Kent State University is one of America's great public universities. Founded in 1910, Kent State is currently ranked by the Carnegie Foundation among the nation's top 77 public research universities and was recognized by Times Higher Education as being among the top 200 universities in the world. We offer a broad range of acclaimed academic programs and internationally respected faculty and researchers who are dedicated to your success. Approximately 2,000 international students from nearly 100 countries are currently enrolled at KSU. Serious international students who want to get an excellent American education in a safe, easily accessible location choose Kent State University. With a slogan of "Excellence in Action" Kent State offers over 300 degree programs, which include such notable programs as business, history, library science, aeronautics, nursing, liquid crystals, journalism and fashion design. With nearly 30,000 students on the main campus it is one of the largest universities in Ohio. KSU also has one of the oldest and most prestigious honors programs in the United States. There is also a high density of Fortune 500 companies located within 48 kilometers of the campus, which offer opportunities for internships to enhance students' learning.