A Nationally Distinctive Kent State

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A Nationally Distinctive Kent State

Bolster idea generation, innovation, and national distinction through investment in top-tier teaching, research and creative activities, and co-curricular programs.

Kent State University’s wealth of intellectual, physical and cultural resources makes it a whole that has a far greater impact than the sum of its parts. As a large eight-campus system with more than 41,000 students and offering more than 280 degrees from the associate to doctoral levels, Kent State is distinctively poised to serve as an exemplar of a re-imagined American research university – one that produces cutting-edge knowledge and new ideas while offering access to a high-quality education.



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Kent State’s Top Notch Research Showcased in New Study

Twenty-nine current Kent State faculty members have been named to be in the top 2% of scientists in the world based on a recent study published by Stanford University scholars, proving why Kent State is a top-tier research university.

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