A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State University offers undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees to its nearly 43,000 students. With 11 colleges on two metro Atlanta campuses, Kennesaw State is a member of the University System of Georgia and the third-largest university in the state. The university’s vibrant campus culture, diverse population, strong global ties and entrepreneurial spirit draw students from throughout the region and from 126 countries across the globe. Kennesaw State is a Carnegie-designated doctoral research institution (R2), placing it among an elite group of only 6 percent of U.S. colleges and universities with an R1 or R2 status. For more information, visit kennesaw.edu.


Kennesaw State University has two campus locations located just north of metro Atlanta.

  • Kennesaw Hall

     Kennesaw Campus

    1000 Chastain Road
    Kennesaw, GA 30144
    Phone: 470-578-6000
  • Marietta Campus Globe

     Marietta Campus

    1100 South Marietta Pkwy
    Marietta, GA 30060
    Phone: 470-578-6000

Mission Statement

At Kennesaw State, we serve as a powerful example of the impact a student-centered, research-driven university education can deliver. We help students succeed through exploration, collaboration, and rigor, uniting a diverse spectrum of backgrounds and talents. At KSU, students become the individuals who people want as colleagues and leaders.

Vision Statement

Kennesaw State will exemplify the power and promise of a student-centered, research-driven university. Authentically diverse, uniquely attainable and endlessly impactful, we will unleash the potential in every student we serve.


  • We are...
    We Believe in...
  • Student-inspired

    Fueling aspiration and delivering pathways – enabling students to stretch and strive, embrace a dream, and create actionable plans.

  • Promise-fulfilling

    Being committed and ready – making promises we can keep to fuel opportunity for every student and spark economic growth for the region.

  • True to ourselves

    Staying genuine, guided by honesty, intention, and purpose – no matter how we change, grow, or evolve – never forgetting who we are.

  • Elevational

    Raising trajectory – chasing, creating, pursuing, building.

  • Open

    Embracing the true power of openness – valuing and leveraging diverse perspectives to find better solutions and gain an edge.

  • Impact-generating

    Delivering a difference – impacting individuals and communities for positive change.