Chicago State University

Welcome to Chicago State University, a place we like to call CSU.CSU is a fully accredited, public, urban, commuter and residential institution.Originally founded in 1867 as an experimental teacher training school, the institution has evolved into a multipurpose university committed to meeting the needs of the urban community. The university is located in a residential community on the Southside of Chicago; approximately 12 miles from the Loop. The 161-acre campus has contemporary buildings attractively placed in a carefully preserved woodland setting. Admission to the university is granted for eligible prospective undergraduate and graduate students. Were a different kind of place. We have a different approach to student learning and student achievement that distinguishes us from all other academic institutions.




95th Street at King Drive

Chicago, IL US

Main 312.995.2513