Kent State University

Kent, OH

Kent State says, "The Kent Core is the foundation of the university's mission to prepare students to live in today's complex, global society. It broadens intellectual perspectives, fosters ethical and humanitarian values and prepares students for responsible citizenship and productive careers. Through this learning experience, students develop the intellectual flexibility they need to adapt to an ever-changing world." [Source]

  • Website:http://www.kent.edu/
  • Undergraduate Enrollment:23,328
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:32%
  • Tuition & Fees (In State):$10,012 annually
  • Tuition & Fees (Out of State):$18,212 annually

General Education Requirements

  • 1. Composition

    YES
  • 2. Literature

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Literature because a survey course in literature is an option, but not required, to fulfill the "Humanities in Arts and Sciences" requirement.

  • 3. Foreign Language

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Foreign Language because students may fulfill the requirement with elementary-level study.

  • 4. U.S. Government or History

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for U.S. Government or History because a survey course in American government or history is an option, but not required, to fulfill the "Humanities in Arts and Sciences" requirement.

  • 5. Economics

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Economics because it is one of ten areas of the "Social Sciences" requirement, from which students need only select two.

  • 6. Mathematics

    YES
  • 7. Science

    YES
  • General Education Assessment

    Kent State University uses one or more of the following instruments to assess undergraduate progress in core collegiate skills: the Council on Aid to Education Collegiate Learning Assessment (CLA), the Educational Testing Service Proficiency Profile, or the ACT Collegiate Assessment of Academic Proficiency (CAAP). For more information, visit www.voluntarysystem.org.

Curriculum last evaluated: 06/17/2016

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