Cleveland State Admissions

The application fee is $40 for applying undergraduate school and $40 for graduate school at Cleveland State University. Next table presents general admission information.
General Admission Information
Open Admission PolicyNo
Undergraduate Application Fees$40
Graduate Application Fees$40
Calendar SystemSemester
Credits AcceptedDual Credits, Credits for Life Experiences, Advanced placement (AP) Credits
Degree OfferedBachelor, Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice)

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Admission Statistics

For academic year 2018-19, the acceptance rate is 88.34% and yield is 22.37%. 3,930 men and 5,988 women applied to Cleveland State and 3,394 men and 5,368 women students were accepted. Among them, 902 men and 1,058 women were enrolled into the school (Fall 2018). Following table and chart show the admission statistics including number of applicants, acceptance rate, and yield (also known as enrollment rate).
Acceptance Ratio 88.34%86.36%89.65%
Yield 22.37%26.58%19.71%

SAT and ACT Score Distribution

For academic year 2018-2019, 491 students (25% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 1,692 students (87%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score of Evidence-Based Reading/Writing is 610 and 25th percentile is 480. The SAT Math score is 590 (75th) and 480 (25th). The submitted ACT score is 75 (75th percentile) and 75 (25th percentile). .
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing480610
SAT Math480590
ACT Composite1925
ACT Math1825
ACT English1825
The submitted SAT and ACT scores of admitted students at Cleveland State University are low when comparing similar colleges (SAT: 1,149, ACT: 67 - Public Research University (high research activity)).

Application Requirements

Cleveland State requires to submit High School GPA, High School Rank, High School Record (or Transcript), Completion of College Preparatory Program and Recommendations to its applicants.The school recommends to submit High School GPA, Next table summarizes Cleveland State University application requirements.
For more admission information such as minimum GPA and required years of subject, see Cleveland State online application page .
Cleveland State Admission Requirements
High School GPARequired
High School RankRecommended
High School Record (or Transcript)Required
Completion of College Preparatory ProgramRequired
RecommendationsNeither required nor recommended
Formal Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission Test ScoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended

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