Welcome to Kent State, one of the best Ohio universities. Whether you choose the top-10-ranked Fashion School, the renowned School of Nursing or the College of Architecture and Environmental Design, we have a degree program designed to get you where you want to go. Kent State University is committed to the creation and nurturing of a diverse community of individuals through inclusive excellence. Diversity involves recognizing the value of differences and the inclusion of all members of the community including those that experience discrimination or under representation. This is a core value of the university as we strive for a culturally diverse student body, faculty, and staff that reflect the multicultural nature of Ohio, the nation, and our world; bringing unique strengths and abilities which contribute to our pursuit of Inclusive Excellence in Action.