Rankings Roundup: Kennesaw State tops national rankings


Online academic degree programs earn recognition for affordability and academic rigor

KENNESAW, Ga. (May 17, 2018) — College rankings are one measure of success for today’s universities, and Kennesaw State is no stranger to that notable recognition. In the past month, the University has been named in the top 10 in six different rankings, which have touted Kennesaw State for its online programs and dining services.

Kennesaw State is ranked:

Kennesaw State, which offers 40 online degrees, was recognized for its academic rigor and affordable costs, and was among 20 Georgia colleges ranked.

Launched in Fall 2017, KSU’s online degree and certificate combines elements of information technology, information security and assurance, and criminal justice.

A degree program in the Coles College of Business, the online MBA also has earned a top 20 spot in a U.S News & World Report ranking for 2018. 

University Dining served more than 2 million meals during spring semester on the Kennesaw and Marietta campuses.

Selected for its low tuition, Kennesaw State is one of four Georgia institutions named.


A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State University offers more than 150 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees to its approximately 41,000 students. With 11 colleges on two metro Atlanta campuses, Kennesaw State is a member of the University System of Georgia and the third-largest university in the state. The university’s vibrant campus culture, diverse population, strong global ties and entrepreneurial spirit draw students from throughout the region and from 92 countries across the globe. Kennesaw State is a Carnegie-designated doctoral research institution (R2), placing it among an elite group of only 6 percent of U.S. colleges and universities with an R1 or R2 status, and one of the 50 largest public institutions in the country. For more information, visit kennesaw.edu