Graduate Admissions

Degree, Certificate, and Licensure Admission

Follow these steps to apply for Degree, Certificate, and Licensure Admission to the College of Graduate Studies:

Step 1
Step 2
    Pay the application fee

    A $30.00 non-refundable application fee is required for all degree, licensure, and certificate programs. The application fee may be paid at the time the on line application is filed, or it may be paid by check or money order, payable to CSU, and mailed to the address below. The Master of Occupational Therapy, and Master of Science in Nursing programs require a fee of $55.00. Workshop applicants and non-degree applicants, are not required to pay the fee.
Step 3
    Obtain official transcripts

    • Submit official transcripts from every post-high school institution attended.
    • The College of Education and Human Services requires transcripts only from the institution which granted the bachelor's degree(s) and master's degree(s).
    • Graduate Admissions Processing will obtain Cleveland State University transcripts - no need for current CSU students to order official CSU transcripts.
Step 4
    Submit official entrance exam scores (GRE, GMAT, MAT). Not all programs require entrance exams.   See the list of programs in the Graduate Catalog for specific program information.

  • Graduate Record Exam (GRE) information is on line at www.gre.org. The school code for Cleveland State University is 1221. No program code is required.
  • Graduate Management Aptitude Test (GMAT) information is on line at www.mba.com. The school code for Cleveland State University is 1221.
  • The Miller Analogies Test (MAT) is administered by the CSU Testing Center.
Step 5

Application materials sent by U.S. Mail should be addressed to:
    Graduate Admissions Processing
    Cleveland State University, Campus411 All-in-1
    2121 Euclid Avenue
    Cleveland, OH 44115-2214

Application materials delivered in person or by a delivery service (UPS, FedEx, DHL) should be delivered to:
    Campus411 All-in-1
    Main Classroom 116
    1899 E. 22nd Street
    Cleveland, OH 44115-2214
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    Mailing Address
    Office of Graduate Admissions Processing
    Cleveland State University
    2121 Euclid Avenue, MC 116
    Cleveland, OH 44115-2214
    Campus Location
    Campus 411, MC 116
    Phone: 216.687.5599
    Fax: 216.687.5400
    allin1@csuohio.edu


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