Cleveland State University (CSU)

Cleveland, OH

Cleveland State University Applicant Information

Important Admissions Deadlines

Application Deadline August 15
SAT / ACT Scores Due two weeks prior to start of semester
Priority Application Due July 15

Admission Rate

  • Men
  • Women
  Men Women Total
Applied 2,610 3,328 5,938
Accepted 1,640 2,110 3,750
Acceptance Rate 63% 63% 63%
Enrolled 709 880 1,589

CSU Test Scores

Note: All test score ranges and GPA are approximations based on available data. Falling within a school’s displayed range for test scores and/or GPA does not guarantee admission to that school.

Average GPA
3.14 (weighted)

ACT Scores

(86% of Students Admitted to Cleveland State University Submit ACT Scores)

  • Verbal 18 to 24
  • Math 18 to 25
  • Composite 19 to 24
  • Verbal
  • Math
  • Composite
  Verbal Math Composite
Top 75th Percentile 24 25 24
Bottom 25th Percentile 18 18 19

Cleveland State University Application Requirements

  Required Recommended Considered
Application Fee ($30)   Very Important
High School Diploma or Equivalent   Very Important
High School GPA   Very Important
High School Rank   Important
High School Transcript   Very Important
Recommendations     Not Considered
Essay     Not Considered
Extracurricular Activities     Not Considered
Volunteer Work     Not Considered
Standardized Test Score(s)   Very Important
Interview     Not Considered
Competencies     Not Considered
TOEFL   Very Important

High School Prerequisites

Subject Years Required Years Recommended
English 4
Foreign Language 2
Math 3
Science 3
Social Studies 3
Other 1
Electives 1 1

Cleveland State University Transfer Students

Undergraduate Enrollment 13,983 (89%)
Undergraduate Transfer-in Enrollment 1,623 (10%)

Cleveland State University Admissons Requirements for Transfers

  Required Recommended Considered
Application Fee ($30)   Very Important
Credits (minimum 12)   Very Important
GPA (minimum 2.00)   Very Important
High School Transcript   Important
College Transcript   Very Important
Essay/Personal Statement   Important
Interview   Important
Standardized Test Scores   Important
Statement of Good Standing
from Prior Institution(s)

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