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International Students

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Kent State University is one of America's great public universities. Founded in 1910, Kent State is today ranked by the Carnegie Foundation among the nation's top 77 public research universities. Kent State University offers a broad range of acclaimed academic programs and internationally respected faculty and researchers who are dedicated to your success. Serious students who want to get an excellent American education in a safe, easily accessible location choose Kent State University.

Kent State University offers more than 280 academic programs at the associate, bachelor's, master's and doctoral levels. It also has one of the oldest and most prestigious honors programs in the United States. Kent State is located in the Great Lakes region of the U.S. and is one of the largest universities in the country, with a total enrollment of about 25,000 students at the Kent Campus. There is also a high density of Fortune 500 companies located within 48 kilometers of the campus, which offer opportunities for internships to enhance students' learning. More than 1,000 international students from approximately 100 different countries are currently enrolled at Kent State.

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City: Kent, population 28,000; near Lake Erie in the Great Lakes Region of Ohio
State: Ohio, population 11.5 million
Area: Cleveland, Ohio (48 km from Kent); Columbus, Ohio (192 km from Kent), state capital, population 1.7 million. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (140 km from Kent), population 2.4 million. Midway between New York City (620 km from Kent) and Chicago, Illinois (530 km from Kent).

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Office of International Affairs
Kent State University
625 Loop Road
Kent State University
Kent, Ohio 44242-0001