World League
Kent State University

USA

Kent State University, 800 East Summit Street, Kent, OH 44240, United States

608 World
rank
138 Country
rank
Foundation year:
1910
Short name:
Kent State/ KSU
Type:
Public
Students:
23120
Faculty:
1220
Faculty/Students Ratio:
19
:
1
Web-site:
www.kent.edu
Region:
North America
Location:
Kent, OH
  Dimension Rank Score
Overall 608 31.439
Teaching 608 26.069
Research 559 30.33
International Diversity 501 34.309
Financial Sustainability 470 49.005
Additional Rankings Rank Score
Reputation Rankings 455 35.461
Research Perfomance Rankings 506 36.648
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TEACHING
World Rank: 608
Country rank: 134
Score: 26.069
League: World League
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Academic staff per students 20 %
Academic staff per bachelor degrees awarded 20 %
Doctoral degrees awarded per academic staff 20 %
Doctoral degrees awarded per bachelor degrees awarded 20 %
World teaching reputation 20 %
RESEARCH
World Rank: 559
Country rank: 138
Score: 30.33
League: World League
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name
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40 %
Citations per academic and research staff 20 %
Doctoral degrees awarded per admitted PhD 20 %
Normalized citation impact 20 %
Papers per academic and research staff 20 %
World research reputation 20 %
INTERNATIONAL DIVERSITY
World Rank: 501
Country rank: 112
Score: 34.309
League: World League
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Share of international academic staff 20 %
Share of international students 20 %
Share of international co-authored papers 20 %
Reputation outside region 20 %
International level 20 %
FINANCIAL SUSTAINABILITY
World Rank: 470
Country rank: 134
Score: 49.005
League: Copper League
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Institutional income per academic staff 20 %
Institutional income per students 20 %
Papers per research income 20 %
Research income per academic and research staff 20 %
Research income per institutional income 20 %

Overview

Kent State University is a world?class public research university that has solidified its position as Northeast Ohio?s number 1 public university ? leading in enrollment, graduates and retention. Kent State ranks number one in graduates among all colleges and universities ? public and private ? in Northeast Ohio. It is Ohio?s second largest university with a total enrollment of more than 42,000 students on its eight campuses coming from 50 states and nearly 100 countries. The university also has locations in New York, China, Italy, Switzerland and India. Kent State is currently undergoing the most exciting transformation in its history. The university?s campus transformation, called ?Foundations of Excellence: Building the Future,? involves the construction of new buildings, facility upgrades and establishment of dynamic, new spaces. The university has embarked on a major, multifaceted initiative to make each of its eight campuses everything a world-class, 21st-century campus should be ? for the sake of its students, faculty, staff, alumni and the greater community enriched by this institution. Changes on the Kent Campus are mirrored in the incredible $110 million renaissance of downtown Kent, strengthening the town-gown relationship and creating the enriching experience of Ohio?s rising college town. The university offers more than 30 associate degree programs, more than 218 undergraduate areas of study and 140 graduate majors. Visit www.kent.edu for more information.

Mission Statement

The mission of Kent State University is to discover, create, apply and share knowledge, as well as to foster ethical and humanitarian values in the service of Ohio and the global community. As an eight-campus educational system, Kent State offers a broad array of academic programs to engage students in diverse learning environments that educate them to think critically and to expand their intellectual horizons while attaining the knowledge and skills necessary for responsible citizenship and productive careers.