CHICAGO STATE UNIVERSITY IS THE MOST

AFFORDABLE PUBLIC UNIVERSITY IN CHICAGO*

11:1

Student to
Faculty Ratio

70

Degree and
Certificate Programs

$843k

Additional Lifetime
Earning Bachelor
Degree Graduates
70%
Faculty are
People of Color

Student Life at CSU

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The Rise Academy Scholarship

Whether you’re already accepted to Chicago State or still looking at where to apply, Rise Academy is a unique opportunity only for CSU freshmen. Once accepted at CSU, you can enroll as a Rise Scholar and be equipped with the financial resources and dedicated on-campus support systems you need to succeed during your first year of college.

Honors College Scholarships

Students admitted to the Chicago State Honors College are eligible to receive scholarships to cover their tuition and mandatory fees. You can apply as an entering first-year undergraduate student, as a transfer undergrad, or as an established CSU undergraduate student.

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The Latest News and More at CSU

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*Most affordable public university in Chicago according to Best Colleges Online, 11:1 Student to Faculty Ratio (2021 Academic Year), 70+ Degree & Certificate Programs (2021 Academic Year), $843,000 Additional Lifetime Earning Bachelor Degree Graduates (2018 Academic Year), 70%+ Faculty are People of Color (2021 Academic Year).