You will pay your normal tuition/fees to your home campus.
OPEN - Host campus accepts ALL qualified applicants.
Estimated Per Semester
Costs For Room And Meals: $5,600
Policies & Procedures
Campus Detail Info
Member Campus Links
How to Apply
Applications are submitted through your home campus coordinator.
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Make yourself at home in one of 25 residence halls, and never go hungry with 20+ on-campus restaurants, dining halls, and cafes. More than 56% percent of our classes have fewer than 20 students, and more than 92 percent of our classes have fewer than 50 students.
Getting involved at Kent State is easy with a choice of more than 370 clubs and organizations, 1,000 programs, activities, and on-campus events, 18 sports teams, and 32 sororities and fraternities.
Aside from the personal fit, academic quality backed by nationally recognized faculty seal the deal for those students who want to learn from the best.
Campus Location - Located a short drive from four major urban centers (Cleveland, Akron, Canton, and Youngstown), activities and interests include a National Metro-Parks system, Blossom Music Center, museums of Natural History, Art, Auto, and Science, the NASA Lewis Research Center, and the Rock-n-Roll and Football Halls-of-Fame.
Helpful Information - Students are accepted under freshmen status. The NSE coordinator may need to register a course for student and/or receive permission for student to register him/herself. Thus far, 99% of our incoming NSE students are enrolled in the courses of their choice.
CLOSED: Education, Fashion Design and Merchandising, Architecture, NursingLimitations
Difficult: Business-Upper Division, Many for majors only, all Business courses have prerequisites Difficult: Art Courses Difficult: Public Health Upper DivisionNotable Academic Programs
Unique Academic Programs
Aerospace Sciences: Aerospace Studies, Aviation Studies, Flight Technology
Agriculture: Animal Sciences, Horticulture, Life Sciences, Plant and Soil Systems, Plant Genetics, Plant Pathology, Plant Protection, Plant Resource Sciences, Plant Science, Soil Science, Viticulture
Anthropology: American Indian Studies, Anthropology, Archaeology, Ethnic Studies
Architecture: Architecture, Interior Architecture, Landscape Architecture/Design
Area Studies: African Studies, Afro-American Studies, American Multicultural Studies, American Studies, Art Studies, Black Studies, Chinese Studies (minor), Gender, Ethnicity and Multicultural Studies, Gerontology, Hispanic Studies, Holocaust and Genocide Studies, International Studies, Japanse Studies (minor), Jewish Studies, Latin American Studies, Popular Culture, Russian Studies
Art/Design/Fine Art: Art, Art Education, Art History, Ceramic Art/Ceramics, Commercial and Advertising Art, Computer Graphics, Crafts, Design, Digital Arts, Drafting, Drawing, Fiber-Fabric, Fine Art, Glass, Graphic Design, Illustration, Interior Design, Jewelry and Metalsmithing, Media Arts, Painting, Photography, Printmaking, Sculpture, Studio Art, Theater Art, Visual Arts
Athletics: Athletic Training, Exercise Science, Fitness and Sports Science, Fitness Management, Health and Fitness Teaching, Movement Studies, Physical Education, Sports Management/Administration
Biological Sciences: Applied Biology, Biology/Life Science, Biotechnology, Botany/Plant Sciences, Cell Biology, Evolutionary Biology, Field Biology, Forensic Biology, Human Biology, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Zoology
Business: Accounting, Actuarial Science, Advertising, Business, Business Administration, Business Information Systems, Entertainment Management, Entrepreneurship, Finance and Operation Management, Finance/Banking, Human Resource Management, Insurance, International Business, Law and Public Policy, Management, Management Information Systems, Marketing, Marketing Communication, Operations Management, Organizational Studies, Personnel, Product Design, Public Administration, Public Relations, Small Business Management, Systems Management
Chemistry: Biochemistry, Chemistry
Communications: American Sign Language, Audio Production Technology, Broadcasting, Communication, Electronic Media Production and Management, Graphic Communication, Interpersonal and Public Communication, Journalism, Magazine Journalism, Mass Communication, Multimedia, Newspapers, Organizational Communication, Photo Journalism, Radio and Television Studies, Sound Design, Speech/Rhetoric/Public Address, Telecommunications, Visual Communication Technology, Visual Design/Web Media, Writing/Editing
Computer Science: Computer Game Design, Computer Network Security, System Administration
Consumer and Family Studies: Child Consumer and Family Studies, Family Economics and Resource Management, Family Science/Services, Family Studies
Criminal Justice: Corporate and Homeland Security, Corrections, Crime and Society, Criminal Justice, Criminology, Forensic Science, Juvenile Justice, Law Enforcement/Police Sciences, Paralegal Studies, Systems of Justice
Earth Sciences: Earth Science, Geology, Meteorology, Physical Sciences, Planetary and Space Sciences, Science
Economics: Applied Economics, Economics
Education: Bilingual, Child Development, Childhood Studies, Early Childhood, English, French, Health Education, Human Development, Junior High/Middle School, Junior High/Middle School Mathematics, Kindergarten Education, Language and Literacy, Learning Disabilities, Learning Skills, Mathematics, Music, Physical Education, Reading, Science, Secondary Education, Social Science Education, Spanish, Special Education
Engineering: Aerospace Engineering, Computer Engineering, Construction Engineering, Electronics Engineering, Engineering Management, Engineering Operations, Manufacturing Engineering, Materials Engineering, Mineral/Mining Engineering
English: Business Writing, Classical Studies, Comparative Literature, Creative Writing, English, Language and Literacy, Linguistics, Literature, Professional Writing, Technical Writing, Writing
Environmental Studies: Conservation, Conservation Biology, Energy/Environmental Policy, Environmental Biology, Environmental Geology, Environmental Health and Safety, Environmental Health Sciences, Environmental Sciences, Environmental Studies, Resource Recreation Management, Sustainability Studies, Wildlife Biology/Science, Wildlife Conservation, Wildlife Recreation Management
Fashion: Apparel/Fashion Design, Apparel/Fashion Merchandising
Food Science: Food Science, Food Services Management, Nutrition
Foreign Language: American Sign Language, Arabic (some courses), Chinese (some courses), Classical Languages, English as a Foreign Language, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese (some courses), Language and Culture, Latin, Portuguese, Romance Languages, Russian, Spanish
Forestry: Biotechnology, Forestry
General Studies: Arts and Science, Classical Studies, Gender Studies, Humanities, Individualized Degree Program, Individualized Studies, Interdisciplinary Studies, Leadership Studies, Liberal Studies, Natural Sciences, Social Sciences, Social Studies, Spanish Literature
Geography and Urban Studies: Applied Geography, City Planning, Geographic Information Sciences & Emergency Management, Geography, Human Geography, Physical Geography, Urban Planning, Urban Studies
Health and Safety Sciences: Community Health, Dietetics, Environmental Health, Exercise Physiology, Exercise Science, Gerontology, Health Education, Health Promotion, Health Science, Health Services Administration, Health Services/Hospital Administration and Management, Nursing, Occupational Safety and Health, Public Health, Safety Education, School Health
Hospitality and Tourism: Hospitality Management, Hotel/Restaurant Management, Hotel/Travel Administration, Tourism and Travel, Tourism Management
Industrial Studies: Construction Management, Industrial Technology
Information Studies: Applied Computer Science, Computer Applications, Computer Information Systems, Computer Mathematics, Computer Programming, Computer Science, Computer Technology, Information Science, Information Systems, Information Technology, Systems Programming
Interdisciplinary Studies: Non-Profit Programs, Popular Culture
International Studies: International Relations, International Studies
Library Science: Library Science
Marine Sciences: Oceanography
Mathematics: Actuarial Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Biomathematics/Biometrics, Mathematical Economics, Mathematics, Mathematics-Physics, Statistics
Military Sciences: Air Force ROTC, Army ROTC, Military Sciences
Music: Choral Music
Performing Arts: Acting, Ballet, Choral Music, Dance, Design/Technical, Jazz Composition, Modern Dance, Music, Music Education, Music History, Music Performance, Music Technology, Music Theater, Music Theory and Composition, Music/Jazz Studies, Performance, Piano Pedagogy, Technical Theater, Theater Arts/Drama, Theater Design Technology, Theater Production
Philosophy/Religious Studies: Ethics, Philosophy, Religious Studies
Physics: Applied Physics, Chemical Physics, Physics
Political Science: Government, International Affairs/Relations, International Studies, Peace Studies, Political Science, Public Policy Studies
Pre-Professional : Law Pre-Professional, Medicine Pre-Professional, Pharmacy Pre-Professional, Veterinary Medicine Pre-Professional
Psychology: Child Psychology, Human Development, Psychology
Recreation: Adventure Education, Leisure Studies, Non-Profit Programs Management, Outdoor Education, Outdoor Recreation Management, Parks Administration and Management, Recreation, Recreation Leadership, Sports Administration, Sports Management
Sociology/Social Work: Child Care Services Management, Community Services, Gender Studies, Human Services, Law and Society, Social Science, Social Work, Sociology, Women and Gender Studies, Womens Studies
Speech Pathology and Audiology: Deaf Studies, Speech Pathology and Audiology, Speech Therapy
Technology: Applied Engineering and Technology, Biological Technology, Computer Engineering Technology, Computer Technology, Design Technology, Electronics Technology, Engineering Technology, Graphic Communications Technology, Information Systems Technology, Manufacturing Technology, Mechanical Technology, Plastics Technology, Radiologic Technology, Technology Education, Technology Studies
Theater: Performance and Directing
Figures are current as of 6/12/2017.
Exchange with Canada - Health Insurance
For eligible Plan B students, aid is awarded by and disbursed from your home campus.
Regardless of Plan A or Plan B, students exchanging to or from Canada, apply for financial aid at their home campus.
We do not reserve rooms for our NSE students. Rooms are available as needed on a first serve basis.
Meal Plans Per Semester
All plans are a declining balance system and balances roll over from fall to spring semester, but reverted to the university after spring. Lite Plan - $1820 Basic Plan - $1980 Premier Plan - $2325 Premier Plus Plan - $2735