Kennesaw State University
Kennesaw, GA 30144

Admission Requirements

Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

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.

Fall 2016 Admitted Students ACT Scores

Out of the total 5,347 enrollees 3163 students submitted ACT score. Below is the score ranges of the submitted test scores.

25% 75%
English 20 25
Math 20 25
Composite 21 26

Fall 2016 Admitted Students SAT Scores

Out of the total 5,347 enrollees 2959 students submitted SAT score. Below is the score ranges of the submitted test scores.

25% 75%
Critical Reading 500 590
Math 500 590
Combined (Math + Reading) 1000 1180

Admission Requirements and Recommendations

Kennesaw State University uses the following list of admission requirements and recommended documents when evaluating students applications. All documents listed under the "Required" sections must be submitted with your application but those listed under the "Recommended" section are optional.

Please double check with the school to verify the current and complete admission requirements.


  • Secondary school GPA
  • Secondary school record
  • Completion of college-preparatory program
  • Admission test scores (SAT/ACT)
  • TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)

Neither required nor recommended

  • Secondary school rank
  • Recommendations
  • Formal demonstration of competencies
  • Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

Fall 2016 Applicants Statistics

The following table details the number of students who applied, admitted and erolled in Kennesaw State University, in Fall 2016.
Men Women Total National Avg.
Applicants 7,028 8,094 15,122
Admitted students 4,253 4,594 8,847
Enrolled students 2,752 2,595 5,347
Acceptance rate 60.5% 56.8% 58.5% 69%
Yield 64.7% 56.5% 60.4% 35%

Accepted Credits

The following table outlines which college prepartory work and life expreaince will earn you credits at Kennesaw State University.

Advanced placement (AP) credits
Dual credit (college credit earned while in high school)
Not Accepted
Credit for life experiences

Application Fee

Undergrad students
Graduate students

Campus Location

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Nearby Colleges

Nearby 4 year colleges within 100 mile radius of Kennesaw State University.

Georgia State University
22.7 mile away
Georgia Gwinnett College
33.6 mile away
Georgia Highlands College
36.8 mile away
Dalton State College
56.2 mile away