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Cleveland State University Admissions

Cleveland State admissions is somewhat selective with an acceptance rate of 87%. Students that get into Cleveland State have an average SAT score between 890-1160 or an average ACT score of 19-25. The regular admissions application deadline for Cleveland State is August 15. Interested students can apply for early action, and the Cleveland State early action deadline is May 1.

Admissions Statistics

Acceptance Rate
87%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate
Total Applicants
8,528
SAT Range
890-1160
SAT Reading
450-580
SAT Math
440-580
Students Submitting SAT
14%
ACT Range
19-25
ACT English
18-25
ACT Math
18-25
ACT Writing
6-8
Students Submitting ACT
93%

Admissions Deadlines

Application Deadline
August 15
Early Decision Deadline
Early Action Deadline
May 1
Offers Early Decision
No
Offers Early Action
Yes
Application Fee
$40
Application Website
Accepts Common App
Accepts Coalition App
No

Admissions Requirements

What Really Matters When Applying
  • High School GPA
    Required
  • High School Rank
    Recommended
  • High School Transcript
    Required
  • College Prep Courses
    Required
  • SAT/ACT
    Required
  • Recommendations
    Neither required nor recommended
Poll
77%
of students say the admissions process made them feel like the school cared about them as an applicant.52 responses
Poll
75%
of students feel the admissions process evaluated them individually as a real person, not just a set of numbers.52 responses
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