History, Affiliations & Rankings
Chicago State University (CSU) is a public university is located in Chicago, Illinois that was founded in 1867. The university is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. In Regional Universities Midwest. The university attained the position of 117-153 and obtained 129 in top performers on social mobility by the US News & World Report in its 2020 edition.
Infrastructure, Campus, & Courses
Chicago State University is spread across 161-acres. There are five-degree colleges under Chicago State University namely the College of Arts and Sciences, College of Business, College of Education, College of Health Sciences, and College of Pharmacy. The CSU campus consists of diverse world-class buildings that are furnished with first-rate amenities. The Emil and Patricia A. Jones Convocation Center is a multi-purpose stadium that can hold 7,000 people. The arena is utilized to host sports events, conferences, concerts, and other citywide events. The most popular majors at the university are Business, Economics, Engineering, Nursing, Psychology, etc.
Accomplishments & Alumni
There are a number of awards distributed by the university like Lifetime Achievement Award, Outstanding Achievements in the Arts, Excellence in Education, Outstanding Achievement in Health Sciences, Outstanding Business Achievements, Outstanding Achievement in Public Service, Golden Alumna to name a few.
The university has some famous alumni such as professional basketball player Deji Akindele, film producer William D. Alexander, guitarist john Curulewski, United States House of Representatives Danny K. Davis member and many more.
Student Diversity & Visiting Companies
The University has a mixture of students who are from different regions, ages, and genders. Approximately 66% of the students belong to the African American community, and almost 70% of the undergraduate students are women. Chicago State University suggests that international students make up about 7.1% of the student body which proves that the university is quite friendly towards international students. Top hirers include Walmart, Xerox, Wells Fargo, Bank of America, PwC, Deloitte, and many more.