Cleveland State University

Cleveland State University

Cleveland , United States
  • 88%
    Acceptance Rate
  • 55
    Available Programs
  • 17730
  • 15054
    Average Cost
  • 98.76%
    Employment Rate
  • Program
  • Permit


Engaged Learning connects CSU students with 3,000 co-ops, internships and other experiential learning opportunities with employers in virtually every industry, ensuing they graduate fully prepared to succeed in their chosen professions.
CSU recently was ranked No. 1 in the nation for increases in research expenditures, according to the National Science Foundation.
 dynamic campus in the heart of downtown Cleveland continues to evolve.
CSU has strengthened its ties to Cleveland through a series of forward-thinking partnerships. Campus International School and MC2STEM High School provide pathways to college for young people, by way of the Education Park that CSU has created with the Cleveland Metropolitan School District. CSU serves unmet health-care needs in our community through the Partnership for Urban Health. CSU has teamed up with Case Western Reserve University to lead the way in evolving the internet of things.

Entry requirements

  1. Cumulative secondary school GPA equivalent to a 2.3 on the US grading scale for most programs. The College of Engineering requires a 3.0 and the College of Education and Human Services requires a 2.5.
  2. Proof of English proficiency.
  3. Students who have attended a US high school or secondary school in another country that follows the US high school curriculum must submit ACT or SAT scores. These students must submit a minimum total ACT score of 16, or a minimum old total SAT score of 770 (before March 1, 2016), or a minimum new total SAT score of 880 (after March 1, 2016). Students who are applying to the Honors College and student athletes must comply with NCAA eligibility requirements.
  4. Official transcripts of academic work and completion certificates from each secondary school and university attended. PHOTOCOPIES ARE NOT ACCEPTABLE. If transcripts are not in English, please include an official/certified English translation of the original documents. 

Scholarship & funding

A scholarship is a grant or payment made to support a student's education which is awarded on the basis of academic or other achievements. Additionally, each student is encouraged to fill out a FAFSA for full consideration of all types of financial aid. For more information click here


Student life

Celebrates Spring 2021 Commencement at Progressive Field
CSU 5-minute visit
Press Conference with U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown