Kent State University Online Giving

Welcome to the Office of Institutional Advancement. Kent State University is Northeast Ohio’s No. 1 choice among public universities. With state support of the university providing less than 20 percent of its budget, the university relies on private support to ensure student success, enhance academic excellence and innovation, expand breakthrough research and provide contemporary, high-tech facilities for learning, study and research.
$4.6M
in private scholarship support
$426K
raised on #GivingTuesday
3,200+
donation options

Giving Priorities

Risman Plaza

COBA Provides Nationally Ranked Programs

The College of Business Administration (COBA) offers some of the best undergraduate, graduate, executive, research and outreach programs in business not only in Ohio, but also in the nation and around the globe. Among other areas, gifts to COBA support our M.B.A. programs, which have been rated by Princeton Review as a best business school, and our Executive M.B.A. programs are ranked 12th in North America by CEO Magazine.

Support COBA today

Kent State Flight

Aeronautics/Aerospace Programs Recognized as Top in Nation

From aeronautics to technology to engineering, the College of Applied Engineering, Sustainability & Technology (CAEST) is a top technology school. We are recognized by major airlines and the U.S. military as one of the top flight schools and best university aviation programs in the country. Gifts to CAEST support, among other things, our flight training program.

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KSU Men's Basketball

Intercollegiate Athletics: Focused on Overall Student Success

The Department of Intercollegiate Athletics concentrates on the big picture; not only winning, but the overall success of Kent State student-athletes. Gifts to Athletics support the department’s six areas of strategic focus: student-athlete well-being, competitiveness, resource development, resource management and operations, equity, diversity and inclusion, and identity and engagement.

Support Intercollegiate Athletics today

Kent State Child Development Center

EHHS Graduates Serve the World

Education, Health and Human Services (EHHS) graduates serve as leaders in fields ranging from education, counseling and health care to hospitality, recreation and sport. Gifts help EHHS continue to focus on our strategic vision, which includes increasing research and scholarship so we may continue contributing to the advancement of knowledge and the betterment of local and global societies.

Support EHHS today