|Degrees offered||Undergrad & Graduate|
|Students with disability||9%|
|Student to faculty ratio||17:1|
|Dormitory capacity||1,010 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Cleveland State University is less selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 8,528 applications and 7,458 students were granted admission. Cleveland State University is at the #85 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 93% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 14% submitted SAT scores.
|SAT||890 to 1160|
|ACT||19 to 25|
Cleveland State University charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $13,687 and in-state students paid $9,636.
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 90% of Cleveland State University's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 46% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,541 (which is 2.5% above the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at Cleveland State University in 2016-2017, was 1,134, which is 61% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,570 (which is 5.1% above the national average.)
In Fall 2016, Cleveland State University has enrolled a total of 16,864 students (11,342 students full-time and 5,522 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 16,864 students, 1,388 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 46% men and 54% women and 12,352 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 4,512 for graduates studies.
The institution also enrolled 932 students for distance studies.
Black/African American: 16%
Non-resident alien: 8%
Two or more races: 3%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Cleveland State University.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Public Administration And Social Service Professions||17%||669|
|Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services||10%||384||370|
|Legal Professions And Studies||10%||381|
|Health Professions And Related Programs||5%||186||149|
|Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services||4%||154|
|Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies||3%||100|
|Engineering Technologies And Engineering-related Fields||2%||92|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Cleveland State University full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of Cleveland State University graduates 6 years after enrollment is $32,800. Last year, out of the total 3,329 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 2,963 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 4,003 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 3,483 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|
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