Chicago State University

Chicago, Illinois
4-year Public university

Overview

Chicago State University is a public institution established in 1867 with urban setting located at Chicago.Its in-state tuition and fees are $12,177; out-of-state tuition and fees are $20,877. It practices semester-based academic calendar.

#Regional Universities Midwest , Tier 2
Setting
Urban
Location Chicago, Illinois
Type 4-year Public
Year Founded 1867
Selectivity Low
Size Small
2,029 Undergraduates

Learning

10:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Liberal Arts
Most Popular Major

Majors Available

  • Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • History
  • Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts

Cost

$35,301
Cost of Attendance
For out-of-state students
$11,689
Average Student Contribution
Instate Tution Fee $12,177
Outstate Tuition Fee $20,877
Room and Board Fees $8,724
$34,300 Median Salary After 2 years of Graduation

Applying

58% (Low Selectivity) Acceptance Rate
Admission Difficulty: Difficult
$25 Application Fee
Application Fee Waiver Available
3.03 Average High School GPA

Application Requirements

SAT/ACT Required
SAT/ACT Writing (essay) Not Required
SAT Subject Test Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement Required
SAT Score Range
Middle 50% (25% - 75%) scores range
ACT Score Range
Middle 50% (25% - 75%) scores range

How to Apply?

Accepts CommonApp
Apply College's Own Application Portal

For International Students

70 Minimum TOEFL Score
TOEFL Requirement: Required
IELTS Other English Language Tests Accepted
(in lieu of TOEFL)
TOEFL Waived if

English is the applicant’s country first language

Deadlines for Fall Intake Applications
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Regular Decision Deadline
Rolling Admission
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Priority Application Deadline
Transfer Applications
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Transfer Applications Deadline
For Financial Aid
Mar
01
Financial Aid Priority Application Deadline
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Financial Aid Application Deadline

Scholarships and Financial Aid

$11,606 Average Financial Aid

Need-based Aid

$5,931 Average Need-based Aid
Cost of Attendance for out-of-state students: $35,301
100% Students with need received Financial Aid
40% Students had their need fully met
Deadline for need-based financial application Priority Deadline March 1
Forms to be submitted FAFSA, Institution's own financial aid form

Merit Scholarships

Available
Foundation Scholarships
Total Worth --
Eligibility All incoming freshmen
Minimum Criteria --
Requirement for maintenance --
Separate application needed --
Application deadline N/A
Presidential Scholars Program
Total Worth --
Eligibility All incoming freshmen
Minimum Criteria GPA 3.35, ACT 20
Requirement for maintenance --
Separate application needed Yes
Application deadline N/A

Other Scholarships

Illinois Retired Teachers Association Foundation Scholarships
Total Worth --
Details The Illinois Retired Teachers Association is a not-for-profit, non-partisan organization of retired educators. The Association serves the needs and interests of its members through advocacy, education, cooperation and socialization in a flexible organizational structure.
U.S. Bank Internet Scholarship Program
Total Worth --
Details An internet based program awarding scholarships to high school seniors and college undergraduates.

Students

2,029 Total Undergraduate Enrollment
School Size: Small
79% Freshmen return to Sophomore Year
16% Students graduate within 6 years