Kennesaw State University

1000 Chastain Rd, Kennesaw, GA 30144-5591
Kennesaw State University (aka KSU) is a public higher education institution located in Kennesaw, Georgia.

Programs available at KSU include bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees in over 32 fields of study and 60 academic disciplines. The school is fully accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges and has specialized accreditation from the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.

This school offers dual credit, distance learning and study abroad programs. Advanced Placement courses from high school can be applied as credit.

Kennesaw State University is made up of eight college in fields such as business, education, health and human services, and art. The school offers 5 doctoral programs, about 20 master's degrees, and nearly 50 bachelor's degrees.

With almost 24,190 full-time students on its main campus it is the 4th largest institution in Georgia.


General Information

Main Phone: (770) 423 -6000 Website: www.kennesaw.edu
Status: Non-accredited Faculty: 1,152
School Type: Public- 4-year or above Affiliation: None
Size: Very Large (more than 20,000 students) Undergraduates: 22,345
Setting: N/A Graduate Students: 1,850
On-Campus Housing: N/A Acceptance Rate: 64%
Out-of-State Tuition: N/A Varsity Athletics: Yes
In-State Tuition: N/A Student-to-faculty Ratio: 21 to 1

Admissions

Application Fee: $ 40


Admission Requirements

Required Recommended
High School Diploma or Equivalent
High School GPA
High School Transcript
TOEFL
Standardized Test Scores

Test Scores 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Critical Reading 500 580
SAT Math 500 580
ACT Composite 20 24
ACT English 20 25
ACT Math 20 24

Acceptance Rate

Total
Applied 8,652
Accepted 5,530
Acceptance Rate 64%
Enrolled 3,000

Enrollment Statistics

Undergraduate Attendance Status 75% Full-time 25% Part-time
Graduate Attendance Status 45% Full-time 55% Part-time
Student Gender 42% Men 58% Women

Student Race Ethnicity

66% White 0% American Indian/Alaska Native
15% Black or African American 3% Multiracial
6% Hispanic/Latino 3% Asian/Oriental
0% Polynesian/Pacific Island 7% Other



Financial Aid

Percent Receiving Aid Average Amount Received
Federal Grant 51% $ 6,917
Local Grant 36% $4,451
Institutional Grant 3% $ 6,063
Student Loans 47% $ 5,227

Majors & Degrees


Ethnic, Cultural and Group Studies

Area Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
African Studies - - 1 - -
American (u.s.) Studies - - 1 2 -

Computer Information Sciences

Information Science

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Information Science Studies - - 56 24 -

Computer Science

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer Science - - - 17 -

Computer and Information Sciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer and Information Sciences - - 37 - -

Information Science

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Information Science Studies - - 56 24 -

Computer Information Technology Administration

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer and Information Systems Security Information Assurance - - 26 - -

Communication and Journalism

Communication and Media Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Speech Communication and Rhetoric - - 259 - -

Computer Information Sciences

Information Science

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Information Science Studies - - 56 24 -

Computer Science

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer Science - - - 17 -

Computer and Information Sciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer and Information Sciences - - 37 - -

Information Science

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Information Science Studies - - 56 24 -

Computer Information Technology Administration

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer and Information Systems Security Information Assurance - - 26 - -

Education

Educational Administration and Supervision

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision - - - - 1
Educational Leadership and Administration - - - 12 1

Teacher Education and Professional Development

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Elementary Education and Teaching - - - 63 -
Junior High and Middle School Education and Teaching - - 51 29 -
Elementary Education and Teaching - - 354 29 -
Teacher Education (multiple Levels) - - 354 29 7
Secondary Education and Teaching - - 354 90 7

Teacher Education and Professional Development Specific Subject Areas

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Music Teacher Education - - 10 - -
English Teacher Education - - 48 - -
Mathematics Teacher Education - - 21 - -
Biology Teacher Education - - 10 - -
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching - - 27 - -
Social Studies Teacher Education - - 46 - -
Art Teacher Education - - 13 - -

Special Education and Teaching

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Special Education and Teaching - - - 15 -

Educational Administration and Supervision

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision - - - - 1
Educational Leadership and Administration - - - 12 1

Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics - - 34 - -

English Language and Literature Letters

Rhetoric and Composition Writing Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Creative Writing - - - 25 -

English Language and Literature

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
English Language and Literature - - 81 - -

Mathematics and Statistics

Statistics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Statistics - - - 38 -

Mathematics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Mathematics - - 38 - -

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Biotechnology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Biotechnology - - 21 - -

Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Biochemistry - - 18 - -

Biology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Biology Biological Sciences - - 120 - -

Mathematics and Statistics

Statistics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Statistics - - - 38 -

Mathematics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Mathematics - - 38 - -

Multi Interdisciplinary Studies

Multi Interdisciplinary Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Multi- Interdisciplinary Studies - - 27 - -

Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution - - - 45 -

Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies

Health and Physical Education Fitness

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Kinesiology and Exercise Science - - 96 6 -
Sport and Fitness Administration Management - - 51 6 -

Philosophy and Religious Studies

Philosophy

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Philosophy - - 2 - -

Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies

Health and Physical Education Fitness

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Kinesiology and Exercise Science - - 96 6 -
Sport and Fitness Administration Management - - 51 6 -

Multi Interdisciplinary Studies

Multi Interdisciplinary Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Multi- Interdisciplinary Studies - - 27 - -

Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution - - - 45 -

Physical Sciences

Chemistry

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Chemistry - - 28 - -

Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services

Criminal Justice and Corrections

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Criminal Justice Safety Studies - - 91 - -

Public Administration and Social Service Professions

Public Administration

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Public Administration - - - 37 -

Human Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Human Services - - 73 - -

Social Work

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Social Work - - - 31 -

Psychology

Psychology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Psychology - - 187 - -

Public Administration and Social Service Professions

Public Administration

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Public Administration - - - 37 -

Human Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Human Services - - 73 - -

Social Work

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Social Work - - - 31 -

Social Sciences

International Relations and National Security Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
International Relations and Affairs - - 47 - -

Anthropology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Anthropology - - 28 - -

Geography and Cartography

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Geography - - 13 - -
Geographic Information Science and Cartography - - 12 - -

Political Science and Government

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Political Science and Government - - 80 - -

Sociology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Sociology - - 64 - -

Health Professions and Related Programs

Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services

Business Managerial Economics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Managerial Economics - - 26 - -

Business Administration, Management and Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Administration and Management - - 294 289 -

General Sales, Merchandising and Related Marketing Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations - - 16 - -

Accounting and Related Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Accounting - - 221 74 -

Business Administration, Management and Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Administration and Management - - 294 289 -

Marketing

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Marketing Marketing Management - - 151 - -

Finance and Financial Management Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Finance - - 149 - -

International Business

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
International Business Trade Commerce - - 27 - -

Accounting and Related Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Accounting - - 221 74 -

History

History

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
History - - 64 - -

Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services

Business Managerial Economics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Managerial Economics - - 26 - -

Business Administration, Management and Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Administration and Management - - 294 289 -

General Sales, Merchandising and Related Marketing Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations - - 16 - -

Accounting and Related Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Accounting - - 221 74 -

Business Administration, Management and Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Administration and Management - - 294 289 -

Marketing

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Marketing Marketing Management - - 151 - -

Finance and Financial Management Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Finance - - 149 - -

International Business

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
International Business Trade Commerce - - 27 - -

Accounting and Related Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Accounting - - 221 74 -

Sports & Athletics

Yes No
Football
Basketball
Baseball
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