Kent State University, Stark Campus: Narrative Description

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6000 Frank Ave., NW
Canton, OH 44720-7599
Tel: (330)499-9600; Admissions: (330)244-3259; Fax: (330)494-6121; E-mail: [email protected]; Web Site:

Description: State-supported, primarily 2-year, coed. Part of Kent State University System. Awards transfer associate and bachelor's degrees (also offers some graduate courses). Founded 1967. Setting: 200-acre suburban campus with easy access to Cleveland. Total enrollment: 3,736. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 19:1. 1,510 applied, 100% were admitted. 5% from top 10% of their high school class, 18% from top quarter, 48% from top half. 2 valedictorians. Students come from 2 states and territories, 30% 25 or older. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, services for LD students, advanced placement, self-designed majors, freshman honors college, honors program, independent study, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, internships. Off campus study at Stark State College of Technology. Study abroad program. ROTC: Army (c), Air Force (c).

Entrance Requirements: Open admission. Options: early admission, deferred admission. Required: high school transcript. Required for some: interview, SAT I or ACT. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling.

Costs Per Year: Application fee: $30. State resident tuition: $3968 full-time, $181 per hour part-time. Nonresident tuition: $10,400 full-time, $474 per hour part-time. Tuition guaranteed not to increase for student's term of enrollment.

Collegiate Environment: Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group. Social organizations: 15 open to all. Most popular organizations: Psychology Club, Pan African Student Alliance, Criminal Justice Society, Women's Studies Club, History Club. Major annual events: New Student Day, Featured Speaker Series. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices, late night transport-escort service. College housing not available. Kent State University Library with 72,807 books, 313 serials, an OPAC, and a Web page. 100 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from off-campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

Community Environment: The Kent State University Stark Campus is a commuter campus located Jackson Township in suburban Canton, Ohio.

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