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Cleveland State University             

Cleveland State is an Ohio public research university founded in 1964.  It's urban residential campus is located on the east side of downtown Cleveland (about 2.5 hours northeast of Columbus).  Cleveland State has over 17,000 students in 176 plus degree programs across 10 colleges including engineering, health sciences, nursing, and the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law.  Degree programs can be completed primarily on campus, but some are available online.  Students are considered transfer students if they have completed any college level credit after graduation from high school.  They have open enrollment to the university for students with cumulative college GPAs of 2.0 or higher.  

Information on transfer admission to Cleveland State 

Information on transferring credit to Cleveland State

Information on financial aid at Cleveland State

Information about online programs at Cleveland State

Virtual Visit and Contact Information

For more information about Cleveland State, please contact:

Amanda Zacur
Senior Admissions Counselor- Transfer

To make a virtual appointment with Amanda, please use this link:



Ohio Guaranteed Transfer PathwaysA student who completes the associated AA or AS Bachelor's Degree Transfer major at Columbus State can follow the OGTP for the same major at Cleveland State.  Cleveland State offers the following OGTPs for these Columbus State majors:

Anthropology, Art History, Biology, Business, Chemistry, Economics (AS), English, History, Mathematics (BA & BS), Philosophy, Physics, Political Science, Psychology (AA), Social Work, Sociology