Distance Learning at Kent State University
Kent State University is one of the largest regional universities in the country and in 2010 will celebrate 100 years of enriching student lives and serving as a vital resource for the state of Ohio and beyond. From its roots as one of Ohio's original four-corner universities, Kent State University focuses on teaching and research excellence to serve the public good. Kent State University distinguishes itself as a magnet for high-achieving students.
Kent State University is a traditional, selective, residential public research university with eight campuses which serve all of Northeast Ohio. Kent State provides extensive access to degree programs from the associate to doctoral level, including medical degrees. The university's academic programs and facilities attract students, faculty and visitors from across the nation and around the world.
Today, Kent State University is the engine for economic, cultural and workforce development in the region and is one of the premiere universities in Ohio. Kent State is ranked among the nation's top 80 public research universities demonstrating high-research activity by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.
Kent State is a great way to finish a degree or start a new one. Our online learning environment provides you a convenient way to take course work with much more flexibility to serve your needs.
Whether you are a returning adult or a traditional student just beginning your higher education, Kent State is a great way to accomplish your goal of obtaining a degree or to enhance your current occupation.
Quick facts about Kent State University:
- One of America's largest university systems
- Considered Best Midwestern College according to The Princeton Review
- Ranks one of the nation's top institutions of higher learning when it received the Research University II designation from the prestigious Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching in 1994
- 184,000 alumni worldwide
- In 2010, Kent State University celebrates 100 years of changing lives and serving as a vital resource for Ohio and beyond
- Largest residential university in northeast Ohio
Why Kent State?
Kent State University puts academic excellence into action every day. We are committed to fostering collaboration, discovery and creativity inside the classroom, the research laboratory and beyond and to offering innovative academic programs in emerging, high-demand fields. This is a place where lives are changed, futures are made and careers are launched every day.
Kent State University embraces the idea that individuals, through hard work and intelligence, can do or become whatever they imagine.
The faculty is the university's most critical resource. Supporting and celebrating the accomplishments of this important resource represents a direct means of ensuring Kent State's effectiveness as an educator and its reputation as an institution.
Library and Resource Accessibility
Libraries & Media Services provides support to assist with online or distance teaching and learning. Our goal is to provide equitable library services for students and faculty, both on- and off-campus.