Undergraduate: 92 percent
Highest degree: Doctoral
|President: Sam Olens
On January 6, 2015, the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia approved the consolidation of Kennesaw State and Southern Polytechnic State University. The new Kennesaw State University combines the best from two of Georgia’s most respected institutions in higher education. A comprehensive university, Kennesaw State is a destination campus offering students a broad spectrum of quality academics, a growing and vibrant campus life, award-winning dining facilities, and a wide array of athletic offerings. With nationally ranked degrees in business, engineering and first-year programs, as well as premier teaching, nursing, architecture, science and math programs, the new Kennesaw State University is poised to become Georgia's next world-class institution.
Kennesaw State offers graduate degrees in nursing, business, information systems, conflict management, public administration, education and professional writing. KSU also offers MBAs for experienced professionals and for physicians and a completely online bachelor’s degree in business administration. KSU’s expanding Ph.D. program currently offers a Doctorate of Business Administration, Doctorate of Education in Leadership for Learning and Doctorate of Nursing. Its academic colleges are the WellStar College of Health and Human Services; Bagwell College of Education; College of Humanities and Social Sciences; College of Science and Mathematics; Coles College of Business; University College; Graduate College; and College of the Arts.