Kent State University at Stark

  • 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 4,422 students (35% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is same as the state community college average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 32%.

Top Rankings

Kent State University at Stark ranks among the top 20% of community colleges in Ohio for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 282 teachers has grown by 34% over five years.
Kent State University at Stark(OH) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate/Associate's Colleges: Associate's DominantBaccalaureate/Associate's Colleges: Associate's Dominant
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsFour or more years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty282 staff91 staff
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School CalendarLink to School Calendar

Student Body

The student population of Kent State University at Stark has declined by 5% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 29:1 over five years.
The Kent State University at Stark diversity score of 0.32 is less than the state average of 0.51. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment4,422 students1,346 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
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# Full-Time Students1,564 students553 students
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# Part-Time Students2,858 students793 students
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# Undergraduate Students1,564 students560 students
# Graduate Students1 students8 students
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% Asian
1%
2%
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% Hispanic
3%
5%
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% Black
5%
14%
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% White
82%
68%
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% Two or more races
4%
4%
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% Non Resident races
1%
1%
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% Unknown races
4%
6%
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Diversity Score0.320.51
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College Completion Rate
2%
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 $5,664 is more than the state average of $5,265. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $13,624 is more than the state average of $11,145. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$5,664$5,265
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Out-State Tuition Fees$13,624$11,145
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid82%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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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 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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The nearest community college to Kent State University at Stark is Stark State College (0.2 miles away).
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