Kent State University is among the leading state schools in the whole of U.S. The university is well-known in the U.S. and abroad for having extensive research facilities, and a total research endowment of over sixty-four million dollars. The university was founded in 1910 as the Kent Normal School, a specialized local teacher training institute. The university was later renamed, and moved to a spacious location with better facilities. The universities main campus is located in the Kent region of Ohio, and has eight other sister campuses spread across the state of Ohio.
The university’s educational structure is divided into nine separate departments.
- Public Health
- Communication and Information
- Architecture and Environmental Design
- Performing Arts and Film
- Arts and Sciences
- Business Administration
- Education and Human Services
All of the above listed department work autonomously to provide quality educational qualifications at associate’s, bachelor’s, master’s, and doctorate levels.
Degree Programs Offered
Kent University offers over three hundred certified degree programs in subjects ranging from aeronautics and fashion design. The university offers some forty associate’s, two hundred bachelor’s, fifty master’s, twenty-three doctoral degree programs through its multiple campuses located all over the state of Ohio. Some of most popular degree programs offered by the university include courses in nursing, business, history, aeronautics, journalism, and library science.
Student Enrollment and Campus Locations
Kent State University has over forty thousand students enrolled in one its undergraduate, graduate, and post-graduate degree programs. Over twenty-thousand students study for their degrees at the Kent based campus alone, making it the third-largest university building by size and student population. The university has eight further campuses located in Burton, East Liverpool, North Canton, Salem, New Philadelphia, Ashtabula, and Warren, Ohio.