Kent State University
Kent State University is one of 76 public higher-research universities, as categorized by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, and is ranked in the top-tier list of Best National Universities by U.S. News & World Report. Since its founding as a teacher-training school in 1910, Kent State has become an engine for economic, cultural and workforce development in the region and beyond as a premiere university in Ohio. This Ohio university has also earned acclaim for applying new knowledge to address the needs of the communities it serves and society as a whole through a vast array of continuing education courses and much more.
At Kent State, people hail from every corner of the globe to do work that paves the way for a brighter tomorrow. Here, you’ll find world-class faculty serving as researchers and mentors. Alumni leaders in business, healthcare, education and beyond, and students unafraid to break the mold and push boundaries. There are over 282 undergraduate programs, more than 50 master’s programs in more than 100 areas of specialization, as well as 23 doctoral programs with more than 50 specializations. As a top-tier national public research university, Kent State provides plenty of opportunity to take your education to an even higher level.
A club sport is a student organization formed by students with a common interest and desire to participate in a specific sport or activity. Club sports can best be described as the combining the team elements of varsity athletics with the recreational atmosphere of intramural sports.
University Health Services provides all eligible students, faculty and staff non-emergent outpatient care, including examination and treatment for illness and minor injuries, women's healthcare, laboratory, x-ray, physical therapy, pharmacy services and health education. Kent State University Women's Center exists to facilitate the advancement of and to enhance the quality of educational experience and professional life for women students, faculty and staff of all campuses.
The faculty at Kent State do more than beside imparting education. They share, provide, collaborate and participate. They inspire learning, turning students into independent thinkers — and, more importantly, into doers. The University have more than 2,700 full-time and part-time faculty from 6 continents out of which 70% of the faculty have the highest degree in their field and 61% of full-time faculty are tenure-track faculty.
Kent State University comprises eight unique campuses. The Kent Campus is spread across 950 acres. In 2018, Kent State was ranked the safest big college campus in Ohio and 25th safest in the country, according to the National Council for Home Safety and Security. The university has a full-time, certified police force of more than 30 sworn officers who protect the campus. These officers are visible, well-trained and on duty 24/7 in support of students, staff, faculty and visitors.
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