Kent State University

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KENT STATE UNIVERSITY

Graduates of Kent State University finished their degrees with more student loan debt than at any other public institution in Ohio last year. That’s according to a national study of debt from a non-profit research group that focuses on higher education.

The report from the Institute for College Access and Success shows 64 percent of Ohio undergrads completed their bachelor’s with some kind of student debt in 2016. At Kent State, 76 percent of graduates had student loans, which averaged more than $33,000.

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CITY OF HUDSON

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PONTIFICAL UNIVERSITY

Kent State University is welcoming about two-thousand international students this fall, and the school is planning ways to bring Kent State to the world, even if global students are hesitant to come to the U.S.

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A Kent State University geography professor is using real-time images of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma to teach his meteorology students.

Tom Schmidlin says that allows his students to study the physical geography of the storm and social geography of its impacts. One of the impacts, Schmidlin says, is surviving.

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