CSU

Cleveland State University

2121 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, United States
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  • Total Documents
    106
  • Class Notes
    86
  • Textbook Notes
    0
  • Study Guides
    20
  • Currently Enrolled
    57
  • Previously Enrolled
    137

Overview of Cleveland State University (CSU)

About this school

Cleveland State, founded in 1964, is a public university. Its 82-acre campus is located in downtown Cleveland.
  • Institution Type


    Public

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:12,306
    • Men:5,703 Men (46.3%)
    • Women:6,603 Women (53.7%)

Location

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Admission Information (CSU)

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Cleveland State University is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is required

Required Or Recomended High School Units


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

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
August 10
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
Accepted with or without writing component
ACT Writing Test Policy
SAT: No policy as of now ACT: No policy as of now

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
2121 Euclid Avenue
City, State, Zip
Cleveland, OH 44115
Phone
(216) 523-7416
Fax
(216) 687-9366
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
$40
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Action Deadline
May 1
Early Action Notification
Not reported

Application Form


Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
-
Letters Of Recommendation
-
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

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
88% of 8,351 applicants were admitted
Women
89% of 5,020 applicants were admitted
Men
87% of 3,331 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
2,761 (38%) of 7,359 admitted students enrolled
Women
1,478 (33%) of 4,449 admitted students enrolled
Men
1,283 (44%) of 2,910 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.37
375 And Above
25%
3.50 - 3.74
14%
3.25 - 3.49
15%
3.00 - 3.24
15%
2.50 - 2.99
23%
2.00 - 2.49
8%

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
• 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
22 average |19-25 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
4%
• Score 24 - 29
29%
• Score 18 - 23
53%
• Score 12 - 17
15%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid (CSU)

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - In-state: $9,696|Out-of-state: $13,747 (44.69%)
  • Room & Board: - $12,000 (55.31%)
  • Other Expenses: - Not reported
  • Tuition & Fees: - Not reported
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expenses
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Cleveland State University accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline February 15
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning March 15
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 003032
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
1,630 (84.6%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
1,382 (84.8%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,357 (98.2%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
115 (8.5%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
48%
Average Award
$9,234
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,205 (88.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $7,458
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,042 (76.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,400
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 82 (6.0%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
200 (10.4%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $4,428

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
7,508 (81.8%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
6,579 (87.6%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
6,430 (97.7%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
409 (6.4%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
47%
Average Award
$8,932
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 5,188 (80.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,903
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 5,156 (80.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,193
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 247 (3.8%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
735 (8.0%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $4,951

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
65%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$29,380
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
6.0%
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
1.0%

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
Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Education, Engineering/Technologies, English, Home Economics, Humanities, Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Premedicine, Social Sciences
Creative Arts/Performance
Art/Fine Arts, Creative Writing, Dance, Journalism/Publications, Music, Performing Arts, Theater/Drama
Special Achievements/Activities
Cheerleading/Drum Major
Special Characteristics
Children of Faculty/Staff, Out-of-State Students

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$3,378

Academics & Instruction (CSU)

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Students not required to own/lease a computer

Foreign Language


Required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


546

Part-Time Faculty


632

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


41%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 34% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 26% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 18% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 11% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 7% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 3% of classes
  • Over 100 students: - 0% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
Over 100 students
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 41% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 32% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 23% of discussion sections/labs
  • 30-39 students: - 2% of discussion sections/labs
  • 40-49 students: - 1% of discussion sections/labs
  • 50-59 students: - 1% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-59
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Not accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
759,784
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
736
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


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

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


70.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


Not reported

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


Not reported

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


41.0%

Programs & Majors (CSU)

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (78)


  • Accounting
  • African-American/Black Studies
  • Anthropology
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Audiology/Audiologist
  • Biology Technician/Biotechnology Laboratory Technician
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Biomedical Technology/Technician
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business/Managerial Economics
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry, General
  • Cinematography and Film/Video Production
  • Civil Engineering, General
  • Communication, General
  • Computer Engineering, General
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Criminology
  • Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • Economics, General
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Environmental Science
  • Environmental Studies
  • Film/Video and Photographic Arts, Other
  • Finance, General
  • French Language and Literature
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
  • Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
  • Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other
  • History, General
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • International Relations and Affairs
  • Journalism
  • Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
  • Labor and Industrial Relations
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Linguistics
  • Management Information Systems, General
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mathematics, General
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering Related Technologies/Technicians, Other
  • Medieval and Renaissance Studies
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Music, General
  • Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management
  • Operations Management and Supervision
  • Organizational Communication, General
  • Organizational Leadership
  • Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Philosophy
  • Physician Assistant
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Pre-Nursing Studies
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Administration
  • Public Relations/Image Management
  • Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing, Other
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Social Sciences, General
  • Social Sciences, Other
  • Social Studies Teacher Education
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
  • Urban Studies/Affairs
  • Women's Studies

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

Special Programs


Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Health professions and related sciences, Business/marketing, Social sciences

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Doctor of Engineering, Doctor of Business Administration, Doctor of Philosophy, Doctor of Physical Therapy, Juris Doctor

Master's Programs of Study (100)


  • Accounting
  • Addictions/Substance Abuse Counseling
  • Adult Education
  • Allied Health--General
  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Applied Statistics
  • Art Education
  • Art History
  • Bioethics
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Civil Engineering
  • Communication Disorders
  • Communication--General
  • Community Health Nursing
  • Computer Science
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Counseling Psychology
  • Counselor Education
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Economic Development
  • Economics
  • Education of Students with Severe/Multiple Disabilities
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Engineering and Applied Sciences--General
  • English
  • English as a Second Language
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Environmental Management and Policy
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Exercise and Sports Science
  • Finance and Banking
  • Foreign Languages Education
  • Forensic Nursing
  • French
  • Geographic Information Systems
  • Health Communication
  • Health Education
  • Health Law
  • Health Services Management and Hospital Administration
  • Historic Preservation
  • History
  • Human Resources Management
  • Industrial and Labor Relations
  • Industrial/Management Engineering
  • Information Science
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • International Affairs
  • International Business
  • International Economics
  • Latin American Studies
  • Law
  • Linguistics
  • Management Information Systems
  • Marketing
  • Mathematics
  • Mathematics Education
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Medical Imaging
  • Medical Physics
  • Middle School Education
  • Molecular Medicine
  • Museum Studies
  • Music
  • Music Education
  • Nonprofit Management
  • Nursing Education
  • Nursing--General
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Optical Sciences
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Organizational Management
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Chemistry
  • Physical Education
  • Physician Assistant Studies
  • Physics
  • Psychology--General
  • Public Administration
  • Public Health--General
  • Real Estate
  • Science Education
  • Social Psychology
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Software Engineering
  • Spanish
  • Special Education
  • Sport Psychology
  • Sports Management
  • Sustainable Development
  • Taxation
  • Urban Education
  • Urban Studies
  • Urban and Regional Planning
  • Writing

Campus Life (CSU)

Location & Geography

Population


390,928

Nearest Metropolitan Area


Cleveland, OH

Campus Size


85 acres

Weather


Temperature
17.6 average low in January, 78.3 average high in September
Rain
155 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Bus Station
1 mile(s) from campus in Cleveland
Nearest Train Station
2 mile(s) from campus in Cleveland

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Coed housing, disabled student housing

Students of College Housing


6% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


94%

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


Offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Hagar/Helga
School Colors
Green and white

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-Country Running
Fencing
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball
Wrestling

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-Country Running
Fencing
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball
Wrestling

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
basketball, cross-country running, fencing, golf, track and field, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, wrestling

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Cleveland State University offers choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, national fraternities, national sororities, black student union, chinese students and scholars association, through the cross campus ministries, student nurses association, joint engineering council

Sororities


1% of women participate

Fraternities


1% of men participate

ROTC


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

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


9,268

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
12,306
Women
6,603
Men
5,703

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 3.6% Asian
  • 17.1% Black/African-American
  • 6.0% Hispanic/Latino
  • 3.8% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 67.5% White
  • 1.6% Unknown

International Students


5.0% from 96 countries

Average Age


25

Number of Graduate Students


4,301

Student Resources (CSU)