International Undergraduate Application
International Undergraduate Degrees
Reference the descriptions below to determine which application you will need. From there, you may read tips for each application type or apply. If you’re still not sure about which application type you should use, use Ask Kent State.
Tips Apply Transfer A student who has enrolled in college, university, technical or proprietary school after graduation from high school.
Tips Apply Post-Undergraduate A student who has received a baccalaureate degree from a college or university, yet wishes to take additional undergraduate courses. There are two types of post-undergraduate applicants:
- Post-undergraduate degree-seeking applicants – individuals interested in seeking an additional bachelor’s degree.
- Post-undergraduate non–degree-seeking applicants – individuals just interested in taking additional undergraduate coursework.
Tips Apply International Undergraduate Guest An international applicant who would like to take a limited number of undergraduate courses for credit. In order to apply as a guest, students must have graduated from high school or be currently enrolled at another institution. International guest students can only enroll for up to 18 semester hours and cannot earn a degree. Typically, this student type is reserved for international students who are currently enrolled at another U.S. institution and would like to take one or two classes at Kent State.
Apply International Visiting Student In order to apply as an international visiting student, students must have graduated from high school or be currently enrolled at another institution. A visiting student is short-term and not working toward a degree at Kent State. Students may remain in this special status for one academic year or until a maximum of 45 semester hours of credit is earned. Typically, this student type is reserved for international students who are not currently enrolled at a U.S. institution but would like to study abroad at Kent State for an academic year or less.
Apply Student from Exchange Partner This student type is reserved for international applicants who are currently working toward the equivalent of an American bachelor's degree at the tertiary level of education at their home partnering institution with Kent State University. A partnership could be a Memorandum of Understanding or Agreement between an institution and Kent State. An exchange student is short-term and not working toward a degree at Kent State.