You will pay your normal tuition/fees to your home campus.
EVEN - Host campus accepts no more students than it sends out.
Estimated Per Semester
Costs For Room And Meals: $6,232
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How to Apply
Applications are submitted through your home campus coordinator.
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17,350 current students
Student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1
Athletics: NCAA Division I Horizon League - 17 varsity sports
More than 200 student organizations
Faculty and students collaborate in world class research
1,100 students live on campus in residence halls
1,000+ students live off campus in downtown Cleveland
Campus Location - We are an urban campus located in downtown Cleveland. Students at Cleveland State University have opportunities to experience big city excitement just steps from campus. Located on the shores of Lake Erie, Cleveland is home to great arts, history and sports. The second largest theatre district in the US is our partner and neighbor, Playhouse Square.
Helpful Information - We are in downtown Cleveland in an urban setting.
Music- auditions may be required Fall 2018 will see the opening of the School of Film, Television and Interactive MediaNotable Academic Programs
Unique Academic Programs
Undergraduate Majors Open to NSE Students
Area Studies: Black Studies, International Studies
Art/Design/Fine Art: Art, Art Education, Art History, Studio Art, Theater Art
Athletics: Fitness and Sports Science, Fitness Management, Physical Education, Sports Management/Administration
Biological Sciences: Biology/Life Science
Business: Accounting, Business, Business Administration, Finance and Operation Management, Finance/Banking, Human Resource Management, International Business, Logistics, Management, Management Information Systems, Marketing, Marketing Communication, Marketing, Retailing and Merchandising, Public Relations, Supply and Logistics Management
Chemistry: Chemistry, Environmental Chemistry
Communications: Broadcasting, Communication, Electronic Media, Film, Interpersonal and Public Communication, Journalism, Journalism and Contemporary Media, Multimedia, Organizational Communication
Computer Science: System Administration
Criminal Justice: Criminology
Earth Sciences: Geology
Education: Early Childhood, Elementary Education, Exceptional Children, Health Education, Instructional Sciences, Learning Disabilities, Mathematics, Music, Physical Education, Science, Secondary Education, Social Science Education, Special Education, Urban Education
Engineering: Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronics Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering
English: Classical Studies, Creative Writing, English, Linguistics, Literature
Environmental Studies: Environmental Management, Environmental Sciences, Environmental Studies
Foreign Language: Arabic (some courses), Chinese (some courses), French, Japanese (some courses), Slavic, Spanish
General Studies: Classical Studies, Liberal Studies
Geography and Urban Studies: Environmental Planning, Spatial Geographic Information Science, Urban Planning, Urban Studies
Health and Safety Sciences: Health Science, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences, Physical Therapy, Urban Health
History: Historic Preservation, History
Information Studies: Computer Information Systems, Computer Science, Information Systems, Information Technology
International Studies: International Relations
Mathematics: Actuarial Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Mathematics, Pure Math, Statistics
Performing Arts: Acting, Music, Music Education, Music Performance, Music Theory and Composition, Performance, Theater Arts/Drama
Philosophy/Religious Studies: Ethics, Philosophy, Religious Studies
Political Science: International Affairs/Relations, International Studies, Political Science
Recreation: Sports Management
Sociology/Social Work: Social Work, Sociology, Women and Gender Studies
Speech Pathology and Audiology: Speech Pathology and Audiology
Theater: Performance and Directing
Figures are current as of 7/14/2017.
Important Notes: if electing to live on campus, housing and meal plan fees must be fully paid prior to the move-in date or enrollment in a budget payment plan
Exchange with Canada - Health Insurance
For eligible Plan B students, aid is awarded by and disbursed from your home campus.
Regardless of Plan A or Plan B, students exchanging to or from Canada, apply for financial aid at their home campus.
on campus residents can elect smaller and cheaper meal plans but a meal plan is required if living on campus