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Welcome to Cleveland State University

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Located in the city of Cleveland, Ohio, midway between Chicago and New York City, Cleveland State University (CSU) offers an affordable and exceptional educational journey.

Known for our engaged learning environment, CSU features small classes, world-renowned professors, more than 200 accredited academic programs and unparalleled real-world learning opportunities outside the classroom. Our partnerships with the Cleveland Clinic, USA National Aeronautics Space Administration (NASA), Parker Hannifin, General Electric and many other Cleveland-based companies, organizations, and non-profits make it possible for you to get hands-on experience in your chosen field.

Living in Cleveland means experiencing all four weather seasons. You'll also experience a vibrant arts scene, one of the top orchestras in the world, museums, independent film, famous restaurants, a thriving theater district, and more. Cleveland offers something for everyone from scenic park systems, a large freshwater lake, and outdoor recreation to the excitement of professional sports teams.


If you have successfully completed your high school degree (12 years of primary and secondary education), you are considered an undergraduate student at CSU. Click here to apply for admission.


If you have successfully completed a degree equivalent to a bachelor's degree in the United States, you are considered to be a graduate student at CSU. Click here to apply for admission.


Our Intensive English Language Program (IELP) provides English instruction for individuals who need to improve their language skills.
Click here to apply for admission.

CSU offers a short-term, non-degree application for visiting students. Click here to apply for admission.

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