Great! You're ready to apply. Admissions accepts and processes applications beginning approximately one year prior to each fall term. The earlier you apply and accept your offer of admission, the more options you will have for financial aid, scholarships, course selection, and housing. Your early acceptance will also give you plenty of time to register for an Orientation program.
You are a new freshman if you have not enrolled in college coursework after graduating from high school or earning a GED.
You are a transfer student if you have taken any college coursework since graduating from high school, regardless of whether or not you earned any credit.
You are an international student if you do not have citizenship in the United States and require a Visa to enter and study in the United States.
If you already hold a bachelor’s degree (or higher) but plan to take undergraduate coursework at Cleveland State University, you should apply as a post-baccalaureate student.
You are a graduate student if you have successfully completed a bachelor's degree.