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 Admissions, Retention, and Graduation Information

Annual Applications Acceptance Graduation Rate Median SAT Score Median ACT Score
4,151 46% 16% 951 17

How Much Does Chicago State University Cost To Attend?

Tuition (in-state) Fees (in-state)
$7,488 $3,716

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

Demographic data is for full-time, on-campus students.

Student Body Under-Grads Graduates
2,085 1,604 481

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 Education, Computer Science, and Literature. 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.
James A. Banks
An American academic.
Zonia Baber
Zonia Baber
An American geologist, geographer, researcher and university teacher.
Mamie Till
Mamie Till
An American schoolteacher.
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.
William J. Walker
William J. Walker
An American National Guard officer.
Bola Tinubu
A Nigerian politician.
Blanche M. Manning
A United States federal judge.
Leanita McClain
An American journalist and commentator.

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