Kent State University Stark Campus

Kent State University Stark Campus

Kent State University-Stark Campus, also known as Kent Stark or Kent State Stark, was established in the year 1946. It is a liberal arts university in North Canton, Ohio. Kent State Stark has a 200-acre campus that offers enrollment to more than 10,000 students. The university offers a range of baccalaureate, associate, and master degrees in the fields of business administration, communication, English, history, justice studies, nursing, and psychology among others.

Kent State Stark's campus is home to more than 30 student clubs and organizations. The university's alumni include eminent personalities like Brannon Braga, writer and producer; Ronald Harris, Boxing champion; Dr. Norma Marcere, Leader of an African-American Community; and Frances H. Cicchinelli Jr., Mayor of Massillon, Ohio.

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Kent State University Stark Campus
6000 Frank Ave NW
Canton , OH 44720-7599
General Phone: (330) 499-9600

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Kent State Stark Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts77liberal arts and humanities
Security and Law Enforcement13criminal justice and safety

Number of programs and degrees for Kent State Stark in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree902

Kent State Stark Student Body

In 2007-2008, Kent State Stark had a total enrollment of 3,849 students (3,762 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 98%
Graduate 2%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 88%
Black 7%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 1%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 3%
(Foreign Students) 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 6%
18-19 25%
20-21 20%
22-24 18%
25-29 13%
30-34 7%
35-39 4%
40-49 4%
50-64 2%
65+ 0%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)


Kent State Stark Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 53 %
Part-Time 37 %

Kent State Stark Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Canton, Ohio for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Ohio Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Kent State Stark Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 4,770
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 12,202
Books and supplies $ 1,200

Financial Aid:
Kent State Stark participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 305102)

Kent State Stark Faculty

Kent State Stark has a tenure system for faculty.

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Associate professorcalendar year0*2*
Assistant professorcalendar year1*0*
All faculty totalcalendar year1*2*

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year3$75,1842*
Associate professoracademic year17$64,6489$63,194
Assistant professoracademic year19$51,46030$48,808
Instructoracademic year2*5$36,487
Lectureracademic year4$49,9715$43,148
All faculty totalacademic year45$57,16051$50,822

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Kent State Stark Degree Programs (2007)

Liberal Arts
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies

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