Kent State University (KSU) is a public research university in Kent, Ohio. The university also includes seven regional campuses in Northeast Ohio and additional facilities in the region and internationally. Regional campuses are located in Ashtabula, Burton, East Liverpool, Jackson Township, New Philadelphia, Salem, and Warren, Ohio, with additional facilities in Cleveland, Independence, and Twinsburg, Ohio, New York City, and Florence, Italy.
The university was established in 1910 as a teacher-training school. The first classes were held in 1912 at various locations and in temporary buildings in Kent and the first buildings of the original campus opened the following year. Since then, the university has grown to include many additional baccalaureate and graduate programs of study in the arts and sciences, research opportunities, as well as over 1,000 acres (405 ha) and 119 buildings on the Kent campus. During the late 1960s and early 1970s, the university was known internationally for its student activism in opposition to U.S. involvement in the Vietnam War, due mainly to the Kent State shootings in 1970.
English Language Requirements
All undergraduate applicants must obtain:
TOEFL score of 71 iBT, 525 pBT(discontinued as of July 2017), 18 average of Revise PBT, or
6.0 IELTS, or
Duolingo of 100, or
PTE Academic score of 48, or
MELAB score of 75, or
Completing the ELS level 112 Intensive English Program, or
On SAT, a minimum of 510 Evidence-based reading and writing / ACT, a minimum of 21 in English
All international applicants must provide proof of English language proficiency unless they meet specific exceptions.
Students should request that ETS send official TOEFL scores directly to Kent (institution code: 1367). IELTS and PTE report needs to be sent as a scanned PDF. MELAB report comes directly from MELAB. All English scores will be verified for authenticity. Student with fraudulent documents will result in denial of admission or immediate dismissal.
Those who do not meet the minimum score for admission may be admitted conditionally if they meet academic requirements—Conditional Admission means students will take English language classes at our ESL Center before entering their programs.
A student who only wants to apply for ESL program should submit an ESL application; A student who is looking for conditional admission should submit a regular undergraduate application.
All information related to this institution has been extracted from the Kent State University - Ashtabula website, accessible at https://www.kent.edu. The data provided here is true until its extraction on 29 March 2020. Hence, all information here is subject to change without notice as per the institution's policy. For the latest update, please visit the institution website.