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Tuition for online programs and courses follow the same fee structure as traditional, on-campus programs and courses, with the exception of the RN to BSN and the Mobile Accelerated MBA program. These programs have special fee structures. An eLearning fee of $25 per credit hour is applied to all online and blended courses.

Financial Aid

Approximately 70 percent of CSU's students receive some form of financial assistance. The University participates in or administers all of the major federal and state grant and loan programs. In addition, CSU provides University grants and scholarships.

To begin the financial aid process, you will need to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). You must file a FAFSA every year after January 1st in order to receive your financial aid. Cleveland State University's financial aid school code is 003032.

If you have any questions, visit the Financial Aid section of CSU's website or contact the Financial Aid office.

Cleveland State University
Financial Aid
2121 Euclid Avenue, BH 114
Cleveland, OH 44115-2214
216-687-3764 | 888-CSU-OHIO

Image of Magnus, Cleveland State's mascot. He is a Viking wearing a helmet.


Magnus was introduced in 2007. Don’t be intimidated by his fierce reputation. If you see Magnus walking around campus on Magnus Mondays or at an athletic event, be sure to take a picture and give him a high-five!

Students in graduation caps and gowns sitting in front of a fountain.

Student Success

At Cleveland State University, student success is our top priority. We’re dedicated to helping students excel in their studies, graduate on time and move on to fulfilling careers.

Green Turns Golds 50th Anniversary.

Green Turns Gold

On December 17, 1964, the Ohio General Assembly approved Amended House Bill No.2, creating Cleveland State University. We started from a great college - Fenn College - and made it greater.