Kent State University, Geauga Campus: Narrative Description

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KENT STATE UNIVERSITY, GEAUGA CAMPUS B-12

14111 Claridon-Troy Rd.
Burton, OH 44021-9500
Tel: (440)834-4187; Admissions: (440)834-4187; Fax: (440)834-0919; Web Site: http://www.geauga.kent.edu/

Description: State-supported, primarily 2-year, coed. Part of Kent State University System. Awards transfer associate, bachelor's, and master's degrees. Founded 1964. Setting: 87-acre rural campus with easy access to Cleveland. Educational spending 2002-03: $1865 per student. Total enrollment: 804. 237 applied, 100% were admitted. 18% from top 10% of their high school class, 30% from top quarter, 54% from top half. Students come from 6 states and territories, 2 other countries, 1% from outof-state, 0.1% Native American, 0.3% Hispanic, 5% black, 0.3% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 1% international, 39% 25 or older. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, services for LD students, advanced placement, self-designed majors, distance learning, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, internships. ROTC: Army (c), Air Force (c).

Entrance Requirements: Open admission. Options: early admission, deferred admission. Required: high school transcript, interview. Recommended: minimum 2.0 high school GPA. Placement: ACT recommended. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling.

Costs Per Year: Application fee: $30. State resident tuition: $3968 full-time. Nonresident tuition: $10,400 full-time.

Collegiate Environment: Student-run newspaper. Social organizations: 5 open to all. Most popular organizations: Computer Club, Student Senate, Accounting Club, student newspaper. Major annual events: Computer Software Fair, Faculty Colloquium. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices. College housing not available. Kent State University Library with 8,300 books, 6,600 serials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending 2002-03: $84,426. 50 computers available on campus for general student use. Staffed computer lab on campus.

Community Environment: Burton located 30 miles from Cleveland, is primarily a residential area with a few small businesses. Planes and trains are within 18 miles. Community facilities include shopping facilities, churches, and civic and service organizations. Ski resort is nearby for all winter sports.

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