Shorelight helps international students attend top universities in the U.S.
Shorelight helps international students attend top universities in the U.S.

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Cleveland State University

Cleveland State University partners with world-class hospitals, Fortune 500 companies, government research centers, and cultural institutions to give its students academic, research, and job opportunities.

  • A Top 100 UniversityUSA Today, 2018
  • Tier 1 Best Undergraduate Engineering ProgramsU.S. News & World Report, 2020


Undergraduate Degrees

With more than 175+ undergraduate degrees to choose from, Cleveland State Global students are prepared to succeed in the global workforce.

  • Washkewicz College of Engineering
  • Monte Ahuja College of Business
  • College of Education and Human Services
  • College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences
  • College of Sciences and Health Professions
  • Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs
  • School of Nursing

Life in Cleveland, Ohio

Set on beautiful Lake Erie, Cleveland is home to world-class hospitals, the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, and the Gordon Square Arts District.



Important Dates

Fall 2020

Application Deadline

July 21, 2020

Payment Deadline

August 4, 2020

Move-in Date

August 17, 2020

Program Start Date

August 18, 2020

Tuition & Cost

Tuition, housing, dining, and other fees vary by degree program, housing location, and preferences. Shorelight Signature Student Experience services — including visa help and career services — are included with tuition.


Typical cost for two semesters











Typical housing fees for one academic year. See all housing options below.

Housing prices vary based on room choice, amenities, and program track. Your preference is taken into account, but preferred pick is not guaranteed.

How To Apply

We offer a streamlined application process for international students.

  1. Complete your application

    Our advisors walk you through everything you need – transcripts, English scores, passport & more.

  2. Submit additional documentation

    Once you receive a final admission letter, you will need to submit your I-20 request form, certification of finances, and other paperwork.

  3. Apply for your F-1 student visa

    Our staff guides you through the visa application process and helps you prepare for your visa interview, too.

Cleveland State University


  • A Top 100 University
  • 16,327 total enrollment
  • 6.2% international students
  • Large, midwestern city

Cleveland State Global

There is a month left to apply.

Deadline July 21, 2020

Cleveland State University

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