Selective Requirements

Aeronautics

Entry into the aeronautics program requires at least a 2.25 GPA in all college coursework.

Architecture

A transfer student with a 3.0 cumulative GPA based on 24 or more semester hours of college-level coursework will be considered for admission. Applicants who have completed one year of English composition (6 semester hours) and Analytical Geometry/Calculus (MATH 12002) are encouraged to apply for admission to Theory of Architecture I and II during the summer session. Enrollment in these summer courses could reduce the time required to earn the degree by as much as one year. The application deadline is May 1.

Art

Applicants meeting the general transfer requirement for admission (2.0 cumulative GPA) will receive an art application from the School of Art. A portfolio must be submitted for review.

Business

A cumulative GPA of at least 2.50 (2.25 for economics) is required for admission into the College of Business Administration. Students who have previously attended Kent State must also have a minimum 2.50 GPA (2.25 for economics) in their former Kent State coursework.

Dance

In addition to meeting the general transfer admission requirement (2.0 cumulative GPA), students must audition before being admitted to the dance program. Inquiries can be directed to the Dance Coordinator, 266 MAC Center Annex, Kent State University, P.O. Box 5190, Kent, OH 44242-0001 (or call 330-672-2069).

Education

To qualify for a teacher education program, transfer applicants must have a minimum GPA of 2.75 in all college coursework. Students who have previously attended Kent State must also a minimum 2.75 GPA in their former Kent State coursework.

Fashion Design & Fashion Merchandising

To be considered for admission, transfer applicants need at least a 2.75 cumulative GPA based on 24 or more semester hours of college-level coursework at an accredited institution. Those students meeting this GPA requirement but with less than 24 semester hours will be evaluated according to the new freshman criteria.

Interior Design

A transfer applicant must have a 2.5 cumulative GPA based on a minimum of 12 semester hours of college-level coursework to be admitted to the interior design major. Students from FIDER-recognized interior design programs should have achieved the minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA and submit a portfolio to the director of the program for review.

Music

In addition to meeting the general transfer admission requirement (2.0 cumulative GPA), students must audition before being admitted to the School of Music. Additional information is available from the School of Music Office, E-101 Music and Speech Center, Kent State University, P.O. Box 5190, Kent, OH 44242-0001 (or call 330-672-2172).

Musical Theatre

Students must audition before being admitted to the B.F.A degree program in Musical Theatre. Inquiries can be directed to the Theatre Coordinator, B-141 Music and Speech, Kent State University, P.O. Box 5190, Kent, OH 44242-0001 or call 330-672-2082.

Nursing

All transfer applications to the College of Nursing must include both college and high school transcripts to be complete. Enrollment in the sophomore sequence is limited and begins only in the fall semester each year. Preference will be given to applicants who have at least a 2.75 GPA, both as a cumulative average and in the first-year sciences (Structure and Function, Basic Microbiology, Fundamentals of Chemistry, Organic Chemistry), based on 29 semester hours of college-level coursework. Students should contact the College of Nursing regarding special information and deadlines by calling 330-672-7930.

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