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Kent State University at Stark

Kent State University at Stark is an Associate's college with 4836 students located in Canton, OH.

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Offers Associate Degrees, Open Admissions

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Overview

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Welcome to the largest regional campus of Kent State University. Kent State University at Stark was founded in 1946 and has been serving Stark County and the surrounding area for over 60 years. As Stark County's only public university, Kent State Stark 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 Stark is located on 200 beautiful acres in Jackson Township, just five minutes from the Akron-Canton Airport and easily accessible from I-77. Kent State University at Stark combines the best of a major university and a liberal arts college, offering baccalaureate, master's and associate degrees. Kent State Stark serves our region as a key intellectual resource providing open access to academic, economic and cultural advancement through excellence in teaching and learning.

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Student Body

Total Undergraduates 4,836
Gender 40% Male / 60% Female
Enrollment Breakdown 46% Full Time / 54% Part Time
Geography 99% In State / 1% Out of State / 0% International
Socio-Economic Diversity 52% of students received Pell Grants, which are provided by the U.S. government to students from middle and lower income families. It gives you an idea of a school’s socio-economic diversity.
Ethnic Diversity
Percentage
White 82%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0%
Multi-racial 2%
International 0%
Hispanic/Latino 2%
Ethnicity Unknown 4%
Black or African American 8%
Asian 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%

Activities

  • Government or Political Activity
  • Literary Magazine
  • Choral Groups
  • Musical Theater
  • Music Ensembles
  • Opera
  • Drama/Theater
  • Campus Ministries

Student Services

  • Academic Support Services: learning center reduced course load remedial instruction study skills assistance tutoring writing center
  • Computer Services: computer center, libraries, student center student web hosting available
  • Counseling Services: chaplain/spiritual director career counseling employment services for undergraduates financial aid counseling personal counseling veteran's counselor
  • Facilities
  • Special Needs Services: services and/or facilities for hearing impaired partial services for students with learning disabilities services and/or facilities for speech or communications disorders services and/or facilities for visually impaired wheelchair accessibility
  • Specialty Programs (ROTC, Accelerated Programs, Professional Development, etc.): double major dual enrollment of high school students independent study internships student-designed major cross-registration
  • Transfer In Services
  • Transfer Out Services

Academics

Academics

Popular Majors

Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities, Other (81%), Criminal Justice/Safety Studies (9%), Music, Other (6%), Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities, Other (2%)

Majors Offered

Bachelor's

Any single instructional program in liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities not listed above.

Any instructional program in music not listed above.

Job Opportunities:

Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in drama, music, and the arts including fine and applied art, such as painting and sculpture, or design and crafts. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.
Music Directors and Composers
Conduct, direct, plan, and lead instrumental or vocal performances by musical groups, such as orchestras, bands, choirs, and glee clubs. Includes arrangers, composers, choral directors, and orchestrators.
Musicians and Singers
Play one or more musical instruments or sing. May perform on stage, for on-air broadcasting, or for sound or video recording.

Associates

Any single instructional program in liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities not listed above.

Associates

A program that focuses on the criminal justice system, its organizational components and processes, and its legal and public policy contexts. Includes instruction in criminal law and policy, police and correctional systems organization, the administration of justice and the judiciary, and public attitudes regarding criminal justice issues.

Job Opportunities:

Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in criminal justice, corrections, and law enforcement administration. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.
First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers
Directly supervise and coordinate activities of correctional officers and jailers.
First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives
Directly supervise and coordinate activities of members of police force.

Administration & Faculty

Dean Dr. Walter Wagor
Accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Full-time Faculty 110
Student : Faculty Ratio 24 : 1
Faculty Gender (% Male : Female) 48 : 51
Percentage of Faculty Members
Tenured Faculty 40
Tenure Track Faculty 26
Non-Tenure Track Faculty 32
International Faculty 10

AP Test Credit Information

Test Name Minimum Score Equivalent Course (s) Credits
AP Art History 3.0 ARTH 22006 Pass / No Credit
AP Biology 3.0 BSCI 10110 Pass / No Credit
AP Biology 4.0 BSCI 10110 and 10120 Pass / No Credit
AP Calculus AB 3.0 MATH 12002 Pass / No Credit
AP Calculus BC 3.0 MATH 12002 and MATH LER 5.0
AP Calculus BC 4.0 MATH 12002 and MATH 12003 Pass / No Credit
AP Chemistry 3.0 CHEM 10060 Pass / No Credit
AP Chemistry 4.0 CHEM 10060 and 10062 Pass / No Credit
AP Chemistry 5.0 CHEM 10060 and 10062 and10061 Pass / No Credit
AP Chinese Language and Culture 3.0 CHIN 15101 and 15102 Pass / No Credit
AP Comparative Government and Politics 3.0 POL 10004 Pass / No Credit
AP Computer Science A 3.0 CS 10051 Pass / No Credit
AP Computer Science A 4.0 CS10051 and CS 13001 Pass / No Credit
AP English Language and Composition 3.0 ENG 11011 Pass / No Credit
AP English Literature and Composition 3.0 ENG 11011 Pass / No Credit
AP Environmental Science 3.0 GEOL 21062 Pass / No Credit
AP European History 3.0 A&S HUM LER 3.0
AP French Language and Culture 3.0 FR 13201 and 13202 Pass / No Credit
AP German Language and Culture 3.0 GER 11201 and 11202 Pass / No Credit
AP Human Geography 3.0 GEOG 22061 Pass / No Credit
AP Italian Language and Culture 3.0 ITAL 15201 and 15202 Pass / No Credit
AP Latin 3.0 LAT 16201 and 16202 Pass / No Credit
AP Macroeconomics 3.0 ECON 22061 Pass / No Credit
AP Microeconomics 3.0 ECON 22060 Pass / No Credit
AP Music Theory 3.0 MUS 11121 Pass / No Credit
AP Physics B 3.0 PHY 13001 and 13021 and 13002 and 1302 Pass / No Credit
AP Psychology 3.0 PSYC 11762 Pass / No Credit
AP Spanish Language and Culture 3.0 SPAN 18201 and 18202 Pass / No Credit
AP Statistics 3.0 MATH 10041 Pass / No Credit
AP United States Government and Politics 3.0 POL 10100 Pass / No Credit
AP United States History 3.0 HIST 12070 and12071 Pass / No Credit
AP World History 3.0 HIST 11050 and 11051 Pass / No Credit

Admissions

Admissions

Selectivity

Selectivity Score: 22/100
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Selectivity

44% of students graduated in the top half of their class.
17% of students graduated in the top quarter of their class.
3% of students graduated in the top tenth of their class.

Admission Considerations

Also Considered: Academic GPA, Application Essay, Recommendations, Rigor Of Secondary School Record, Standardized Test Scores

High School Curriculum (years of study):
Required Recommended
Visual Performing Arts 0 1
English 0 4
Math 0 3
Science 0 3
Social Studies 0 3
Foreign Language 0 2
Science Lab 0 2

Other Application Information: All SAT Scores Required for Review SAT or ACT

Finance

Finance

Average Net Tuition

The average student pays $9,260 for tuition, fees, and other expenses, after grants and scholarships.

Household Income Real Cost
$0-$30K $7,807
$30K-$48K $8,869
$48K-$75K $10,983
$75K-$110K $12,238
$110K+ $12,769

Sticker Price

Total stated tuition is $5,554, in-state and on-campus, before financial aid.

In-State

On-Campus Off-Campus
Stated Tuition $5,554 Same as On-Campus
Housing N/A $9,960
Books $1,400 $1,400
Total (before financial aid) $6,954 $16,914

Out-of-State

On-Campus Off-Campus
Stated Tuition $13,514 Same as On-Campus
Housing N/A $9,960
Books $1,400 $1,400
Total (before financial aid) $14,914 $24,874

Students Receiving Aid

67% of students receive some form of financial aid.

Undergrads Receiving Aid Average Aid Amount
Federal Loans 66% $5,071
Federal Scholarships/Grants 52% $4,270
Institutional Grants 22% $1,984
Other Federal Grants 3% $995
Pell Grants 52% $4,218
State and Local Scholarships/Grants 1% $2,717
Student Loans 66% $5,069

Alumni and Outcomes

Alumni and Outcomes

Graduation Rates

8% of students graduated on time.

27% of students graduated in six years.

63% of full time students continued studying at this school after freshman year.

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