Kent State University, Trumbull Campus: Narrative Description

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4314 Mahoning Ave., NW
Warren, OH 44483-1998
Tel: (330)847-0571
E-mail: [email protected]
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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 1954. Setting: 200-acre suburban campus with easy access to Cleveland. Endowment: $1.1 million. Total enrollment: 2,270. Students come from 4 states and territories, 0.1% Native American, 1% Hispanic, 10% black, 1% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0% international, 54% 25 or older. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, services for LD students, advanced placement, self-designed majors, freshman honors college, honors program, independent study, distance learning, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs and internships. ROTC: Army (c), Air Force (c).

Entrance Requirements:

Open admission except for nursing program. Options: Peterson's Universal Application, early admission, deferred admission. Required: high school transcript. Placement: ACT COMPASS required; SAT or ACT required for some. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: 7/30. Notification: continuous until 8/30.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $30. 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. Part-time tuition varies according to course level.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Drama-theater group, student-run newspaper. Social organizations: 10 open to all. Most popular organizations: Student Senate, Trumbull Environmental Club, Union Activities Board, Gamemasters, Kent Christian Fellowship. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices, late night transport-escort service, patrols by trained security personnel during open hours. College housing not available. Trumbull Campus Library with 65,951 books, 759 serials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending 2003-04: $380,165. 300 computers available on campus for general student use. Staffed computer lab on campus.

Community Environment:

Located in the northeastern part of Ohio, the New England influences brought here by early settlers are still strongly felt. Warren, an industrial city, is in the great Mahoning Valley steel district and also has an active electrical and automotive parts industry. Shopping facilities here are good. Mosquito State Park, located 10 miles north, provides facilities for fishing, boating, swimming and camping. Points of interest are the John Stark Edwards House and the Nelson and Kennedy Ledges State Park.

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