Kennesaw State University Overview
Kennesaw State University is a public institution situated in Kennesaw, Georgia. KSU Georgia is located in a safe and convenient suburb.
What Is Kennesaw State University Known For?
- The doctor's degree is the highest award offered at KSU Georgia.
- For the 2017-2018 academic year, 63% of the faculty were full-time.
Kennesaw State University Rankings
These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.
KSU Georgia has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.
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Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at KSU Georgia.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards KSU Georgia has earned from around the web.
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Where Is Kennesaw State University?
Contact details for KSU Georgia are given below.
|Address:||1000 Chastain Rd, Kennesaw, GA 30144|
How Do I Get Into KSU Georgia?
You can apply to KSU Georgia online at: admissions.kennesaw.edu/apply/apply.php
Admission Requirements for KSU Georgia
|High School GPA||required|
|High School Rank||neither required nor recommended|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||required|
|Recommendations||neither required nor recommended|
|SAT or ACT Scores||required|
How Hard Is It To Get Into KSU Georgia?
Approximately 50% of accepted students are men and 50% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 63%, and the acceptance rate for women is 58%.
Average Test Scores
About 45% of students accepted to KSU Georgia submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 550 and 630. Math scores were between 530 and 610.
Can I Afford Kennesaw State University?
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.
Student Loan Debt
While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At KSU Georgia, approximately 48% of students took out student loans averaging $5,955 a year. That adds up to $23,820 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at KSU Georgia is 6.9%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.
Kennesaw State University Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 3,146 graduate students at the school.
Of the 24,150 full-time undergraduates at KSU Georgia, 51% are male and 49% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Kennesaw State University students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||5,087|
|Hispanic or Latino||2,430|
Georgia students aren't the only ones who study at Kennesaw State University. At this time, 46 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 101 countries are represented at KSU Georgia. The most popular countries sending students to the school are South Korea, India, and China.
Online Learning at Kennesaw State University
The following chart shows how the online learning population at KSU Georgia has changed over the last few years.
This school is the most popular in Georgia for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of KSU Georgia majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at KSU Georgia ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at KSU Georgia.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
|General Engineering Technology||#12|
|International Relations & National Security||#24|
|Quality Control Technology||#27|
|Geography & Cartography||#41|
|Teaching English or French||#74|
|Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies||#136|
|Instructional Media Design||#147|
|Curriculum & Instruction||#158|
|Computer Information Systems||#239|
|Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies||#269|
|Teacher Education Grade Specific||#356|
|Health & Medical Administrative Services||#452|
Kennesaw State University Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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