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Tuition & Fees

$10,588

$14,640

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

30-36
6%
24-29
27%
18-23
42%
12-17
0
6-11
25%
Below 6
0
30-36
3%
24-29
35%
18-23
38%
12-17
0
6-11
24%
Below 6
0
30-36
5%
24-29
34%
18-23
44%
12-17
0
6-11
17%
Below 6
0
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undergraduateRatios

47%

53%

male

female

1
17

teacher

students

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Not Selective

88%

acceptance rate

Accepted 7,359
Declined + 992
Total Received 8,351
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Public

12,433

undergraduate students

4,516

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.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 16,949
Established in 1964
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  ABA (American Bar Association)
•  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  APA (American Psychological Association)
•  ASHA (American Speech-Language-Hearing Association)
•  CACREP (Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  CEPH (Council on Education for Public Health)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NASPAA (National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration)
•  NCACS (North Central Assn. of Colleges and Schools)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)
•  PAB (Planning Accreditation Board)

Cleveland, OH

85-acre campus in Cleveland (population: 385,809). Served by air, bus, and train. Public transportation serves campus.

Cleveland State University
2121 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44115

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
6%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
19%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
4 fraternities 1% of male students
 
3 sororities 1% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
14%
Top 1/4
36%
Top 1/2
69%
Bottom 1/2
31%
Bottom 1/4
5%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

30-36
6%
24-29
27%
18-23
42%
12-17
0
6-11
25%
Below 6
0
30-36
3%
24-29
35%
18-23
38%
12-17
0
6-11
24%
Below 6
0
30-36
5%
24-29
34%
18-23
44%
12-17
0
6-11
17%
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee $40
Common application accepted no
Application deadline July 15 (priority deadline)
August 15
School has early decision program no
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline May 1
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Not Selective

88%

acceptance rate

Accepted 7,359
Declined + 992
Total Received 8,351

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Class rank

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Lee Furbeck
Director of Undergraduate Admissions and Student Transition
P: 216 687-5411
F: 216 687-9210
admissions@csuohio.edu

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $9,786
Room & board $12,000
Additional fees $802
Books & supplies $800
Total $23,388
Average Financial Aid - $8,777
Total with Avg. Aid $14,611

Financial Aid

43%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$8,777

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $22,068,876
State $5,548,223
Institutional $7,540,578
Other external $1,589,368
Total $36,747,045

Non-need-based

Federal $40,632
State $209,231
Institutional $3,863,737
Other external $359,924
Total $4,473,524

Varsity Sports

M W
basketball
cheerleading
cross-country
diving
fencing
golf
lacrosse
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball
wrestling

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Eastern Wrestling League (Division I), Horizon League (Division I)
Mascot
Vikings
School colors
forest green and white
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accountancy
Accounting
Adult Development/Aging
Allied Sport Professions
Anthropology
Art
Biology
Biomedical Engineering
Biomedical Technology
Business Administration
Business Economics
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry
Civil Engineering
Classics/Medieval Studies
Clinical/Bioanalytical Chemistry
Communication
Communication Management
Communication Theory/Methodology
Computer Engineering
Computer/Information Science
Creative Writing
Criminology
Dramatic Arts
Early Childhood Education
Economics
Education
Education Specialist
Electrical Engineering
Electronic Engineering Technology
Engineering
Engineering Mechanics
English
Environmental Engineering
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies
Film/Digital Media
Finance
French
Global Interactions
Health Sciences
History
Industrial Engineering
Information Science
Information Systems
International Business
International Relations
Journalism/Promotional Communication
Labor Relations/Human Resources
Law
Liberal Studies
Linguistics
Management/Labor Relations
Marketing
Mathematics
Mechanical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering Technology
Middle Childhood Education
Music
Nonprofit Administration
Nonprofit Administration/Leadership
Nursing
Occupational Therapy
Operations Management/Business Statistics
Pharmaceutical Science
Philosophy
Physical Education
Physical Therapy
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Public Administration
Public Health
Public Safety Management
Regulatory Biology
Religious Studies
Social Science
Social Studies
Social Work
Sociology
Software Engineering
Spanish
Special Education
Specialist in Psychology
Speech Pathology/Audiology
Speech/Hearing
Urban Education
Urban Planning/Design/Development
Urban Studies
Urban Studies/Public Affairs
Women's Studies
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Undergraduate

73%

12,433
students

Female
53%
6,548

Male
47%
5,885

Graduate

27%

4,516
students

Female
58%
2,615

Male
42%
1,901

undergraduateFull-time

74%

9,219
students

Female
53%
4,819

Male
47%
4,400

undergraduatePart-time

26%

3,214
students

Female
54%
1,729

Male
46%
1,485

Student Break-down

5%
Nonresident aliens
17%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Hispanic/Latino
60%
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 Admissions

94%

Transfer applicants accepted

62%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadlines

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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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
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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

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 52
Countries most often represented China
India
Kuwait
Nigeria
Oman
Saudi Arabia
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Regina Motiejunas-McCarthy
Manager, International Student Services
216 523-7239
r.motiejunas@csuohio.edu

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