Cleveland State University

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Academic Programs

  • Art & Design
  • Business
  • Communication
  • Design
  • Economics
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Film
  • Finance/Accounting
  • Government/Political Science
  • Health Science
  • Liberal Arts
  • Music
  • Nursing
  • Performing Arts
  • Research
  • Science
  • Social Science
  • Technology
  • Visual Arts

Student experience

  • Athletics
  • Co-op/Internship Opportunities
  • Disability Services
  • Distance/online learning
  • Greek Life
  • Intramural/Club Sports
  • LGBTQIA Services
  • Military/Veteran Services
  • Night Class Offerings
  • On-Campus Housing
  • ROTC Program
  • Religious Affiliation
  • Study Abroad
  • Undergraduate Research
  • Veteran Fee Waiver

Application information

Find out about requirements, fees, and deadlines

First-year

Students applying as a first year student to Cleveland State University are required to submit an official high school transcript along with their completed application to be reviewed for an admission decision. CSU is currently test optional or test blind in in the review process and our $40 application fee is being waived. Students should apply by August 15th prior to the start of the term to be considered for admission. Once your transcript has been received, you can expect an admission decision within one week. 

Transfer

Students applying as a transfer student to Cleveland State University are required to submit all official college l transcript along with their completed application to be reviewed for an admission decision. CSU is currently waiving our $40 application fee. Students should apply by August 15th prior to the start of the term to be considered for admission. Once your transcript has been received, you can expect an admission decision within one week. 

Additional Information

Incoming First Year and Transfer Students will be automatically considered for a number of institutional scholarships once they are formally admitted to CSU. These awards do not have to be repaid and are based on a variety of factors, including academic merit and financial need. CSU’s institutional scholarships for Ohio freshmen typically range up to $28,000 and non-resident freshmen may receive up to $40,000. Our Honors Program (available to both in- and out-of-state students) offers competitive scholarship awards for select new freshmen.

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"CSU is truly an Engaged Learning experience, and you are able to take charge of your own education and involvement. I have learned and grown so much since coming to Cleveland State, and I am excited to become an alum and stay connected."

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Admissions office

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Address

2121 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44115-2214, United States of America

Phone number

(216) 523-7416

Region

Midwest

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