Cleveland State University

Acceptance Rate 91.29 %
SAT Average 1,035
2023 Tuition & Fees $17,469
Student Population 15,308
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $8,092

Academic Overview

Cleveland State University is a public, four-years institute located in Cleveland, Ohio. It is a Research University (high research activity) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice.
The 2023 tuition & fees is $12,253 for Ohio residents and $17,469 for out-of-state students. The graduate school tuition & fees is $10,863 for Ohio residents and $18,438 for out-of-state students.
The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 15,308 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 91.29% and the graduation rate is 51% last year.
The salary after graduation from Cleveland State University varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $46,400. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2023 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2022-2023, Cleveland State's tuition & fees is $12,253 for Ohio residents and $17,469 for non-residents. For graduate programs, its 2023 average tuition & fees are $10,863 for in-state students and $18,438 for out-of-state students.
Data source for 2023 Tuition: NCES
2023 Tuition & Fees
Ohio ResidentsOut-of-State
[Chart] 2022-2023 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2023 key academic statistics at Cleveland State. The acceptance rate of Cleveland State is 91.29% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 17.79%. The average graduation rate is 51% and the transfer-out rate is 34%.
The average received amount of financial aid is $8,092 and 65% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 15,308 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for Cleveland State University is 91.29 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for Cleveland State University is 51 %
Graduation Rate
Transfer-out Rate for Cleveland State University is 34 %
Transfer-out Rate
Retention Rate for Cleveland State University is 70 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for Cleveland State University is 15,308
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for Cleveland State University is 16 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
16 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $8,092 at Cleveland State University.
Financial Aid Amount

Directory Information

Directory Information
Address2121 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44115-2214
Online Applicationwww.csuohio.edu/engagecsu/
Financial Aidwww.csuohio.edu/financial-aid/financial-aid
Net Price Calculatorwww.csuohio.edu/netprice/netprice
Veterans Tuitionwww.csuohio.edu/registrar/veteran-benefits
Disability Servicewww.csuohio.edu/disability/disability

Offered Degrees

Cleveland State offers 161 major programs through online and on-site education where 6 programs are available through distance learning. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Bachelor's Degree771
Master's Degree725
Post Master's Degree30
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship70
Doctor's degree - professional practice20

Special Learning Opportunities

Cleveland State University offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides ROTC, teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students. It also offers weekend/evening classes which is a program that allows students to take a complete course of study and attend classes only on weekends or only in evenings.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
ROTCArmy, Air Force
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:1,011)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $5,394)

Veterans Benefits

Cleveland State University has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges