Kent State University at Stark

6000 Frank Ave NW, Canton, OH

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Combining the best of a major university and a liberal arts college, Kent State University at Stark is the best choice for you to earn a degree and to have a better future.

Kent State Stark is the largest regional campus of internationally renowned Kent State University. Serving for over 65 years, it is the only public university in Stark County thus it plays a vital role in the community. It aims and continues to provide open access to quality affordable education and key intellectual resources for social, cultural and economic development in Northeast Ohio.

The beautiful 200-acre campus is situated in Jackson Township, accessible from I-77 and minutes away from the Akron-Canton Airport.

Take a pick from its offering of 18 bachelor’s degrees, 3 master’s degrees, 3 associate degrees, some minors and core courses for Kent State’s over 250 bachelor degree programs.

Be one of the 11,000 students it serves annually under an experienced and highly credentialed faculty. It may have an enormous population but the school maintains a 23-to-1 student faculty ratio. Your dedicated professors will be able to guide and work closely with you in achieving your success inside and outside the classroom.

Aside from its beneficial student services, the active Stark campus offers sustainability program to reduce the impact of its operations to environment. It also organizes more than 50 cultural events such as Featured Speakers Series having national and international experts in various fields.

Its University Center is the most technologically advanced events facility in Ohio where meetings, receptions, fundraising and holiday events are held spectacularly. The center also caters to The Corporate University and Small Business Development Center which provide research, consultation, learning and development experiences for the local organizations.

Enroll now and be a part of this big vibrant academic community at Kent State Stark!

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $9,100. In order to calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance check out their cost calculator here. There is also a $40 application fee for those applying to a program. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Annual tuition estimates are:
    • In-State Tuition: $5,700-$6,800
    • Nonresident Student Tuition: $14,000-$16,640
  • Charges for part-time students are:
    • In-State: $260-$310 per unit
    • Out-of-State: $620-$740 per unit

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid87%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships73%$3,621
Receiving Student Loans59%$4,578
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Admissions, Academics, & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and alumni, Kent State University at Stark may offer services including:

  • Online classes
  • Remedial courses
  • Counseling assistance
  • Student employment
  • Employment search assistance

Graduation & Transfer Rates

Community colleges often times offer both career training courses and curriculum to help students transfer out to a 4-year college or university, that is why we include how Kent State University at Stark compares for both graduation and transfer rates against other community colleges in Stark County and community colleges in Ohio in total.

 Kent State University at StarkStark CountyOhio
Graduation Rate27.1%20.9%18.2%
Transfer-out Rate29.4%23.9%21.4%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Elementary and Secondary School Teacher Education Program
    • Accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (since 1957)
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Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

Get more information about the programs offered by Kent State University at Stark by clicking the request information to the right.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

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