Founded in 1964, Cleveland State University is a public research institution with 17,000 plus students, 10 colleges and schools, and more than 175 academic programmes.
According to the Brookings Institution, CSU is No. 18 in the US, among public universities that fulfil a critical dual mission: providing upward mobility and conducting impactful research. CSU is the only Ohio university in the top tier of the Brookings list.
US News & World Report consistently lists CSU among America’s Best Colleges and Universities.
For the 2017-2018 academic year, CSU welcomed the largest freshman class in its history, with 2,000 first-year students.
CSU’s student-success initiatives save time and money for students. The average CSU graduate’s debt is nearly $2,000, below the state average, and CSU’s average student debt per borrower is the second-lowest among Ohio public universities.