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Applying to Kent State University is easy to do andwe're here to help guide you through the process. Here you'll find requirements, deadlinesand a helpful checklist designed just for you as you apply and,ultimately, enroll at Kent State.

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First-Year Students

You are considered a first-year student if you have not enrolled at another college or university since graduating from high school and are ready to enroll at Kent State. Your application and all required materials must be submitted seven days beforethe start of the semester.

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Transfer Students

You are considered a transfer student if you have enrolled at another college or university since graduating from high school and are ready to enroll at Kent State. Your application and all required materials must be submitted seven days beforethe start of the semester.

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InternationalStudents

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Undergraduate International First-Year Students

As a new, first-year undergraduate international applicant, you must finish secondary school in your home country by the time of enrollment to be eligible for university. Select this option to apply for an associateor bachelor’s degree.

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Undergraduate International Transfer Students

If you have previously taken post-secondary or college-level courses, or if you are already enrolled in a post-secondary (higher education) institution, then you are required to apply as a transfer student.

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Graduate International Students

Choose this option if you are interested in pursuing a graduate degree (master’s or doctoral). Please note that admission requirements and deadlines will vary from program to program.

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English as a Second Language

Choose this option if you want to improve your English at our ESL Center. If you intend to enter a degree program under Conditional Admission, please apply directly to the degree program.

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Additional International Student Types

  • Global Degree - Brazil
  • Undergraduate Non-Degree
  • Graduate Non-Degree

Online Degree International Students

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Undergraduate Online Students

Select this option if you would like to take classes for your undergraduate degree completely online.

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Graduate Online Students

Select this option if you would like to take classes for your graduate degree or certification program completely online.

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International Admissions FAQs

Browse through a handy list of information based on the most common questions we receive at the International Admissions office.

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Graduate Students

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Graduate Degree Students

Choose this option if you are pursuing a master's, doctoral, education specialistor podiatric medicine degree.

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Graduate Non-Degree Students

Choose this option if you are pursuing a certificate, license, endorsem*nt, transient, guest or alumnus option.

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Podiatric Medicine Students

Choose this if you are interested in pursuing a doctor of podiatric medicine degree, which combines clinical and surgical care.

Online Degree Students

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Undergraduate Online Students

Select this option if you would like to take classes for your undergraduate degree completely online.

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Graduate Online Students

Select this option if you would like to take classes for your graduate degree or certification program completely online.

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Additional Types of Applicants

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College Credit Plus

Choose this option if you are an Ohio high school student who wants to participate in College Credit Plus while in high school.

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Former Students

Choose this option if you are a former Kent State student or graduate who has not attended another college or university since you were previously enrolled.

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Guest Students

Choose this option if you would like to take a limited number of courses at Kent State for credit.

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Post-Undergraduate Students

Choose this option if you have received a bachelor's degree from a college or university, yet wish to take additional undergraduate courses.Your application and all required materials must be submitted seven days beforethe start of the semester.

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First-Year Students

You are considered a first-year student if you have not enrolled at another college or university since graduating from high school and are ready to enroll at Kent State. Your application and all required materials must be submitted seven days beforethe start of the semester.

Admissions Requirements

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Undergraduate Online Students

Select this option if you would like to take classes for your undergraduate degree completely online.

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