Cleveland State University Three-Year Bachelor's Degree Options

Qualified undergraduate students entering Cleveland State University may be able to complete a Baccalaureate degree in three years. Completing a three-year degree typically requires that students start the first year at CSU with credits from one or more of the following:

  1. Advanced Placement credits
  2. International Baccalaureate program credits
  3. Application of transfer or PSEOP credits
  4. Completion of coursework during summer sessions
  5. A waiver of foreign-language or other program requirements based on proficiency exams

The combination of requirements and preparatory work will vary, depending on the specific degree program.Please consult the sample pathways below for additional information about program requirements and completion options.
Students interested in this initiative should meet with an advisor to determine whether they meet the criteria for completing a 3-year degree. Regular advising throughout the degree program will be essential to ensure timely completion of all requirements.
Sample Three-year Degree Pathways:

For more information: Ohio Board of Regents: Three Year Degree completion initiative Student Information