Cleveland State University: Statistics

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#800 of 14,131 In the World
#253 of 2,597 In North America
#226 of 2,496 In the United States
#11 of 90 In Ohio
#2 of 5 In Cleveland
#36 of 1,085 For Real Estate
Top50% For 76 other topics
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Quick Review

Acceptance rate
94%
Average SAT
1055
Average ACT
22
Aid receiving
92%
Undergraduates
11,166
Graduates
4,081
Male:Female Ratio
43:57
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
www.csuohio.edu

Cleveland State University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 94% 99% 92%
Applicants 7,815 2,929 4,819
Admissions 7,315 2,891 4,424
Freshmen enrolled full time 1,752 771 981
Freshmen enrolled part time 47 20 27

7,306 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

7,221 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
626 or 35%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 940
or below

75% of them
had 1170
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Cleveland State University are 940-1170 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
1,653 or 92%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 18
or below

75% of them
had 25
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Cleveland State University are 18-25 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

College-preparatory program Required
SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
Secondary school rank Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White 9627 (63%)
Black or African American 2207 (14%)
Nonresident Alien 1028 (7%)
Hispanic 1005 (7%)
Two or more races 552 (4%)
Asian 498 (3%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 295 (2%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 13 (0.1%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 7 (0%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$7,795
Students receiving aid
92%

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district $11,185$10,215
Tuition in-state $11,185$10,215
Tuition out-of-state $15,952$17,496
Fee in-district $126
Fee in-state $126
Fee out-of-state $126

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity 1,011
Combined charge for room and board $13,140
Room charge $8,790
Meal charge $4,350

Cleveland State University Majors

Major Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Business Administration and Management, General 74 231 2
Psychology, General 215 18
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse 219
Clinical & Medical Laboratory Science and Allied Professions, Other 168 5
Social Work 76 82
Mechanical Engineering 117 29
Accounting 80 47
Law 97
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 86 3 5
Information Science & Studies 44 47
Finance, General 81
Marketing & Marketing Management, General 77
Organizational Communication, General 75
Early Childhood Education and Teaching 64 8
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 66 3
Labor and Industrial Relations 55 13
Counselor Education & School Counseling and Guidance Services 67
Chemical Engineering 50 11
Criminology 58
Electrical and Electronics Engineering 34 24
Audiology & Audiologist 20 32
Health & Medical Preparatory Programs, Other 52
Civil Engineering, General 38 13
Educational Leadership and Administration, General 49
Urban Studies & Affairs 45 2 2
Computer Science 48
Business Statistics 43
Occupational Therapy & Therapist 43
English Language and Literature, General 39 3
Public Relations & Image Management 38
Public Administration 14 23
Cinematography and Film & Video Production 36
Computer and Information Sciences, General 4 32
Physical Therapy & Therapist 36
History, General 28 7
Chemistry, General 19 8 7
Nursing Administration 34
Political Science and Government, General 34
Mathematics, General 26 6
Music, General 18 9
Physician Assistant 26
Computer Engineering, General 25
Electrical, Electronic, and Communications Engineering Technology & Technician 25
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching 24
Environmental Studies 14 9
Economics, General 18 4
Special Education and Teaching, General 22
Sport and Fitness Administration & Management 11 9
Education & Teaching of the Gifted and Talented 19
Environmental Science 17 2
Junior High & Intermediate & Middle School Education and Teaching 19
Sociology, General 19
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision 17
Community Organization and Advocacy 16
Mechanical Engineering Related Technologies & Technicians, Other 16
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General 15
Exercise Science and Kinesiology 15
International Business & Trade & Commerce 15
Education, General 14
Educational & Instructional Technology 14
International Relations and Affairs 12 1
Public Health, General 13
Anthropology, General 12
Engineering, General 12
Fine & Studio Arts, General 12
Business & Managerial Economics 11
Development Economics and International Development 11
Graphic Design 11
Music Therapy & Therapist 10
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching 10
Physics, General 10
Community Health Services & Liaison & Counseling 9
Health Occupations Teacher Education 9
Advanced Legal Research & Studies, General 8
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies 8
Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry 8
Reading Teacher Education 8
Applied Mathematics, General 7
Creative Writing 7
Social Sciences, General 7
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering 6
Biology & Biotechnology Technology & Technician 6
Computer Software Engineering 6
Curriculum and Instruction 6
Health & Medical Physics 6
Linguistics 6
Philosophy 5 1
Spanish Language and Literature 4 2
Environmental & Environmental Health Engineering 5
Foreign Language Teacher Education 5
Human Services, General 5
Education & Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs 4
Social Studies Teacher Education 4
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language & ESL Language Instructor 4
African-American & Black Studies 3
Museology & Museum Studies 3
Women's Studies 3
Art History, Criticism and Conservation 1 1
Dance, General 2
English & Language Arts Teacher Education 2
French Language and Literature 2
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other 2
Religion & Religious Studies 2
Science Teacher Education & General Science Teacher Education 2
Arabic Language and Literature 1
Grand Total 2,535 1,109 175
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 48% 45% 51%
  • Full-time retention rate - 76%
  • Part-time retention rate - 33%

Publications & Citations

Publications
11,641
Citations
288,458

Publication / Citation count by topic

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
2,791 / 53,659
Engineering
2,613 / 49,696
Psychology
1,775 / 78,112
Medicine
1,746 / 45,125
Chemistry
1,680 / 36,635
Business
1,484 / 50,512
Physics
1,465 / 24,353
Computer Science
1,363 / 43,158
Biology
1,149 / 39,665
Materials Science
1,112 / 16,009
Political Science
705 / 4,378
Economics
683 / 11,259
Social Psychology
627 / 39,145
Mathematics
577 / 8,950
Sociology
555 / 11,293
Environmental Science
549 / 8,259
Art & Design
503 / 12,339
Automation and Control engineering
454 / 16,391
Law
418 / 1,487
Demography
339 / 10,062
Education Majors
299 / 7,885
Child Psychology
289 / 16,835
Public Policy / Administration
276 / 4,737
Communications and Public Relations
272 / 12,135
Biochemistry
241 / 11,790
Health Science
240 / 3,535
Marketing
230 / 13,604
Clinical Psychology
230 / 5,932
History
203 / 593
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
200 / 7,748
Finance
194 / 3,993
Cognitive Science
185 / 10,966
Development Studies
184 / 3,368
Math Teachers
182 / 3,432
Optical Engineering
171 / 3,203
Molecular Biology
159 / 6,251
Metallurgical Engineering
149 / 2,537
Oncology and Cancer research
147 / 4,924
Management Information Systems
146 / 6,738
Structural Engineering
146 / 1,528

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 214 1380
1992 243 1698
1993 208 1800
1994 200 1985
1995 216 2207
1996 256 2443
1997 204 2573
1998 213 3083
1999 197 3266
2000 259 3763
2001 224 3940
2002 286 4998
2003 277 5779
2004 312 6282
2005 337 7412
2006 326 8544
2007 413 9918
2008 562 11423
2009 520 13137
2010 528 14694
2011 530 16927
2012 515 18733
2013 510 20928
2014 573 22196
2015 589 21937
2016 624 22025
2017 661 22585
2018 521 21443
2019 446 23565
2020 513 26725
2021 538 29113

Cleveland State University alumni

  1. Stipe Miocic

    Stipe Miocic
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1982-.. (age 41)
    Occupations
    mixed martial arts fighter
    Biography

    Stipe Miocic is an American professional mixed martial artist. He is currently signed to Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), where he competes in the heavyweight division and is a former two-time UFC Heavyweight Champion. He is widely regarded by critics, commentators and media as the greatest UFC heavyweight fighter of all time. As of August 9, 2021, he is #2 in the UFC heavyweight rankings, and as of April 18, 2022 he is #12 in the UFC men's pound-for-pound rankings.

  2. Dennis Kucinich

    Dennis Kucinich
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1946-.. (age 77)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Dennis John Kucinich is an American politician. A U.S. Representative from Ohio from 1997 to 2013, he was also a candidate for the Democratic nomination for president of the United States in 2004 and 2008. He ran for governor of Ohio in the 2018 election, losing in the primary to Richard Cordray.

  3. Tim Russert

    Tim Russert
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1950-2008 (aged 58)
    Occupations
    reporterjournalistwriterlawyertelevision presenter
    Biography

    Timothy John Russert was an American television journalist and lawyer who appeared for more than 16 years as the longest-serving moderator of NBC's Meet the Press. He was a senior vice president at NBC News, Washington bureau chief and also hosted an eponymous CNBC/MSNBC weekend interview program. He was a frequent correspondent and guest on NBC's The Today Show and Hardball. Russert covered several presidential elections, and he presented the NBC News/Wall Street Journal survey on the NBC Nightly News during the 2008 U.S. presidential election. Time magazine included Russert in its list of the 100 most influential people in the world in 2008. Russert was posthumously revealed as a 30-year source for syndicated columnist Robert Novak.

  4. Nina Turner

    Nina Turner
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1967-.. (age 56)
    Occupations
    politicianhistorian
    Biography

    Nina Hudson Turner is an American educator and politician. A member of the Democratic Party, she was a Cleveland City Council member from 2006 to 2008 and a member of the Ohio Senate from 2008 until 2014. Turner was the Democratic nominee for Ohio Secretary of State in 2014, but lost in the general election against incumbent Jon Husted, receiving 35.5 percent of the vote.

All 63 notable alumni

General info

Founded 1964
Colors forest green, white
Academic Calendar September to June. Law, August to May
Total FTE staff 1,755
Carnegie Classification Doctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Address 2121 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, Ohio, 44115-2214
United States
City population 381,000
Phone 2166872000
Fax +1 (216) 687 9366

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