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.
|Year of Establishment||1867|
|Type of University||Public|
|Total Student Enrollment (Fall 2018)||2,964|
|Average Acceptance Rate||78%|
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.
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.
Application: For admissions to the Chicago State University, applicants can complete their applications online at the university website.
Application Fee: 100 USD
|Exam||Minimum Required Scores|
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.
|Program||Total tuition fee (in USD)||Total tuition and fees (in USD)|
|UG (12-15+ credits)||9,661||11,518|
|Graduate (1-11 credits)||7,517||8,777|
|Doctoral (12-15+ credits)||10,153||12,133|
|Pharmacy (12+ credits)||17,964||19,935|
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:
Students can also look for various private education loan options available that can help to finance their studies at Chicago State University.
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:
|Average Cost of Attendance||$35,040 / Year|
|Student : Faculty Ratio||2 : 1|
|Chicago State University Enrollment||4210|
|Average Graduation Rate||17.5%|
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
|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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|Program Wise Accreditations|
|Music Programs||National Association of Schools of Music|
|Nursing Programs||Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing|
|Pharmacy Programs||Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education|
|Programs||American Occupational Therapy Association|
|Total Faculty||Full Time||Part time||Graduate Assistants|
*All distance are measured radially. Actual distance may vary