Kent State University at Geauga

  • Kent State University at Geauga, located in historic Burton, Ohio serves Geauga County as well as Summit County with the Twinsburg Academic Center. As Geauga County`s only institution of higher education, Kent State Geauga plays a vital role in generating a more educated workforce, attracting and retaining qualified individuals to the area, and contributing to the positive economic development of the region. Kent State Geauga enrolls approximately 2,200 students year-round and offers more than 20 degree programs, including nursing, information technology, business management, psychology, and English, that can be completed in their entirety at the two locations. Taking courses at a regional campus also provides students the opportunity to begin coursework in more than 282 undergraduate degree programs at Kent State University.

School Highlights

Kent State University at Geauga serves 2,206 students (21% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the state community college average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 32%.

School Overview

The teacher population of 108 teachers has grown by 92% over five years.
Kent State University at Geauga(OH) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate/Associate's Colleges: Associate's DominantBaccalaureate/Associate's Colleges: Associate's Dominant
Institution LevelFour or more yearsFour or more years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty108 staff91 staff
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School CalendarLink to School Calendar

Student Body

The student population of Kent State University at Geauga has declined by 16% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has decreased from 35:1 over five years.
The Kent State University at Geauga diversity score of 0.40 is less than the state average of 0.51. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment2,206 students1,346 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:116:1
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# Full-Time Students463 students553 students
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# Part-Time Students1,743 students793 students
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% Asian
2%
2%
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% Hispanic
3%
5%
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% Black
12%
14%
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% White
76%
68%
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% Two or more races
4%
4%
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% Non Resident races
-
1%
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% Unknown races
3%
6%
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Diversity Score0.400.51
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College Completion Rate
8%
23%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$39,700$31,900
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $6,561 is more than the state average of $5,265. The in-state tuition has grown by 15% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $15,437 is more than the state average of $11,145. The out-state tuition has grown by 10% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$6,561$5,265
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Out-State Tuition Fees$15,437$11,145
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Tuition NotesCohort tuition rate for 12-18 credit hours for the academic year
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid74%91%
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Median Debt for Graduates$25,000$19,000
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Median Debt for Dropouts$8,750$6,500
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Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.8 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Artists Unite, eSports, Geauga Gardners, Geauga Student Nurse Association, Media Club, National Student Nurses Association (Twinsburg), Undergraduate Student Government, Wellness Club
Source: 2020 (or 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. In 2013, Kent State University Geauga Campus opened a satellite location in Twinsburg, Ohio.r. Kent State Geauga and the Twinsburg Academic Center offers an array of noncredit programs and workshops for the student looking to continue their education, to include a wide range of certificate, associate, and bachelor degree programs. We also offer the first two years of coursework applicable toward all of the 282 academic programs available at Kent State University. It also features an excellent 26:1 student/teacher ratio, distance learning libraries, and technology components in many of our classrooms to enhance students' learning experiences. It offers excellent nursing degree programs (to include the associate and bachelor degree), business management/administration, accounting, information technology, middle childhood education and more.

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Kent State University at Geauga is Lakeland Community College (15.6 miles away).
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