Kent State University

public university Estd 1910
Kent, Ohio, USA
Kent State University

Founded in 1910, Kent State University was started as an institution to train teachers. The school was part of the John Lowry Bill, which also established a sister school currently named Bowling Green State University. Initially, Kent State University was named as Ohio State Normal College at Kent. In 1911, it was renamed as Kent State Normal School. John E. McGilvrey was appointed as the institution’s first president on 17th July 1911. The first full academic year of the institution started in September 1913 with a batch of 144 students. The college was given the name of Kent State College in 1929. It received the status of a university in 1935. Currently, the university holds the accreditation of the Higher Learning Commission (HLC).

Kent State University owns eight regional campuses across Ohio. The main campus of the eight-campus system is called the Kent Campus and is the university’s main administrative center that is spread across 950 acres. The other regional campuses are East Liverpool Campus, Ashtabula Campus, Geauga Campus, Stark Campus, Salem Campus, Tuscarawas Campus, and Trumbull Campus. Besides these eight campuses in Ohio, the university also has additional academic centers in the country including Cleveland Urban Design and College of Podiatric Medicine in Cleveland, NYC Studio in New York City, Regional Academic Centre in Twinsburg, and School of Information in Columbus and Kent State Hotel in Ohio. The university also has international campuses in Florence in Italy, Geneva in Switzerland, Beijing in China and New Delhi in India.

The university offers over 300 graduate and undergraduate degree programs in several areas of study like accounting, aeronautics, architecture, anthropology, arts, business, science, languages, design, education, engineering, environment, fashion, health, finance, management, journalism, mathematics, nursing, and psychology. The university houses more than 38,000 students from across 104 countries and over 2,700 faculty members. The international collaborations of the university facilitate many study-abroad and student exchange programs. The university has a dedicated Centre for Corporate and Professional Development that focuses on building relations with reputable employers and enhancing the students’ professional skills and employability.

The university has a large network of more than 245,000 alumni worldwide. Many notable names are associated with the university. Michael Keaton is an actor, director and producer best known for his roles in the sitcoms like The Mary Tyler Moore Hour and All’s Fair and the films Night Shift, Johnny Dangerously, Mr. Mom and Beetlejuice. Jeffrey Richmond is a popular composer, director, actor, and producer. James Harrison used to be a famous American football linebacker. Dav Pilkey is an illustrator and author of children’s literature, well-known for the children book series and Dumb Bunnies and Captain Underpants. Louis Leo Holtz is a former football player, analyst, and coach. Dolph Ziggler is a renowned professional wrestler. Many other successful people are graduates of the university.

Computer Science - M.S.
  • Duration - 1.5-2 Years
  • Exams Accepted - GRE : Accepted, IELTS : 6
  • Fees - INR 13.2 Lakh

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Business Analytics - M.S.
  • Duration - 1 Years
  • Exams Accepted - GMAT : 500, GRE : Accepted
  • Fees - INR 21.5 Lakh

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Business Administration - M.B.A.
  • Duration - 1 Years
  • Exams Accepted - GMAT : Accepted, GRE : Accepted
  • Fees - INR 15.8 Lakh

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M.S. Data Science
  • Duration - 1.5-2 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 71
  • Fees - INR 16.1 Lakh

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Masters of Public Health (MPH)
  • Duration - 1.5-2 Years
  • Exams Accepted - GRE : Accepted, IELTS : 6.5
  • Fees - INR 13.9 Lakh

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Aerospace Engineering - B.S.
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - SAT : 1160, IELTS : 6
  • Fees - INR 14.7 Lakh

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Digital Sciences - M.D.S.
  • Duration - 1.5-2 Years
  • Exams Accepted - GRE : 290, IELTS : 6.5
  • Fees - INR 13.2 Lakh

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B.S. Computer Science
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - SAT : Accepted, IELTS : 6
  • Fees - INR 14.7 Lakh

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Technology - M.Tech.
  • Duration - 1.5-2 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6.5, TOEFL : 79
  • Fees - INR 13.9 Lakh

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Business Management - B.B.A.
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 71
  • Fees - INR 14.7 Lakh

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Clinical Epidemiology - M.S
  • Duration - 1.5-2 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6.5, TOEFL : 79
  • Fees - INR 13.9 Lakh

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Construction Management - B.S.
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - SAT : Accepted, IELTS : 6
  • Fees - INR 14.7 Lakh

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Economics - M.A.E.
  • Duration - 1.5-2 Years
  • Exams Accepted - GMAT : Accepted, GRE : Accepted
  • Fees - INR 12.3 Lakh

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Architecture - B.S.
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - SAT : 1200, IELTS : 6
  • Fees - INR 14.7 Lakh

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Biotechnology - B.S.
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - SAT : Accepted, IELTS : 6
  • Fees - INR 14.7 Lakh

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BBA in Finance
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 71
  • Fees - INR 14.7 Lakh

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BBA-Computer Information System
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - SAT : Accepted, IELTS : 6
  • Fees - INR 14.7 Lakh

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Biology - M.A.
  • Duration - 1.5-2 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 7, TOEFL : 94
  • Fees - INR 13.2 Lakh

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Applied Mathematics - M.A.
  • Duration - 1.5-2 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 71
  • Fees - INR 13.2 Lakh

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Engineering Technology - B.S.
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - SAT : Accepted, IELTS : 6
  • Fees - INR 14.1 Lakh

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Agribusiness B.S.
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 71
  • Fees - INR 14.7 Lakh

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Biology - B.A.
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - SAT : Accepted, IELTS : 6
  • Fees - INR 14.7 Lakh

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Applied Mathematics - B.S.
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - SAT : Accepted, IELTS : 6
  • Fees - INR 14.7 Lakh

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Physics - B.S.
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 71
  • Fees - INR 15 Lakh

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Digital Sciences – B.S.
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - SAT : Accepted, IELTS : 6
  • Fees - INR 14.7 Lakh

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Physics - M.A.
  • Duration - 1.5-2 Years
  • Exams Accepted - GRE : Accepted, IELTS : 6.5
  • Fees - INR 13.2 Lakh

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Accounting - M.S.A.
  • Duration - 1 Years
  • Exams Accepted - GMAT : 500, IELTS : 6.5
  • Fees - INR 22.2 Lakh

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Mechanical Engineering Technology, BS
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - SAT : Accepted, IELTS : 6
  • Fees - INR 14.7 Lakh

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Psychology - B.S.
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - SAT : Accepted, IELTS : 6
  • Fees - INR 14.7 Lakh

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Journalism - B.S.
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 71
  • Fees - INR 14.7 Lakh

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Entry Criteria

CoursesExams
MIM - 3 CoursesGRE - Accepted
IELTS - 6.5 & Above
TOEFL - 79 & Above
MS - 8 CoursesGRE - 290 & Above
IELTS - 6-7
TOEFL - 71-94
BE/Btech - 8 CoursesSAT - 1160-1200
IELTS - 6 & Above
TOEFL - 71 & Above
BSc - 4 CoursesSAT - Accepted
IELTS - 6 & Above
TOEFL - 71 & Above
BBA - 3 CoursesSAT - Accepted
IELTS - 6 & Above
TOEFL - 71 & Above
MBA - 1 CourseGMAT - Accepted
GRE - Accepted
IELTS - 6.5 & Above
Other Courses - 3 CoursesIELTS - 6-6.5
TOEFL - 71-79
SAT - Accepted

Admission Requirement

DocumentsSOP - Needed for few courses
LOR - Needed for few courses
Essays - Needed for few courses
CV - Needed for few courses
Additional documents - Required
Application feesUSD 70
Type of deadlineDepends on course
Intake Season & DeadlinesFall - 1ˢᵗ Jan 2020 - 1ˢᵗ Jun 2021
Spring - 1ˢᵗ Oct 2020 - 1ˢᵗ Oct 2021
Summer - 1ˢᵗ Mar 2020

Approximate Fees

CoursesDurationTuition Fees
MIM - 3 Courses1 - 2 YearsINR 12.3L - 22.2L
USD 16,780 - 30,349
MS - 8 Courses18 - 24 MonthsINR 13.2L - 16.1L
USD 17,982 - 21,952
BE/Btech - 8 Courses4 YearsINR 14.1L - 14.7L
USD 19,280 - 20,007
BSc - 4 Courses4 YearsINR 14.7L - 15L
USD 20,007 - 20,463
BBA - 3 Courses4 YearsINR 14.7L
USD 20,007
MBA - 1 Course12 MonthsINR 15.8L
USD 21,524
Other Courses - 3 Courses1.5 - 4 YearsINR 13.9L - 14.7L
USD 18,957 - 20,007
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