Admission Information

Partnership Admission Process

Students applying to one of the Cleveland State University partnership programs needs to complete: a CSU undergraduate application, a Partnership Application Supplement form and submit official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended. 

Partnership Eligibilty:

Students are eligible to participate in a Cleveland State University Partnership Program if they can answer "yes" to every statement below:

  • I am intending to complete (or have completed) an associate's degree through Lorain County Community College.
  • I am intending to complete my first bachelor's degree through Cleveland State University.
  • I have a cumulative GPA of 2.0 (including transcripts from all schools attended).
  • An official copy of your high school transcripts must also be submitted to Cleveland State University for financial aid purposes. 
partnership applicants can waive the csu admission fee!
Step 1: Apply online to Cleveland State University
Step 2: On the payment page of the online application, select "pay by mail", then click submit payment.
Step 3: Do not mail application fee
Step 4: Download, print and submit the Partnership Application Supplement Form (instructions on form) which verfies the fee waiver.


Admission Links & Downloadable application forms:

In addition to applying online, you may submit application materials to the CSU Partnership office in UC 113 or mail them to: 

Cleveland State University 

Admissions Processing Center, MC 116

2121 Euclid Ave.

Cleveland, Oh 44115