Kennesaw State University

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University Overview

Founded in 1963, Kennesaw State University is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the suburban setting of the large town of Kennesaw (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Georgia. This institution also has a branch campus in Marietta. Officially accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, Kennesaw State University (KSU) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 35,000-39,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution. Kennesaw State University (KSU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 56 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 50-60% making this US higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. KSU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym KSU
Founded 1963
Colours Black and gold

University Location

Address 1000 Chastain Road
Kennesaw
30144-5591 Georgia
United States
Tel +1 (470) 578 6000
Fax +1 (770) 423 6541
Other locations Marietta

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
International
students
17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 50-60%
Admission Office 3391 Town Pointe Drive, Suite 1000
Kennesaw 30144-5591
(770) 423 6300

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 35,000-39,999
Academic Staff 3,000-3,499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification New

Basic Classification Doctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity
2000 Classification
Size & Setting Four-year, large, primarily nonresidential institution
Enrollment Profile Very high undergraduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, medium full-time , selective, higher transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Balanced arts & sciences/professions, some graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Research Doctoral: Professional-dominant

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Kennesaw State University's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges


Year of first Accreditation

2014


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Applied and Natural Science Accreditation Commission (ANSAC) of ABET
  • Computing Accreditation Commission (CAC) of ABET
  • Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) of ABET
  • Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission (ETAC) of ABET
  • American Council for Construction Education
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
  • Council on Social Work Education
  • National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences
  • National Architectural Accrediting Board
  • National Association of Schools of Art and Design
  • National Association of Schools of Music
  • National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration
  • National Association of Schools of Theatre
  • Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • University System of Georgia
  • American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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Online Courses

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Open Education Global

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Site last updated: Friday, 2 October 2020