Cleveland State University Graduate Program Reviews

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(3.94 out of 5.0)
School rating based on 80 respondents

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School Information

  • Website: Visit College Website
  • School Accreditation: HLC and NASM
  • Programmatic Accreditation: AACSB
  • Campus Setting: City: Large
  • Student Population: 16,864 (12,352 undergrad)
  • Student to Faculty Ratio: 17 to 1
  • Graduate Attendance Status: 53% part-time, 47% full-time
  • Annual Tuition: $9,689 in-state; $16,421 out-of-state
Source: NCES

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3.5 out of 5.0
Degree: Business
Graduation Year: 2015

The pros are the convenience to choose which MBA program fits your lifestyle. I love how they make the MBA programs all inclusive with regards to books, parking, health insurance. The professors seem to have educational backgrounds that supports their teaching ability, and the program directors seems to want to assist you and make themselves available at all times. The cons would be the online programs tuition had hidden fees that I was unaware of until my entrance and workload for the summer seems extraneous considering MBA's usually have a full time job and family.
3.17 out of 5.0
Degree: Counseling
Graduation Year: 2017

The faculty members in my program are excellent, as is the education. The main downside is that downtown Cleveland is not always safe.
4.17 out of 5.0
Degree: Public Health
Graduation Year: 2015

Like as other programs this my graduate program has some strengths and weakness. Some of the strengths of my program are its flexibility for taking classes, we are offered, in class, on campus and saved lecture which we can view anytime we want. The instructions regarding the assignments and capstone are very clear and thorough. The academic advisers are very supportive and helpful. Some cons for the program are distant learning facility sometimes quality does interrupt the class and you cannot get your questions answered quickly.
2.83 out of 5.0
Degree: Counseling Psychology
Graduation Year: 2016

It's a good program and school, but the surrounding area is quite dangerous. There's also very little financial aid available.
3.33 out of 5.0
Degree: Non-Profit Management
Graduation Year: 2016

Pro's of my graduate program are that it successfully prepared me for a career in nonprofit. Cons were the cost and navigating the financial aid system.
3.42 out of 5.0
Degree: Accounting
Graduation Year: 2015

My program has many professors that do a good job teaching and are there when you need any help. I feel we are asked to take an abundance of classes that are not needed...meaning more money out of my pockets and more to the University
3.92 out of 5.0
Degree: Sociology
Graduation Year: 2009

I feel that I received an excellent education at CSU. I would have liked to use a data analysis package more intimately, as I did so in my undergrad. I think that would have created a more well-rounded understanding of quantitative social research. But other than that, CSU was a great experience and I have found my MA to be one of my greatest accomplishments thus far. The instructors really cared about the students and that material was definitely stimulating. I am very much grateful for the growth I achieved there.
4.83 out of 5.0
Degree: Law
Graduation Year: 2015

The pros of this law school is that the Cleveland community is strongly based of Cleveland Marshall Alumni and it is easy to connect with everyone.
2.42 out of 5.0
Degree: MBA
Graduation Year: 2015

Huge campus makeover in progress--unfortunately it did NOT begin with classrooms; outdated, old technology, some classroom technology doesn't even work.
4.33 out of 5.0
Degree: Physical Therapy
Graduation Year: 2015

The curriculum is tough but exciting! You have to work for your degree and take the program seriously. Some aspects seem trivial but it will translate into a well rounded physical therapist.
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