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Cleveland State University - 2016

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Admissions/Transfers

Undergraduate Admission to the College of Engineering

Students must meet the following three requirements to be admitted:

1. Cumulative high school GPA of 2.7
2. Successful completion of 13 core academic requirements:

4 years/units of English
3 years/units of Math
3 years/units of Natural Sciences
3 years/units of Social Sciences

Students graduating from an Ohio public or chartered high school in 2014 and
beyond must complete the Ohio Core Curriculum Requirements, which include:

4 years/units of English
4 years/units of Math, including Algebra II or an equivalent course
3 years/units of Science
3 years/units of Social Studies
1 year/unit of Fine Arts, to include courses taken in grades 7-12

3. Mandatory completion of the ACT or SAT with a minimum ACT Composite score of 23, or a minimum combined critical reading and math SAT of 1070, or SAT 1130 for tests taken March 2016 or later. Writing sections are not considered.

Please check with each Engineering program for specific admission requirements.

Undergraduate Admission to an Engineering Department

Admission to the Washkewicz College of Engineering. Please check with each Engineering program for specific admission requirements.

Entrance Requirements for Foreign Students

The following admission requirements apply to students who have not completed any college-level course work after completing secondary school.

Cumulative secondary school GPA equivalent to a 2.7 on the US grading scale for most programs.

Students applying to the Honors College, student athletes who must comply with NCAA eligibility requirements, and those who have attended a US high school or secondary school in another country that follows the US high school curriculum must submit ACT or SAT scores (minimum ACT Composite score of 23, or a minimum combined critical reading and math SAT of 1070, or SAT 1130 for tests taken March 2016 or later).

English Proficiency Requirements:
All international undergraduate applicants must demonstrate proof of English proficiency in one of the following ways:

- Meet minimum test score requirements:
TOEFL iBT (Internet-Based): 78 and at least 17 in each section
TOEFL PBT (Paper-Based): 550
IELTS: 6.0 and at least 5.0 in each section
PTE (Pearsons Test of English): 50
iTEP: 3.8
ACT English Score: 20
Old SAT Critical Reading Score (Before March 1, 2016): 470
New SAT Reading Test Score (After March 1, 2016): 26

- Successful completion of CSU's IELP (Intensive English Language Program) Advanced Level, with a grade of 80% or better.
- Completion of English language studies (Level 112) from any of the ELS Language Centers.
- Successful completion of 30 semester credit hours of college-level coursework from an accredited college in the United States or English speaking country with a cumulative 2.0 GPA, including the equivalent of CSU’s ENG 101 and ENG 102 with a grade of C or better. Course equivalency will be determined during the application process.

Meet financial verification requirements.

Please check with each Engineering program for specific admission requirements.

Admissions Requirements for Transfer Students

Transfer applicants must have earned a high school diploma or equivalent (such as a GED) and must have earned at least a 2.0 cumulative grade-point average (GPA) at all previous colleges and universities combined in order to be admitted to Cleveland State University as a degree-seeking student. Students transferring with fewer than 12 semester credits must meet freshman admission requirements and the transfer GPA requirement.

In addition, the following admission requirements apply:
- 2.2 GPA
- Grade of C or better in course equivalent to Cleveland State's Math 181, 182; Chemistry 261, 266; Physics 241 or 243; and English 101, 102.

Please check with each Engineering program for specific admission requirements.

Number of Transfer Students from:

A two-year community junior college where they were full-time students: 71
A four-year college or university where they were full-time students: 56