Chicago State University
Chicago, IL, USA

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Chicago State University
3.44 Average Rating

Amarachukwu from Homewood, IL

a current student here
1 person found this review useful
Categories Comments
In three sentences
Chicago State University is great, I like that they have tutoring services for every subject. The staff at the University is nice and polite to everyone. The classes are not too large nor too small, and the professors I've had so far are excellent.
Tips for prospective students
Study hard and get acquainted with some of the staff. Make sure you have a studying schedule and try not to procrastinate.
Academic Rigor
Right now the work isn't that difficult as I thought it would, however if I need help there is always a tutor available.
Dorm Life
I don't live on campus because I can't afford it right now, I hope to live there next semester. From what I've heard, dorm life is great.
Food and Dining
The food most of time is great.
What to do for fun
There is a game room and the gym is always open for sports.
Clubs and Activities
There are all types of clubs for everyone
Greek Life
Greek life is sort of important, they always have little shows and parties for everyone to attend.
Campus Safety
Campus is safe, there is always state police troops around the campus.
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Tyxie from Chicago, IL

researching this school
1 person found this review useful
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In three sentences
I give Chicago State College a 10 out of 10 based on the information that I have learned from this website. I would really like to attend this school and I hope I get accepted.
Food and Dining
From what I have heard The Grill is the best place to eat.
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Andrea from Hazel Crest, IL

a current student here
1 person found this review useful
Categories Comments
In three sentences
Chicago is a great University. It opens doors. It allows you to be all you can be.
Tips for prospective students
Read, get organized and start a file on yourself.
Academic Rigor
excellent
Food and Dining
Good
What to do for fun
Clubs to join and student days to enjoy
Bang for the buck
good
Share any unusual traditions or locations on campus
None
Great for these types of students
Great for any student who decides to attend
Clubs and Activities
good
Greek Life
various
Campus Safety
excellent
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LaDonna from Chicago, IL

a current student here
1 person found this review useful
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In three sentences
Chicago State University has very accommodating evening and weekend schedules for those who students who work during the day. Their instructors are well-educated, diverse and tough. The student atmosphere has a multi-cultural population with many sports and academic activities for all.
Tips for prospective students
Focus hard to take adequate notes and stay focused on your lesson when attending Chicago State. Take advantage of late afternoon courses for those deep sleepers. ;-)
Academic Rigor
Tough professors and great academic books, whiteboards and other interactive technology.
Dorm Life
Dorm life is quiet during the week and full of life on the weekend. Enjoy having a roommate and getting to know new people.
Food and Dining
The cafeteria is open until late evenings. This school has great food selections, including healthy options. The dining area is modern and up to date with flat screen televisions extended from the ceiling.
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Juan from Chicago, IL

a current student here
7 people found this review useful
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In three sentences
chicago state university is perfect for any minority student who is conscious about fitting in with their peers. the teachers are very proactive and thorough when it comes to assisting a student with a dilemma. chicago state university's councilors are professionals who will help a student get on the right track to graduate.
Tips for prospective students
do not be nervous when coming to chicago state. always get to class on time. make friends with your peers, and with the staff.
Academic Rigor
the instructors at chicago state university will see to it that the student gets the most our of their class. instructors are always happy to give a student additional help. chicago state university also provides its students with the best tutors.
Dorm Life
the living courters have a at-home feel to them. there is always something going on on campus. with the busses from the chicago transit authority stopping at the main entrance every 15 minutes, students can explore the city of chicago.
Food and Dining
chicago state university is known for having exquisite food options. lunch and dinner are, probably, the meal times when the cafeteria shows off their best work. all food is inspected and processed for freshness.
What to do for fun
a student can choose from a number of clubs and societies to join. the recreation center is always a hit for any athlete. the clubs at chicago state university organize events, concerts, and luncheons.
Bang for the buck
chicago state university exceeds expectations. student life at chicago state university will open your eyes to culture, ideas, and better life choices.
Campus Safety
safety is one of the top priorities at chicago state university. be ensured that the students and staff are always in good hands with the fine men and women from the illinois state police depatrment stationed on campus.
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Emmanuel from South Holland, IL

a current student here
2 people found this review useful
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In three sentences
chicago state is a very nice college and can make a lot of dreams come true. chicago state can be rated very well just like other top school in america based on the programs like nursing. chicago state might not be a super big college but can feel like one everyday.
Tips for prospective students
chicago state do not cost as much as other top colleges and a lot of students get more help with their work to help them move on.
Academic Rigor
one of the best colleges to help incoming freshman's and giving out ipad 2 to every full time freshman. helps with class work, but fun to use.
Dorm Life
very nice and meeting new people everyday. little party's and field trips for students that live in a dorm.
Food and Dining
food is fresh cooked right in front of your eyes and the price can be a little high sometimes but still will buy it. wish they could add a few more things.
What to do for fun
chicago state host a lot of events and parties for all the students. famous people come from all over to to be at chicago state. also the sports are very good such as track and basketball.
Bang for the buck
the school helps so much with money and issues. at the end of the 4 years students be happy that they came to chicago state instead of another school.
Clubs and Activities
many clubs are very known around the chicago area and still doing a great job.
Greek Life
chicago state has a great greek life and they really care.
Campus Safety
police are on watch everyday and every night. have some of the best systems to keep the school and students safe.
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Elvis from ChicagoChicago, IL

a current student here
1 person found this review useful
Categories Comments
In three sentences
The best University
Tips for prospective students
Learn Hard
Ask your professor if you have any difficulties
Practice what you learn
Teach somebody about what you learned
Academic Rigor
After my professor teach me i learn and access which gives me the upper hand and knowledge to understand the course well and also i practice what i learn on a daily basis.
Dorm Life
I do not stay on Campus
Food and Dining
I love food it gives me eneregy
What to do for fun
I love to write my own lyrics,sing and record my self.
Bang for the buck
I know if you spend on good, quality thing you get a good thing back in reward,so I am spending on my education to get all the knowledge i can so i can have a bright future from the school I am going,this is my purpose and I am chasing it so will money i get will go into furthering my education.
Share any unusual traditions or locations on campus
Taking your shoes of at the cultural center.
Great for these types of students
Goal oriented
Respectful Student
Prepared Student
Clubs and Activities
I love the soccer club,i play a lot of soccer that is all we do in Africa.
Greek Life
I do not belong to no fraternity
Campus Safety
School needs extra security.
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Rakeeyah - Manteno, IL

researching this school
1 person found this review useful
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Campus Safety
Very well protected. I felt so safe visiting the campus.
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Emmanuel from Chicago, IL

a current student here
1 person found this review useful
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In three sentences
Chicago state is a great school, it has a lot to offer for students who do not make enough money to go to a top university school.
Tips for prospective students
Have a decided major already.
Shop for books online rather than the book store.
Visit professors during OFFICE HOURS when you need help.
Go to tutoring, they really do help
Academic Rigor
Some professor's are tough, super hard to understand the material. But some are easy. However, I would rather get a tough professor so I can be force myself to learn the material.
Dorm Life
I do not dorm in Chicago state, but what I have heard the dorms are big and it is a amazing atmosphere.
Food and Dining
There is a variety section of food, in the morning and in the afternoon.
What to do for fun
Chicago state has something going on every month. In the student lounge there is always fun activities, there is also a ton of clubs to join.
Bang for the buck
The cost of the school is not that expensive compared to other universities out there. So I think for a four year school, it is fairly non expensive.
Share any unusual traditions or locations on campus
Take advantage of the pool, and gym. It is free for students.
Clubs and Activities
There is always free food or snacks to eat.
Campus Safety
You will always find state police in there vehicles making sure the students are not causing any trouble nor someone else causing trouble to students.
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taneisha from Chicago , IL

a current student here
1 person found this review useful
Categories Comments
In three sentences
THE SCHOOL IS VERY DIVERSE AND CULTURE RICH. HERE YOU ARE FREE TO EXPRESS YOU INNER PASSION AND AMBITION FOR SUCCESS. OUR PROFESSORS CULTIVATE THE MINDS OF STUDENTS.
Tips for prospective students
THE FINANCIAL AID OFFICE IS VERY HELPFUL. DON'T WORRY ABOUT EDUCATION COSTS THEY'LL FIND A WAY FOR YOU TO ATTEND HER. EVERYONE ON CAMPUS WANTS YOU TO SUCCESSED IF YOU NEED HELP JUST ASK.
Academic Rigor
THE COURSE WORK IT'S EXTENSIVE JUST BECAUSE WE HAVE THE BEST PROFESSORS IN THE WORLD. ALL OF THEM HAVING MULTIPULE DEGREES AND DOCTORATES. DON'T BE ALARMED BECAUSE TUTORING IS READILY AVAILABLE TO YOU.
Dorm Life
THE DORM'S ARE STATE OF THE ART. THEY ARE NEWLY REMOLDED. THEY ALSO ARE CONVIENTLY LOCATED TO THE CAFETERIA AND FITNESS CENTER.
Food and Dining
THE CHEFS IN OUR KITCHEN ARE THE BEST. OUR FOOD IS NOT ONLY GOOD BUT GOOD FOR YOU. THE DINING AREA IS ALWAYS CLEAN.
What to do for fun
THE VARIOUS GROUPS ON CAMPUS ARE ALWAYS HOSTING ONE EVENT OR ANOTHER AND IT'S USUALLY FREEE TO THE STUDENTS. WE HAVE HAD STEVE HARVEY, MICHELLE WILLIAMS DESTINY CHILD), MICHEAL EELY, TRIPS TO THE BULLS, AND THEIR ALWAYS A FREE FOOD EVENT. THIS MONTH IS POETRY MONTH SO THEIR ARE OPEN MICS EVERY MONDAY EVENING.
Bang for the buck
WE HAVE THE LOWEST UNIVERSITY PER CREDIT HOUR RATE. YOU GET ACCESS TO THE SAME PROFESSORS WHO TEACH AT THE OVERPRICED UNIVERSITIES. YOU WON'T RACK UP A BUNCH OF COLLEGE DEBT,
Share any unusual traditions or locations on campus
WE ALWAYS HAVE SPIRIT WEEL. WE HAVE A GAME ROOM. WE ALSO HAVE A RADIO STATION.
Great for these types of students
ANYONE ANYWHERE CAN BECOME SUCCESSFUL HERE AT CHICAGO STATE UNIVERSITY. THE FACULTY, STAFF, COACHES, PRESIDENT, ARE ALL DEDICATED TO YOU. YOU COME IN WITH A SUPPORT SYSTEM FROM DAY ONE TILL GRADUATION.
Clubs and Activities
THEIR IS A CLUB FOR EVERY GENDER, ETHNICITY, SORORITY, FRATERNITY, SPIRITUAL GROUP. IF IT'S NOT HERE YOU CAN START IT YOURSELF. THE ONLY REQUIREMENT IT THAT IT HANCES STUDENT LIFE.
Greek Life
THEIR IS ALWAYS GREEK WEEKS POSTED. YOU WILL FIND ALL YOUR SORORITIESAND FRATERNITIES RIGHT HERE. DON'T THINK YOU HAVE TO GO DOWN SOUTH TO PLEDGE YOUR LOYALTY.
Campus Safety
THIS IS THE SAFEST CAMPUS IN THE WORLD. WE HAVE CHICAGO POLICE, CHICAGO STATE POLICE, AND CONTRACT SECURITY. THEIR EVERYWHERE ALL THE TIME.
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