Cleveland State Global

Fast Facts

  • School Size


  • Tuition

    $15,000—$20,000 Semester

  • Affiliation


  • Type of School


  • Student Body Gender


  • Religious Affiliation

    No Affiliation

  • Scholarships for International Students


  • Conditional Admission Available


  • Top Programs

    Business, Engineering, Nursing

  • Setting


  • Type of Housing

    Residence Hall, Apartment

  • Social Media

Welcome to Cleveland State Global at Cleveland State University — The International Student’s Pathway to Success

Pursue your degree with Cleveland State Global at Cleveland State University (CSU), a top-100 US university (USA Today, 2018). Located in Cleveland, Ohio, CSU is a Tier 1-ranked best undergraduate engineering program (U.S. News & World Report, 2021), and offers more than 175 undergraduate degrees and 10 graduate degrees for international students to choose from. CSU partners with world-class hospitals, top US employers, and government research centers to equip you with in-demand skills and knowledge that lead to successful global careers.

As a CSU Global student, you can:

  • Choose from flexible study options:
    • Study on campus: Live and study in Cleveland, Ohio, and access world-class hospitals, the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, the Gordon Square Arts District, and more.
    • Go remote: Study anywhere you call home with the CSU Live digital classroom experience.
  • Get extra support:
    • Boost your academic skills, English proficiency, and cultural awareness with UStart, a preparatory program designed exclusively for international students.
  • Boost your career:
    • Discover OPT opportunities via CSU’s Career Direct program and access guaranteed remote internships by enrolling in Career Premium. 
  • Receive exclusive services:
    • Benefit from application assistance, F-1 visa support, pre- and post-arrival help, English language tutoring, and more.

Discover Cleveland, Your New Home in the US

Located on Lake Erie, Cleveland is a vibrant city, ranked among the Top 100 Best Places to Live by U.S. News & World Report, 2019. Cleveland is home to the world-renowned Cleveland Clinic Hospital, the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, Cleveland Museum of Art, and the NBA basketball champion Cavaliers.

The CSU campus is 19 km from Cleveland Hopkins International Airport, a three-hour drive from Detroit, and a five-hour drive from Chicago. As a CSU student, you can discover countless internship opportunities: CSU students have interned at NASA’s Glenn Research Center and nearby Fortune 500 companies including Progressive Insurance, Sherwin-Williams, Goodyear Tire, and more.

The Ultimate University Experience – Beyond the Classroom

When you attend Cleveland State University, you join a strong, diverse community with more than 1,000 international students.

At CSU, you can:

  • Engage with more than 200 student organizations including the Indian Student Organization, Pakistani Student Association, Muslim Student Association, Black Student Union, and Chinese Students and Scholars Association, among others.
  • Develop projects with cutting-edge equipment at the Dan T. Moore MakerSpace, a state-of-the-art facility dedicated to technology, innovation, and creativity.
  • Network and pitch ideas with nearly 100 entrepreneurs at CSU’s annual Startup Vikes event.  
  • Benefit from services and programs at the Center for International Services & Programs (CISP).  
  • Stay active at the recreation center’s Olympic-sized pool, fitness classes, machines and equipment, and indoor track.
  • Explore the dozens of dining options, campus bookstore, computer lab and lounges, and more at the CSU Student Center.

Undergraduate and Graduate Programs

As a public research institution, CSU offers accredited undergraduate and graduate degree programs with world-class facilities. Popular majors include:

  • Business
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Liberal Arts
  • Nursing
  • Urban Affairs

Start Your Master’s at Home with CSU Live

With CSU Live, a digital classroom experience, get a head start on your master’s from anywhere you call home, then finish your studies on campus in Cleveland, Ohio. Designed exclusively for international students, CSU Live provides an engaging live-to-device learning environment that rivals the traditional classroom.
CSU Live currently offers two STEM-designated graduate programs:

  • Master of Computer Science (MCS)
  • Master of Information Systems (MIS)

With CSU Live, students interact with expert faculty in real time, earn credits toward their master’s degree, and get personalized support for a smooth transition to campus.

Cleveland State Global Signature Student Experience

When you apply to Cleveland State Global, you can benefit from CSU’s exclusive Signature Student Experience services, designed specifically for international students.

Cleveland State Global’s Signature Student Experience helps you with:

  • Determining your best-fit academic program
  • Navigating the F-1 visa application process
  • Choosing whether to start your studies on campus or virtually 
  • Traveling and making a safe transition to campus
  • Improving your English skills
  • Developing professional skills and connecting with career opportunities 

Cleveland State Global focuses on empowering students and helping them stand apart from the crowd. At Cleveland State, there are endless opportunities for you to explore. CSU Global advisors are always here to help you every step of the way.

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Cleveland State Global

Ccleveland State Uniersity
2121 Euclid Ave
Cleveland OH 44115
P: 2166872000
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