Kent State University, East Liverpool Campus: Narrative Description
KENT STATE UNIVERSITY, EAST LIVERPOOL CAMPUS F-13
400 East 4th St.
East Liverpool, OH 43920-3497
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.kenteliv.kent.edu/
State-supported, 2-year, coed. Part of Kent State University System. Awards certificates, transfer associate, and terminal associate degrees (also offers some upper-level and graduate courses). Founded 1967. Setting: 4-acre small town campus with easy access to Pittsburgh. Educational spending 2003-04: $3004 per student. Total enrollment: 657. 125 applied, 80% were admitted. Students come from 3 states and territories, 6% from out-of-state, 47% 25 or older. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, services for LD students, advanced placement, accelerated degree program, self-designed majors, distance learning, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, internships. ROTC: Army (c), Naval (c), Air Force (c).
Open admission except for nursing, physical therapy assistant, occupational therapy assistant programs. Options: early admission, deferred admission. Required: high school transcript. Placement: ACT recommended. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous until 9/1.
Orientation program. Student-run newspaper. Social organizations: 9 open to all. Most popular organizations: Student Senate, Student Nurses Association, Alpha Beta Gamma, Occupational Therapist Assistant Club, Physical Therapist Assistant Club. Major annual events: Christmas on Campus, Ohio River Arts Festival, Welcome Back Fest. Campus security: student patrols, late night transport-escort service. College housing not available. East Liverpool Campus Library with 31,320 books, 135 serials, an OPAC, and a Web page. 72 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed. Staffed computer lab on campus.
East Liverpool is in one of the most scenic sections of the upper Ohio Valley and is a leading pottery center producing semivitreous porcelain ware. Train and bus transportation is available and a local airport is available for private planes. Community facilities include numerous churches, representing 18 denominations, and a library. Thompson park provides facilities for all outdoor sports including winter sports; Beaver Creek provides facilities for camping, fishing, and picnicking.