Cleveland State University (CSU)

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CSU can be found in Cleveland, OH, a public college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. There are around 19,000 students enrolled each year at CSU.

Many of the students that got into Cleveland State University earned an SAT score in the range of 910 to 1150, or got accepted with an ACT score within the range of 19 to 25. By applying sampled GPA data from over 150 schools, we are able to estimate that the Cleveland State University (CSU) average GPA ranges from 2.98 to 3.33 for accepted students. Roughly 60 percent of all students which applied were accepted at Cleveland State University, and from those that were granted acceptance around 41 percent continued on to enroll. Using acceptance rate data from previous years, we can project that the Cleveland State University (CSU) acceptance rate in 2015 is going to be around 61%. You can get more information from the admissions office website at csuohio.edu.

Overall Cleveland State University (CSU) Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013

62.9%

The overall acceptance rate for Cleveland State University was reported as 62.9% in Fall 2013 with over 6,770 applications submitted to CSU. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • CSU ACT Scores: 19 - 25
  • CSU Average GPA: 2.98 - 3.33

How Hard Is It to Get into Cleveland State University?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into Cleveland State University, ACT/SAT test scores and high school average GPA ranges of accepted students of previous years can help estimate the selectivity of a school.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2019 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2019-2020 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for CSU has been staying about the same from year to year.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 64.0%
  • 2010-2011: 64.3%
  • 2011-2012: 46.7%
  • 2012-2013: 63.2%
  • 2013-2014: 62.9%
  • Projected CSU Acceptance Rate 2019-2020: 60.5%

How Does Cleveland State University (CSU) Compare?

62.9%
This School
55.5%
National Avg

The acceptance rate for CSU is thirteen percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Case Western Reserve University41.9%
Ashland University74.4%
Edinboro University of Pennsylvania87.4%
Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania67.0%
University of Michigan-Dearborn62.8%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)

TotalMaleFemale
Applicants6,76842.2%57.8%
Admitted4,25543.0%57.0%
Enrolled1,72744.1%55.9%

Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Cleveland State University (CSU) (Fall 2013)

ACT®Score Range
English18 - 25
Math18 - 25
Composite Score19 - 25
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