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Academic STARS Eligibility and Application Process

2015 Academic STARS Participants


To be eligible for the Academic S.T.A.R.S. program, a newly admitted student must:

  • Be accepted to the Kent Campus
  • Have a minimum high school grade point average of 2.75
  • Have a minimum ACT English score of a 17 or a 420 SAT Writing score
  • Have not completed a writing course requirement for credit through College Credit Plus, AP, Dual-Credit, CBE or CLEP
  • Be serious about academic achievement and community building 
  • Be able to stay on-campus the entire duration of the program (June 11th - July 21st, 2017)  


  • Complete Application form 

  • Submit three Recommendation Forms completed by teachers and administrators within your high school

  • Submit original copy of high school transcript (must display most current grading period) by:

    • Fax: (330) 672-9399

    • Mail: Student Multicultural Center

                 206 Kent Student Center

                 Kent State University 

                 Kent, OH 44242