Chicago State University

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About Chicago State University

According to Wikipedia, Chicago State University is a predominantly black public university in Chicago, Illinois. Founded in 1867 as the Cook County Normal School, it was an innovative teachers college. Eventually the Chicago Public Schools assumed control of the school from the county and it became Chicago Teachers College . Northeastern Illinois University began as a branch campus of CTC in 1949. In 1951, the State of Illinois began funding the college, and assumed control in 1965, transforming it into a comprehensive state college. In 1967, it became Chicago State University. CSU is a member of the Thurgood Marshall College Fund and accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

Chicago State University's Online Degrees

MS in Technology And Performance Improvement Studies
  • Required Credits: 33
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: None Reported
MS Ed in Physical Education
  • Required Credits: 34
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: None Reported
MS in Library And Information Science
  • Required Credits: None Reported
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: None Reported

Chicago State University Admissions, Retention, and Graduation Information

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How Much Does Chicago State University Cost To Attend?

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How Much Do Chicago State University Graduates Make?

If you graduate from Chicago State University, then you can expect to earn an average of $38,200 per year. You also have a 86% chance of being employed after 10 years.

Chicago State University's Demographics

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Where is Chicago State University?

Chicago State University is located at 9501 S. King Drive, Chicago IL 60628-1598

How Safe is Chicago State University?

Chicago State University has a violent crime rate of less than .01% and a property crime rate of less than .01%.

What Is Chicago State University Known For?

Chicago State University is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

Chicago State University's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

Who Are Chicago State University's Most Influential Alumni?

Chicago State University's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Literature, Education, and Computer Science. Here are some of Chicago State University's most famous alumni:

Jack Dongarra
Jack Dongarra
An American computer scientist .
Elliot Eisner
An American professor of Art and Education.
Mamie Till
Mamie Till
An American schoolteacher.
James A. Banks
An American academic.
William J. Walker
William J. Walker
A United States Army major general.
Zonia Baber
Zonia Baber
An American geologist, geographer, researcher and university teacher.
Aaron S. Williams
Aaron S. Williams
A Director of the Peace corps.
Bola Tinubu
A Nigerian politician.
Margaret Haley
Margaret Haley
An American educator and labor activist.
Margaret Taylor-Burroughs
Margaret Taylor-Burroughs
An American visual artist .
Steven Whitehurst
Steven Whitehurst
An American writer.
Blanche M. Manning
A United States federal judge.

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