As its name implies, Kennesaw State University (KSU) is located in the city of Kennesaw, which is part of the Atlanta metro area. The institution is a member of the University System of Georgia and the third largest university in the state.
Founded as a junior college in 1963, the college became a 4-year school in 1978 and received university status in 1996. Today, the university awards bachelor’s and master’s degrees. It is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.
KSU focuses on teaching and learning, offers a general education program, and is committed to public service, scholarly and creative work, and applied research. The 384-acre campus is home roughly 25,000 students. Select classes are also held at Dalton State College and Appalachian Technical College as well as the Cobb Galleria Centre.