Kennesaw State University

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School Information

Phone Number: (470) 578-6000
Website: www.kennesaw.edu
Type of School: 4-year, Public
Apply Online: admissions.kennesaw.edu/apply/apply.php
Address: 1000 Chastain Rd, Kennesaw, GA 30144
Setting: Suburb: Large
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 35,420
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 42%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 21 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 20,438 (58% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $6,347
Out-of-state Tuition: $17,329
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 91%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $6,170

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Kennesaw State University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Kennesaw State University.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Architecture and Related Services 11
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 21
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 31
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 21141
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 252
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 563
Education 811117
Engineering 284
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 7102
English Language and Literature/Letters 111
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 1
Health Professions and Related Programs 2221
History 1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 11
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 1
Mathematics and Statistics 21
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 1111
Natural Resources and Conservation 1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 21
Philosophy and Religious Studies 11
Physical Sciences 21
Psychology 11
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 112
Social Sciences 161
Visual and Performing Arts 28
Grand total 351884110

* Based on programs that produced 2018-2019 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Kennesaw State University and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $6,347
Out-of-state $17,329
Books and supplies $1,500

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $7,226
Out-of-state $20,816

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2017-2018

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 4,625 91%
Grant or scholarship aid 4,362 86% $6,170
Student loan aid 2,434 48% $5,955

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 23,464 71% $5,048
Federal student loans 16,281 49% $6,361

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Kennesaw State University. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Kennesaw State University students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2019

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 13,427 6,457 6,970
Percent admitted 100% 60% 56%
Percent admitted who enrolled 36% 38% 33%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Kennesaw State University Enrollment, Fall 2019

Total Enrollment 35,420
Undergraduate enrollment 32,274
Graduate enrollment 3,146

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Kennesaw State University Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
  • Montessori Accreditation Council for Teacher Education
    • Montessori Education (MONTE) - Montessori teacher education programs and institutions
  • National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation
    • Art and Design (ART) - Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs
  • National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
    • Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs
  • National Association of Schools of Theatre, Commission on Accreditation
    • Theatre (THEA) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
    • Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools

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