Cleveland State University (CSU)

Master's Programmes

Natural Sciences & Mathematics (6)
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences (4)
Applied Sciences & Professions (3)
Hospitality, Leisure & Sports (2)
Law (2)



Established as a state-assisted university in 1964, Cleveland State University assumed a tradition of excellence when it adopted the buildings, faculty, staff, and curriculum of the former Fenn College, a private institution of 2,500 students that was founded in 1929.


  • Eight colleges, including Business, Education and Human Services, Engineering, Graduate Studies, Law, Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, Sciences and Health Profession, and Urban Affairs. The Division of Continuing Education offers noncredit courses to thousands of students each year. Project 60 offers free classes to senior citizens.
  • More than 1,000 courses support 200 major fields of study at the undergraduate and graduate levels, as well as professional certificate and continuing education programs. The University also offers an Honors Program to academically talented and highly motivated students.`


  • Bernie Moreno Center for Sales Excellence
  • Center for Advanced Control Technologies
  • Center for Advancements in Renewable Energy
  • Center for Arts and Innovation
  • Center for Behavioral Health Sciences
  • Center for Community Planning and Development
  • Center for Economic Development
  • Center for Emergency Preparedness
  • Center for Gene Regulation in Health and Disease
  • Center for Healing Across Cultures
  • Center for Health Law and Policy


  • Career coaching is free for current undergraduate students, graduate students, and alumni of Cleveland State University.
  • Career coaching is free for current undergraduate students, graduate students, and alumni of Cleveland State University.

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University Ranking

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Student services

Student Government Association represents both undergraduate and graduate students at Cleveland State University. Our purpose is to listen to students needs and concerns, represent the interests of the student population, and to provide information and opportunities for involvement on campus. Together, we build traditions, create pride, and allow students to own their space and own experience here at CSU!

Housing services

Cleveland State has two residence hall options providing students the opportunity to live, study, work and play in a safe, on-campus environment. On-site staff organize educational and social events and serve as resources. 

  • Euclid Commons

Euclid Commons is CSU’s state-of-the-art community specially designed for the students of today and tomorrow. The community houses over 600 students.

  • Fenn Tower

Historic Fenn Tower has been restored to a state-of-the-art residence complex. The building houses up to 438 students. Fenn Tower provides the privacy and lifestyle you deserve in a student community that is conducive to achieving academic success. 

Library services

  • Michael Schwartz Library
  • Law Library

ICT services

Information Services & Technology is responsible for providing and maintaining the wired / wireless  network throughout the campus. 

Student Life

Campus life

Campus: More than 85 acres, 40-plus buildings (largest footprint in downtown Cleveland)

Sports facilities

NCAA Division I. Men’s basketball, fencing, golf, soccer, swimming, wrestling, tennis and lacrosse. Women’s basketball, cross-country, fencing, soccer, softball, swimming, tennis, volleyball and golf.  

Student clubs

  • Alpha Kappa Alpha (SGA)
  • Alpha Sigma Alpha (SGA)
  • Delta Sigma Phi (SGA)
  • Delta Sigma Theta (SGA)
  • Delta Zeta (SGA)
  • Interfraternity Council (SGA)
  • National Pan-Hellenic Council (SGA)
  • Panhellenic Association (SGA)
  • Phi Mu (SGA)
  • Phi Sigma Rho Sorority (SGA)


AACSB Accreditation

Student Reviews

Journey to success at Cleveland state university
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

Cleveland state university has been my dream university ever since and I'll never regret anything about it for with the right professionals there, it is no doubt that it's the right place to shape my future

Motivated for Acension
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

Long hours of intense study and aggressive pursuit of academic excellence produced a life long passion for learning and growth.

Hope over fear
Soyir Alexandre Some rated 5 out of 5 stars

Great university and good Professors

Cleveland, Ohio, United States

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