Kennesaw State University Reviews

  • 41 Reviews
  • Kennesaw (GA)
  • Annual Tuition: $8,066 - $17,329
74% of 41 students said this degree improved their career prospects
80% of 41 students said they would recommend this school to others
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Student & Graduate Reviews

Doc364
  • Reviewed: 3/23/2021
  • Degree: Political Science
  • Graduation Year: 2020
"This is not a good school. They are more worried about farming new students than they are about helping them finish their degree programs or find jobs using said education. I recently graduated, but this school does nothing to really help students before or after graduation with finding a career. They just have a partnership with handshake that lists jobs you would see anyway if you were looking at online job listings. The handshake program is not useful or helpful and it is filled with spam and severely lacking when it comes to any real job opportunities. The instructors are okay, but I regret moving back to this state just to finish my degree at this school. I should have taken my GI Bill to a better school. KSU is the largest employer in Cobb County and that's all the school really cares about."
Lindsay Strickland
  • Reviewed: 1/20/2021
  • Degree: Elementary Education
  • Graduation Year: 2022
"The Education program is excellent. However as far as the financial aid, I always have trouble talking to people and they have been very rude to me when I have questions regarding financial aid. I have been interrupted while trying to speak, spoken to in a condescending tone, and I got transferred back and forth between offices before getting a clear answer to my question. I’m just a student trying to figure out financial aid, but the offices are rude and lazy."
Kim Layton
  • Reviewed: 12/7/2020
  • Degree: Liberal Arts
  • Graduation Year: 2018
"If you are looking at this University to complete an online course of study; I highly recommend you DO NOT register. I TRIED registering online, NEVER went to class did not have confirmation from KSU that I was even enrolled to start class and they charged me $2,000 and now it is on my credit report. I NEVER even got started in their course. LEASE BE CAREFUL when enrolling, make sure you are excepted, they charge you anyway!!! VERY disappointed in the lack of professionalism, and integrity in this University. Kim Layton"
Javi Schirmer
  • Reviewed: 11/1/2019
  • Degree: Music
  • Graduation Year: 2022
"The Kennesaw State University School of Music is a wonderful place to study music. Not only are the professors 100% invested in your sucess, but are also some of the best performers in the United States and abroad. The student body is also caring and are willing to help you, should you need any assistance. The facilities used, such as the practice rooms are state of the art and are soundproof and the school is an all Steinway and Sons school, and is recgonised by the national associations of schools of music as being a premier school. Student life is also one of the best in the state of Georgia and being close to the city of Atlanta will offer its students acess to venues such as the Atlanta Opera, and the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra. Attending this school is worth both your time, and your money."
Alex Landwerlen
  • Reviewed: 10/1/2019
  • Degree: Art & Design
  • Graduation Year: 2020
"Kennesaw is a theory school, nothing more. They'll teach you all about the things you'd need to know to help write your professor's research article, but that's as far as they're concerned. They put more emphasis on research papers and standardized tests than practical training in any capacity. Their policies for enrollment and graduation are convoluted to the point of hilarity, until they block you from graduating because you didn't properly fill out a form. The campus is also huge, and parking is a nightmare. There are never enough spots, and parking is ridiculously expensive for how poorly managed it is. They're increasingly blatant about their greed, and push students to buy expensive meal plans and "specialized" books for courses that are of course written by their professors. The professors are either polite but distant, power-obsessed megalomaniacs, vain bullies obsessed with the smell of their own flatulence. All in all, it's a fine way to waste half a decade."
Courtney Williams
  • Reviewed: 7/27/2019
  • Degree: Sociology
  • Graduation Year: 2017
"I found the classes that were required to be interesting and stimulating. Unlike the traditional student, I worked forty hours a week and took the maximum credit hours available so I did not have time for extracurriculars outside of class so I cannot give an opinion on what is offered to the students over at Kennesaw State. Overall my majority of my professors were supportive and some provided my letters of recommendation to get into a Grad program. Classes are larger but seats do fill up rather quickly so make sure you have your advising in advance to know what pathway is the most necessary."
Bailey Wood
  • Reviewed: 7/13/2019
  • Degree: Exercise Science
  • Graduation Year: 2018
"Kennesaw State was an excellent school with great facilities. The class sizes were a lot smaller than those of the bigger state schools, so I really felt like my voice was heard by professors. I studied exercise science and we had some of the newest technology across the country. Also our teachers were really dedicated to finding the newest and most accurate information for the students. They attended a big exercise science conference every year to get the newest info and even encouraged students to come with them."
Emily Ring
  • Reviewed: 6/6/2019
  • Degree:
  • Graduation Year: 2018
"Kennesaw State is a great university that is close to home and affordable. The campuses are nice and the food is great. Parking can kind of be a nightmare depending on when and where your classes are. The Biology department is great and my only complaint is that they need to find a dedicated pre-medical advisor with good resources for pre-medical students. The current advisors are fantastic, but it would be nice to have a pre-medical department. I also think that there needs to be a better and easier way to join research in undergrad."
KSUalumni2078
  • Reviewed: 6/4/2019
  • Degree: Communications
  • Graduation Year: 2018
"While KSU was fine in terms of academics, student life, and facility quality, they dont care about students getting jobs at all. Me and many other graduates I know have all been having a very hard time finding jobs with our Communications degrees. No biggie, well just go to career services and have them guide us: except its literally one guy. One human being and like two assistants just do resume edits and mock interviews. Wheres the leads? Wheres all these companies in Atlanta who are supposedly partnered with our school?Wheres the detailed guidance to help us who just gave you a least $40,000 each and 4-8 years of our time? You have 1 person to help with the whole reason anyone is there? Kennesaw is a for-profit only school. And I say school because while we all should appreciate an education for an education, it should also pay for itself in time once you graduate and once you land your first career path oriented job. But again, Kennesaw does not care at all about you one single bit. Theyll completely change the name of your degree in your last semester without telling you and will offer no help or reconciliation (happened to me) and then not care if you find a job. Its all trash. KSU is trash."
Stacy Mahaffey
  • Reviewed: 3/19/2019
  • Degree: Communications
  • Graduation Year: 2008
"KSU is an amazing school. They are committed to providing their students with the best education possible and continue to make improvements to push closer to the feel of University. If I were able to attend a traditional classroom setting I would, without a doubt, be completing my graduate studies there as well!!"