International Admissions

Evaluation of Foreign Credentials

Evaluation of Foreign Education Credentials

As a part of your application, you are required to order a credential evaluation of your foreign education credentials from one of our three approved servicers:

SpanTran, Educational Credential Evaluators (ECE), or World Education Services (WES).


Ordering Evaluations using SpanTran

SpanTran is a NACES- member company that has created a custom application and discounted rate for CSU students to receive a course-by-course evaluation of their non-U.S. transcripts. Please apply to SpanTran through their custom application by clicking here. 

Ordering Evaluations using ECE

Please visit and select the following:

Graduate applicants have the option of submitting the General w/ GPA Evaluation Report.

Please review the ECE® official documentation requirements carefully, as they vary by country.


Ordering Evaluations using WES

Please visit WES at and select the following:

  • Course-by-Course Evaluation

When ordering your credential evaluations, you must designate Cleveland State University as the recipient of all credential evaluations. The electronic evaluation report will be delivered directly to CSU.