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Applied Engineering, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #501 (ARWU) Kent, OH, United States
The Bachelor of Science degree in Applied Engineering offered at the Kent State University provides a focus on the application of management, design and technical skills for the design and integration of systems, the execution of new product designs, the improvement of manufacturing processes and the management and direction of physical and/or technical functions of a firm or organization.
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The major includes instruction in basic engineering principles, project management, processes, production and operations, systems integration and control, quality and statistics. Students learn in the classroom, as well as through hands-on experiments and real-world internships.

The Applied Engineering offered at the Kent State University program can also function as a completer degree for students with associate degrees in engineering technology.

The Applied Engineering major comprises the following concentrations:

  • The Applied Engineering and Technology Management concentration provides students the necessary skills and knowledge to manage in technical environment. Graduates will have an understanding of materials, facility design, quality and safety.
  • The Foundry Technology concentration prepares students for employment in the metal casting industry. Graduates of the program will have completed coursework in Materials & Processes, Cast Metals, Metallurgy and Material Science, Solid Modeling and Solidification and applied their knowledge and skills in the capstone course, Foundry Tooling and Pattern Making. They will also have taken several management courses and have experience with programmable logic controllers, hydraulics & pneumatics and computer-aided manufacturing.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include

  • Introduction to Technical Writing
  • Fundamentals of Business Statistics
  • Information Technology
  • Energy/Power
  • Materials and Processes
  • omputer-Aided Engineering Graphics
  • Cultural Dynamics of Technology
  • Manufacturing Technology
  • Automated Manufacturing
  • Cast Metals
  • Programmable Logic Controllers
  • Hydraulics/Pneumatics
  • Quality Techniques
  • Facility Design and Material Handling
  • Project Management in Engineering and Technology
  • Management of Technology Innovation
  • Industrial and Environmental Safety
  • Computer Aided Manufacturing
  • Applied Engineering Technology Seminar

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.5

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.5 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • The freshman admission policy on the Kent Campus is selective. Admission decisions are based upon the following: cumulative grade point average, ACT and/or SAT scores, strength of high school college preparatory curriculum and grade trends.\
  •  The Admissions Office at the Kent Campus may defer the admission of students who do not meet admissions criteria but who demonstrate areas of promise for successful college study. Deferred applicants may begin their college coursework at one of seven regional campuses of Kent State University. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    20463 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20463 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    20463 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20463 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    11587 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11587 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Kent

  • 1036 - 1710 USD/month
    Living Costs

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