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CHICAGO STATE UNIVERSITY - [CSU], CHICAGO, ILLINOIS

Chicago, IllinoisLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1867Established Year
  3101Enrollment

Chicago State University: Rankings, Courses, Admissions, Tuition Fee, Cost of Attendance & Scholarships

Sonal Vaid Sonal Vaid
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With a long-standing history of around 150 years, Chicago State University (CSU) is a public university located in Chicago, Illinois established in 1867. The university is home to over 2,964 students (2018) from 38 states and 12 countries around the globe.

CSU offers admissions to students in over 56 programs in fields of Pharmacy, Business, Education, Health Sciences, Arts, Science, etc. at the undergraduate and graduate levels who want to study in the USA. The university boasts about an average salary of 44,000 USD for its graduates upon graduation. Companies such as Walgreens, AT&T, Chicago Public Schools, Advocate Health Care, etc. hire students from CSU.

Rankings

  • According to US News and World Reports 2020, CSU ranks
    • #117-#153 in Regional Universities Midwest
    • #129 on Top Performers on Social Mobility
  • According to Niche.com, CSU ranks

Highlights

Year of Establishment1867
LocationChicago, Illinois
Type of UniversityPublic
Campus SettingUrban
Total Student Enrollment (Fall 2018)2,964
Student-faculty Ratio12:1
Average Acceptance Rate78%
Campus HousingAvailable
Financial AidAvailable
Official websitecsu.edu

CSU Programs

Chicago State University (CSU) offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to students. The undergraduate programs are offered through the Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business, Education and Health Sciences. Graduate programs are offered in the Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Health Sciences, Pharmacy and Education

A few of the popular programs offered at the university are business, education, health science, engineering, pharmacy, arts, sciences, design, computer science, mathematics, psychology, social work, languages, communication, philosophy, etc.

CSU Campus and Student Residence

Set in the urban setting of Chicago, Illinois, the CSU campus is set on a 161 acres wooded campus including 13 buildings. These include a state of the art library and a 7,000 seat convocation center, serving the University’s academic and cultural needs.

CSU offers on-campus housing and residential programs. The Chicago State University Residence Hall offers an enriched living and learning environment that supports students’ academic, social, cultural and personal development.

The CSU has a suite style co-ed building with a modern, spacious atmosphere. Each room is equipped with desks, dressers, beds, and other amenities. There are no kitchen facilities available and therefore each student is required to have a meal plan.

Admission Process

Application: For admissions to the Chicago State University, applicants can complete their applications online at the university website.

Application Fee: 100 USD

Admission Requirements:

  • Completed application form
  • Academic transcripts from all educational institutions attended in English and evaluated by a credential evaluation agency
  • Standardized exams to study in the USA
  • Proof of English language proficiency-
ExamMinimum Required Scores
TOEFL (iBT)69
IELTS7
  • A personal essay, detailing future prospects and aspirations.
  • Letter of Recommendation
  • Certification of financial support form
  • Copy of passport

Cost of Attendance

The annual tuition and fees at Chicago State University are subject to change. Students are advised to contact the university regarding the total charges.

The table below shows the estimated tuition and fees that are to be paid by a student at the university.

ProgramTotal tuition fee (in USD)Total tuition and fees (in USD)
UG (12-15+ credits)9,66111,518
Graduate (1-11 credits)7,5178,777
Doctoral (12-15+ credits)10,15312,133
Pharmacy (12+ credits)17,96419,935

Scholarship and Financial Aid

Chicago State University offers scholarships, gift aid, waivers and programs to students on the basis of merit and position. International students can apply for various external international scholarships to study in the USA. These are usually awarded by various private agencies and organizations or even the respective home country governments, etc.

Here are some of the scholarships available to the public:

  • Illinois Retired Teachers Association Foundation Scholarships – Not-for-profit, Non-partisan organization to guide freshers.
  • Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship Program – For students interested in entering the United States Department of State Foreign Service.
  • Gateways to Opportunity Scholarship Program – Individual-based scholarship opportunity for students excelling in Early Care and Education (ECE).
  • The Gates Millennium Scholars Program – GMS promotes academic excellence and provides an opportunity for outstanding minority students. 1,000 talented students are selected each year. A good-through-graduation scholarship will be awarded to be used at any college or university of their choice.

Students can also look for various private education loan options available that can help to finance their studies at Chicago State University.

Alumni Network

Chicago State University manages the alumni through newsletters and yearly meetups. The college observes Black History Month and honors its African American Communities. Some of the notable alumni of the college are:

  • Kanye West – Singer
  • Dennis DeYoung – Singer
  • Karen Yarbrough – Democratic County Clerk
  • Willye White – American Olympic athlete
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Chicago State University Overview

Institution TypePublic
Student Population4210
FAFSA Code001694
Application Cost$25
Accreditation NCA
Average Cost of Attendance$35,040 / Year
Student : Faculty Ratio2 : 1

Admission & Dates

Early action Deadlines

November 01

Application Deadline

April 01

Application Results

Regular decision Deadlines

January 15

Application Deadline

April 01

Application Results

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Test Scores for International Applicants

ExamsAvg. ScoreMin. ScoreMax. Score% Submitted
Language Proficiency
TOEFL-69- -
IELTS-6- -
Undergraduate
SATCheck Detailed Score9598401078 20%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing469400538-
Mathematics490440540-
ACTCheck Detailed Score181620 91%
English181520-
Mathematics171518-

Chicago State University Acceptance Rate

77.9%

Acceptance Rate

1396

Total Applicants

4210

Total Enrolled

Male
Female

33.8%

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66.2%

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Undergraduate
Undergraduate Program77.8%
Total Applicants3516
Total Enrolled2737
Graduate
Graduate Programs77.9%
Total Applicants1892
Total Enrolled1473

Chicago State University Enrollment

Enrollment
Chicago State University Enrollment4210
Undergraduate Enrollment2737
Graduate Enrollment1473
Graduation Rate
Average Graduation Rate17.5%

Attendance Cost

$35,040

Attendance Cost

The table shows average yearly cost of attendance for international students. Amount may vary with the course opted, nature of accommodation, and personal spending habits of a candidate. Check Program wise Fees

Tuition Fees
Undergraduate Programs$35,040 / Year
Post Graduate Program$37,800 / Year
On Campus Accomodation
Books & Supplies$1,800 / Year
On campus, Room & Board$8,724 / Year
On Campus, Other Expenses$3,900 / Year
Off Campus Accomodation
Off campus (not with family), Room & Board$8,724 / Year
Off campus (not with family), Other Expenses$3,900 / Year
Off campus (with family), Room & Board$4,115 / Year
Off campus (with family), Other Expenses$3,900 / Year
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Top Accreditations [Institutional & Program Wise]

Institutional Accreditations
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools
Program Wise Accreditations
Music ProgramsNational Association of Schools of Music
Nursing ProgramsAccreditation Commission for Education in Nursing
Pharmacy ProgramsAccreditation Council for Pharmacy Education
ProgramsAmerican Occupational Therapy Association
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Faculty

Total FacultyFull TimePart timeGraduate Assistants
2744268262-
773-995-2000
TELEPHONE
9501 South King Drive, Cook Administration Building, Room 126, Chicago, IL 60628
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Book Store

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Akiba Book Store1.95 Km
Carson Collectibles and MegaStore3.1 Km
Third World Press Foundation3.94 Km
Respect For Life4.45 Km
Bookish Beverly4.63 Km
Dahlia Griffiths Goodison Book Store5.2 Km
Hamilton Educational Consultants5.22 Km
Bookie's - New and Used Books5.99 Km
Christ Universal Book Store6.1 Km
Harvest Christian Bookstore6.12 Km
SUNSHINE STAR6.85 Km
Road To Consciousness6.95 Km
Letters To God7.05 Km
Escapades Magazines and Publications7.25 Km
Build Coffee7.56 Km
Alternate Reality, Inc7.94 Km
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103rd St./Rosemoor1.27 Km
91st Street1.53 Km
107th St.2.03 Km
87th St./Woodruff2.34 Km
111th St./Pullman2.8 Km
83rd Street/Avalon Park3.12 Km
95th St - Longwood Manor3.23 Km
Gresham3.46 Km
Kensington / 115th Street.3.59 Km
79th Street / Chatham3.85 Km
103rd Street3.93 Km
Brainerd4.24 Km
95th Street Station4.64 Km
99th Street4.66 Km
75th St. (Grand Crossing)4.74 Km
91st Street - Beverly Hills4.76 Km
State Street4.9 Km
103rd Street - Beverly Hills4.95 Km
111th Street - Morgan Park5.66 Km
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87th Street Center2.19 Km
GREENWOOD PLACE2.37 Km
Stoney Island Plaza2.4 Km
Chatham Market3.08 Km
West Chatham Plaza3.99 Km
The Shops at 99th and Wood - Beverly4.63 Km
Chicago Fashion Island5.05 Km
Pennies In The Marshfield Mall5.62 Km
Conference5.67 Km
1641 W. 79th St.5.74 Km
Horizon Plaza5.77 Km
Evergreen Plaza Shopping Center5.96 Km
Marshfield Plaza6.07 Km
The Evergreen Marketplace6.11 Km
Jeffery Plaza6.12 Km
Harold Washington6.44 Km
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Walmart Supercenter3.05 Km
ALDI4.32 Km

Airport

Pielet-Calumet Heliport6.84 Km
Kedzi NDB MX 2486.99 Km
Chicago Fire Dept Air Sea Rescue Heliport7.11 Km
Helicopter Landing Pad7.11 Km

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