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Located in Cleveland, Ohio, Cleveland State University is a public institution. The location of the school is great for students who enjoy the amenities of city life.

1,109 Master's Degrees
175 Doctor's Degrees

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Cleveland State University Rankings

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Cleveland State University.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#32 Most Popular Student Counseling Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#120 Most Popular Business Administration & Management Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#150 Most Popular Education Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#179 Most Popular Business, Management & Marketing Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards Cleveland State University has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#1 Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Development Economics & International Development College Factual
#1 Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Educational, Instructional, & Curriculum Supervision College Factual
#2 Highest Paid Bachelor’s Degree Mechanical Engineering Related Technologies, Other Graduates College Factual
#3 Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Labor & Industrial Relations College Factual
#172 Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Psychology College Factual

Where Is Cleveland State University?

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Contact details for Cleveland State University are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 2121 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44115-2214
Phone: 216-687-2000
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/clevelandstateuniversity
Twitter: https://twitter.com/CLE_State

Cleveland State University Graduate Student Diversity

4,081 Graduate Students
60% Women
22% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Gender Diversity

Of the 4,081 graduate students at Cleveland State University, 40% are male and 60% are female.

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Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Cleveland State University graduate students is as follows.

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Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 102
Black or African American 544
Hispanic or Latino 166
White 2,448
International Students 566
Other Races/Ethnicities 255

Geographic Diversity

Ohio students aren't the only ones who study at Cleveland State University. At this time, 30 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 89 countries are represented at Cleveland State University. The most popular countries sending students to the school are India, Saudi Arabia, and Kuwait.

Online Learning at Cleveland State University

7,221 Took All Classes Online
14,527 Took At Least One Class Online
142.5% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 1 bachelor’s degree and 5 master’s degree programs available online at Cleveland State University. In 2019-2020, 14,527 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Cleveland State University has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 11th most popular in Ohio for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2019-2020.

Online Affordability Rankings of Cleveland State University

During the most recent year for which we have data, the full-time undergraduate tuition at Cleveland State University was $9,625 for in-state students. Out-of-state students paid $18,040. The following table shows how Cleveland State University is ranked for affordability for both in-state and out-of-state students among colleges and universities that are not mostly online.

Major Tuition for In-State Students Tuition for Out-of-State Students
Other Health Professions #4 #7
Communication & Media Studies #23 #16
Educational Assessment #24 #26
Mental & Social Health Services #31 #52
Communication & Journalism #40 #39

Online Growth Rankings of Cleveland State University

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Cleveland State University was 142.5%. This is the #228 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Cleveland State University regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Cleveland State University majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Curriculum & Instruction 67%
Education 30%
Health Professions 69%
Instructional Media Design 57%
Nursing 95%
Teacher Education Grade Specific 63%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Cleveland State University ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Cleveland State University.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Mental & Social Health Services #14
Curriculum & Instruction #19
Instructional Media Design #37
Teacher Education Grade Specific #44
Nursing #61
Health Professions #143
Education #148

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Cleveland State University Graduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Graduate Certificate Master’s Doctor’s TOTAL
Business Administration & Management 0 231 2 233
Law 0 0 97 97
Social Work 0 82 0 82
Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions 0 43 36 79
Student Counseling 0 67 0 67
Educational Administration 0 49 0 49
Accounting 0 47 0 47
Information Science 0 47 0 47
Special Education 0 45 0 45
Nursing 0 34 0 34
Computer Information Systems 0 32 0 32
Teacher Education Grade Specific 0 32 0 32
Communication Sciences 0 32 0 32
Teacher Education Subject Specific 0 30 0 30
Mechanical Engineering 0 29 0 29
Electrical Engineering 0 24 0 24
Health & Physical Education 0 24 0 24
Public Administration 0 23 0 23
Public Health 0 19 0 19
General Psychology 0 18 0 18
Community Organization & Advocacy 0 16 0 16
Chemistry 0 8 7 15
General Education 0 0 14 14
Instructional Media Design 0 14 0 14
Human Resource Management 0 13 0 13
Civil Engineering 0 13 0 13
General Engineering 0 0 12 12
Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology 12 0 0 12
Chemical Engineering 0 11 0 11
Natural Resources Conservation 0 11 0 11
Mental & Social Health Services 0 9 0 9
Music 0 9 0 9
General Biology 0 3 5 8
Legal Research 0 8 0 8
Writing Studies 0 7 0 7
History 0 7 0 7
Applied Mathematics 0 7 0 7
Curriculum & Instruction 0 6 0 6
Biomedical Engineering 0 6 0 6
Computer Engineering 0 6 0 6
Mathematics 0 6 0 6
Environmental Engineering 0 5 0 5
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 0 5 0 5
Human Services 0 5 0 5
Teaching English or French 0 4 0 4
Economics 0 4 0 4
Urban Studies 0 2 2 4
Communication & Media Studies 0 3 0 3
General English Literature 0 3 0 3
Museum Studies 0 3 0 3
Romance Languages 0 2 0 2
Other Health Professions 0 2 0 2
Philosophy 0 1 0 1
International Relations & National Security 0 1 0 1
Fine & Studio Arts 0 1 0 1
Educational Assessment 0 0 0 0
Multilingual Education 0 0 0 0
Engineering Mechanics 0 0 0 0
Industrial Engineering 0 0 0 0
Human Development & Family Studies 0 0 0 0
Physics 0 0 0 0
Sociology 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 12 1,109 175 1,296

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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