Kennesaw State University

Acceptance Rate 81.59 %
SAT Average 1,150
2023 Tuition & Fees $17,040
Student Population 42,899
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $5,046

Academic Overview

Kennesaw State University Campus, Kennesaw, GA
Kennesaw State University is a public, four-years institute located in Kennesaw, Georgia. It is a Doctoral/Research University by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship.
The 2023 tuition & fees is $5,785 for Georgia residents and $17,040 for out-of-state students. The graduate school tuition & fees is $6,664 for Georgia residents and $20,524 for out-of-state students.
The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 42,899 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 81.59% and the graduation rate is 49% last year.

2023 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2022-2023, KSU's tuition & fees is $5,785 for Georgia residents and $17,040 for non-residents. For graduate programs, its 2023 average tuition & fees are $6,664 for in-state students and $20,524 for out-of-state students.
Data source for 2023 Tuition: NCES
2023 Tuition & Fees
Georgia ResidentsOut-of-State
[Chart] 2022-2023 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2023 key academic statistics at KSU. The acceptance rate of KSU is 81.59% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 50.83%. The average graduation rate is 49% and the transfer-out rate is 29%.
The average received amount of financial aid is $5,046 and 87% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 42,899 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 22 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for Kennesaw State University is 81.59 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for Kennesaw State University is 49 %
Graduation Rate
Transfer-out Rate for Kennesaw State University is 29 %
Transfer-out Rate
Retention Rate for Kennesaw State University is 74 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for Kennesaw State University is 42,899
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for Kennesaw State University is 22 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
22 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $5,046 at Kennesaw State University.
Financial Aid Amount

Directory Information

Directory Information
Address1000 Chastain Rd, Kennesaw, GA 30144
Online Applicationwww.kennesaw.edu/apply.php
Financial Aidfinancialaid.kennesaw.edu/
Net Price Calculatorfinancialaid.kennesaw.edu/npcalc/npcalc.htm
Veterans Tuitionregistrar.kennesaw.edu/military-veterans.php
Disability Servicesds.kennesaw.edu/index.php

Offered Degrees

KSU offers 186 major programs through online and on-site education where 55 programs are available through distance learning. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Doctorate (Research)112
Less Than 1 Year Certificate196
1-2 Years Certificate10
Post-Bachelor's Certificate2212
Post-Master's Certificate84

Special Learning Opportunities

Kennesaw State University offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides ROTC, teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students. It also offers weekend/evening classes which is a program that allows students to take a complete course of study and attend classes only on weekends or only in evenings.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
ROTCArmy, NAVY, Air Force
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:5,404)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $5,747)

Veterans Benefits

Kennesaw State University has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges