Campus Locations at Kent State
Welcome to Kent State's Eight-Campus System
One of the largest regional systems in the nation, offering programs from computer technology and nursing to arts and humanities.
Regional Campus students gain the advantage of attending a distinguished university in Ohio with the friendly, casual atmosphere of small liberal arts colleges.
Students can choose from 40 associate degrees at seven campuses, where they can begin coursework toward any of Kent State’s more than 340 bachelor’s degrees. Small class sizes, affordable tuition and one-on-one advising are just a few reasons why more than 9,000 students attend Kent State’s Regional Campuses.
Kent State Regional Campuses are not only major employers within their communities, but also centers of culture, education and outreach. Explore the Regional Campuses below and find out which Kent State Ohio colleges are for you.
Meet Peggy Shadduck, Ph.D., Vice President for Regional Campuses, Dean of College of Applied and Technical Studies
KENT STATE ASHTABULA
Home to Ashtabula County’s only accredited registered nursing degree program and Ohio’s only wine degree program, Kent State University at Ashtabula provides a variety of high quality areas of study. Located on the beautiful shores of Lake Erie, we offer bachelor’s and associate programs for 2,000 students in an advanced, modern environment. And with the state-of-the-art Robert S. Morrison Hall for health and science, we’re able to be on the forefront of the health industry, always. Here, it’s possible for learners to find their brightest path forward.
Part of one of the largest university systems in Ohio, Kent State Ashtabula has all the resources of a major university with a hometown feel, including the look and feel of a small, private college. You can see Lake Erie from campus and you're only minutes away from beaches, museums, award-winning restaurants, historic districts and a summer resort town. The northern-most of Kent State’s eight-campus system is centrally located between Cleveland, Erie and Youngstown.
Kent State University at Ashtabula
3300 Lake Rd. West
Ashtabula, OH 44004
KENT STATE COLUMBIANA COUNTY CAMPUSES
Kent State serves students in Columbiana County by offering classes at two convenient locations:
KENT STATE EAST LIVERPOOL
Kent State University at East Liverpool is situated just off state Route 11 with stunning views of the Ohio River. The campus is a main focal point in an active and developing Downtown University District. Kent State East Liverpool is composed of Purinton Hall, located at 400 E. Fourth St. and the Mary Patterson Building, located at 213 E. Fourth St. Combined with its sister campus, Kent State University at Salem, more than 20 degrees are offered, including 12 bachelor’s degrees. The two campuses serve more than 3,500 students annually.
Kent State University at Liverpool
400 E. 4th Street
East Liverpool, Ohio 43920
KENT STATE SALEM
Kent State University at Salem is located just south of the city at 2491 state Route 45 south. Situated on 100-acres, the campus features a lake and nature trails. The campus recently added a multimillion dollar Health and Science Wing, complete with centralized classrooms and new nursing and radiologic and imagining sciences laboratories. Kent State Salem’s second building, the City Center, is located in the heart of downtown Salem at 230 N. Lincoln Ave. It is the site of the former Salem High School and Junior High. Combined with its sister campus, Kent State University at East Liverpool, more than 20 degrees are offered, including 12 bachelor’s degrees. The two campuses serve more than 3,500 students annually.
Kent State University at Salem
2491 St. Rt. 45 South
Salem, OH 44460
KENT STATE GEAUGA
Kent State University at Geauga was founded in 1964 and is the only institution of higher education in the county located in Burton, Ohio. The campus provides quality academic instruction relevant to the changing economy to over 2,000 students. Both traditional and nontraditional students can pursue Certificates, Associate, Bachelor's, and Master’s* level coursework. Degree options include Nursing (2-year and 4-year), Middle Childhood Education, English, Psychology, Criminal Justice Studies, and Information Technology.
In the early 1990s, Geauga Campus administration expanded the reach of education into Twinsburg. Its steady growth resulted in the construction of the Twinsburg Academic Center; a LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certified state-of-the-art facility that opened in 2012.
Both campus locations serve its surrounding communities as well as the southern and eastern portions of Cuyahoga County. The Geauga Campus and the Twinsburg Academic Center operate under one set of administrative staff, faculty, and students.
*online degree program
Kent State at Geauga
14111 Claridon-Troy Road
Burton, OH 44021
Located in Kent, Ohio (population 30,000), the Kent Campus is ideally situated in northeastern Ohio, amid rolling terrain dotted by spring-fed lakes. Yet big city enthusiasts are only a short drive from four major urban centers, with airports offering access to the nation and the world. The beautifully landscaped Kent Campus is composed of 866 acres. There are 119 buildings on the Kent Campus, with a 291-acre airport and an 18-hole golf course nearby. The university’s land holdings include thousands of acres of a nearby wildlife refuge, as well as marsh and bog areas preserved by the university as learning laboratories and resources for the future. The focal point of the campus is the University Center with its spacious Risman Plaza. On one side is the 12-story, open-stack library which houses more than 2.6 million volumes, a complete learning resource center and the university executive offices. On the other side is the sprawling Kent Student Center which houses dining facilities, meeting and conference rooms, recreation areas, a ballroom and bookstore.
Kent State University
800 E. Summit St.
Kent, OH 44240
KENT STATE STARK
Kent State University at Stark is the largest regional campus of Kent State University, serving more than 11,000 students each year, comprised of 6,600 enrolled in academic coursework and 4,500 enrolled in professional development courses, and offering bachelor’s, master’s and associate degrees, as well as the opportunity to begin coursework in 282 bachelor’s degree programs at Kent State University. The only public university in Stark County, Kent State Stark is nestled on a beautiful, 200-acre campus in Jackson Township. The Conference Center, which houses The Corporate University and the Small Business Development Center, is accredited under the stringent guidelines of the International Association of Conference Centers. Combining a top-quality major university in Ohio with a community-oriented college, Kent State Stark serves our region as a key intellectual resource, providing access to academic, economic and cultural advancement through excellence in teaching and learning.
Kent State University at Stark
6000 Frank Avenue NW
North Canton, OH 44720
KENT STATE TRUMBULL
Kent State University at Trumbull, located just north of the Route 5 bypass on state Route 45 in Warren, Ohio, offers programs at the freshman and sophomore level in 170 majors, along with 18 certificates and 15 associate degree programs. The campus also offers junior/senior level coursework for baccalaureate degree completion in nursing, justice studies, technology, business management and English, as well as general studies and psychology degrees. The campus' Technology Building supports a variety of technology degree programs, including computer technology education. The Workforce Development and Continuing Studies Center's program offerings include certification for professionals.
Kent State University at Trumbull
4314 Mahoning Avenue NW
Warren, OH 44483
KENT STATE TUSCARAWAS
Located on 170 acres in New Philadelphia, Kent State University at Tuscarawas boasts a vibrant and friendly Ohio college atmosphere with an enrollment of more than 2,800 students served through credit programming and another 3,200 individuals served through noncredit courses offered by the Office of Business and Community Services. Students can complete associate and bachelor’s degrees, as well as certificate programs. A few of the largest majors include nursing; business; computer design, animation and game design; and veterinary technology, which is one of only seven AVMA accredited programs in Ohio. Students can participate in numerous activities, cultural events, organizations and clubs to enhance their educational experience. Academic support and enrichment are available through academic advising, free tutoring services, state-of-the-art technology labs and a challenging Honors Program. Campus facilities include Founders Hall, a high-tech Science and Advanced Technology Center and a new Performing Arts Center that features a 1,100-seat theatre for Broadway shows, concerts, dance performances and lectures.
Kent State University at Tuscarawas
330 University Dr. NE
New Philadelphia, OH 44663