Kennesaw State University

Men's MCLA Contact: Alex Gavilla
Profile
Size
10 / 10
32,945 Undergrads / 35,846 Students
Cost
5 / 10
$17,929 Net Price
Selectivity
6 / 10
61% Admitted
  • Team Conference

    MCLA Div. 2

  • College Type

    4-year, Public

  • Campus Type

    Suburb: Large

Student Body
Gender
  • Male
  • Female
Enrollment
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
Geography
  • In-State
  • Out-of-state
  • Foreign
  • Other
Ethnicity
  • White
  • Black
  • Asian
  • Latino
  • Foreign
  • Other
Student-to-faculty Ratio
21 to 1
Return For Sophomore Year
78%
Overall Graduation Rate
42%
Graduate On Time / in 6 Years
13% / 42%
Calendar System
Semester
Religious Affiliation
None
Housing
On campus housing is provided and is not required for incoming freshman

Other includes American Indian, Native Alaskan, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, two or more races and unknown race / ethnicity.

Team Road Trips

The team travels a lot during the season around the Southeast to nearby states like North Carolina, Tennessee, South Carolina, and Missouri to take on a variety of teams like Vanderbilt, College of Charleston, St. Louis University, Elon, and UNC-Charlotte. They also have in-state road trips to Georgia State, Reinhardt, and Emmanuel (GA). They also have traveled in the past to University of Alabama.

Recruit Commits
2017
  
HS
Hometown
Position(s)
Jacob Brown Northgate Atlanta, GA Def
 
2016
  
HS
Hometown
Position(s)
Jake Bruce Hillgrove Powder Springs, GA Mid
Nathan Oder Hillgrove Marietta, GA Mid
Unofficial list from public sources and recruit submissions.
Location
1000 Chastain Rd, Kennesaw, GA, 30144, Kennesaw, GA, 30144 See Directions
Team Videos
Where Grads Live
  • Greater Atlanta Area
  • Chattanooga Tennessee Area
  • Greater New York City Area
  • Washington D.C. Metro Area
  • Athens Georgia Area
  • Dallas/Fort Worth Area
  • Greater Nashville Area
  • Charlotte North Carolina Area
  • Greater Los Angeles Area
  • Jacksonville Florida Area
  • Greater Denver Area
  • Tampa/St. Petersburg Florida Area
  • Greater Chicago Area
  • San Francisco Bay Area
  • Savannah Georgia Area
Where Grads Work
  • Cobb County Schools
  • WellStar Health System
  • AT&T
  • The Home Depot
  • The Coca-Cola Company
  • IBM
  • SunTrust Bank
  • Fulton County Schools
  • Publix Super Markets
  • Children's Healthcare of Atlanta
  • Hewlett-Packard
  • Bank of America
  • ADP
  • UPS
  • Northside Hospital
What Grads Do
  • Sales
  • Operations
  • Education
  • Information Technology
  • Support
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Administrative
  • Healthcare Services
  • Media and Communication
  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Consulting
  • Arts and Design
  • Human Resources
  • Accounting
Data from
Niche Grades
Overall
Student Life
Professors
Academics
Test Scores
SAT
Critical Reading
500 - 590
Math
530 - 610
Total
1070 - 1250
ACT
English
21 - 25
Math
20 - 25
Composite
21 - 26

This range represents the middle half of incoming freshman from the 25th to 75th percentile. The writing component is now optional and no longer reported. Historical writing ranges: 470 - 570 for SAT

GPA
SAT Math
SAT Reading
ACT

This distribution represents incoming freshman test scores and GPA on 4.0 scale.

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Admissions
 
Total
Male
Female
Applicants 13,998 6,669 7,329
% Admitted 61% 63% 58%
% Admits That Enroll 62% 65% 59%
Incoming Freshman Average GPA 3.31
  • Accepted
  • Denied
  • Applied
  • Waitlisted
  • Admission Considerations
     
    Required
    Recommended Rec.
    High School GPA
    High School Rank
    High School Transcript
    College Prep Classes
    Recommendations
    Demonstrate Competencies
    Admission Test Scores
    Other Tests (Wonderlic, etc.)
    TOEFL (English proficiency)
    Admissions Office
    Majors / Programs

    Degrees offered by popularity. Type = Bachelor.

    Business (21%)
    Communication & Journalism (9%)
    Computer & Information Sciences (8%)
    Engineering (8%)
    Education (6%)
    Social Sciences (6%)
    Psychology (6%)
    Interdisciplinary Studies (6%)
    Biological & Biomedical Sciences (5%)
    Parks, Recreation & Fitness Studies (5%)
    Health Professions (4%)
    Visual & Performing Arts (4%)
    Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement (3%)
    Engineering Technology (3%)
    English Language & Literature (2%)
    Public Admin. & Social Services (2%)
    History (1%)
    Mathematics & Statistics (1%)
    Architecture (1%)
    Foreign Languages (1%)
    Physical Sciences (1%)
    Philosophy & Religious Studies
    Ethnic, Cultural & Gender Studies
    Athlete Graduation Rate
    Financial
    Net Price

    Average net price = sticker price - financial aid.

    $17,929

    Average net price by income for incoming freshman receiving financial aid.

    Net price for students paying in-state tuition rate (public institutions).

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    Sticker Price

    Sticker price = estimated total cost of attendance.

     
    In-state
    Out-of-state
    On Campus
    Tuition & Fees$6,347 $16,636
    Books & Supplies$1,500 $1,500
    Cost of Living$11,467 $11,467
    Personal Expenses$6,459 $6,459
     
    Sticker Price$25,773 $36,349

    Personal expenses includes laundry, transportation, entertainment and furnishings.

    Financial Aid

    91% of full-time, incoming freshman receive financial aid.

     
    Receiving Aid %
    Avg. Aid Amount
    Type of Aid
    Grant or Scholarship85%$5,876
    Federal Grants33%$4,563
    Pell Grants33%$4,500
    Other Federal2%$1,245
    State & Local Grants74%$4,212
    Institutional Grants6%$6,381
     
    Student Loans51%$6,031
    Federal Loans51%$5,145
    Other Loans5%$9,576

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    All financials shown for full-time, incoming freshman.

     
    Total Amount
    Per Student
    Endowment
    Financial Assets $37.8 Million $1,055

    Value of endowment assets at fiscal year end.

    Debt

    Total federal debt after graduation for undergrad borrowers: $20,375.

    Total cumulative student debt by percentile.

     
    Total Principal
    Monthly Payment
    10 Year Repayment $12,000 $217

    Most student loans have a grace period before repayment begins.

    3 Year Avg. Default Rate: 6.9%

    Avg. rate for colleges with lacrosse is 5.1%.

    Total federal debt excludes private student loans and parent PLUS loans. Cumulative debt cohort includes 14,056 students.

    Salary

    Earnings 10 years after enrollment: $

    Earnings of former students working by percentile.

    Earnings of former students who received federal financial aid. Figures shown are median.

    Payback

    How long until this college investment pays off: years.

    Median debt and foregone earnings divided by median earnings. Foregone earnings assumes 4 years to graduation; at this school, 13% of students graduate on time.

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    Campus Safety
     
    On Campus
    In Residence Halls In Res. Halls
    Criminal Offenses
    Murder - -
    Negligent Manslaughter - -
    Rape 9 9
    Fondling - -
    Incest - -
    Statutory Rape - -
    Robbery 1 1
    Aggravated Assault 1 1
    Burglary 7 4
    Motor Vehicle Theft - -
    Arson - -

    In Residence Halls are a subset of On Campus statistics. Murder includes non-negligent manslaughter.

    The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here. Statistics represent 3-year average data.

    Data from The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.

    Carnegie Classifications
    Category
    Classification
    Basic ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity
    Undergrad InstructionBalanced arts & sciences/professions, some graduate coexistence
    Graduate InstructionResearch Doctoral: Professional-dominant
    Enrollment ProfileVery high undergraduate
    Undergrad ProfileFour-year, medium full-time , selective, higher transfer-in
    Size and SettingFour-year, large, primarily nonresidential

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