Kent State University

Kent State University


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Also known as Kent State, Kent State University is one of the nation's top 90 public research universities.Its main campus is in Kent, Ohio and regional campuses are located in Ashtabula, East Liverpool, Geauga, Salem, Stark, Trumbull, and Tuscarawas.Regarded as the second largest of all Ohio universities, the university is dedicated to preparing students for responsible citizenship and productive careers, broaden intellectual perspectives and foster ethical and humanitarian values.With its founding in 1910 as a teacher-training school, the university has been serving as an engine for economic, cultural, and workforce development in the region and beyond.It is accredited regionally by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education (NCACHE).The curriculum is designed to prepare the students for challenging and exciting careers around the globe. International programs, sponsored programs, interdisciplinary programs, and advanced degree programs are offered, as well.Kent State University encompasses schools and colleges such as the College of Arts and Sciences; College of Architecture and Environmental Design; College of Business Administration; College of Communication and Information; College and Graduate School of Education, Health, and Human Services; College of Fine and Professional Arts; College of Nursing; Honors College; School of Technology; and the College of Continuing Studies. There is a separate division of research, graduate studies, and technology transfer.Designated as a Doctoral/Research-Extensive university, the campus proudly hosts 77 centers and institutes, all of them supporting the institution’s teaching, research, and public service mission in its own unique way.The eight-campus library system comprises 14 libraries, which provide access to primary sources and rare materials.The university offers a rich variety of cultural and artistic opportunities for its students through the School of Music, Art, Theater and Dance, and Art Downtown Gallery.The intercollegiate athletic program competes at the highest National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I level.Internships and financial assistance to eligible students are offered.Dedicated to costumes and decorative arts, the Kent State Museum has a costume collection that features American and European high fashion from the 18th century to the present day.


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