There’s plenty to see and do within easy walking distance of the Kent Campus. Follow the Lefton Esplanade to experience a city renaissance of new restaurants and specialty shops that have brought a renewed energy to Kent’s already vibrant downtown.
If you are looking for a hot shot of espresso with a pastry, a quick taco or crispy salad for lunch, or a glass of wine over a luxurious dinner with friends or business partners, downtown Kent has it all!
Kent State University is ideally situated in Northeast Ohio. Located just six miles off I-76, our campus is easy to find and accessible from neighboring Akron/Canton and Cleveland airports. Kent State's 950 acre campus can also be reached by car, shuttle and public transportation.