University Scholars Program


Admission Criteria

Freshman Applicants :

Freshman applicants interested in participating in the University Scholars program should apply to the program by April 1st of the year prior to their entering the university. Please note the University Scholars application is separate from and must be completed in addition to the CSU application.

Students with these requirements will be considered to join the program.

  • Top 15% in class ranking or
  • 27 ACT composite score or above or
  • SAT score of 1820.

Current CSU students and transfer students must apply directly to the University Scholars Program and meet all the following requirements:

  • A minimum cumulative 3.25 GPA from previous college level work.
  • Demonstration that completion of Upper Division Scholars Requirements for individual major is possible.

Scholars Application

Note: If you unsure that you will be able to complete the Upper Division Scholars Requirements for your major before graduation you can contact an advisor in the Honors Program office to help you by emailing or calling 216.687.5559.


More about Admissions

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Mailing Address
Cleveland State University
2121 Euclid Avenue, MC 412
Cleveland, OH 44115-2214
Campus Location
Main Classroom Building, Room 412
1899 East 22nd Street
Phone: 216.687.5559
Fax: 216.687.5552
Dr. Elizabeth Lehfeldt, Ph.D.
Program Director
Phone: 216.687.5559

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