Cleveland State University International student Admissions  & Application
Cleveland State University

Cleveland State University

Cleveland State University international student admissions & applications
Cleveland State University
Welcome to Cleveland State University, home of engaged learning, where students and ideas connect in the classroom, in the real world, and beyond.

Consistently named one of America’s Best Colleges by U.S. News & World Report, Cleveland State University is one of the finest urban universities in its class. With more than 175 academic programs in nine colleges – the learning opportunities are endless.Students at Cleveland State University

Located in Cleveland, Ohio, Cleveland State University features a $500 million campus makeover, small class sizes, world-renowned professors, and unparalleled real-world opportunities outside the classroom. Our collaborative partnerships with Cleveland Clinic, USA National Aeronautics Space Administration (NASA), Parker Hannifin, General Electric, and many others will give you hands-on experience in your chosen field.
The location of Cleveland State University
Cleveland, located midway between Chicago and New York City, is home to Fortune 500 companies, a vibrant arts scene, a world-class orchestra, ethnic neighborhoods and cultural experiences, a historic art museum, independent film, and more.

Our U-Pass program gives every CSU student unlimited use of Cleveland’s RTA bus and train system, making getting around the city even easier.

Our city is truly the place to be with the second largest theater complex in the country, award-winning restaurants, live music, museums, one Great Lake, and three major league sports teams. Cleveland continues to make history with Lebron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers’ 2016 NBA Championship.
Campus Facts
Cleveland State University campus
  • 17,350 current students
  • 19:1 student to faculty ratio
  • 27 average class size          
  • 1,500+ international students from 81 countries
Campus Life
Whether you're considering living on or off campus, Cleveland State University offers a dynamic campus experience for all of our 1,500+ international students.
  • Ultra-modern residence halls all feature private bathrooms
  • More than 200 student organizations, including student government, academic and social clubs, intramural sports, community service, and Greek life
  • Dedicated commuter lounge and events
  • Recreation Center featuring Olympic-sized pool, huge variety of fitness classes, machines and equipment, indoor track, and adventure programs
  • The Student Center is the hub of campus, featuring several dining options, campus bookstore, student organization offices, computer lab and lounges
Study English at CSU!
The Intensive English Language Program (IELP) at Cleveland State University is designed to help students from around the world meet their academic and personal goals. Our IELP is accredited by the Commission on English Language Program Accreditation (CEA).
  • Four levels of instruction (Elementary, Low Intermediate, High Intermediate, and Advanced). Elementary level is not for true beginners and is not intended for students that have never studied English previously
  • IELP’s experienced and qualified instructors have advanced degrees in ESL or a related field
  • Core courses include Reading/Writing, Listening/Speaking, Grammar, and Vocabulary
  • Smaller classes give students more individual attention
  • IELP students have access to on-campus facilities, including the library and Recreation Center
  • Completion of the IELP can be used to satisfy the English proficiency requirement for CSU’s undergraduate and graduate programs (Acceptance to the IELP does not guarantee acceptance to Cleveland State University)
Tuition and fee costs at Cleveland State University
Undergraduate Application
To find out more or start your application please complete the form on the right. Thank you.
Facilities at Cleveland State University