Cleveland State University

Cleveland, OH

Cleveland State University

Cleveland, OH

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Tuition & Fees

$11,610

$16,573

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

56%

male

70%

female

17

students

1

faculty

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Not Selective

94%

acceptance rate

Accepted 9,903
Declined 627
Total Received 10,530
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Public

10,626

undergraduate students

4,838

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

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

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 15,464
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
  • Metropolitan area: Cleveland, OH
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Cleveland Hopkins International

Cleveland State University
2121 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH
44115

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
8%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Black Student Union
  • Chinese Students and Scholars Association
  • Through the Cross Campus Ministries
  • Student Nurses Association
  • Joint Engineering Council

Top Events

  • Weeks of Welcome
  • Springfest
  • Glow in the Dark Party
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • Local fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus
  • Local sororities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances
  • Other security measures
  • Campus Watch, CSU Alert Notification System, Community Emergency and Response Team (CERT)

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
14%
Top 1/4
40%
Top 1/2
70%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

30-36
6%
24-29
26%
18-23
50%
12-17
18%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.35

Not Selective

94%

acceptance rate

Accepted 9,903
Declined 627
Total Received 10,530

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
rigor of secondary school record

Important

class rank

Not Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
application essay
first generation
geographical residence
interview
racial/ethnic status
recommendation(s)
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency
talent/ability
standardized test scores
volunteer work
work experience

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 109
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language yes

Financial Aid

89%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$5,191

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $11,610
Room & board $11,306
Books & supplies $800
Other fees $734
Total $24,450
Average Financial Aid - $5,191
Total with Avg. Aid $19,259

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Not Reported

Non-need-based

Not Reported

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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-country running
Fencing
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball
Wrestling

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 Sports Men

Baseball, Basketball, Crew, Cross-country running, Fencing, Golf, Ice hockey, Rock climbing, Rugby, Soccer, Track and field, Ultimate frisbee, Wrestling

Intramural Sports Women

Basketball, Crew, Cross-country running, Fencing, Golf, Rock climbing, Soccer, Track and field, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Divison I

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
African-American/Black Studies
Anthropology
Art/Art Studies, General
Audiology/Audiologist
Biology Technician/Biotechnology Laboratory Technician
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Biomedical Technology/Technician
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Managerial Economics
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry, General
Cinematography and Film/Video Production
Civil Engineering, General
Communication, General
Computer Engineering, General
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Criminology
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Economics, General
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician
English Language and Literature, General
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies
Film/Video and Photographic Arts, Other
Finance, General
French Language and Literature
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other
History, General
International Business/Trade/Commerce
International Relations and Affairs
Journalism
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
Labor and Industrial Relations
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Linguistics
Management Information Systems, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mathematics, General
Mechanical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering Related Technologies/Technicians, Other
Medieval and Renaissance Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Music, General
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management
Operations Management and Supervision
Organizational Communication, General
Organizational Leadership
Pharmaceutical Sciences
Philosophy
Physician Assistant
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Pre-Nursing Studies
Psychology, General
Public Administration
Public Relations/Image Management
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing, Other
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Religion/Religious Studies
Social Sciences, General
Social Sciences, Other
Social Studies Teacher Education
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Special Education and Teaching, General
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
Urban Studies/Affairs
Women's Studies
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Freshman honors college
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctoral degree - professional
  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

15,464

total students

95%

in-state

5%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

69%

10,626
students

Female
70%
7,396

Male
56%
5,916

50%

7,761
students

Female
55%
4,230

Male
45%
3,531

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

79%

10,626
students

Female
56%
5,845

Male
44%
4,781

21%

2,686
students

Female
58%
1,551

Male
42%
1,135

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 77%

Student Break-down

4%
Nonresident aliens
14%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Hispanic/Latino
64%
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

1,268

Transfer students enrolled

8%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: May 15

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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 Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

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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