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Kent State’s programs, schools and colleges are ranked among the world’s best.Search Colleges & Schools
Kent State's landscape makes visiting the 866-acre campus an eye-opening experience. Tour campus for an insider’s view into academics, campus life and research opportunities.Plan Your Visit
Kent State offers a unique bike-sharing program called Flashfleet. This convenient and free service lets you pick up a bicycle to use for the day from a number of locations on campus.Locate a Bike
Kent State’s Student Recreation and Wellness Center has two indoor swimming pools. Swimming lessons are available to all members year-round.Learn More
Kent State is ranked among the nation’s top 74 public high-research universities, by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.Explore Research
In 1920 the first Kent State University athletics team played. The sport was football. The “field band” was there and played in the stands. From then until now, the Kent State community brings that Golden Flashes pride to every game and every team that plays for Kent State.
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Kent State University’s athletics program includes baseball, basketball (women’s), basketball (men’s), cross country, field hockey, football, golf (women’s), golf (men’s), gymnastics, soccer, softball, track and field, volleyball, wrestling. Kent State University has developed state-of-the-art facilities to support our student athletes.
Do you love to play recreational sports and stay fit? The Student Recreation and Wellness Center (SRWC) offers you state-of-the-art facilities and opportunities to play for enjoyment and to improve your game. The SRWC has aquatics programs, outdoor basketball courts, outdoor tennis, outdoor sand volleyball, indoor climbing walls, an indoor track and a packed schedule of fitness, dance and other classes.
Club sports are formed by students with a common interest and desire to participate in a specific sport or activity, from competitive sports like ultimate frisbee, to recreational clubs, like badminton and fencing.
Kent State students, faculty, staff and their spouses can get involved recreational sports, programs, and/or activities in which participants compete as teams or as individuals against other Kent State University intramural teams or individuals.
At Kent State, it’s always the perfect time for ice skating! Kent State’s own Ice Arena offers public skating, skating lessons, hockey programs, broomball and more.
As a top Ohio undergraduate and graduate school, Kent State's eight campuses offer the resources of a large university with the friendly atmosphere of a liberal arts college. Enroll today to start pursuing your future at one of the best colleges in Ohio. We’ve been educating graduates for over 100 years; join us today.
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