Kent State University at Kent Graduate Program Reviews

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89%
of students recommend
(3.87 out of 5.0)
School rating based on 161 respondents

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School Information

  • Website: Visit College Website
  • School Accreditation: NCA HLC, + 5 more
  • Programmatic Accreditation: AACSB, + 12 more
  • Campus Setting: Suburb: Large
  • Student Population: 30,067 (23,607 undergrad)
  • Student to Faculty Ratio: 21 to 1
  • Graduate Attendance Status: 42% part-time, 58% full-time
  • Annual Tuition: $10,864 in-state; $18,380 out-of-state
Source: NCES

Student & Graduate Reviews

4.83 out of 5.0
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Degree: Business
Graduation Year: 2014

The pros of my graduate program is all of the networks my professors have to help me pursue my career and academic goals. They have industry experience and connections which will help me find a job in the future. Also, they are very knowledgeable in their specific areas of the hospitality industry and I know I can count on them to have the most recent information on current studies and trends. The cons of the program would be that it is a newer program and building its reputation as a top hospitality program. Otherwise, I feel that my graduate program will prepare me for the future and help me think more like a manager.
4.08 out of 5.0
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Degree: Health Sciences
Graduation Year: 2017

Kent State rocks. go to school there you cant beat it!!!
4.0 out of 5.0
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Degree: Philosophy
Graduation Year: 2015

The pros of my graduate program: the department is very pluralistic, professors go out of their way to help you succeed, and the course material is varied. The cons: no summer funding, not as much teaching experience as I would like (ohio state law prohibits this), and not as much diversity as I would like.
3.58 out of 5.0
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Degree: Nursing
Graduation Year: 2016

Faculties are really supportive for students. If we have more diversity of students that would be helpful for students to learn from each others in much more perspectives.
4.67 out of 5.0
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Degree: Psychology
Graduation Year: 2015

Pros include: Very supportive faculty, excellent training for clinical students, good stipend, and the fact that past students have a good track record for life after Kent. Cons: kent Ohio is a small town, however, Akron is less than 30 minutes away and Cleveland is less than an hour.
3.0 out of 5.0
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Degree: Public Relations
Graduation Year: 2014

I am a student in Kent State's online Master's in Public Relations program. What I appreciate most about this program is its class schedule. We take one course every seven weeks which, as a working adult, makes my life much easier as I don't have to juggle 2 classes for 14 weeks. The professors, with an exception or two, are knowledgeable in their field and most of them have real world experience in abundance. Because online learning and the program itself are relatively new, there are still a few kinks to work out here and there. However, overall I have felt the program is worth my money.
3.83 out of 5.0
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Degree: Liberal Studies
Graduation Year: 2017

Pros are that there's a really strong network and lots of opportunities for hands-on work and research, especially abroad. Big con is the inconsistency in education, with some professors being food and others horrible.
3.42 out of 5.0
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Degree: Education
Graduation Year: 2016

All faculty and staff are very supportive and care for your success in the program. If you need help or support, there are right there for you!
3.33 out of 5.0
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Degree: Education
Graduation Year: 2016

Kent State's Counseling program is full of many passionate and genuine professors that will work hard to guide you into the field! The main courses provide a great overview of the material needed, and the practical courses teach you the skills necessary to become a successful counselor. However, I would enjoy the opportunity to have a wider range of speciality options within the program. The clinic on campus provides a great way to get hands-on experience in the field, and also give back to the community in which you are earning your education!
3.92 out of 5.0
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Degree: School Counseling
Graduation Year: 2013

The graduate program helped to push a student to become better at becoming a successful adult. However, the real world experience was a bit different than what was learned in the classroom setting.
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