)   Very Important
GPA (minimum 2.00)   Very Important
High School Transcript   Important
College Transcript   Very Important
Essay/Personal Statement     Not Considered
Interview     Not Considered
Standardized Test Scores   Important
Statement of Good Standing
from Prior Institution(s)
    Not Considered

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