Welcome to the Levin College of Urban Affairs

Levin at a Glance

Levin At A Glance

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​​​​​​​Nationally Ranked

The Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs at Cleveland State University is recognized as one of the best public affairs colleges in the nation according to US News & World Report. Levin is ranked 2nd in the US in the specialty of Urban Planning and Policy, and maintains strong standings in the specialties of Local Government ManagementNonprofit Management, and Public Management and LeadershipLearn more about us. »

Academic Programs

The Levin College offers undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral degrees in fields that guide and advance vibrant and sustainable communities, including urban studies, public administration, urban planning, environmental studies, nonprofit management, and organizational leadership. Levin's engaged learning approach — a powerful combination of instruction and real-world experiences, including internships and mentoring — ensures our students graduate fully prepared to thrive in meaningful careers.
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A Streamlined Application Process

Just because today has its challenges doesn’t mean you should put your college and career plans on hold! Apply to the Levin College and start your future today!  

  • ​​​​​​​If you apply to the Levin College for the spring, summer, or fall 2021 semesters, we are waiving all application fees.
  • We understand the challenges associated with the cancellation of testing dates for the SAT, ACT and GRE, so we are waiving the standardized test score requirements if you are unable to provide a test score. 
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​​​​​​​Scholarships and Financial Support

The Levin College has over thirty dedicated scholarships for undergraduate and graduate students. For information and to apply, visit https://urban.csuohio.edu/students/scholarships-financial-support. Scholarship applications for the 2021-2022 year are due March 14, 2021. Additionally, Graduate Assistantships provide valuable research, academic support, and professional development opportunities to degree-seeking graduate students.​​​​​​​

Career Connections

At Levin, we connect our students and graduates not just with jobs, but careers with meaning. We provide a variety of career preparation resources including internships, mentoring, graduate assistantships, student employment, and experiential learning opportunities that connect you with careers at every turn. Levin graduates are purposeful and productive leaders of their communities and lead change in the public, nonprofit, and private sectors. They come to Levin to learn, grow, and understand how to innovate and shape solutions through public service, leadership, and change. Join more than 5,000 students who have learned to change the world at Levin. Learn more about career connections at Levin. »

Start Your Future Today!

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