Cleveland State University

Cleveland, OH

Cleveland State University

Cleveland, OH

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Tuition & Fees

$11,185

$15,952

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

45%

male

55%

female

16

students

1

faculty

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Not Selective

93%

acceptance rate

Accepted 7,315
Declined 500
Total Received 7,815
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Public

13,499

undergraduate students

5,047

graduate students

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School Facts

Cleveland State University, founded in 1964, is a public university. Its 85-acre campus is located in downtown Cleveland.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 18,546
Established in 1964
Coeducational Coeducational

85-acre campus in Cleveland (population: 385,525). Served by air, bus, and train. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Major city

Cleveland State University
2121 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH
44115

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
8%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
35%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
14%
Top 1/4
40%
Top 1/2
70%
Bottom 1/2
30%
Bottom 1/4
9%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
590
25th
470
75th
580
25th
470
75th
27
25th
19
75th
26
25th
21
75th
25
25th
18

Admissions Facts

Application fee $40
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Required of some
Common application accepted Yes
Application deadline (priority deadline) August 1
Application deadline (final deadline) March 1
School has early action program Yes
Early action program application deadline May 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Not Selective

93%

acceptance rate

Accepted 7,315
Declined 500
Total Received 7,815

Admissions Factors

Required

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Admission test scores
Secondary School Record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Secondary School GPA

Recommended

Secondary School Rank

Neither required nor recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Recommendations

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

100%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

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Financial Aid

63%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$7,730

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $11,185
Room $8,790
Board $4,350
Books & supplies $800
Total $25,125
Average Financial Aid - $7,730
Total with Avg. Aid $17,395

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $22,454,203
State $8,009,713
Institutional $9,595,520
Other external $2,558,234
Total $42,617,670

Non-need-based

Federal $24,389
State $318,412
Institutional $5,285,155
Other external $478,874
Total $6,106,830

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Financial Aid Office


P: 216 687-5411
F: 216 687-5491
allin1@csuohio.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined yes
Basketball yes yes
Fencing yes yes
Golf yes yes
Lacrosse yes
Soccer yes yes
Softball yes
Swimming and diving yes yes
Tennis yes yes
Volleyball yes
Wrestling yes

Club Sports - Men's

baseball, cricket, futbol, ice hockey, mixed martial arts, roller sports, rugby, triathlon

Club Sports - Women's

basketball, lacrosse, roller sports, soccer, softball, triathlon, volleyball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

baseball, crew, cross-country/track, ice hockey, kendo, lacrosse, racquetball, rock climbing, rugby, skating, soccer, softball, triathlon, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Horizon League, Mid-American Conference (men's wrestling)

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting. yes yes
Adult Development and Aging. yes
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching. yes
Advanced Legal Research/Studies, General. yes
African-American/Black Studies. yes
Anthropology, General. yes
Applied Mathematics, General. yes
Arabic Language and Literature. yes
Art History, Criticism and Conservation. yes yes
Art/Art Studies, General. yes
Audiology/Audiologist. yes yes
Bilingual and Multilingual Education. yes
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering. yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes yes yes
Biology/Biotechnology Technology/Technician. yes
Business Administration and Management, General. yes yes yes
Business Statistics. yes
Business/Managerial Economics. yes
Chemical Engineering. yes yes
Chemistry, General. yes yes yes
Cinematography and Film/Video Production. yes
Civil Engineering, General. yes yes
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science and Allied Professions, Other. yes yes
Community Health Services/Liaison/Counseling. yes
Community Organization and Advocacy. yes yes
Computer Engineering, General. yes
Computer Science. yes
Computer Software Engineering. yes
Computer and Information Sciences, General. yes yes
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services. yes
Creative Writing. yes
Criminology. yes
Curriculum and Instruction. yes
Dance, General. yes
Development Economics and International Development. yes
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General. yes
Economics, General. yes yes
Education, General. yes
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs. yes
Education/Teaching of the Gifted and Talented. yes
Educational Evaluation and Research. yes
Educational Leadership and Administration, General. yes
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision. yes
Educational/Instructional Technology. yes
Electrical and Electronics Engineering. yes yes
Electrical, Electronic, and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician. yes
Elementary Education and Teaching. yes
Engineering Mechanics. yes
Engineering, General. yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes yes
English/Language Arts Teacher Education. yes
Environmental Science. yes yes
Environmental Studies. yes yes
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering. yes
Exercise Science and Kinesiology. yes
Finance, General. yes
Fine/Studio Arts, General. yes
Foreign Language Teacher Education. yes
French Language and Literature. yes
Geology/Earth Science, General. yes
Graphic Design. yes
Health Occupations Teacher Education. yes
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other. yes yes
Health/Medical Physics. yes
Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other. yes
History, General. yes yes
Industrial Engineering. yes
Information Science/Studies. yes yes
International Business/Trade/Commerce. yes
International Relations and Affairs. yes yes
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching. yes
Labor and Industrial Relations. yes yes
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies. yes
Linguistics. yes
Marketing/Marketing Management, General. yes
Mathematics Teacher Education. yes
Mathematics, General. yes yes
Mechanical Engineering Related Technologies/Technicians, Other. yes
Mechanical Engineering. yes yes
Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry. yes
Museology/Museum Studies. yes
Music Therapy/Therapist. yes
Music, General. yes yes
Nursing Administration. yes
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) yes
Occupational Therapy/Therapist. yes
Optics/Optical Sciences. yes
Organizational Communication, General. yes
Philosophy. yes yes
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching. yes
Physician Associate/Assistant. yes
Physics, General. yes yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes
Psychology, General. yes yes
Public Administration. yes yes
Public Health, General. yes
Public Relations/Image Management. yes
Reading Teacher Education. yes
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing, Other. yes
Religion/Religious Studies. yes
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education. yes
Social Sciences, General. yes
Social Sciences, Other. yes
Social Studies Teacher Education. yes
Social Work. yes yes
Sociology, General. yes yes
Spanish Language and Literature. yes yes
Special Education and Teaching, General. yes yes
Speech Communication and Rhetoric. yes yes
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management. yes yes
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor. yes
Urban Studies/Affairs. yes yes yes
Women's Studies. yes

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Psychology
  2. Health Sciences
  3. Accounting

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Weekend College

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Art
  • Business
  • Computer Science
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Health Professions
  • Humanities
  • Natural Science
  • Social/Behavioral Science
  • Technologies

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-pharmacy

18,546

total students

93%

in-state

7%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

73%

13,499
students

Female
55%
7,386

Male
45%
6,113

27%

5,047
students

Female
60%
3,020

Male
40%
2,027

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

70%

9,395
students

Female
54%
5,041

Male
46%
4,354

30%

4,104
students

Female
57%
2,345

Male
43%
1,759

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Student Break-down

5%
Nonresident aliens
15%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Hispanic/Latino
63%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

1%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Recommended of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Required of Some
Interview Required of Some
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of Some

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: two weeks before term

Spring: two weeks before term

Summer: two weeks before term

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 3
Countries most often represented Kuwait
Oman
Switzerland
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
Host family program
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

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