Kennesaw State earns honor for excellence in financial reporting


Georgia Department of Audits and Accounts recognizes KSU for third consecutive year

KENNESAW, Ga. (Apr 24, 2019) — Kennesaw State University has once again been selected as a recipient of the “Award of Distinction for Excellent Financial Reporting” by the Georgia Department of Audits and Accounts.  

Established by the Georgia Department of Audits and Accounts to recognize excellence in financial reporting and controls, the annual award encourages colleges and universities to go beyond the minimum requirements of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and recognizes individual organizations that are successful in achieving that goal.

Kennesaw State is one of three Georgia institutions selected for this award for fiscal year 2018. This is the third consecutive year that Kennesaw State has earned this distinction and the fourth time since its inception in 2013.


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