Cleveland State University: Ranking & Review

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United States
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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

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

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

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 Services4562887751
Health Professions and Related Programs46515335653
Engineering2342836523
Education13223614382
Public Administration and Social Service Professions110173283
Social Sciences244284276
Psychology21428242
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs1485153
Legal Professions and Studies9118127
Visual and Performing Arts1148122
Biological and Biomedical Sciences8978104
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services5250102
English Language and Literature & Letters322153
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields4848
Physical Sciences2881248
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies133548
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics35843
Mathematics and Statistics211738
Natural Resources and Conservation29433
History18422
Philosophy and Religious Studies8210
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities99
Science Technologies & Technicians88
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies44
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies22
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 population397,000
Phone2166872000
Fax+1 (216) 687 9366

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