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:21
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:35,018
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):43%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:20 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:26,218 (75% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Associates, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$6,060
Out-of-state Tuition:$16,636
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:90%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$6,020

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Kennesaw State University Programs

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

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Architecture and Related Services11
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies11
Biological and Biomedical Sciences31
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services31141
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs332
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services563
Education81196
Engineering163
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields7102
English Language and Literature/Letters111
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics1
Health Professions and Related Programs1121
History1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service11
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1
Mathematics and Statistics11
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies111
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies21
Philosophy and Religious Studies11
Physical Sciences21
Psychology11
Public Administration and Social Service Professions12
Social Sciences261
Visual and Performing Arts17
Grand total33179389

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

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

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services31
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services321
Education381
Engineering13
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields322
Health Professions and Related Programs11
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies1
Philosophy and Religious Studies1
Social Sciences111
Grand total1310171

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 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 Fees2016-2017
In-state$6,060
Out-of-state$16,636
Books and supplies$1,500

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$6,740
Out-of-state$19,124

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid4,41290%
Grant or scholarship aid4,03483%$6,020
Student loan aid2,45450%$6,060

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid20,01366%$5,031
Federal student loans16,02953%$6,461

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 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants15,1227,0288,094
Percent admitted100%61%57%
Percent admitted who enrolled35%39%32%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
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 2017

Total Enrollment35,018
Undergraduate enrollment32,166
Graduate enrollment2,852

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, Commission on Accreditation
    • Montessori Education (MONTE) - Montessori teacher education programs and institutions (Kennesaw State University Montessori Teacher Education Program)
  • 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

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