Kent State University at Stark

6000 Frank Ave NW
Canton, OH 44720-7599
Tel: (330)499-9600
4,864 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 Stark serves 4,864 students (49% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 20%.
Kent State University at Stark is one of 4 community colleges within Stark County, OH.
The nearest community college is Stark State College (0.2 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Kent State University at Stark Community College Avg.
Institution Level Four or more years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public

Student Body

The student population of 4,864 teachers has grown by 26% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has increased from 19:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.18 is less than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has grown by 5% over five years.
Total Enrollment
4,864 students
1,388 students
Kent State University at Stark Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
2,379 students
836 students
Kent State University at Stark Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 2,485 students
1,036 students
Kent State University at Stark Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Kent State University at Stark sch enrollment Kent State University at Stark sta enrollment
# Undergraduate Students 4,816 students 1,283 students
# Graduate Students 48 students 42 students
Kent State University at Stark sch graduate Kent State University at Stark sta graduate
% American Indian/Alaskan
-
1%
% Asian
1%
2%
Kent State University at Stark Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
1%
7%
Kent State University at Stark Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
7%
11%
Kent State University at Stark Black (2006-2012)
% White
90%
67%
Kent State University at Stark White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
-
2%
Kent State University at Stark More (2010-2011)
Kent State University at Stark sch ethnicity Kent State University at Stark sta ethnicity
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. 0.18 0.44
Kent State University at Stark Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $5,472 is less than the state average of $5,890. The in-state tuition has grown by 10% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $13,432 is more than the state average of $10,047. The out-state tuition has grown by 6% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $5,472 $5,890
Kent State University at Stark In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $13,432 $10,047
Kent State University at Stark Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (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 Stark began in 1912, when John McGilvery, the new president of the Kent Normal School, decided to take teacher education directly into the communities of Northeastern Ohio. From that point on, Kent State's regional campus programs have set a high standard for locally based college and university education. Stark County has been the recipient of Kent's extension and off-campus programs since the very beginning. In 2006, we will celebrate 60 years of Kent State's continuous service to the people and businesses of Stark County. Located on 200 acres in Jackson Township, the Stark Campus is the largest regional campus of Kent State University, serving nearly 4,000 students each year. The campus consists of six major buildings and a natural pond and offers three associate degrees and eight complete bachelor degree programs in English, history, justice studies, middle childhood education, business management, nursing, general studies and psychology. The campus also offers a master of business administration degree. Nearly 90 percent of Kent State Stark's full-time faculty hold the highest academic credentials in their field. The campus boasts the Professional Education and Conference Center as Northeast Ohio's most technologically advanced meeting, training and events facility. Kent State Stark offers several academic program opportunities in the associate, baccalaureate and master's degree levels. Students can earn a bachelor's degree on the Stark Campus in business management, English, general studies, history, justice studies, middle childhood education, nursing or psychology. The campus also offers the core courses of Kent's 272 undergraduate programs. Kent State Stark recently began offering a full master's of business administration degree program at convenient evening hours for busy adults. Kent State University is accredited without reservation by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

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For Ohio public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $7,573 per year for in-state students and $11,784 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,757 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Ohio is 73%. 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 0.34, which is lower than the national average of 0.44. The most diverse community college in Ohio is Herzing University-Toledo. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.