Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


There are many questions that you may have regarding the Admissions process. If the answer to your question is not here, you can always contact us for more information! Please contact the Office of Admissions at 470-KSU-INFO (470-578-4636) to speak with a college admissions counselor.

What ACT score do you need to get into Kennesaw?

Kennesaw State requires an ACT 18 - English or Reading | 18 Math and a 2.5 GPA.

Is it hard to get into Kennesaw State University?

We hope students are challenging themselves within their college preparatory high school curriculum which will prepare them for college coursework. KSU requires students to meet the academic GPA, as calculated by KSU Undergraduate Admissions, and other stated graduation requirements for admission.

Do you have to live on campus freshman year at KSU?

Housing and Residence Life at Kennesaw State University is committed to supporting first-year students in their academic pursuits. Although it is not required, it is strongly encouraged for students to live on the Kennesaw Campus. The Marietta Campus has a first-year live-on requirement for students pursuing majors based on the Marietta campus.


Can freshman have cars at KSU?


What are the requirements to get into Kennesaw State University?

GPA Requirement

  • Minimum 2.5 with qualifying test scores

(GPA is recalculated by KSU Admissions utilizing a student’s 17 units of required High School coursework)

See: Freshmen requirements

What is the application deadline for Kennesaw State University?

For the most current deadline dates for all application types, please refer to our deadlines page.

Does Kennesaw State have rolling admissions?

Yes, Kennesaw State University does have rolling admissions.

How much is Kennesaw State application fee?

The application fee for Kennesaw State University is $40. The application fee must be paid with a credit/debit card in order to submit the application.

What GPA do you need to transfer to KSU?

Kennesaw State University requires transfer applicants to have a minimum 2.0 GPA for admission.

How do I transfer to KSU?

Transfer applicants must complete the online application. In addition, transfer applicants are required to submit all college transcripts from current and past colleges attended.

Will my credits transfer to KSU?

Please refer to for more information about course transferability.


Where do I send my transcript to KSU?

Many high schools and colleges have different options when sending official transcripts. Please refer to your school’s guidance office or college registrar’s office to find out their preferred method. If your high school or college is mailing an official transcript it can be mailed to the following address:

Kennesaw State University
Office of Undergraduate Admissions
3391 Town Point Drive, MD 9111
Suite 1000
Kennesaw, GA 30144