How to Apply

Complete your application online or email the following documents to admissions@clevelandstateglobal.org:

  • Completed application form
  • Undergrate:
    • Secondary school transcript, as well as a certified English translation
    • Secondary diploma/certificate of graduation, as well as a certified English translation
  • Graduate:
    • Post-secondary school transcript, as well as a certified English translation
    • Post-secondary diploma/certificate of graduation, as well as a certified English translation

Qualified students will receive a conditional offer of admission. The offer letter will outline conditions that must be fulfilled before receiving a formal offer of admission.

Conditions of admission include, but are not limited to:

  • A copy of your passport
  • Proof of English-language ability or completion of the university’s Academic English program
  • I-20 request form
  • Certificate of Finance form
  • Financial documentation covering the full amount listed on the Certificate of Finance
  • Deposit ($ amount listed on your conditional offer)

It’s time to celebrate! Once accepted, you will receive information on the required documents to apply for your visa.

If you are a sponsored student, please share your offer of admission with your sponsorship entity to obtain your full financial guarantee. Once you submit the financial guarantee, you will receive your I-20.

Visit usembassy.gov to learn more about applying for your visa and scheduling your visa interview.

Follow the steps on our Before You Arrive page to make sure that you have everything in place before you arrive on campus:

  • Submit your arrival details
  • Pay your tuition and fees
  • Complete our other required forms

Filling Out the Application

  1. Begin your application by clicking the button below. If needed, you can save your progress and resume at a later time.
  2. Once you submit your application, you will receive a confirmation email. A representative from CSU will contact you about next steps.
  3. If you have questions about the application process, please contact us.

*Students must have all required documents by the below deadlines, for academic acceptance and I-20 issuance.

Note: If you are working with an agent or educational counselor, please submit your application through them.

Application Deadlines

For all application and payment deadlines as well as move-in and program start dates, please visit the Important Dates page.

Once you submit your application, a representative from Cleveland State University will be in touch to advise you on the next steps.

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