Cleveland State University

Location Cleveland
Established 1964
Famous For Wide range of academic programs


Cleveland State University is a public research university that is located in downtown Cleveland, Ohio. It was established in 1964 and is currently a part of the University Systems of Ohio. The university is a modern and innovative institution that offers a wide range of undergraduate, graduate, and professional degrees to more than 17,000 students. It provides 70 academic majors, around 27 master’s degrees, six doctoral degrees, and two law programs. The university also has research cooperation agreements with the NASA Glenn Research Center. 

The university has an urban campus and exceptional faculty members and runs through a strong commitment to student success. It is also known for its strong emphasis on research, experiential learning opportunities, and community engagement that prepares students to work in the global workplace.

Services for International Students

The university has a Division of University Studies that focuses on providing academic support services. The Office of Career Development and Exploration empowers students to develop their strengths and unique talents before joining the job market. The university also has counselling services to take care of the mental health of students.


  • 331-440th in the US News National Universities Ranking
  • 169-227th in the Top Public Schools category of the US News National Universities category
  • 401-500th in the US in Times Higher Education World University Rankings of 2022
  • 1201-1400th in the world and 251-300th in the US in the 2023 QS World University Rankings


The Cleveland State University provides on-campus accommodation to students at the Fenn Tower and Euclid Commons, which have all the major facilities needed by them during their university years.

About Location

Cleveland is a vibrant and dynamic city that offers many opportunities and resources, especially for students. One of the significant advantages of studying in Cleveland is its affordable cost of living, which is relatively lower than other major cities in the US, making it an attractive destination for students on a budget. The city also has a robust public transportation system that connects students to various parts of the city and provides a rich cultural and entertainment scene.

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