Kennesaw State University is a student-centered, research-driven R2 institution, placing it among the top 6 percent of research universities for research in the nation. With an emphasis on research with relevance, KSU's research portfolio is varied and far-reaching, leading to new knowledge and discoveries by faculty and hands-on opportunities for students.

The Office of Research promotes the engagement of research and scholarship at Kennesaw State University through its resources and services to ensure transparency, integrity, objectivity, and compliance with a focus on customer service. Our mission and goal is to support faculty and students in every possible way so they may engage in important areas of scholarship. For more information about research at KSU, visit the Office of Research website.

Through a strategic planning initiative at KSU, four broad themes emerged to help guide the future trajectory of KSU’s interdisciplinary research enterprise.

Biomedical and Health Services

Computing and Technology

Human Development and Well-Being

Sustainable and Safe Communities


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    The Investigator Research Magazine

    Check out the latest edition, highlighting the work of KSU’s researchers and scholars.