Kent State University, Tuscarawas Campus: Narrative Description

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330 University Dr., NE
New Philadelphia, OH 44663-9403
Tel: (330)339-3391; Admissions: (330)339-3391; Fax: (330)339-3321; Web Site:

Description: State-supported, primarily 2-year, coed. Part of Kent State University System. Awards certificates, diplomas, transfer associate, terminal associate, bachelor's, and master's degrees (also offers some upper-level and graduate courses). Founded 1962. Setting: 172-acre small town campus with easy access to Cleveland. Educational spending 2002-03: $4446 per student. Total enrollment: 2,019. Faculty: 144 (44 full-time, 100 part-time). Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 16:1. 499 applied, 95% were admitted. 0% from out-of-state, 0.4% Native American, 0.4% Hispanic, 1% black, 0.3% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 29% 25 or older. Academic areas with the most degrees conferred: business/marketing; engineering/engineering technologies; health professions and related sciences. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, services for LD students, advanced placement, accelerated degree program, self-designed majors, freshman honors college, honors program, 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 except for business administration, education, nursing, fine and performing arts programs. Options: Common Application, early admission, deferred admission. Required: high school transcript. Placement: SAT I or ACT required for some. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: 9/1. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year: Application fee: $30. State resident tuition: $3968 full-time, $181 per credit part-time. Nonresident tuition: $10,400 full-time, $474 per credit part-time. Full-time tuition varies according to course level, course load, and location. Part-time tuition varies according to course level, course load, and location.

Collegiate Environment: Orientation program. Choral group. Social organizations: 14 open to all. Most popular organizations: Society of Mechanical Engineers, IEEE, Imagineers, Criminal Justice Club, Salt and Light. Major annual events: Spring Awards Banquet, Buck Lunches, Commencement. College housing not available. Tuscarawas Campus Library with 58,946 books, 1,900 microform titles, 400 serials, 520 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending 2002-03: $258,611. 161 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from off-campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

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