Chicago State University: Review & Facts

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Chicago State University is a medium four-year, public school with 6,110 students enrolled. This institution was founded in 1867 and is one of the 81 schools and colleges located in Chicago, Illinois.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
47
Chicago State University will give you the opportunity to earn a bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, master's degree, or doctoral degree.

Chicago State University follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers enrollment in 47 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Education, Psychology, Management, and Business. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other colleges and schools.
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a good sign. However, if you plan to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
48%
The rate of student retention at Chicago State University is very low at 48% (way below Illinois average). Considering this statistic, apparently students do not seem to enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Chicago State University is very low - 14%. Roughly 32% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Chicago State University is pretty decent -- 15:1. Find out more details about faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$14,800
Average tuition pricing is close to the nationwide median - about $12,300 a year. The additional fees at Chicago State University not covered by tuition are approximately $2,500, which comes to $14,800 per year.

Read the details about Chicago State University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
38%
According to government data, 3,939 applications were submitted and 1,487 were accepted; so it is pretty hard to be accepted at this school.

The college might accept dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits earned prior to admission.

Learn more about admissions as well applicants test score info at Chicago State University in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
C+
Chicago State University provides a distance education program, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is an amazing option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Chicago State University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
Chicago State University provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates about 400 students, which offers a good on-campus housing opportunity.

Army ROTC programs are available at Chicago State University. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime data, Chicago State University appears to be a relatively safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Chicago State University Location and Maps



Post Address: Chicago State University, 9501 S. King Drive, Chicago, Illinois 60628-1598, USA
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