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Cleveland State University

College of Graduate Studies

Cleveland, OH

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Overview

Cleveland State University / College of Graduate Studies is located in Cleveland, OH, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
(Graduate Certificate)
Master of Public Health (MPH)
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Master of Public Administration (MPA)
Master of Computer and Information Science (MCIS)
Juris Doctor/Master of Urban Planning, Design, and Development (JD/MUPDD)
Master of Arts (MA)
Juris Doctor/Master of Business Administration (JD/MBA)
Master of Nonprofit Administration and Leadership (MNAL)
Master of Music (MM)
Master of Occupational Therapy (MOT)
Master of Science in Nursing/Master of Business Administration (MSN/MBA)
Master of Urban Planning and Development (MUPD)
Juris Doctor/Master of Science (JD/MS)
Master of Education (M Ed)
Master of Labor Relations and Human Resources (MLRHR)
Specialist in Psychology (Psy S)
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)
Master of Social Work (MSW)
Doctor of Business Administration (DBA)
Master of Accounting (MAC)
Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA)
Master of Fine Arts (MFA)
Master of Science (MS)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT)
Specialist in Education (Ed S)
Master of Arts in Environmental Sciences (MAES)
(Certificate)
Doctor of Engineering (D Eng)
Juris Doctor/Master of Public Administration (JD/MPA)
Juris Doctor/Master of Arts in Environmental Sciences (JD/MAES)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 1362
Doctoral Degrees 86
Other Advanced Degrees 10

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? Yes
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required for some
Thesis defense
Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required for some
Dissertation defense
Other Advanced Degrees Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Optional
Internship

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

4,931
Applied
2,250
Accepted
966
Enrolled
46%

Applying

30
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline July 1st May 15th Yes
Spring deadline November 15th November 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 2.75

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 78
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

3,664
Total Graduate Students
51%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
48%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.06%
Black or African American 13.46%
White or Caucasian 61%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.08%
Asian 2.81%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.03%
Two or more races 1.58%
Unknown 0.93%

Gender

Male (39%)
Female (60%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Physiology, robotics, photovoltaics, parasitology, biochemistry, energy, cognitive science, fluid dynamics, community development
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
67,832,038

Location & Contact

Address 2121 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH  44115
United States
Contact Dr. Jianping Zhu
Dean, College of Graduate Studies
Email: j.zhu94@csuohio.edu
Phone: 216-687-3595
Fax: 216-875-9933

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