Cleveland State University, Cleveland, OH

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School information


Location: Cleveland, OH / Online
Course Length: 2 hours - 4+ years
Price: $20 - $60,000
Programs: all (187)

About Cleveland State University

Cleveland State University is located in Cleveland, OH, but also offers classes online. This school offers 249 programs which provide training for 53 qualifications , including Ohio Teaching Certification, Ohio Professional Counselor License (LPC) and Ohio Registered Nurse License. Time to complete this education training ranges from 0 hours to 6 months, depending on the qualification. When asked how they paid for their training, most reviewers responded, "I paid for it myself".

Test Scores of admitted students

Average SAT score
1,059National average
SAT categories
SAT Critical Reading 500 - 600
SAT Math 490 - 610
Scores ranges are based on 25th and 75th percentiles. Source: College Scorecard, 2019.

Cost of attendance

Total cost of attending Cleveland State University including tuition and fees, books and supplies, and living expenses, minus the average grant/scholarship aid
Average annual cost
per year
By family income level
Avg, ann. cost
$0 - $30,000 $13,841
$30,001 - $48,000 $14,839
$48,001 - $75,000 $18,061
$75,001 - $110,000 $19,682
$110,000+ $19,915
Net price is the amount a student pays to attend an institution for one academic year after subtracting a student's scholarships and grants. Source: College Scorecard, 2019.


Graduation rate and salary earned after graduation at Cleveland State University
Graduation rate
For first time, full-time students
Median Salary
10 years after graduationGraduation rate for rate for first-time, full-time students at four-year institutions (150% of expected time to completion). Median earnings of students working and not enrolled 10 years after entry. Source: College Scorecard, 2019.

Loans and student debt

Student debt after graduating from Cleveland State University
Median total debt
after graduation
Monthly loan payments
for 10-year loan
Students receiving federal loans
57% of all undergraduate students receiving a federal student loan
Median debt of completers. Median debt expressed in 10-year monthly payments. Percent of all undergraduate students receiving a federal student loan. Source: College Scorecard, 2019.

Popular degrees

These are the most popular categories of degrees awarded at Cleveland State University
Health Professions and Related Programs
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Social Sciences
More popular degrees
Psychology 8%
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 5%
Education 5%
Visual and Performing Arts 4%
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 4%
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 3%
Source: College Scorecard, 2019.

Reviews about Cleveland State University

Top pros


Good teachers

Mentioned in 176 reviews

Positive environment

Mentioned in 143 reviews

Flexible class hours

Mentioned in 141 reviews


Mentioned in 117 reviews

Recent Reviews

Written by an Indeed User on September 2, 2021, 09:49 AM
Other Comments
This was a wonderful school and experience. My classes were very flexible, and were available around my schedule. The course content was very beneficial to my career path.
Bachelor's Degree in Health Science
Overall Rating
Yes, I would recommend this program to a friend.
Written by an Indeed User on July 28, 2021, 06:18 PM
Other Comments
As an elementary teacher, we must earn 6 college semester hours every 5 hours to renew our licensure. I took my last 2 courses part -time at Cleveland State. They were great!
Overall Rating
Yes, I would recommend this program to a friend.
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