Cleveland State University

2121 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44115-2214 | (216) 687-2000

About CSU

At Cleveland State University, a revitalized sense of place meets a rewarding sense of purpose — with extraordinary results.

Our home is the heart of the city, and the pulse here is stronger than ever. It races with the excitement of a record-setting freshman class and ongoing excellence in academic achievement. It races with a $500-million campus makeover that is sparking a downtown renaissance. It races with the transformative vision of President Ronald M. Berkman, who is determined to establish Cleveland State as a best-in-class urban university for the 21st century.


Cleveland State is a student-focused center of scholarly excellence that provides an accessible and exceptional education. A leader in innovative collaboration with business, industry, government, educational institutions and the community, Cleveland State is a critical force in the region's economic development.


Academic Advising

Advising at CSU

The Advising Center helps students develop a plan to achieve academic success. Advisors provide ongoing assistance with requirements and course selection, major and career exploration, petition assistance, graduation applications, and a host of other services and programs.

General Education

General Education Requirements at CSU

Students are responsible for ensuring the appropriate selection of courses to satisfy general education requirements and are encouraged to consult with their academic adviser regarding the applicability of selected courses.


Undergraduate | Graduate | Law

Catalogs serve as the student's guide to information on academic policies, program requirements, and course descriptions.


Descriptions | Schedules

Course descriptions are found within the catalogs and describe all courses. Course schedules show which courses are being offered for the current and near-future terms.

Transfer Module

Ohio Transfer Module

The Ohio Board of Regents developed a statewide policy to facilitate students' ability to transfer credits from one Ohio public college or university to another in order to avoid duplication of course requirements.

It is an incredible privilege and honor to serve as president of Cleveland State University.

Our best-in-brand, nationally recognized urban research university has a rich history in student success, academic excellence, diversity of thought, innovation and community engagement. As we work together to build on this strong foundation, I truly believe the best is yet to come.

Universities are about people, opportunity and place, where experiences in formative years shape our lives forever. At CSU, the Office of the President is dedicated to enhancing our learning environment to best serve students, faculty and staff alike, as well as the broader community.

With 17,000-plus students, 10 colleges and schools and more than 175 academic programs, CSU is listed year after year among America's best universities by U.S. News & World Report . We have been ranked No. 18 in the nation among public universities that deliver social mobility and impactful research, and we are among the Top 3 public universities in Ohio whose graduates enjoy the greatest mid-career earnings boost.

Founded in 1964, CSU has proudly served as one of Cleveland's anchor institutions for more than 50 years. With dedicated partners spanning the private, public and nonprofit sectors, we continue to share knowledge, research and resources – for the benefit of all – as we redefine the urban university for the 21st century.

Welcome to Cleveland State University!

We are one of America's Best Colleges (according to U.S. News & World Report ). We are over 175 academic programs in 10 colleges. We are an ever-expanding campus that makes up the largest footprint in Cleveland. We are more than 3,000 internships and co-ops each year. We cheer on the Vikings in 18 NCAA Division I sports. We are more than 200 organizations on a dynamic campus. We are part of vibrant downtown Cleveland, where something exciting is always happening. We have one of the lowest tuition rates in Ohio and a value that exceeds expectations.

We are home to engaged learning , where students and ideas connect in the classroom, in the real world and beyond.

We are Cleveland State University.


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Free WiFi

Free High Speed Internet WiFi and Free Parking

Extended Stay

Extended Stay living with Full Kitchens and Kitchenettes