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The Bachelor of Arts in Urban Studies curriculum takes full advantage of its location in a major urban setting in fulfilling its commitment to urban education, research, and community service.  Students pursuing the Bachelor of Arts degree program take courses and seminars dealing directly with urban problems and their solutions.  The program offered through the University Partnership focuses on Public Administration, the study of leadership, management, public policy, budgeting and finance.  The degree prepares students for career challenges in the public, private and non-profit sectors.  It is also excellent preparation for further study, such as graduate school or law school.

Program Sheet


Parallel LCCC Program


Admission Procedures

Applications should be submitted six weeks prior to the beginning of the term.  Complete admissions information can be found at the website listed below.

  1. A completed Cleveland State University Undergraduate Admission Application along with a Partnership Application Supplement Form must be submitted.  Forms are available at the Cleveland State Partnership office at Lorain County Community College in the University Center building, room 113. Applications can also be obtained on-line.
  2. Official copy of transcripts sent directly from each regionally-accredited college or university attended.
  3. A one-time, $30 undergraduate application processing fee.

The application and supporting materials can be dropped off at the Cleveland State Partnership Office at Lorain County Community College or you may send them directly to: Cleveland State University, Office of the University Registrar, Application Processing Center, 2121 Euclid Avenue UC 400, Cleveland, Ohio 44115-2214.


Academic Advising

Partnership Advising is available in the CSU Partnership office, UC 113. Please call 440-366-4850 to schedule an appointment or email.