Welcome to Cleveland State Global

Cleveland State Global, a joint collaboration between Cleveland State University and Shorelight, provides international students with exclusive admissions services, academic and language support, and career growth opportunities.

A state-of-the-art campus in Cleveland, Ohio

Three campuses

Our campus offers easy access to unique opportunities found only in Cleveland: Connect with Fortune 500 companies, take part in cutting-edge research at the NASA Glenn Research Center, and more.

A state-of-the-art campus in Cleveland, Ohio


Best Undergraduate Engineering Schools
U.S. News & World Report
, 2023


A Top-100 School
USA Today, 2018


Ranked #18 in public universities for upward mobility and research impact
Brookings Institution
, 2017


Ranked #1 in the US for increases in research expenditures
National Science Foundation
, 2021

Explore degree options

Explore degree options

Choose from more than 175 undergraduate degrees and 10 graduate degrees and pursue a world-class education in an environment that equips you for success.

“As an international student, I didn’t know much about Cleveland, but once my film program started, I was surrounded by the best faculty and professionals in the field”

Mohit, India

Mohit, India

Film and Media Arts major

Cleveland State University

A Top 100 University
16,327 total enrollment
6.2% international students
Large midwestern city

In collaboration with SHORELIGHT