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Cleveland State University
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  • 4 Year
  • CLEVELAND, OH

Report Card

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B minus
  2. Value
    grade B
  3. Diversity
    grade A
  4. Campus
    grade B minus
  5. Athletics
    grade B+
  6. Party Scene
    grade B
  7. Professors
    grade B+
  8. Location
    grade A
  9. Dorms
    grade B
  10. Campus Food
    grade B+
  11. Student Life
    grade B
  12. Safety
    grade B minus

About

2121 EUCLID AVE
CLEVELAND, OH 44115
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I (without football)
Athletic Conference
Horizon League
From Cleveland State University

Join the more than 14,000 students who live and learn at Cleveland State University, home of engaged learning — where students and ideas connect in the classroom, the real world and beyond. We offer 175-plus academic programs, more than 200 student organizations, and one of Ohio’s lowest tuition rates.

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Cleveland State University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Acceptance Rate
91%
SAT Range
900-1170
ACT Range
18-28
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$15,517 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$8,779 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
94%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
11:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
76%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 150 responses
60%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 193 responses
61%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 190 responses

Majors

Euclid Commons at Cleveland State University

academic spotlight

Euclid Commons is CSU’s community designed for the students of today and tomorrow. Euclid Commons provides students a variety of living-learning opportunities. Students are in the center of campus activities and also enjoy close proximity to a parking garage. Within the community, students have the option of shared bedrooms or private bedrooms with modern furnishings.

Online

Programs Offered Entirely Online
1
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
1
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    39%
  • On Campus
    53%
  • Online
    7%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
7,810 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
1,966
Undergrads Over 25
19%
Pell Grant
41%
Varsity Athletes
4%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 112 responses
  • Laid back
    41%
  • Diverse
    24%
  • Cool
    20%
  • Dull
    4%
  • Nerdy
    3%
  • Outgoing
    3%
  • Confused
    2%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
42%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 197 responses
Poll
45%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 209 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 129 responses
  • Diverse
    50%
  • Up-and-coming
    12%
  • Good for the cost
    12%
  • Average
    8%
  • Interesting
    8%
  • Boring
    4%
  • Great professors
    2%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$41,300 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
51%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
90%
National
83%
79%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 86 responses

Cleveland State University Reviews

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