33%

Acceptance Rate

$12,050

Avg.Financial Aid

001694

FAFSA Code

About Chicago State University

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Public

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

2,964

Website

www.csu.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

HLC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

Located in Chicago, Illinois, Chicago State University is a public university. At Chicago State University, around 53% of the students are 25 and over. And, when it comes to gender distribution at the varsity, around 70% of the students are females and 30% are males. Finally, at CSU around 72% are Black or African American, 11% belong to an unknown race or ethnicity, and 10% belong to Hispanic ethnicity. Some of the notable alumni which the school has produced in its several years of existence are Kanye West (Film Score Composer, Fashion designer), Gerald Ford (Politician, American football player), Chuck Panozzo (Bassist, Musician), and Dennis DeYoung (Record producer, Songwriter). The school believes in the all-round growth of the students and, hence encourages students to take part in several sporting activities, conducted inside the campus. Students taking admission here will notice that the university boasts of a decent sports infrastructure. Taking into account all the undergraduate and graduate degrees, including both residential and online, CSU offers around 146 programs. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by Higher Learning Commission.

Location & Contact

Address

9501 S. King Drive

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 7739952000
Fax: 7739953820
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Rankings

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Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

None

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

33%

SAT Range

905 - 1020

ACT Range

16 - 20

Application Fee

$25

SAT/ACT

Recommended

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

Yes

The students can make the most out of the admission process as the admission at the university is easy. The varsity has 3 admission thresholds. Candidates are required to fill the form and submit a fee of $25, as part of the admission process at CSU. If the SAT score of a student lies in the range of 873-1030, it would improve her chances. The average ACT score at Chicago State University is 17. However, those getting an ACT score less than 16 might also be offered admission. As expected, the candidates can complete the process either online or by visiting the school's office at 9501 S. King Drive, Chicago, Illinois 60628-1598. To gather more information, they can call them at (773) 995-2000.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$11,099

Average Annual Cost

$7,056

Books And Supplies

$1,800

Other Fees

$3,107

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$8,724

Budget For Other Expenses

$3,900

Total One Year Cost

$24,587

Tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure are the next two things that a student should keep in mind before applying to CSU. The annual full-time cost of attendance comes out to be approximately $30,025. If it sounds unaffordable to the applicant, there are numerous financial aid options available that they can explore.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Doctor's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

7:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

60%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

38%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$1,197

Faculty Overview

48%

Male Professors

52%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Business Administration, Management...

91 Graduates

Psychology, General

88 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

47 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

25 Graduates

Biology, General

24 Graduates

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

23 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

23 Graduates

Sociology

21 Graduates

Radio, Television, and Digital Comm...

19 Graduates

Health and Medical Administrative S...

13 Graduates

Mental and Social Health Services a...

13 Graduates

Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facil...

9 Graduates

Computer Science

8 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

8 Graduates

Chemistry

7 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

7 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

7 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

7 Graduates

Health Services/Allied Health/Healt...

6 Graduates

Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender,...

5 Graduates

Mathematics

5 Graduates

History

3 Graduates

Physics

3 Graduates

Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Prof...

3 Graduates

International/Global Studies

2 Graduates

Music

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

2,027

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

63%

Full-time

63%

Part-time

37%

Students Gender

Male

31%

US National: 44%

Female

69%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

5% White

11% Unknown

74% Black

7% Hispanic

0% Two or more races

3% Non Resident alien

0% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

15%

Out Of State

81%

In State

4%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$51,519 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and N/A of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

N/A

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

N/A

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around N/A.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

N/A

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Cougars

School Colors

green and white

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Not applicable

Total Male Athletes

55

Total Female Athletes

75

Intramural Sports

10

Sports Club

1

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Golf

Tennis

Track and Field

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Golf

Soccer

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

Students who want to enjoy the campus and lodging life can benefit from the on-campus housing facility provided by CSU. At CSU, $8,724 is the normal expense for on-campus housing, which a student will be needed to pay, each year. Several dining and meal plan options are available for the students at CSU. The university has taken a lot of measures to ensure the safety and security of its students. Some of these measures include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. The university has enrolled around 30% male and 70% female students.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$29,400/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$33,800/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$29,750

$47,879

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$309 - 497

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

100%

Average Aid Per Year

$12,050

Students Receiving Federal Grants

80%

Average Aid Per Year

$6,017

Students Receiving State Aid

49%

Average Aid Per Year

$3,452

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

52%

Average Aid Per Year

$10,755

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$10,413

$30K - $48K

$6,816

$48K - $75K

$6,420

$75K - $110K

$4,145

> $110K

$2,667

The financial aid department of Chicago State University helps students by assisting them with scholarships, grants, and student loans in the event that they find the fees and the cost of living at the campus to be expensive. The average federal grant that comes from the university is around $6,161, whereas the financial aid is $12,047. Prospective students can benefit from state-level aid worth $3,906 as well as institutional aid worth $12,047.

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