Cleveland State University (Cleveland-Marshall)

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2121 Euclid Avenue, LB 138
Cleveland, OH 44115

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#115 Best Law Schools


#56 in Part-time Law

Law School Overview

The Cleveland-Marshall College of Law at Cleveland State University has an application deadline of May 1. Its tuition is full-time: $23,816 per year (in-state); full-time: $32,692 per year (out-of-state); part-time: $19,236 per year (in-state); and part-time: $26,405 per year (out-of-state). The student-faculty ratio is 11.5:1. The Cleveland-Marshall College of Law at Cleveland State University has 69 full- and part-time faculty on staff.

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Year founded 1897
Public/private Public
Law school designation Regional


Application deadline May 1
Full-time program application fee $0
Part-time program application fee $0
Admissions phone (216) 687-2304
Admissions email


Full- and part-time faculty 69
Student-faculty ratio 11.5:1
Total faculty 75

Student Body

Enrollment (full-time) 329
Gender distribution (full-time)
Gender distribution (full-time)
J.D. candidates graduating in 2012-2013 159


Tuition and fees

Full-time: $23,816 per year (in-state)
Full-time: $32,692 per year (out-of-state)
Part-time: $19,236 per year (in-state)
Part-time: $26,405 per year (out-of-state)

Room and board $13,482


Employed at graduation2 28.4%
Median private sector starting salary $65,000
Median public service starting salary $47,000


Total volumes and volume equivalents 509,552

* Law School Overview details based on 2013 data

2. Represents the percentage of all 2012 graduates who had a full-time job lasting at least a year for which bar passage was required or a J.D. degree was an advantage. These employment rates are part of the data on placement success used to determine a school’s ranking.

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