Cleveland State University: Ranking & Review

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Cleveland Rank United States Rank World Rank
2 295 966
Top 6%

Cleveland State University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate90%89%91%
Applicants7,5373,0884,449
Admissions6,7882,7434,045
Enrolled undergraduates1,9608751,085
Enrolled total (including graduate students)16,3717,3139,058

5,319 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

978 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $40. Application fee for graduates - $40.

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

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores292
Percent of students submitting SAT scores15%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
550
Math
550

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores1,762
Percent of students submitting ACT scores90%
ACT Composite
22
ACT English
21
ACT Math
21

Cleveland State University Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus $26,774 $30,825
Off-campus $26,774 $30,825
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $12,500 and other expenses per full academic year.

Cleveland State University provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 1,011 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates $9,636 $13,687
Fees for full-time undergraduates $142 $142
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates $402 $570
Tuition for Full-time graduates $9,565 $16,297
Fees for full-time graduates $124 $124
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates $531 $905

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 456 288 7 751
Health Professions and Related Programs 465 153 35 653
Engineering 234 283 6 523
Education 132 236 14 382
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 110 173 283
Social Sciences 244 28 4 276
Psychology 214 28 242
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 148 5 153
Legal Professions and Studies 9 118 127
Visual and Performing Arts 114 8 122
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 89 7 8 104
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 52 50 102
English Language and Literature & Letters 32 21 53
Physical Sciences 28 8 12 48
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 13 35 48
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 48 48
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 35 8 43
Mathematics and Statistics 21 17 38
Natural Resources and Conservation 29 4 33
History 18 4 22
Philosophy and Religious Studies 8 2 10
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 9 9
Science Technologies & Technicians 8 8
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies 4 4
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 2 2
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences
Grand Total2,5091,3712044,084

A total of 2,509 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Cleveland State University.

At the master's and doctor's level 1,575 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate43%42%44%
  • Full-time retention rate - 70%
  • Part-time retention rate - 38%

General info

Founded1964
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Colorsforest green, white
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff1,833
Instructional FTE742
Sector of institutionPublic, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewww.csuohio.edu
Address2121 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, Ohio, 44115-2214
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Large
City population250,000 - 500,000
Phone2166872000
Fax+1 (216) 687 9366

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