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  • Locations: Kent, OH, United States;
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall Semester, Spring Semester
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Restrictions: LSU applicants only
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall Semester 2020 02/14/2020 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Academic Year 2020-2021 02/14/2020 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Click here for a definition of this term Language of Instruction: English Click here for a definition of this term Minimum GPA Required: 2.5
APA Program Type: NSE Exchange - Domestic/Canada Credit Type: LSU credits via transfer
APA Advisor: Marissa Baham Click here for a definition of this term US State: Ohio - OH
Click here for a definition of this term NSE Tuition Plan(s): Plan B
Program Description:

Kent StateKent State University

Kent State University is located in northeastern Ohio, a short drive from four major urban centers (Cleveland, Akron, Canton, and Youngstown). Activities and interests include National Metro-Parks system, Blossom Music Center, fine arts, museums of Natural History, Art, Auto, Science, and Inventors, the Rock-n-Roll and Football Halls-of-Fame, and the NASA Lewis Research Center.

KSU, established in 1910, is an eight-campus network designed to develop a true living/learning approach to education at the Kent Campus and seven regional campuses. The Kent Campus offers more than 20,000 undergraduate students and 6,000 graduate students baccalaureate, masters, and doctoral study opportunities. More than 200 academic degree programs are offered in Colleges of Applied Engin.,Sustainability and Tech, Archi&Environmental Design, Arts, Arts&Sci., Bus. Admin, Comm&Info., Continuing&Dist Education, Health&Human Services, Nur, Podiatric Med., Public Health, Digital Sci., and the Honors College

Campus Location

Kent State University is located in northeastern Ohio, a short drive from four major urban centers (Cleveland, Akron, Canton, and Youngstown). Activities and interests include National Metro-Parks.

Helpful Information

Students are accepted under freshmen status. Most courses, the NSE coordinator must register for student and/or receive permission for studednt to register him/herself. Thus far, 99.99% of our incoming NSE students are enrolled in the courses of their choice.

Fast Facts

Campus Statistics

Location Setting Pop. Enroll Housing Lang. Type
Kent, OH Urban 452,208 27,500 25% on-campus English Semester

Campus Diversity

White African Amer. Hispanic Asian Native Amer. Int'l Other
66% 11% 5% 3% 1% 7% 7%

Available Tuition Payment Plans

Plan B
You will pay your normal tuition/fees to your home campus.
OPEN - Host campus accepts ALL qualified applicants.
Placement availabilities may change at any time. Please reference the school's profile page on for updated information.

Payment Estimates

These prices are estimates and are subject to change. Please reference the host university site for accurate details.

Programs of Study Open to NSE Students

For an accurate list of programs of study open to NSE students, please reference the list of "Undergraduate Majors Open to NSE Students" on the NSE School Profile for Kent State University.

This list is maintained by the host NSE coordinator and is kept up-to-date. All classes taken while on an NSE exchange will transfer back as LSU credit. The LSU NSE coordinator will work with you to determine course equivalencies.

Special Conditions

For a full list of special conditions, please visit and search the NSE section of the APA website.

GPA and Other Academic Requirements

  • None

Exchange Preferences

  • Full-year exchange Accepted
  • Single term exchange Accepted
  • Require students who will live on campus

Mid-Year Exchange (Exchange that begins with the Spring/Winter Term)

  • Available

Non-Native English Speakers

  • TOEFL: must have a score of 550 paper, 213 computer or 79 Internet
  • IELTS: must have a score of 6

Graduate and Post-Baccalaureate Students

  • Not available

Summer Exchange

  • Not available

International Students (Visa Students)

  • Will not accept