CCI Graduate Admissions Guidelines

Start Your Graduate Application to a Communication and Information Program 

When you enter Kent State University as a graduate student, you’ll get the opportunity to choose a program in Communication and Information in one of our 5 schools.

Here are some helpful resources and questions for new graduate students in CCI:

Graduate Admissions Guide

University-Wide Admissions Criteria

New CCI graduate students adhere to the general Kent State University admissions policies (includes testing scores and transcripts).

University-Wide Admissions Criteria 

Program-Specific Criteria

Additionally, each CCI graduate program has specific admissions requirements that you should follow, depending on your program of choice.

academic expenses, tuition & Funding

We’ve outlined the costs to attend Kent State as a College and Communication and Information student on our Scholarships, Tuition & Costs page.

Scholarships, Tuition & Costs

Additionally, each year, the College of Communication and Information commits approximately $800,000 in financial support for new and continuing graduate students.

Graduate Student Assistantships, Awards and Scholarships

International Graduate Students

If you’re applying as an international student, your application may be different than for domestic students. Take a look at the International Graduate Admissions page to see admissions policies and requirements.

International Graduate Student Admissions 


Ready to apply? You can start your application online and choose a CCI major as part of your application.

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