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Kent State University

800 E Summit Street, Kent, OH 44242

Kent State University is a public research university in Kent, Ohio. In addition to the main campus, Kent State operates seven regional campuses in Northeast Ohio. As of September 2015, Kent State is one of the largest universities in Ohio with an enrollment of 41,005 students in the eight-campus system and 30,067 students at the main campus in Kent. Kent State offers over 300 degree programs, among them 250 baccalaureate, 40 associate's, 50 master's, and 23 doctoral programs of study, which include such notable programs as nursing, business, history, library science, aeronautics, journalism, fashion design and the Liquid Crystal Institute.

Notable alumni include "Star Trek" actor John de Lancie; science-fiction author Stephen R. Donaldson; actor Michael Keaton; TV personalities Arsenio Hall and Steve Harvey; rock guitarist Joe Walsh; The Pretenders singer Chrissie Hynde; and Devo founders Bob Lewis and Mark Mothersbaugh.

Library access: University libraries are open to the public. Free borrowing privileges are available to community members who are 16 or older.

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