At Kent State University, people hail from every corner of the globe to do work that paves the way for a brighter tomorrow. Here, you’ll find world-class faculty serving as researchers and mentors. Alumni leaders in business, healthcare, education and beyond, and students unafraid to break the mold and push boundaries. Our family is true blue and gold.

273,500+ Alumni Worldwide
About 33,000 Students Enrolled In Our Eight-Campus System
116 Countries Represented in our Student Body

University Information

A better tomorrow starts with bold leaders. Our administration members are a crucial part of ensuring Kent State stays the golden path.

  • Our history has deep roots. Learn about where we came from—and how it shapes who we are today.

  • Ever changing, ever gold. Stay up to date on the latest KSU news, or find appropriate media contacts for your story.

  • Our vision ensures a promising future. Read more about our mission, core values and priorities as we charge forward.

  • Kent State University is the highest-ranking public university in Northern Ohio on the Top Public Schools and Best National Universities lists in the 2022 U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges rankings.

Departments and Centers

  • People, Culture and Belonging

    People, Culture and Belonging

    We’re committed to fostering a culture of diversity and inclusion at Kent State.

  • Corporate Services

    Corporate Services

    Education is a lifelong pursuit—that's why we provide training and development in a broad range of competencies.

  • Offices and Services

    Offices and Services

    Easy access to the offices and services on campus is provided through a departmental directory.

Opportunities at Kent

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.

See how you can work for Kent State, whether you’re a student, prospective faculty member or professional.

Be employed on-campus and join the 5,000+ students already working amongst our supportive supervisors.

The involvement of students, faculty, staff, parents, families, alumni and the Kent State community is the key to the future development of our students. You are an important partner; and with your support, Kent State students will be on the right path toward achieving academic success.