Kennesaw State University: Review & Facts

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Kennesaw State University is a large four-year, public school with 24,605 students enrolled. This college was established in 1963 and is one of the 4 colleges and schools located in Kennesaw, Georgia.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
68
Kennesaw State University will give you the option to earn a several-month certificate, bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, master's degree, postmaster certificate, or doctoral degree.

Kennesaw State University implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers 68 majors. The most popular concentrations are Education, Business, Management, Accounting and Finance, and Communication and Journalism. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other schools and colleges.
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a good sign. Nevertheless, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
76%
The student retention rate at Kennesaw State University is fair at 76% (well above Georgia average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Kennesaw State University is low: 38%. Nearly 19% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Kennesaw State University is reasonably decent: 21:1. Find out more information regarding instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$15,500
Average tuition prices are slightly high - $13,800 per year. The additional fees at Kennesaw State University (not included in tuition costs) are nearly $1,700; which comes to a total of $15,500 per academic year.

Read the details about Kennesaw State University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
62%
As reported in recent data, 8,773 applications were submitted and 5,483 were accepted; so it is not very hard to enroll at this school.

The college will consider accepting your dual credits and advanced placement credits for admission.

Find out more about admissions as well applicants test score statistics at Kennesaw State University in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$5,900
Kennesaw State University offers a distance education program, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a solid option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Kennesaw State University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
C-
Kennesaw State University offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates about 3,500 students, which provides a viable on-campus housing option. The room price is reasonable: roughly $5,900 a year.

Army and Air Force ROTC programs are available at Kennesaw State University. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime numbers, Kennesaw State University appears to be a relatively unsafe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Kennesaw State University Location and Maps



Post Address: Kennesaw State University, 1000 Chastain Rd, Kennesaw, Georgia 30144-5591, USA
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