- NCAA Division I Athletics in the Horizon League and Eastern Wrestling League
- More than 85 acres, 40-plus buildings (largest footprint in downtown Cleveland)
- Student placement in 3000+ area internships and co-ops per year
About This CampusFounded in 1964, Cleveland State University is a public research institution with nearly 16,000 students, 8 colleges and schools and more than 175 academic programs. According to the Brookings Institution, CSU is No. 18 in the U.S. among public universities that fulfill a critical dual mission: providing upward mobility and conducting impactful research. CSU is the only Ohio university in the top tier of the Brookings list. Engaged Learning connects CSU students with 3,000 co-ops, internships and other experiential learning opportunities with employers in virtually every industry, ensuring they graduate fully prepared to succeed in their chosen professions. CSU recently was ranked No. 1 in the nation for increases in research expenditures, according to the National Science Foundation. Our dynamic campus in the heart of downtown Cleveland continues to evolve. CSU President Laura Bloomberg, who took office on April 26, 2022, is the eighth president in the history of the University.
Location InformationWe are an urban campus located in the heart of 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. Easy access around town is available with your included Regional Transit Authority U-Pass. Cleveland Hopkins International Airport is a quick train ride away.
Helpful InformationWe offer two on-campus housing options but off-campus housing is also plentiful and nearby. Our state of the art Recreation Center is a favorite spot for students outside of class. Cleveland State University has been named a Military Times "Best for Vets" School for 2021.