Kent State University Geauga and the Regional Academic Center

  • 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 Geauga and the Regional Academic Center serves 2,050 students
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 27:1 is same as the state community college average of 27:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 27%.
  • Kent State University Geauga and the Regional Academic Center is the only community colleges within Geauga County, OH.
  • The nearest community college to Kent State University Geauga and the Regional Academic Center is Lakeland Community College (15.5 miles away).

Top Placements

Kent State University Geauga and the Regional Academic Center places among the top 20% of community colleges in Ohio for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 75 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Kent State University Geauga and the Regional Academic Center(OH) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution Level4 or more yearsFour or more years
Institution ControlPublicPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty75 staff35 staff

Student Body

  • The student population of Kent State University Geauga and the Regional Academic Center has declined by 22% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 has decreased from 35:1 over five years.
  • The Kent State University Geauga and the Regional Academic Center diversity score of 0.36 is less than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment2,050 students734 students
Student:Teacher Ratio27:127:1
Diversity Score0.360.44
College Completion Rate (Year 2008)
8%
29%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$39,700$30,800

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $6,090 is more than the state average of $5,885. The in-state tuition has grown by 19% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$6,090$5,885
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid76%92%
Median Debt for Graduates (Year 2015)$25,997$21,250
Median Debt for Dropouts (Year 2015)$9,500$6,834

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.6 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
eSports, Geauga Student Nurse Association, Kent Kares, Twinsburg Student Nurse Association, Undergraduate Student Government, Wellness
Source: 2016 (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 named the Regional Academic Center. Kent State Geauga and the Regional 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 272 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.

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Nearby Schools

  • The nearest community college to Kent State University Geauga and the Regional Academic Center is Lakeland Community College (15.5 miles away).
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