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1 EXCELLENCE in Action Kent State is alive with possibilities PSEO Program 217 Schwartz Center 330-672-3743

2 EXCELLENCE in Action... a university that points you in all the right directions 8 Kent State is a multi- campus network serving 47,000 students at eight locations in northeastern Ohio. 77 Kent State is ranked among the nation’s top 77 public research universities demonstrating high research activity by the Carnegie Foundation for Advancement of Teaching. 28,000 Kent, OH has a population of approximately 28,000 and is close to major metropolitan areas.

3 EXCELLENCE in Action... a university with real choices and a personal touch 866 The Kent Campus is composed of 866 beautifully landscaped acres. nearby The Kent State Airport and Golf Course are located nearby. 27,855 The Kent Campus is home to 22,260 undergraduates and 5,595 postgraduate students. diversity Students from: 50 states 100+ foreign countries 10% of student population is African-American, Hispanic/Latino or Native American

4 Academics... find the interest that will motivate you to keep learning academics Architecture and Environmental Design Arts Arts & Sciences Business Administration Communication & Information Education, Health, and Human Services Nursing Technology Undergraduate Studies degrees Certificates Associates Baccalaureate Master’s Doctoral 281 Kent State offers over 300 degree programs, making for an extremely diverse curriculum.

5 Academics... explore and experiment; learning is all about taking risks 51 Forty-one percent of class sections have fewer than 20 students. More than 92 percent have fewer than 50. 20:1 Student-to-faculty ratio 2,100 More than 2,100 faculty full- and part-time faculty have degrees from 150 national and international institutions.

6 Academics... the liberal arts requirement serves as the foundation 36 The 36 credit hour Kent Core serves as the foundation of your degree program. success Strengthen reasoning skills and understand basic concepts of the academic disciplines. Become an informed, responsible citizen. Kent Core The Kent Core is at the core of the university's mission to prepare students to live in today’s complex, global society creative activity Broaden your imagination and develop your creativity

7 Post-Secondary Enrollment Options... Allows qualified high school students to take college classes 2 Options Option A – College Credit Student pays Available during academic year and summer Grades can be calculated in high school transcript Ohio Senate Bill 140 Ninth through Twelfth grade students Option B High School and College Credit School district pays cost of tuition and books Option is only available during the academic year Grades earned are calculated into the high school grade point

8 Post-Secondary Enrollment Options... Common characteristics of Option A and B Students may not be enrolled in both options during the same semester. Academic admissions are the same for both options. College schedules and grades are sent to the high school. Freshman Forgiveness is not an option. Students who receive grades of a D or F are subject to dismissal from the program. High School and college courses cannot amount to more than a full-time high school load. f

9 Post-Secondary Enrollment Options... requirements and admissions guidelines “B” Average or better required by Ohio in a similar high school course prior to enrolling in a college course in the same subject area. 23 ACT 1070 SAT Composite or combined math and reading scores. Students seeking admissions to Kent State University Kent Campus PSEO program should generally meet or exceed these guidelines. Demonstrated mastery of introductory college preparatory core curriculum through 10 th grade. 3.0 cumulative high school grade point average on a 4.0 scale.

10 Post-Secondary Enrollment Options... ACT information and test dates ACT Test Dates Test Date Registration Deadline Feb. 11 Jan. 13 April 14 March 9 June 9 May 4 September 8 TBA October 27 TBA December 8 TBA Fees apply with late registration Register online or ask your school counselor for a packet. ACT/SAT scores must be submitted with the application. Career Services Check the website for the ACT Residual test dates. The ACT Residual test scores can only be used for Kent State University.

11 Apply... we invite you to join the Kent State community apply Fill out the application or print one from the online sight. no application fee official high school transcript school and 2 teacher recommendations ACT or SAT scores short essay 3.0 GPA 23~ACT or 1070~SAT guidelines admission The application review process begins shortly after applications are received

12 Apply... Meet with the high school counselor Role of the school counselor Before applying to any post-secondary program, parents and students should meet with the high school guidance office to learn about the program. The guidance office plays a critical role in understanding the program and how the school district’s policies relate to the following. Timeline The guidance office will mail a letter inviting students and parents to a PSEOP informational meeting. Sign an intent to participate by March 30 th. Scheduling for high school classes Remaining graduation requirements and if college courses will fulfill those requirements Full-time equivalency with high school and college enrollment Repayment policies in the event of withdrawal or failure How KSU grades are accepted on the high school transcript

13 EXCELLENCE in Action Thank you... questions? The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams. - Eleanor Roosevelt

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