Kent State University
Kent State University is the largest research university in Kent, Ohio. It was founded in 1910 as a teacher training school and gradually developed into a university offering many different degree programs. Kent State University is ranked amongst the top 77 research universities of the nation, and falls in the top 200 universities across the globe. The university focuses on academic achievement, sharing knowledge, and contributing to the society. Kent State University has without a doubt become a pioneering educational institution catering to higher academic needs of the society. Kent State University has been accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and is affiliated with the National Association of State Universities and Land Grant Colleges.
In recent years Kent State University has opened up a number of branches in other cities across the state. It has over 40,000 students enrolled in its degree programs at graduate and undergraduate levels. With rising popularity and expanding boundaries of education, Kent State University offers qualifications in over 300 study fields. Different categories of degree programs offered are: associate degree programs, bachelor degree programs, master degree programs, diploma and certificates, doctoral programs, and continuing education programs. These degrees can also be attained online through the online education division of Kent State University.
Following are the different schools and colleges at Kent State University:
· College of Architecture
· College of Performing arts
· College of Communication and Information
· College of Arts and Sciences
· College of Nursing
· College of Public Health
· College of Technology
· College of Business Administration
· College of Continuing Education
· College of Distant Education
Faculty at Kent State University has been recruited carefully in order to keep its education service quality as one of the best. Teachers and instructors working at Kent State University undergo regular training programs that keep them up to now() with changing teaching trends and technology. This ensures a healthy learning environment for students where they can achieve their academic goals.
Students can apply for financial aid at Kent State University for assistance and monetary help in covering tuition costs. Types of programs include scholarships, loans such as Federal Perkin Loan, Federal Work study programs, and a Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (SEOG),.