Kennesaw State University

Kennesaw State University

1000 Chastain Rd NW, Kennesaw (GA), 30144, United States

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Mission Kennesaw State University offers high-quality and productive undergraduate, graduate, continuing education, and co-curricular programs. These include learning opportunities in architecture, the arts, business, computing, education, engineering and engineering technology, health and human services, honors experiences, humanities and social sciences, interdisciplinary studies, leadership development, the natural and physical sciences, study abroad, and other related disciplines. The University’s research, scholarship, creative activities, and public service initiatives expand and apply knowledge, contribute to economic development, and improve the quality of life in local communities, Georgia, the nation, and the world.

The KSU community values open, honest, and thoughtful intellectual inquiry, innovative and creative problem solving, professionalism, expertise, collaboration, integrity and ethical behavior, engaged citizenship, global understanding, sustainability, mutual respect, and appreciation of human and cultural diversity. The University community strives continually to enhance student success, improve institutional quality, and respond to public demand for higher education.

Founded in 1963, Kennesaw State University (KSU) is the third-largest university in Georgia with more than 24,100 undergraduate and graduate students representing more than 130 countries.

KSU is located just northwest of Atlanta in Cobb County near historic Kennesaw Mountain, allowing students to experience the best of Atlanta while enjoying the serenity of a 384-acre, beautifully landscaped pedestrian-friendly campus.

Accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS), KSU offers 80 bachelor's, master's and doctorate degree programs including undergraduate degrees in education, health, business, the humanities, the arts, science and math. The university’s graduate degree programs include nursing, business, information systems, conflict management, public administration, education and professional writing. KSU’s expanding Ph.D. program currently offers a Doctorate of Education in Leadership for Learning, Doctorate of Business Administration and Doctorate of Nursing.

Kennesaw State’s nursing program is the largest nursing program in Georgia, and also one of the best. KSU’s nursing students have one of the highest passing rates on the statewide licensing exam and are highly sought-after in the medical community. The College of Education is the second-largest preparer of teachers in the state. And the Executive MBA program, housed in the Coles College of Business, is the second-largest program of its kind in the country and was recognized among the best in the world by CEO Magazine in 2009.

KSU’s national reputation has gained steam and was recognized by U.S. News & World Report's America’s Best Colleges issue in 2010 as one of the top universities in the region. KSU’s first-year experience program has also been named an “Academic Program to Look For” by U.S. News for nine consecutive years. For the second consecutive year, the American Council of Trustees and Alumni listed KSU among only 19 universities in the country that scored an A in the gro

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