College Deliberately: Cleveland State University

Cleveland State University is a large, public, four-year University that emphasizes research, culture and character located in the city of Cleveland, OH. It is known for Business Administration and Management, Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science and Allied Professions and Law.

Cleveland State University

place 2121 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44115-2214
phone Phone: (216) 687-2000
web Web: http://www.csuohio.edu/
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The following information is gathered from a variety of public sources, and is updated annually. The user is advised to visit the accreditor’s site (linked where available) to verify accreditation status before making any decisions.
Institution Accreditation Agency Status First Accredited Next Review
Cleveland State University Higher Learning Commission Accredited 1940-01-01 2021-08-31
The complete list of accredited programs and locations for Cleveland State University is available for members.
Accreditors certify that the institution upholds high academic standards, and acts with integrity towards its students. Most institutions are reviewed on a 10-year cycle, with follow-up reviews at the 5-year mark.
See About Accreditation for more information, as well as links to the US Department of Education, which should verify the same info. If the institution’s accreditation standing is in doubt, it is listed here as a ‘note’ or ‘review.’


Every college reports annually to the US Department of Education, and is required by law to provide information that will enhance transparency for the prospective student or parent. These links are listed here, if they are available.

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Student Centeredness

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The extent to which the institution’s website emphasizes students, as opposed to research, athletics or other pursuits, compared with peer institutions.

Student Services

Students with disabilities:
4% of students registered with learning or other disabilty.
‘Disability’ can include blindness or visual impairment that cannot be corrected by wearing glasses; hearing impairment (e.g., deaf or hard of hearing); orthopedic or mobility impairment; speech or language impairment; learning, mental, emotional, or psychiatric condition (e.g., serious learning disability, depression, ADD, or ADHD); or other health impairment or problem.

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Bachelor’s degree
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Cleveland State University is in NCAA Division I without football. The largest three sports are:
Sport Total Athletes
Lacrosse Men’s 45
Swimming and Diving Men’s 37
Soccer Men’s 32

The complete list of sports at Cleveland State University is available for members.

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Tuition for Cleveland State University is in the 32.9 percentile of all colleges and universities, which we classify as affordable.
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The Student Achievement Measure (SAM) is a collaborative initiative to track student progress and completion across institutions. Not all institutions are members, but those that are report the rate at which students graduate, transfer or leave higher education without a degree.

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We aim to provide you with the resources to properly evaluate a college or university. One way to do that is to watch how that college or university is discussed by others. Here, we provide overviews of that: how Cleveland State University is discussed on reddit and twitter.
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Created: 04/20/2011
A subreddit for anyone associated with Cleveland State University
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The official Cleveland subreddit! Post and discuss things about Cleveland, Ohio, for better or worse. Add anything you want, as long as it pertains to Cleveland. Read the rules before posting. Thanks to u/alexfarmermedia for the amazing icon photo.
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Your home for College Basketball on the internet. Forever.
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A sub reddit for the best state
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Created: 11/07/2010
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This is the official subreddit for Kent, Ohio, USA.
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Welcome to the Hudson, Ohio subreddit! Created by the community of the people, by the people and for the people of this great town!
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Created: 01/30/2011
The reddit hangout for Golden Flashes and Kent State Students everywhere.
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Welcome to r/Youngstown! This sub is meant for discussing all things related to the Mahoning Valley region! Please check the sidebar before posting.
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Created: 06/20/2010
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News, events, meetups and things to do in the Dayton Ohio Metro Area.
An approximation of whether tweets talking about Cleveland State University are, on average, positive or negative.
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Sentiment for tweets that say ‘Cleveland State University’ or an alias (see above). Twitter limits its API to the previous 7 days or 18,000 tweets. This chart shows the average daily sentiment of tweets containing Cleveland State University within those restrictions.
An approximation of whether tweets from the area around Cleveland State University are, on average, positive or negative.
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Sentiment for tweets from an area 0.5mi around Cleveland State University. Twitter limits its API to the previous 7 days or 18,000 tweets. This chart shows the average daily sentiment for tweets from around Cleveland State University within those restrictions. The chart will update as we get access to twitter’s full API.
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