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KENT STATE UNIVERSITY STARK - [KSU], NORTH CANTON, OHIO

North Canton, OhioLOCATION
CampusSCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1946Established Year
  7250Enrollment
Kent State UniversityParent College

Kent State University Stark: Rankings, Courses, Admissions, Tuition Fee, Cost of Attendance & Scholarships

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Being the second-largest regional campus in Ohio, Kent State University at Stark is the only public university in Stark County. The university takes up an important role in creating an educated workforce, drawing in and retaining qualified people and adding to the constructive financial improvement of Ohio.

Kent State University at Stark, also referred to as Kent State Stark(KSS) was established in the year 1946 as one of the campuses of Kent State University. Today, the university serves around 4,422 full-time and part-time students.

KSS is settled on 200 acres of beautiful campus in Jackson Township and is considered to be one of the safest campuses in the USA. The university provides affordable and quality higher education opportunities for students.

Even though the admissions at Kent State University at Stark saw a decrease of about 7.32% in student enrollment with 4,771 students in 2018 and 4,422 students in 2019, the affordability and quality of the education offered remains the same.

Student Enrollment 2014-19

Ranking

KSS has performed well in terms of numbers over the years. It has been ranked nationally and locally on several bases. The university has been ranked:

  • Among the Top 50 in the ‘safest college campuses’ category in the USA
  • Among the Top 10 in the ‘best college locations’ category in Ohio
  • Among the Top 40 in the ‘most conservative colleges’ category in Ohio

Highlights

Year of Establishment1946
LocationNorth Canton, Ohio
Type of UniversityPublic
Campus SettingSuburban
Acceptance RateOpen Admission Policy
Application Fee70 USD
Student-Faculty Ratio23:1
Student Population4,422
Estimated annual fee for International UG Students37,835 USD
Estimated annual fee for International PG Students39,352 USD
Official Websitehttps://www.kent.edu/stark

Explore the programs at Kent State Stark

Students applying at Kent State University at Stark can apply for more than 25 degree programs. These programs include masters, bachelors, associates, and online programs.

  • The university offers Bachelor’s degree programs with popular majors such as Business Management, Nursing, Music Technology, Psychology, Criminology & Justice Studies, and Middle Childhood Education.
  • There is only one graduate master program at the Stark County campus, M.Ed. in Curriculum & Instruction.
  • Kent State Stark also offers three associate degrees- science, arts, criminology & justice studies.
  • About 38 minor courses are offered for students to complete their bachelor’s degree.

Kent State Stark Campus

Settled on 200 acres of beautiful land, Kent State University at Stark is situated in Jackson Township, only a short way from the Akron-Canton Airport and accessible from Interstate-77.

The campus consists of 7 buildings and Pond and Research Wetland Area with an outdoor classroom which makes 2.25 acres of the total land.

A few of the buildings at the campus include:

  • Campus Center housing the university’s bookstore, Academic Success Center, counseling center, etc.
  • The Main Hall consists of the student services, admissions, recruitment & retention office, mailroom, conference rooms, etc.
  • Science and Nursing houses the classrooms, nursing labs, science labs, lecture halls, vertical wind turbines, etc.
  • Recreation and Wellness include the basketball and volleyball court, weight circuit, dance studio, fitness equipment, lockers, and spinning rooms.

Residence or housing options for you

Kent State Stark does not provide any on-campus or off-campus residence facility to its students. However, the university has a partnering with Staybridge Suites, apartment-style suites with two bedroom/ 2 bath apartments with furnished kitchen and 10 meals per week.

Students can also look for affordable student accommodations in the USA which are close to the campus. These accommodations can include homestays, shared or rented apartments, etc.

Requirements for applying at Kent State University at Stark

For Fall 2018, Kent State University at Stark received 894 applications. Since the admissions at the Kent State Stark have an open-policy, 894 applications were accepted, however, only 569 applicants enrolled at the Stark campus.

Admission Trend 2015-19

International students who wish to study at KSS must apply through the Kent State University. The application process is similar and must be completed well in advance, taking into consideration their F-1 visa application process.

Application – Students can apply via Common Application for UG admissions and via Kent State University Application for PG program.

Application fee – 70 USD

Application deadline - International applicants applying at Kent State University need to apply before October 1 for the Spring semester and June 1 for the Fall semester.

Admission requirements– International students must submit these documents as general admission requirements:

  • Completed application form
  • Payment of non-refundable application fee
  • Evaluated academic transcripts from school/ college with English translations if required
  • Standardized exams to study in the USA
  • English language proficiency
ExamMinimum Required Scores
TOEFL71(iBT)
525(PBT)
IELTS6.0
PTE48
MELAB75
  • Passport biographical page
  • Financial guarantee of sufficient funds (bank statement)
  • Additional documents according to the program requirement
  • Health Insurance and Immunization Records

What are the expenses while studying at Kent State University at Stark?

The following table demonstrates the expenses that an international undergraduate student will have to bear for two semesters.

Annual Expenses for an Undergraduate International Student:

ExpensesFee in USD (per academic year)
Tuition and Fees20,007
Room and Board11,706
International Student Activity Fee40
Medical insurance and books and supplies6,082 
TOTAL37,835

The tuition fee for M.Ed. in Curriculum & Instruction is 21,524 USD for an academic year making the total tuition fee, room and board and the sum of the additional expense upto 39,352 USD.

How to finance your studies at Kent State University Stark?

There are several scholarships to study in the USA available for students at Kent State University Stark to finance their studies. It is suggested that the freshmen students must complete their admission application by March 1 to be able to apply for the scholarships offered to freshmen students.

Few of the freshmen scholarships at Kent State Stark are:

ScholarshipCriteria
Academic Accomplishment AwardFull-time enrollment; Minimum 3.4 high school GPA; minimum ACT composite of 23
Diversity Scholar AwardMember of one of the following underrepresented student population- African American,
Hispanic or American Indian; minimum 3.0 high school GPA; full-time enrollment
Honors Program ScholarshipAccepted into the Kent State Stark Honors Program by March 1;
minimum 3.5 high school GPA minimum ACT composite of 27; full-time enrollment

International students can also look for various international scholarships to study in the USA offered by private benefactors or the education ministry of their home country. Students can also apply for various education loans after going through the details about the loan conditions, etc.

Notable Alumni

The KSS Alumni Chapter caters to 15,000 alumni living in Stark County. Some of the distinguished alumni are:

  • Brannon Braga – graduated in the year 1985, Braga is a renowned writer, producer for various Films and TV series. He has received the Hugo Award for Excellence in Science Fiction Writing.
  • Richard L. Hardgrove – graduated in the year 1982, Richard is the CEO of First National Bank of Ohio, President, and CEO of Sky Bank.
  • Ronnie Harris – graduated in the year 1968, Harris is a former Olympic boxer and gold medalist.
  • Mary Volpe – graduated in the year 1982, she was a foster mother to 102 children and was recognized as Canton’s “Citizen of the Year”.
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Kent State University Stark Overview

Institution TypePublic
AffiliationKent State University
Student Population7615
FAFSA Code003054
Application Cost$40
Average Cost of Attendance$18,714 / Year
Student : Faculty Ratio2 : 1

Admission & Dates

Early action Deadlines

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April 01

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Regular decision Deadlines

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Attendance Cost

$18,714

Attendance Cost

The table shows average yearly cost of attendance for international students. Amount may vary with the course opted, nature of accommodation, and personal spending habits of a candidate. Check Program wise Fees

Tuition Fees
Undergraduate Programs$18,714 / Year
Post Graduate Program$29,370 / Year
On Campus Accomodation
Books & Supplies$1,200 / Year
Off Campus Accomodation
Off campus (not with family), Room & Board$7,860 / Year
Off campus (not with family), Other Expenses$3,804 / Year
Off campus (with family), Room & Board$3,924 / Year
Off campus (with family), Other Expenses$3,804 / Year
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Schools, Faculties & Campuses

Faculty

College of Business Administration, Kent State University

Avg. Fees: $19,458
Address: 475 Terrace Dr, Kent, OH 44240

Faculty

Total FacultyFull TimePart timeGraduate Assistants
3786116226243
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    RANKED  #401

    Arts (International)

    RANKED  #401

    Humanities (International)

    RANKED  #501

    Economics (International)

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    Subway Restaurants0.58 Km
    Quaker Steak & Lube0.73 Km
    Wasabi Japanese Steakhouse0.74 Km
    Carrabba's Italian Grill1.1 Km
    Cinemark Movie Bistro North Canton1.14 Km
    Samantha's Restaurant1.36 Km
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    The Strip1.02 Km
    Sunglass Hut1.31 Km
    Belden Village Mall1.35 Km
    Sunglass Hut at Macy's1.37 Km
    Belden Village Commons1.43 Km
    Liberty Square1.55 Km
    Thursday'S Plaza1.88 Km
    The Market Place at Holiday2.13 Km
    Instrument Outfitters2.14 Km
    Springbrook Plaza2.35 Km
    Big Kmart3.07 Km
    Servus Center3.49 Km
    Enrico Amato Interiors3.79 Km
    North Canton Plaza3.86 Km
    Hillsdale Shopping Center4.22 Km
    30th Street Plaza5.89 Km
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    St Raphael Center2.9 Km
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    The Exchange5.44 Km
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    Canton Baptist Temple7.02 Km
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    Akron-Canton Airport5.4 Km
    Mc Kinley Air Inc5.6 Km
    Tripodi Heliport6.03 Km
    Avflight Akron-Canton6.44 Km
    Ultimate JetCharters6.44 Km
    Mercy Medical Center Heliport6.99 Km
    Timken Mercy Medical Center Heliport7.14 Km
    Canal Fulton Airport-7OH27.9 Km
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