Chicago State University

9501 S King Dr, Chicago, United States
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Overview of Chicago State University

About this school

Chicago State, a public university, was founded in 1867 as an experimental teacher training school. Programs are offered through the Colleges of Allied Health, Arts and Sciences, Business and Administration, Education, and Nursing. Its 152-acre campus is located in a residential neighborhood on Chicago's South Side.
  • Institution Type


    Public

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:3,912
    • Men:1,129 (28.9%)
    • Women:2,783 (71.1%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Chicago State University is minimally difficult: most freshmen were not in the top 50% of their high school class and scored somewhat below 1010 on the SAT I or below 19 on the ACT; up to 95% of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
3
-
Science
3
-
Foreign Language
-
-
Social Studies
3
-
History
-
-
Academic Electives
2
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
Not reported
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Not reported
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
Not reported

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
9501 South King Drive
City, State, Zip
Chicago, IL  60628
Phone
(773) 995-2513
Fax
-
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
May 1
Application Fee
$25
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student cannot defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Required for some freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
-
Other
-
Financial Need
-

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
30% of 5,517 applicants were admitted
Women
31% of 3,508 applicants were admitted
Men
28% of 2,009 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
770 (47%) of 1,653 admitted students enrolled
Women
534 (49%) of 1,084 admitted students enrolled
Men
236 (41%) of 569 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.03
375 And Above
5%
3.50 - 3.74
7%
3.25 - 3.49
8%
3.00 - 3.24
13%
2.50 - 2.99
24%
2.00 - 2.49
17%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported
Sat Critical Reading
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
19 average |17-20 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
0%
• Score 24 - 29
8%
• Score 18 - 23
58%
• Score 12 - 17
34%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - In-state: $11,902|Out-of-state: $20,408
  • Room & Board: - $8,724 (60.48252911813644%)
  • Other Expences: - $1,800 (12.479201331114808%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $3,900 (27.03826955074875%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Chicago State University accepts prepayment plan, installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
-
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline January 15 | Final deadline June 30
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning April 1
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal and Institutional Methodologies

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 001694
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
226 (96.2%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
226 (100.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
225 (99.6%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
Not reported
Average Percent Of Need Met
42%
Average Award
$11,457
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 216 (96.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $8,681
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 224 (99.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $1,923
• Merit Based Gift
Not reported
Merit Based Gift
Not reported

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
2,703 (94.9%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
2,701 (99.9%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
2,697 (99.9%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
Not reported
Average Percent Of Need Met
40%
Average Award
$11,606
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 2,496 (92.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $7,724
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 2,667 (98.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $1,818
• Merit Based Gift
Not reported
Merit Based Gift
22 (.8%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $5,931

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
88%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$29,731
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
3.0%
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Physical Sciences
Creative Arts/Performance
Art/Fine Arts, Journalism/Publications, Music
Special Achievements/Activities
Leadership
Special Characteristics
Not reported

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Required

Foreign Language


Required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


269

Part-Time Faculty


97

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


29%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 27% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 33% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 32% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 7% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 0% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 0% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 35% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 35% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 24% of discussion sections/labs
  • 30-39 students: - 5% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Not reported

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
-

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
75
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Chicago State University provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


53.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


2.5%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


11.7%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


19.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (34)


  • African-American/Black Studies
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Bilingual and Multilingual Education
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Computer Science
  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • Economics, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • General Studies
  • Geography
  • Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator
  • Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
  • History, General
  • International/Global Studies
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Mathematics, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music, General
  • Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Physical Therapy/Therapist
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Health Education and Promotion
  • Radio and Television
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Not reported

Special Programs


Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Liberal arts/general studies, Business/marketing, Psychology, Homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting, and protective services

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Arts in Teaching, Master of Fine Arts, Master of Science, Master of Occupational Therapy, Master of Social Work, Master of Education, Master of Arts, Master of Science in Nursing, Master of Public Health, Master of Science in Education

Master's Programs of Study (29)


  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Computer Science
  • Counselor Education
  • Criminal Justice and Criminology
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Educational Media/Instructional Technology
  • Elementary Education
  • English
  • Foundations and Philosophy of Education
  • Geographic Information Systems
  • Geography
  • Higher Education
  • History
  • Library Science
  • Mathematics
  • Middle School Education
  • Multilingual and Multicultural Education
  • Nursing--General
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physical Education
  • Public Health--General
  • Reading Education
  • Secondary Education
  • Social Work
  • Special Education
  • Vocational and Technical Education
  • Writing

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


2,714,856

Nearest Metropolitan Area


161 acres

Environment


Urban environment

Campus Size


Weather


Temperature
12.9 average low in January, 79.6 average high in September
Rain
125 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
35 mile(s) from campus in Chicago
Nearest Bus Station
1 mile(s) from campus in Chicago
Nearest Train Station
1 mile(s) from campus in Chicago

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Coed housing

Students of College Housing


Housing Restrictions


Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are not guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Cougar
School Colors
Green and white

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Golf
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Golf
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
-

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Chicago State University offers choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, national fraternities, national sororities

Sororities


Fraternities


ROTC


Army ROTC offered on campus, Navy ROTC is offered off campus, Air Force ROTC offered off campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


2,498

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
3,912
Women
2,783
Men
1,129

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.6% Asian
  • 76.9% Black/African-American
  • 6.9% Hispanic/Latino
  • 2.6% White
  • 13.0% Unknown

International Students


3.9% from 23 countries

Average Age


31

Number of Graduate Students


1,299

Student Resources

Study resources