Points of Pride

Enrollment

enrollmentTotal Enrollment: 35,420
Alumni: over 113,000
One of the 50 largest public institutions in the country


Academics

AcademicsKennesaw State has been elevated to an R2 classification – a doctoral institution with high research activity – by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Learning. KSU is one of only 259 (Top 6%) institutions to carry the “R1” or “R2” designation nationally.

Academics
The university has more than 150 undergraduate, master’s and doctoral programs.

 


RecognitionRecognition

Kennesaw State is consistently recognized in
national rankings, including:

U.S. News and World Report (2019)

  • Ranked top 10 nationally in admissions yield rates
  • Online MBA program (1st in Georgia, 21st among programs nationally)
  • Top 100 for its six engineering graduate degree programs
  • Ranked 1st in Georgia and No. 38 nationally for Master of Science in Information Technology

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education (2017)

  • Top 100 in degrees conferred to minorities

Insight into Diversity

  • Diversity Champions (among top 12 nationally)

American Council of Trustees and Alumni

  • An “A” rating for high-quality core curriculum for seven consecutive years

National Collegiate Sales Competition

  • Finished top 10 in the Nation

Billboard Magazine

  • Ranked the Joel A. Katz Music and Entertainment Business program in top 15 nationally

cyberdegrees.org

  • KSU ranked 1st in online cybersecurity degrees

The Carnegie Foundation

  • Kennesaw State was named among the top 10 percent of institutions nationally, for its ongoing collaborative efforts with the larger community

AthleticsAthletics

Overall

  • KSU won the 2017-18 Bill Bibb Trophy for having the top overall athletics program in
    the Atlantic Sun Conference (includes both men’s and women’s sports)

Football

  • 2017 and 2018 Big South Conference champions

Track and Field (men)

  • 2017 and 2018 Atlantic Sun Conference indoor and outdoor champions

Track and Field (women)

  • 2017 Atlantic Sun Conference indoor and outdoor champions and 2018 Atlantic Sun Conference outdoor champions

Team’s sideline trophy – Plank

  • Ranked #4 on Yahoo Sports list of best turnover celebrations in college football

EconomicEconomic Impact

  • Kennesaw State has an annual economic impact on the local and regional economy
    of more than $1.4 billion

StudentsStudents/Alumni

  • 82% of students said they were mostly or very happy with their decision to pursue a degree at KSU
  • 90% of alumni said it was a good or great decision to attend KSU

Last Revised: 02/20/19

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