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Pass/Fail Option

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What to Expect
  • Students will have the option of selecting pass/fail for grading for Fall Semester 2020
  • Students may qualify for the 2-for-1 Tuition Promise or a book scholarship

Pass/Fail Grading Option

Both undergraduate and graduate students will again have the option of selecting pass/fail for grading for Fall Semester 2020.

Note: The Law School is not providing a pass/fail grading option.

Details on pass/fail are as follows:

  • Grades of C or better will qualify as a pass for undergraduates and grades of B or better will qualify as pass for graduate students.
  • Students will be able to see their letter grade first before deciding if they want to select the pass/fail option.
  • Some classes are exempt from pass/fail. Click here to see which classes are exempt.
  • For more information, visit the Undergraduate FAQ and Graduate FAQ

2-for-1 Tuition Promise

​​​​​​​Cleveland State University is offering a special tuition program for the Fall 2020 freshmen class. If you enroll at CSU as a new first-time freshman and successfully complete Fall Semester 2020, Spring Semester 2021 will be tuition-free after other financial aid has been applied.

  • To academically qualify for the 2-for-1 Tuition Promise, students must:*
    • Earn 12 credit hours in residence at CSU in the Fall 2020 semester
    • Have a Fall 2020 semester GPA of at least 2.75, taking at least 1 credit-earning course for a letter grade
    • Have a 2020-2021 FAFSA on file with CSU’s office of financial aid

*A list of the full requirements can be viewed at csuohio.edu/admissions/2-for-1-tuition-promise

While the 2-for-1 Tuition Promise is only available to entering freshmen for the Fall 2020 semester, remaining CSU undergraduate students can qualify for a $150 campus bookstore credit for Spring 2021.

  • To qualify for the book scholarship, students must:
    • Be a degree-seeking undergraduate student returning to CSU for the Fall 2020 semester
    • Earn 12 credit hours
    • Earn a Fall 2020 semester GPA of at least 3.0, taking at least 1 credit-earning course for a letter grade​​​​​​​

For more information, visit csuohio.edu/admissions/2-for-1-tuition-promise.