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Kent State University

Kent State University is a public, comprehensive research university located in Kent, Ohio (about 2.5 hours northeast of Columbus).  Kent State has over 22,000 undergraduate and graduate students located on its main campus in Kent, and seven additional regional campuses.  Students can choose from over 340 academic programs, including award-winning programs in fashion design, architecture, hospitality management, and more.   While the majority of academic programs are on Kent State's campuses, many programs are available through online learning.   Students are considered transfer students to Kent State when they complete 12 college level credit hours post-high school graduation. 

Information about Kent State's Online Degree Programs

Information about Kent State's majors and programs of study

Information about transfer admission to Kent State

Information about transfer scholarships to Kent State

Institutional Agreement

Kent State Transfer Guide
This guide is linked through Kent State's website and allows students to view how courses completed at Columbus State will transfer to Kent State and what Kent Core requirements they may apply to. Click on the blue button in the center of the page and answer the questions to get to Columbus State's evaluations.


For more information about transferring to Kent State, please contact:

Virtual Visit Information for Kent State

Check out the website at this link for Kent State University admissions: Their office has virtual campus tours, recorded Facebook Live online events that discuss special enrollment programs and highlights about the different colleges at Kent, as well as campus life, involvement, housing, and the like.  Students can also contact a transfer admissions staff member virtually at the links provided. 


Degree Major Associate Degree Type
BSPH Public Health- Clinical Trials Concentration AS Biology Bachelor's Degree Transfer Major 2+2
BSPH Public Health- Health Care Administration Concentration AAS Healthcare Management 2+2
BSN Nursing AAS Nursing 2+2
BS Paralegal Studies (ABA Accredited) AAS Paralegal Studies 2+2
BSPH Public Health - Allied Health Concentration AAS Dental Hygiene 2+2
BSPH Public Health - Allied Health Concentration AAS Medical Imaging 2+2
BSPH Public Health - Allied Health Concentration AAS Respiratory Care 2+2

Kent State Admissions Contact

Christine Connors,, 330-672-2568, can be contacted to assist students interested in transfer to Kent State University for all programs- online and on campus.   

Kent State Paralegal Faculty Contact

Amanda Paar Conroy,, 330-672-4148
Please contact her regarding questions about paralegal major course work, questions regarding internships for credit, and other related issues to the major.

Kent State Paralegal Advisor Contact

Karl Macura,, 330-672-2062
Please contact him regarding questions about completing the Kent Core requirements, graduation requirements, foreign language requirements, and related issues to Kent State.

Information about Bachelor of Science in Engineering Technology Completion Program 

Students may complete their Bachelor of Science in Engineering Technology degree after graduating from one of Columbus State's Engineering Technology AAS degree programs at Kent State Tuscarawas.  For more information about the program and the program contact information, please see the PDF link below. 

Bachelor of Science in Engineering Technology Completion Degree