Cleveland State University Graduate Schools

Cleveland State University (referred to as Cleveland State) is a Public, 4 years school located in Cleveland, OH. It is classified as a Research University (high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at Cleveland State University is $10,625 for Ohio residents and $18,051 for out-of-state students. The school has 4,070 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 16,069 including undergraduate students.

Cleveland State University Graduate School Overview

Cleveland State University (referred to as Cleveland State) is a Public, 4 years school located in Cleveland, OH. It is classified as a Research University (high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice.
The school is accredited by Higher Learning Commission (1/1/1940 - Current).
Cleveland State Directory Information
School NameCleveland State University (Cleveland State)
Address2121 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44115-2214
Phone216-687-2000
Webhttps://www.csuohio.edu
Online Applicationhttps://www.csuohio.edu/engagecsu
Financial Infohttps://www.csuohio.edu/financial-aid/financial-aid
The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at Cleveland State University is $10,625 for Ohio residents and $18,051 for out-of-state students. The school has 4,070 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 16,069 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 110 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice). Among them, 7 programs are available online classes.
Cleveland State Graduate School 2022 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$18,051
$10,625 for Ohio Residents
Student Population4,070
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs110 graduate programs
(7 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio16 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at Cleveland State University is $10,625 for Ohio residents and $18,051 for out-of-state students for academic year 2021-2022. The tuition per credit hour is $579 for Ohio residents and $991 for out-of-state students. Cleveland State University offers the alternative tuition planstuition guarantee, including tuition guarantee.
Cleveland State 2022 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees
Tuition & Fees
Ohio Residents$10,625
Out-of-State$18,051
Tuition per Credit Hour
Ohio Residents$579
Out-of-State$991
Cleveland State University offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On its campus, remedial services, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services at Cleveland State
Distance Learning (Online Classes)7 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army, Air Force)
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening college
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Remedial services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers

2022 Tuition, Fees, Other College Costs

For academic year 2021-2022, the graduate school tuition & fees of Cleveland State University is $10,625 for Ohio residents and $18,051 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 2.43% compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: March 16, 2022)
2021-2022 Graduate Tuition & fees
Ohio ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2017-2018$9,565$124$16,297$124
2018-2019$9,818$124$16,781$124
2019-2020$10,014$134$17,134$134
2020-2021$10,215$126$17,496$126
2021-2022$10,419$206$17,845$206
The graduate school tuition & fees of Cleveland State is average compared to public graduate schools in Ohio. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,187 and the Ohio graduate tuition is $21,499 (public) / $17,322 (private).
The next table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
Cleveland State University$10,625$18,051
All Graduate Schools$11,040$19,187
Public$11,040$20,146
Private$19,294
Ohio Graduate Schools$11,552$18,395
Public$11,552$21,499
Private$17,322
For academic year 2021-2022, the living costs are $17,689 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at Cleveland State University. On-campus living costs are increased by 7.47% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $16,140. Off-campus living costs are decreased by -1.94% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Living Costs
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2017-2018$12,500$3,696$12,500$3,696
2018-2019$14,348$3,440$14,348$3,440
2019-2020$12,882$3,470$12,882$3,470
2020-2021$12,990$3,470$12,990$3,470
2021-2022$14,219$3,470$12,670$3,470
For academic year 2021-2022, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $579 for Ohio residents and $991 for other students at Cleveland State University. The graduate tuition per credit hour are increased by 1.95% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Ohio ResidentsOut-of-State
2017-2018$531$905
2018-2019$545$932
2019-2020$556$952
2020-2021$568$972
2021-2022$579$991

Graduate Programs at Cleveland State

Cleveland State University offers 90 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 1,452 students have completed their study at Cleveland State University.
Offered Degrees at Cleveland State University
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree7581,270
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship7046
Doctor's degree - other20122
Post Master's Degree6014
Total9081,452
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at Cleveland State University by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Clinical Psychology program with 11 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Business Administration and Management program with 225 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Law program with 88 completers.
Cleveland State University offers 90 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 1,452 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 1,270 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 122 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 14 students have earned/completed Post-Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Natural Resources And Conservation [+] 5 completers-
Environmental Studies5-
Environmental Science0-
Communication and Journalism [+] 7 completers-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric7-
Computer And Information Sciences [+] 65 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences20-
Information Science/Studies45-
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance0-
Education [+] (10 completers) 236 completers-
Education0-
Bilingual and Multilingual Education1-
Curriculum and Instruction2-
Educational Leadership and Administration37-
Educational/Instructional Technology9-
Educational Evaluation and Research1-
Special Education and Teaching22-
Education/Teaching of the Gifted and Talented10-
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs4-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services50$39,300
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching32$34,300
Elementary Education and Teaching0-
Early Childhood Education and Teaching14-
English/Language Arts Teacher Education5-
Foreign Language Teacher Education4-
Health Teacher Education1-
Mathematics Teacher Education1-
Reading Teacher Education18-
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education4-
Social Studies Teacher Education2-
Health Occupations Teacher Education7-
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor12-
Education (other)0$42,400
Engineering [+] 225 completers-
Engineering0-
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering18-
Chemical Engineering19-
Civil Engineering29-
Computer Software Engineering8-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering92-
Engineering Mechanics0-
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering13-
Mechanical Engineering46-
Industrial Engineering0-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics [+] 5 completers-
Foreign Languages and Literatures0-
Spanish Language and Literature5-
Legal Studies [+] 11 completers-
Law0-
Advanced Legal Research/Studies11-
English Language And Literature [+] 17 completers-
English Language and Literature10-
Creative Writing7-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 10 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences10-
Mathematics And Statistics [+] 23 completers-
Mathematics13-
Applied Mathematics10-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 3 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences0-
Historic Preservation and Conservation0-
Museology/Museum Studies3-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies [+] 19 completers-
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies0-
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management2-
Kinesiology and Exercise Science17-
Philosophy And Religious Studies [+] 4 completers-
Philosophy4-
Physical Sciences [+] 8 completers-
Physical Sciences0-
Chemistry3-
Physics0-
Optics/Optical Sciences5-
Psychology [+] 37 completers$43,000
Psychology37$43,000
Human Services [+] 97 completers-
0-
Community Organization and Advocacy7-
Public Administration26$42,900
Social Work64$41,900
Social Sciences [+] 27 completers-
Social Sciences0-
Economics8-
International Relations and Affairs12-
Sociology0-
Urban Studies/Affairs7-
Visual And Performing Arts [+] 16 completers-
Visual and Performing Arts0-
Art History, Criticism and Conservation1-
Music15-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (4 completers) 153 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Audiology/Audiologist31-
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science and Allied Professions (other)40-
Community Health Services/Liaison/Counseling11-
Public Health5-
Health/Medical Physics4-
Occupational Therapy/Therapist47-
Nursing Administration15-
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences (other)0$84,600
Business [+] (2 completers) 291 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Business Administration and Management225$62,900
Accounting51$59,500
Labor and Industrial Relations15-
History [+] 3 completers-
History3-
Total1,270
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Work and Family Studies [+] 2 completers-
Adult Development and Aging2-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 3 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences3-
Physical Sciences [+] 15 completers-
Physical Sciences0-
Chemistry15-
Social Sciences [+] 3 completers-
Social Sciences0-
Urban Studies/Affairs3-
Business [+] 2 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Business Administration and Management2-
Total46
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 34 completers-
Physical Therapy/Therapist34-
Total122
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 1 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration1-
Educational Administration and Supervision (other)0-
Education (other)0$62,200
Legal Studies [+] 2 completers-
Law0-
Advanced Legal Research/Studies2-
Psychology [+] 11 completers-
Psychology0-
Clinical Psychology11-
Social Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Social Sciences0-
International Relations and Affairs0-
Total14

Graduate Student Population at Cleveland State

For academic year 2021-2022, total 4,081 students enrolled into Cleveland State University graduate schools where it has total 16,069 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 2,012 full-time and 2,069 part-time graduate students. By gender, 1,631 male and 2,450 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total4,0811,6312,450
Full-time2,0128621,150
Part-tme2,0697691,300
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 2,448 White (59.99%), 544 Black/African American (13.33%), 166 Hispanic (4.07%), 102 Asian (2.50%), and 821 students with other races. 566 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total4,0811,6312,450
American Indian/Native American413
Asian1024458
Black/African American544156388
Hispanic16651115
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander312
White2,4489261,522
Two More792950
Un-Known1697594
Non-resident Alien566348218
Cleveland State University offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 2,495 graduate students (61.14% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 1,101 graduate students (26.98% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total4,081
Enrolled Online Exclusively2,495
Enrolled Some Online Courses1,101
Not in Online Courses485

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