Kent State University

Kent State, simply stated, is an awesome place to work and is on the rise among the nation’s top research universities. With eight campuses spanning Northeast Ohio and academic sites in locations around the globe – such as New York City; Florence, Italy; and Curitiba, Brazil – Kent State is one of Ohio’s leading public universities and a major educational, economic and cultural resource far beyond the Northeast Ohio region it has served since 1910.  Some things you might not know about Kent State:


§  It is an RI Institution

§  It is a D1 Athletic Institution

§  Its Fashion School is ranked 2nd in the US for design and merchandising and in the top 25 worldwide.

§  KSU provides over $4 Billion in economic impact to the State of Ohio

§  KSU students have interned with the NFL Draft for the last 3 years.

§  KSU students work at esteemed organizations after graduation, including the Cleveland Clinic, The Walt Disney Company, Akron Children’s Hospital, Sherwin-Williams, Progressive, The J.M. Smucker Company, American Greetings, and Abercrombie & Fitch.

§  Kent State University sends over 1,300 students abroad each year on academic education abroad programs. It has its own Center in Florence, Italy, and is among the largest American programs in Italy. Through their studies and other practical experiences, KSU students collaborate with many international companies around the world.


The Kent Campus, which has a student body of more than 25,000, is located in Kent, a vibrant city of 28,000 people within the Greater Cleveland-Akron metropolitan area. Ohio Magazine selected the city of Kent as a 2022-2023 Best Hometown. The honor recognizes Kent as a great place to live, work, and visit.


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