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Cleveland State University

Cleveland, OH

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About This Campus

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

Location Information

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.

Chance of Placement

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Host Payment (A)
N/A
Home Payment (B)
Competitive

Fast Facts

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Location | Cleveland
Population | 478,000
Enrollment | 17,500
Language | English
Calendar | Semester
Canada | Home (B)
Term Dates
Fall | 08/28-12/15
Spring | 01/16-05/11

Campus Diversity

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White | 67%
Black | 18%
Hispanic/Latino | 5%
Asian | 0%
Native/1st Nation | 0%
Hawaiian/P.I. | 0%
Two or more | 0%
Other | 10%

Academics

-- Campus Catalog --

Registration Priority
  • After campus students
Closed Programs
Nursing

Limitations
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

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

Conditions

Quick Links GPA and Other Academic Requirements
  • 2.50 GPA
  • None.
Exchange Preferences
  • Full-year exchange Accepted
  • Single term exchange Accepted
Mid-Year Exchange (Exchange that begins with the Spring/Winter Term)
  • Available
Non-Native English Speakers
  • TOEFL: must have a score of 550 paper, 197 computer or 65 Internet
Summer Exchange
  • Not available
International Students (Visa Students)
  • Will accept on Plan B

Tuition / Fees

-- Campus Budget --
  • Fees are subject to change without notice.
  • Two semesters = one academic year
  • Three quarters = one academic year
Tuition and Fees - Home Payment (Plan B) Students
  • No tuition/fees are paid to the host campus.
  • Figures do not include costs you will incur for course specific enrollment (e.g., laboratory courses, student teaching, studio art)
  • See below for credit hour restrictions and/or miscellaneous fees applicable to Home Payment (Plan B) students.
Maximum Credit Hours Per Semester
  • Home Payment (Plan B): 17 ($410.33 per additional hour)
Miscellaneous Fees - Per Semester
Figures are current as of 07/14/17.

Purpose Amount Period Plan Status
Parking Pass Fee $300 Semester Plan B Optional
Student Injury and Sickness Insurance Fee $1707 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 $1,880 per semester.

Financial Aid

Home Payment (Plan B)
For eligible Plan B students, aid is awarded by and disbursed from your home campus.

Canada
Regardless of Payment Plan, students exchanging to or from Canada, apply for financial aid at their home campus.

Room / Meals

Figures are current as of 07/14/17

On-Campus Housing Per Semester
  • 3% living on campus
  • Apartment: $6232 (includes meals)
  • Per semester unless otherwise noted
  • On campus living is limited
Off-Campus Housing
  • Appoximate monthly cost: $900
  • Proximity to campus: .01
  • Local Public Transportation Available to Campus
Meal Plans Per Semester
  • Meal purchase is required for on campus living.
  • $3100 per semester for 21 meals per week.
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.
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