Kent State University at Geauga

14111 Claridon-Troy Rd
Burton, OH 44021
Tel: (440)834-4187
2,653 students
Public institution
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Kent State University's eight-campus network, one of the largest regional systems in the country, serves both the development of a true living/learning approach at the Kent Campus and regional needs on seven other campuses throughout Northeast Ohio. The Kent Campus provides the resources and facilities of a large, diverse university, while the Regional Campuses - Ashtabula, East Liverpool, Geauga, Salem, Stark, Trumbull and Tuscarawas - offer the friendly, casual atmosphere of small liberal arts colleges.
School Highlights:
Kent State University at Geauga serves 2,653 students (22% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is lower than the community college average of 28:1.
Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 30%.
Kent State University at Geauga is the only community colleges within Geauga County, OH.
The nearest community college is Lakeland Community College (15.40 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 75 teachers has grown by 87% over five years.
College Kent State University at Geauga Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level 4 or more years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 75 staff
61 staff
Kent State University at Geauga Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 2,653 has grown by 80% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has decreased from 33:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.37 is less than the national average of 0.68. The school's diversity has grown by 84% over five years.
Total Enrollment 2,653 students 1,296 students
Kent State University at Geauga Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 24:1
21:1
Kent State University at Geauga Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 589 students
814 students
Kent State University at Geauga Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 2,064 students
1,040 students
Kent State University at Geauga Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Kent State University at Geauga Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
1%
5%
Kent State University at Geauga Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
2%
21%
Kent State University at Geauga Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
10%
15%
Kent State University at Geauga Black (2006-2013)
% White
79%
51%
Kent State University at Geauga White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
2%
3%
Kent State University at Geauga More (2010-2013)
% Unknown races
4%
3%
Kent State University at Geauga Unknown (2006-2013)
Kent State University at Geauga Ethnicity Breakdown  Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.37 0.68
Kent State University at Geauga Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $5,554 is less than the state average of $5,660. The in-state tuition has grown by 8% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $13,514 is more than the state average of $10,250. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $5,554 $5,660
Kent State University at Geauga In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $13,514 $10,250
Kent State University at Geauga Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 76%
89%
Kent State University at Geauga % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

  • 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 one of the premiere Ohio colleges. The university also has earned acclaim for applying new knowledge to address the needs of the communities it serves and society as a whole. Kent State Geauga is the only institution of higher learning in Geauga County. Kent State's Geauga Campus lies at the heart of Ohio's maple syrup country and provides easy access to urban, suburban and rural areas. We offer a private school approach to education at an affordable public price. Kent State Geauga offers an array of noncredit programs and workshops for the student looking to continue their education. Kent State Geauga offers a wide range of certificate, associate, and bachelor's degree programs. In addition, we are proud to offer the Master of Science in Technology degree. Students can complete all required coursework for several certificates, associate degrees, bachelor degrees and one master's degree program without ever leaving our campus. We also offer the first two years of coursework applicable toward many of the 272 academic programs available at Kent State University. Kent State University Geauga Campus offers classes and coursework leading to six associate degrees and three bachelor's degrees, including a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN). The Geauga Campus features an excellent 13:1 student/teacher ratio, distance learning libraries, and technology components in many of our classrooms to enhance students' learning experiences. We offerr excellent nursing degree program, horticulture education, business management technology, accounting and more. Kent State University is accredited without reservation by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

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Did You Know?
For Ohio public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $6,611 per year for in-state students and $10,960 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,558 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Ohio is 69%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Ohio community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.48, which is lower than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in Ohio is Sanford-Brown College-Middleburg Heights. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.