If you want to apply to Cleveland State University, the regular decision application deadline is August 15 and the fee for the application costs $40. Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students who are struggling to afford application fees may qualify for for an application fee waiver.
Cleveland State University does not offer early decision or early action..
Mark your calendar! The Early Action deadline is May 1, which is coming up fast!
Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.
Getting into Cleveland State University is moderately difficult. Cleveland State University evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.
In 2021, Cleveland State University accepted 100% of all applicants., around 7,815 of the 7,831 students who applied.
Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Cleveland State University, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT.
Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are are most important when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengthsand any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that put the most emphasis the areas where you're strong.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Alumni/ae Relations||Not Considered|
|Character/Personal Qualities||Not Considered|
|Geographical Residence||Not Considered|
|Work Experience||Not Considered|
|Extracurricular Activities||Not Considered|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Not Considered|
|Application Essay||Not Considered|
|First Generation||Not Considered|
|Racial/Ethnic Status||Not Considered|
|Religious Affiliation/Commitment||Not Considered|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Very Important|
|State Residency||Not Considered|
|Standardized Test Scores||Very Important|
|Volunteer Work||Not Considered|
To apply, all applicants to Cleveland State University must submit the following items. Double check with Cleveland State University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for some||Details (if any)|
|Minimum High School Gpa (On 4.0 Scale)||2.3|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to Cleveland State University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.4.
Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.
|At Cleveland State University, students GPAs fall in the following ranges|
|3.75 and 3.99||13%|
|3.50 and 3.74||16%|
|3.25 and 3.49||16%|
|3.00 and 3.24||13%|
|2.50 and 2.9||18%|
|2.00 and 2.49||7%|
|Cleveland State University does look at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.|
Cleveland State University does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2021, 0% of Cleveland State University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 0% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Cleveland State University students scored 0 or higher and 75% of students scored 0 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Cleveland State University students scored 0 or higher, and 75% scored a 0 or higher.
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To be most competitive at Cleveland State University, you should strive to earn between 0 and 0 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 0 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Cleveland State University's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 0, and three out of four students scored lower than 0 on the ACT.
A 0 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Cleveland State University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 0.
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For transfer students wishing to start in the Fall, the deadline to apply is August 15.
Transfer students can enroll in Cleveland State University during the following terms: Fall Term Spring Term Summer Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Cleveland State University?
Students who are admitted to Cleveland State University must attend in the term they start. Deferring admissions is not encouraged. If you have a unusual circumstance, contact the admissions department..
Does Cleveland State University accept transfer credits?
Cleveland State University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Cleveland State University accepts:
CLEP subject tests DSST/DANTES ACE recommendations for credit
Does Cleveland State University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
Cleveland State University does not accept International Baccalaureate credits but does accept Advanced Placement (AP) credits
Do I have to submit test scores to Cleveland State University?
Cleveland State University. is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.
How hard is it to get into Cleveland State University? Cleveland State University is a somewhat selective institution. The Cleveland State University acceptance rate is 100%. This means that the institution accepts 99 out of every 100 applicants.
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First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Cleveland State University is Aug 15.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Cleveland State University is Aug 15.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
Composite SAT Range
Math SAT Range
Reading SAT Range
Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Cleveland State University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.38. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.
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