Kennesaw State University Class of 2016 exceeds 2,800


Kennesaw State University Class of 2016 exceeds 2,800

KENNESAW, Ga. (May 10, 2016) — Spread throughout five ceremonies, more than 2,800 Kennesaw State University students will graduate with pomp and circumstance Tuesday and Wednesday.

KSU, the 45th largest public university in the country, graduates about 5,600 students total during the fall, spring and summer commencement ceremonies, according to Robert Godlewski of KSU University Relations.

The College of Humanities and Social Sciences is graduating the most students this year with 755, and the Bagwell College of Education has the second largest graduating class at 332 students. In total, KSU’s 10 academic colleges produced 2,867 graduates this spring.

The most popular undergraduate programs were communication, early childhood education, psychology, biology and management. Master of Business Administration was the most popular graduate degree program.

KSU’s spring commencement ceremonies are divided by colleges.


10 a.m.

  • Coles College of Business
  • College of Science & Mathematics

3 p.m.

  • College of Architecture and Construction Management
  • College of Computing and Software Engineering
  • Southern Polytechnic College of Engineering and Engineering Technology

7 p.m.

  • All postgraduate students


10 a.m.

  • College of the Arts
  • Bagwell College of Education
  • WellStar College of Health & Human Services
  • University College

3 p.m.

  • College of Humanities and Social Sciences

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The Marietta Daily Journal

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