Chicago State University: Ranking & Review

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Chicago State University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate78%73%81%
Applicants1,396518878
Admissions1,087376711
Enrolled undergraduates1404892
Enrolled total (including graduate students)3,1011,0322,069

1,038 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

204 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores28
Percent of students submitting SAT scores20%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
469
Math
490

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores127
Percent of students submitting ACT scores91%
ACT Composite
18
ACT English
17
ACT Math
16

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $25. Application fee for graduates - $30.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankNeither required nor recommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRecommended
RecommendationsRequired
Formal demonstration of competenciesRecommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Chicago State University Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus$24,676$31,636
Off-campus$24,676$31,636
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $8,724 and other expenses per full academic year.

Chicago State University provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 330 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$7,056$14,016
Fees for full-time undergraduates$3,196$3,196
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$294$584
Tuition for Full-time graduates$5,580$10,782
Fees for full-time graduates$3,196$3,196
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates$310$599

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Health Professions and Related Programs582772157
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services8144152
Psychology8822110
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services9191
Education3145682
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service471461
Public Administration and Social Service Professions2828
Biological and Biomedical Sciences24226
Social Sciences21425
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities2525
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs1919
Physical Sciences1010
English Language and Literature & Letters729
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies99
Mathematics and Statistics549
Visual and Performing Arts88
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics77
Library Science77
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies55
History325
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies22
Grand Total46830178847

A total of 468 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Chicago State University.

At the master's and doctor's level 379 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate13%17%11%
  • Full-time retention rate - 61%
  • Part-time retention rate - 60%

General info

Alternative namesCSU
Founded1867
MottoYou...Greater
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Colorsgreen, white
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff623
Instructional FTE214
Sector of institutionPublic, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs

Location and Contacts

Official Websitecsu.edu
Address9501 S. King Drive
Chicago, Illinois, 60628-1598
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Large
City population2,722,000
Phone7739952000
Fax+1 (773) 995 3820

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