Kent State University, Ashtabula Campus: Narrative Description

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KENT STATE UNIVERSITY, ASHTABULA CAMPUS B-12

3325 West 13th St.
Ashtabula, OH 44004-2299
Tel: (440)964-3322
Admissions: (440)964-4217
Fax: (440)964-4269
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.ashtabula.kent.edu/

Description:

State-supported, primarily 2-year, coed. Part of Kent State University System. Awards certificates, transfer associate, terminal associate, and bachelor's degrees (also offers some upper-level and graduate courses). Founded 1958. Setting: 120-acre small town campus with easy access to Cleveland. Research spending 2003-04: $87,132. Total enrollment: 1,371. 3 class presidents, 1 valedictorian, 20 student government officers. 1% Native American, 2% Hispanic, 5% black, 1% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0.4% international. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, advanced placement, self-designed majors, freshman honors college, honors program, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, internships. ROTC: Army (c).

Entrance Requirements:

Open admission except for nursing program. Options: early admission, deferred admission. Placement: SAT or ACT recommended. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadlines: 8/1, 7/15 for nonresidents. Notification: continuous until 8/1, continuous until 7/15 for nonresidents.

Costs Per Year:

State resident tuition: $4326 full-time, $198 per credit hour part-time. Nonresident tuition: $11,338 full-time, $518 per credit hour part-time. Full-time tuition varies according to course level and location. Part-time tuition varies according to course level and location.

Collegiate Environment:

Drama-theater group, student-run newspaper. Most popular organizations: student government, student newspaper, Student Nurses Association. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices. College housing not available. 51,884 books and 225 serials. 25 computers available on campus for general student use. Staffed computer lab on campus.

Community Environment:

This growing industrial city is on Lake Erie at the mouth of the Ashtabula River. Two municipal parks on Lake Erie have excellent facilities for swimming, boating, and fishing.

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