Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban affairs

  • The College is home to the highest ranked programs at Cleveland State. Recognized as one of the premier colleges of Urban Affairs, the Levin College is continuously ranked among the best in the nation for the graduate specialty in City Management & Urban Policy by U.S. News and World Report.
  • Levin College students gain real-world experience through internships, mentoring, and collaborative projects with our community partners. They build professional networks before graduation, jumpstarting meaningful careers in urban planning, nonprofit administration, public safety, environmental sustainability, and economic development.

The College offers three accelerated 4+1 programs, which allow high-performing students to earn a Bachelors and a Master’s degree in just five years. By accelerating the completion of two degrees, students can jump start their careers as professionals in public administration, non-profit management, or environmental management.

Why Should You Care About Urban Affairs?
Music and Communications Building (MU), 208
9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Did you know that over half the world’s population now lives in urban areas?  The Levin College of Urban Affairs provides relevant degrees that prepare you to lead in your community.  Our students gain real world experience through internships and applied in-class projects.  Levin graduates are successful in the public, nonprofit, and private sectors with degrees including Organizational Leadership and Nonprofit Administration. 

Tour Stop in the Atrium
Levin College of Urban Affairs Atrium
10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Meet Levin College leadership, faculty, and staff and learn why we’re ranked #7 in the nation for City Management and Urban Policy and #17 for Nonprofit Management by US News & World Report. 

Exhibit: Making Our Own Space
Levin College of Urban Affairs
Campbell Gallery
10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

This exhibit follows Cleveland middle school and high school students as they transform ideas about improving their neighborhoods into physical structures.  The show presents documentation of “MAKING OUR OWN SPACES” during Summer 2016, focusing on the activities of students and planners in the Buckeye and Moreland neighborhoods.