KSU among top 15 national schools where students are eager to enroll

KENNESAW, Ga. | Jun 2, 2020

For the third consecutive year, Kennesaw State is a leading choice for students, according to data from U.S. News & World Report.

The U.S. News study determined that Kennesaw State has one of the nation’s highest admissions yield rates, meaning the percentage of admitted students who enroll.

Kennesaw State is the only public university to make the top 15 list for U.S. News’ admissions yield study. Of 7,779 accepted students to Kennesaw State, 4,784 enrolled at the University in Fall 2018 for a yield of 61 percent, ranking KSU 14th nationally and No. 1 in Georgia.

Other schools listed among those with the highest admissions yield include Harvard, Stanford, Yale, and Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

The data reflects first-time, first-year, degree-seeking students only. Kennesaw State’s enrollment was 35,420 for Fall 2018, the most recent data used for the study.

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A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State University offers undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees to its more than 45,000 students. Kennesaw State is a member of the University System of Georgia with 11 academic colleges. The university’s vibrant campus culture, diverse population, strong global ties and entrepreneurial spirit draw students from throughout the country and the world. Kennesaw State is a Carnegie-designated doctoral research institution (R2), placing it among an elite group of only 7 percent of U.S. colleges and universities with an R1 or R2 status. For more information, visit kennesaw.edu.