Cleveland State University: Admission & Tests

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Here is a quick overview of Cleveland State University general admissions procedures, application policies and fees, as well as desirable SAT and ACT college test scores that you might need to have in order to enroll at this school.

Admission Information

Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
Cleveland State University admission requirements are somewhat competitive - in 2015-16 this college accepted 64% of the applicants.

The college does not require you to submit reference letters with your application and does not require admission test scores.

Cleveland State University as a rule will accept your:
  • dual credits
    (from the courses giving both high school and college credits)
  • credits for life experience
    (for example, learned through independent study, non-credit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities)
  • advanced placement credits
    (from the college-level courses taught in high school)

Application Fee

Application
Fee
$30
Cleveland State University requires a fee paid when you submit an application for admission.

The undergraduate application fee at Cleveland State University is $30.00. The graduate application fee is $30.00. The first-professional application fee is $40.00.

SAT Test Scores

Scholastic Ability Test is not an important part of the application process. Only 17 percent of applicants at Cleveland State University submitted results of their SAT test.

Most applicants who took SAT scored from 420 to 590 on Critical Reading, from 430 to 600 on Math, and from 410 to 560 on Writing. Hence if you got above 550 in SAT Critical Reading, 560 in SAT Math, and 520 in SAT Writing, that should get you admitted at this college.

Test Section
Minimum Score
Desired Score
Safe Score

SAT Critical Reading
390
510
550

SAT Math
400
520
560

SAT Writing
380
490
520

ACT Test Scores

Submitting the results of American College Test is a necessary element of the application process at Cleveland State University. 91% of applicants submitted results of their ACT test.

Most applicants who took ACT scored from 18 to 26 on Composite, from 17 to 26 on English, from 17 to 26 on Math, and from 5 to 9 on Writing. Therefore, if you got a score above 24 in ACT Composite, 24 in ACT English, 24 in ACT Math, and 8 in ACT Writing, that good enough to get admitted at this college.

Test Section
Minimum Score
Desired Score
Safe Score

ACT Composite
17
22
24

ACT English
16
22
24

ACT Math
16
22
24

ACT Writing
5
7
8

Contact Admissions

Phone
(216)
687-2000
To receive the most accurate and up-to-date information about admission at Cleveland State University, please contact the college directly.

You can call the school's general information office at (216) 687-2000 or check Cleveland State University Website

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