|Degrees offered||Undergrad & Graduate|
|Student to faculty ratio||20:1|
|Dormitory capacity||5,202 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Kennesaw State University is somewhat selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 15,122 applications and 8,847 students were granted admission. Kennesaw State University is at the #57 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 59% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 55% submitted SAT scores.
|SAT||1000 to 1180|
|ACT||21 to 26|
Kennesaw State University charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $14,756 and in-state students paid $4,180.
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 90% of Kennesaw State University's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 35% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,478 (which is 1% above the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at Kennesaw State University in 2016-2017, was 2,422, which is 50% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,272 (which is 0.6% below the national average.)
In Fall 2016, Kennesaw State University has enrolled a total of 35,018 students (25,253 students full-time and 9,765 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 35,018 students, 3,253 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 51% men and 49% women and 32,166 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 2,852 for graduates studies.
The institution also enrolled 2,760 students for distance studies.
Black/African American: 21%
Two or more races: 4%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 3%
Non-resident alien: 2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Kennesaw State University.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs||16%||1,203||0|
|Health Professions And Related Programs||7%||551||36|
|Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies||6%||464|
|Biological And Biomedical Sciences||6%||440|
|Visual And Performing Arts||6%||425|
|Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services||4%||316||302|
|English Language And Literature/letters||2%||189|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Kennesaw State University full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
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