Profile: Cleveland State University

Fast Facts

On Campus:3%
  • Fall 08/28-12/15
  • Spring 01/16-05/11

Tuition & Payments

You will pay your normal tuition/fees to your home campus.
EVEN - Host campus accepts no more students than it sends out.

Estimated Per Semester
Costs For Room And Meals:

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Campus Diversity
0%Native/First Nation
0%Hawaiian/Pacific Island
0%Two or more races

Campus Profile

We are one of America’s Best Colleges (according to U.S. News & World Report). We are over 175+ academic programs in nine colleges. We are an ever-expanding campus that makes up the largest footprint in Cleveland. We are more than 3,000 internships and co-ops each year. We cheer on the Vikings in 16 NCAA Division 1 sports. We are more than 200 student organizations on a dynamic campus. We are part of vibrant downtown Cleveland, where something exciting is always happening. We have one of the lowest tuition rates in Ohio and value that exceeds expectations. We are home to engaged learning, where students and ideas connect in the classroom, the real world and beyond.
17,350 current students
Student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1
Athletics: NCAA Division I Horizon League - 17 varsity sports
More than 200 student organizations
Faculty and students collaborate in world class research
1,100 students live on campus in residence halls
1,000+ students live off campus in downtown Cleveland

Campus Location - We are an urban campus located in downtown Cleveland. Students at Cleveland State University have opportunities to experience big city excitement just steps from campus. Located on the shores of Lake Erie, Cleveland is home to great arts, history and sports. The second largest theatre district in the US is our partner and neighbor, Playhouse Square.

Helpful Information - We are in downtown Cleveland in an urban setting.

Undergraduate Majors Open to NSE Students

Anthropology: Anthropology

Area Studies: Black Studies, International Studies

Art/Design/Fine Art: Art, Art Education, Art History, Studio Art, Theater Art

Athletics: Fitness and Sports Science, Fitness Management, Physical Education, Sports Management/Administration

Biological Sciences: Biology/Life Science

Business: Accounting, Business, Business Administration, Finance and Operation Management, Finance/Banking, Human Resource Management, International Business, Logistics, Management, Management Information Systems, Marketing, Marketing Communication, Marketing, Retailing and Merchandising, Public Relations, Supply and Logistics Management

Chemistry: Chemistry, Environmental Chemistry

Communications: Broadcasting, Communication, Electronic Media, Film, Interpersonal and Public Communication, Journalism, Journalism and Contemporary Media, Multimedia, Organizational Communication

Computer Science: System Administration

Criminal Justice: Criminology

Earth Sciences: Geology

Economics: Economics

Education: Early Childhood, Elementary Education, Exceptional Children, Health Education, Instructional Sciences, Learning Disabilities, Mathematics, Music, Physical Education, Science, Secondary Education, Social Science Education, Special Education, Urban Education

Engineering: Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronics Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering

English: Classical Studies, Creative Writing, English, Linguistics, Literature

Environmental Studies: Environmental Management, Environmental Sciences, Environmental Studies

Foreign Language: Arabic (some courses), Chinese (some courses), French, Japanese (some courses), Slavic, Spanish

General Studies: Classical Studies, Liberal Studies

Geography and Urban Studies: Environmental Planning, Spatial Geographic Information Science, Urban Planning, Urban Studies

Geology: Geology

Health and Safety Sciences: Health Science, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences, Physical Therapy, Urban Health

History: Historic Preservation, History

Information Studies: Computer Information Systems, Computer Science, Information Systems, Information Technology

International Studies: International Relations

Mathematics: Actuarial Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Mathematics, Pure Math, Statistics

Performing Arts: Acting, Music, Music Education, Music Performance, Music Theory and Composition, Performance, Theater Arts/Drama

Philosophy/Religious Studies: Ethics, Philosophy, Religious Studies

Physics: Physics

Political Science: International Affairs/Relations, International Studies, Political Science

Psychology: Psychology

Recreation: Sports Management

Sociology/Social Work: Social Work, Sociology, Women and Gender Studies

Speech Pathology and Audiology: Speech Pathology and Audiology

Theater: Performance and Directing

Closed Programs

Music- auditions may be required Fall 2018 will see the opening of the School of Film, Television and Interactive Media

Notable Academic Programs
Music - access to Cleveland Orchestra members and many campus-based emsembles and groups
Urban Studies - nationally ranked programs with access to many area internships (no car needed)
Theater Arts/Drama - Partnership with oldest regional theatre company in the US, the Cleveland Playhouse. Classes and performances take place in and around the 2nd largest the theatre district outside of NYC, Playhouse Square at the Allen Theatre

Unique Academic Programs
Urban Studies

Registration Priority GPA and Other Academic Requirements Exchange Preferences Mid-Year Exchange Non-Native English Speakers Graduate and Post-Baccalaureate Students Summer Exchange International Students (Visa Students)
Tuition and Fees - Plan B Students
Maximum Credit Hours Per Semester
Miscellaneous Fees - Per Semester
Figures are current as of 7/14/2017.

Purpose Amount Period Plan Status
Parking Pass Fee: $300 Semester Plan B Optional
Student Injury and Sickness Insurance Fee: $1,707 Year Plan B Optional

Important Notes: if electing to live on campus, housing and meal plan fees must be fully paid prior to the move-in date or enrollment in a budget payment plan

Exchange with Canada - Health Insurance
Students must purchase campus health insurance at $1880 per semester.

Financial Aid
Plan B
For eligible Plan B students, aid is awarded by and disbursed from your home campus.

Regardless of Plan A or Plan B, students exchanging to or from Canada, apply for financial aid at their home campus.
On-Campus Housing Per Semester Off-Campus Housing Meal Plans Per Semester Notes About Meal Plans
on campus residents can elect smaller and cheaper meal plans but a meal plan is required if living on campus

All data in this document is the responsibility of the campus and has been provided by the campus NSE coordinator.