YOUNGSTOWN STATE UNIVERSITY, OHIO, UNITED STATES

BENEFITS OF STUDYING IN YOUNGSTOWN STATE UNIVERSITY THROUGH LASER GEOSCIENCE COLLABORATION

We take pleasure in ensuring all our applicants have a fast and seamless process into YSU

INSTALLMENTAL PAYMENTS

INSTALLMENTAL PAYMENTS

We understand that paying for Tuition fees in full as an international student can be a strain financially, that is why we, as your agent  would help you lessen that burden.

Through us, Tuition payments can be paid up to 4 installments per semester. Great right? This would allow the students not to be pressured financially and give them spaced-time to complete their tuition payment while they continue with their studies.

 

SEAMLESS APPLICATION PROCESS

SEAMLESS APPLICATION PROCESS

 Laser Geosciences Centre, (LPGC) as your Agent, we will do the following on your behalf;

  • Seamless and fast ''Start -To-Finish'' application process for both Undergraduate and Graduate International students.

    That is; Application process, Documents compilation and Admissions requirements requests, submissions and admissions.

    All applicants needs to do is trust us to help secure their admissions in YSU.

    Also, there is an option of ''DO-IT-YOURSELF".
WHAT WE HANDLE INCLUDES;

WHAT WE HANDLE INCLUDES;

The hassles that comes with processing applications and pursuing admissions can be quite tedious, that is where we come in.  As part of our mission to ensure every applicant have stress free processes in their dream in studying in YSU, we offer the following services:

  • Visa Application 
  • Travel Arrangements
  • Airport Pickup and  Transfer
  • Accommodation (Campus/Off Campus) etc

    We are excited to take the load of your hands and handle it on your behalf, all you need to do is make payments for what you require, and relax and get ready to arrive at YSU.

 

ABOUT YSU

An Overview of Youngstown State University

YSU AND LASER PARTNERSHIP COLLABORATION
YSU AND LASER PARTNERSHIP COLLABORATION
YOUNGSTOWN STATE INIVERSITY, (YSU) AND LPGC PARTNERSHIP COLLABORATION
LASER PETROLEUM GOESCIENCES CENTRE (LPGC) AND YOUNGSTOWN STATE UNIVERSITY (YSU) COLLABORATION SEEKS TO:

*Create room for advanced learning for both undergraduate and graduates international students.

* An avenue for research and purpose driven learning

* Assistanceship and Support with learning resources and finances

*Room for self and academic development and acquired skills.

Above all, we seek to give international students an opportunity to learn in a conducive and welcoming environment that would help shape them academically, mentally and career-wise.

Laser Petroleum Geoscience Centre, LPGC as an agent for YSU, we bring the opportunity for international students to school at one of the top most pretigious school in America.


YOUNGSTOWN STATE UNIVERSITY (YSU)
YOUNGSTOWN STATE UNIVERSITY (YSU)

GET TO KNOW ABOUT YSU

ABOUT YSU
ABOUT YSU
STUDY IN THE USA?
WELCOME TO YOUNGSTOWN STATE UNIVERSITY!

WHY YSU?

AFFORDABILITY

YSU is ranked Top 7 most affordable university nationwide by College Consensus.

HIGH QUALITY EDUCATION          

Youngstown State University (YSU) is a comprehensive urban research university founded by 1908. YSU is fully accredited by the Higher learning commision.
YSU offers 110+ undergraduate majors through its five colleges:

  • Beeghly College of Liberal Arts, Social Sciences, and Education (BCLASSE)
  • Williamson College of Business Administration (WCBA)
  • College of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM)
  • Bitonte College of Health and Human Services (BCHHS)
  • Cliffe College of Creative Arts (CCCA)

The College of Graduate Studies offers 30+ Master’s programs, one specialist program, doctorates in Education and Materials Science and Engineering, and the Doctor of Physical Therapy available for international students to study on campus. YSU was recognized Forbes TOP Colleges (2015); US News and World Report ranks YSU Engineering programs (ABET Accredited) in Top 25%; YSU's 3D Printing technology is ranked Top 3 in the country; Undergraduate Business and MBA Programs are AACSB accredited.


CONSIDERABLE SCHOLARSHIPS
YSU provides multiple scholarships for international students. Details please check Scholarships


CAMPUS LIFE

Whether it’s painting a mural on a city building with YSUScape, planning the next concert with Penguin Productions or raising money for clean drinking water in Uganda with Student Government, you’ll find yourself immersed in a creative, aware and engaged student life on campus.

Student Organizations

We have more than 200 student organizations on campus. Still can’t find the one that speaks to you? Build and lead it yourself; we’ll make it easy.

Student Activities

It hits at Welcome Week every fall and continues to the end-of-the-year celebration in spring -- the invasion of tons of student activities on campus. Concerts, Fall Fest, Homecoming, Volunteer Week, Federal Frenzy, Humans vs. Zombies...yeah, it’s all covered.

Rec Center

With over 33,000 square feet of workout space, the Andrews Recreation and Wellness Center is open to you free of charge all year.
 

HOUSING

Living on campus offers the perfect atmosphere for making the most of your college experience. By living on campus, you can be fully immersed in campus culture and build lifelong friendships as you dive into college life. You’ll be in the center of it all, with every class and activity on campus just a short walk from your room!

The YSU Office of Housing & Residence Life offers engaging activities and fun events throughout the year that will draw you into campus life, where you can socialize, have fun and learn something new. Their dedicated, enthusiastic staff also offers support and encouragement to all our resident Penguins.

Research shows that students who live on campus obtain higher GPAs and are more involved in activities, and across the nation, residential students are more satisfied overall with their college experience. This can be you!

YSU offers five residence halls, each of which features a unique atmosphere and clean, spacious rooms. There are also five privately managed facilities on campus and downtown, all within walking distance of campus. If this sounds like the right option for you, we encourage you to learn more at web.ysu.edu/housing.

 

THERE’S ALWAYS SOMETHING NEW TO DO

Youngstown State connects to the downtown district of the City of Youngstown, which means it’s just a short walk to the eateries, nightlife, live entertainment and activities happening downtown all year long. Check Youngstown Live.

During the day, there’s a buzz of professionals working in the city and other YSU students hanging out between classes filling the sidewalks of Federal Street. Grab a bite from a mix of restaurants and cafes that offer everything from gourmet hot dogs at Suzie’s Dogs and Drafts, to Reubens and hot chips at O’Donalds, to pasta and meatballs at Cassese’s MVR.

Nights and weekends, YSU students make up the bands, artists and crowds that bring the city to life. Check out local bands or a headlining artist at the Covelli Centre, Youngstown’s premier sports and entertainment facility.

Need a quiet place to unwind? The 4,400-acre park smack in the middle of the city is your go-to. Mill Creek MetroParks is
Youngstown’s favorite gem, with 35 miles of foot and bike trails, beautiful lakes and flower gardens, and a 36-hole
championship golf course. Enjoy the scenes at Mill Creek that you won’t find in any other city.

Your ticket to all there is to see and do in the city is just a few steps from campus. It’s the ultimate university town experience to share with new friends and enjoy as a student at Youngstown State.

SERVICES

Your first year in college will be amazing. And we’ll make sure you have what you need to also make it a success.

Internship Coordinators will help you explore your strengths, find your path in college and a career after it.

Take advantage of our tutoring centers to get personalized assistance with writing, math and communication assignments as well as reading and study skills support when you need it.

Student Counseling Services provides high quality, short term, confidential mental health counseling, consultation, educational training and referral services to support the health and success of all current students.

The International Peer Mentoring Program provided by the Center for International Studies and Programs connects YSU international students with student leaders that understand the challenges of college life. Peer Mentors are assigned to international students and assist adjusting to American life both socially and academically. The International Peer Mentor Program focuses on getting to know new students, learning about YSU, adjusting to U.S. life and academics, and meeting people and having fun.

The iPals Community is an interactive student group designed to help bring the YSU students together – both international and domestic - to create a globalized learning community by engaging in exciting events and trips on and off YSU’s campus. iPals works to foster global friendships that thrive in the exchange of languages and cultures in an easy, non-threatening environment. When you schedule a YSU Airport Pickup Shuttle, you are welcomed by an iPal and will have the chance to make new friends immediately!

Most importantly, being on campus means being a part of our family. From students to professors, there’s always someone looking out for you during your first year and throughout your entire journey at Youngstown State.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ABOUT YSU
YSU PORTFOLIO
YSU PORTFOLIO
YSU MAKES YOU FEEL BELONG

Not Too Big, Not Too Small

Just the right size school to move beyond the high school experience without getting lost in the crowd.

  • 12,756
    STUDENTS
  • 14:1
    STUDENT-FACULTY RATIO
  • 21
    AVERAGE CLASS SIZE
UNDERGRADUATE ADMISSIONS INFORMATION
UNDERGRADUATE ADMISSIONS INFORMATION
UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMS

YOUNGSTOWN STATE UNIVERSITY

UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMS FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

 

Note: [M]-Major, Bachelor’s; [m]-Minor, Bachelor’s; [A]- Associate’s

COLLEGE OF SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY , ENGINEERING AND MATHEMATICS

SCIENCE

ENGINEERING

·           Astronomy / Physics [M]   

·           Chemical Engineering [M]

·           Biochemistry [M]

·           Civil and Environmental Engineering [M]

·           Biology [M, m]

·           Electrical & Computer Engineering [M, m]

o    Pre-Dentistry

o    Computer Digital Option  

o    Pre-Medical

o    Bio-Medical Digital Option 

o    Pre-Osteopathy

o    Traditional Option 

o    Veterinary

·           Industrial & Systems Engineering [M, m]

o    Pre-Physical Therapy Track

·           Manufacturing Engineering [M, m]

·           Chemistry [M, m]

·           Mechanical Engineering [M, m]

o    Pre-Dentistry

 

o    Pre-Medical

 

o    Pre-Optometry 

ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY

o    Pre-Pharmacy

·           Civil & Construction Engineering Technology [A, M]

o    Pre-Veterinary

·           Electrical Engineering Technology [A, M]

·           Environmental Studies [M, m]

·           Mechanical Engineering Technology [A, M]

·           Forensic Science [M, m]

·           Electric Utility Technology [A]

·           Geology [M]

 

·           Physics [M, m]

COMPUTER SCIENCE

 

·           Computer Science [M, m]

 

·           Information Technology [A, M]

·         MATHEMATICS

o    Computer Information Systems Option

o    Mathematics [M, m]

o    Database Option

 

o     

·           WILLIAMSON COLLEGE OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (WCBA)

o    E-Commerce Option  

FINANCE, ECONOMICS, MANAGEMENT, AND MARKETING

o    Multimedia / Web Option  

o    Accounting [M, m]

o    Network Option                     

o    Advertising and Public Relations [M, m]

o    Security Option 

o    Business Administration [M, m]

o    Technical Support Option

o    Business Economics [M]

 

o    Economics [M, m]

COMMUNICATION

o    Finance [M, m]

Communication Studies [M, m]

§ CFP Track

·           Interpersonal/Organizational Track

§ Financial Management Track

·           Media Track

o    Human Resource Management [M]

·           Persuasion Track

o    International Business [M, m]

·           Social Media Track

o    Management [M, m]

Journalism [M, m]

o    Marketing [M, m]

·           Journalism track

§ Marketing Management Track

·           Broadcast and Digital media Track

§ Sales Management Track

·           Sports Information and Media

 

Telecommunication Studies [M, m]

 

·           Media Arts Track

 

·           Sports Broadcasting Track

BEEGHLY COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS, SOCIAL SCIENCES, AND EDUCATION (BCLASSE)

 

LIBERAL ARTS AND SOCIAL SCIENCES

EDUCATION

·           Anthropology [M, m]

·           Early Childhood Education [A]

·           Associate of Arts [A]

·           Early Childhood Education/Early Childhood Intervention Specialist (ELIS) [M]

·           English [M, m]

·           Health Education [M]

·           General Studies [M]

·           Integrated Language Arts Education [M]

·           Geography [M, m]

·           Integrated Mathematics Education [M]

·           History [M, m]

·           Integrated Sciences Education [M]

·           Individualized Curriculum Program

·           Integrated Social Studies Education [M]

·           Italian [M, m]

·           Italian Education [M]

·           Philosophy [M, m]

·           Middle Childhood Education [M]

·           Political Science [M, m]

·           Spanish Education [M]

·           Pre-Law [M]

 

·           Professional and Technical Writing [M, m]

DEPARTMENT OF ART

·           Psychology [M, m]

·           Art Education [M]

·           Religious Studies [M, m]

·           Studio Art [M, m]

·           Sociology [M, m]

o    Ceramics and Sculpture (3D Studies)

·           Spanish [M, m]

o    Digital Media

 

o    Graphic + Interactive Design

 

o    Interdisciplinary Studio Art

·            

o    Painting and Printmaking

CLIFFE COLLEGE OF CREATIVE ARTS 

o    Photography

DANA SCHOOL OF MUSIC

 

·           Music Composition [M]

BITONTE COLLEGE OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES (BCHHS)

·           Music Education [M]

·           Criminal Justice [A, M, m]

·           Music History / Literature [M]

·           Dental Hygiene [M]

·           Music Performance [M]

·           Dietetics [M]

·           Music Recording / Technology [M]

o    Coordinated Programs in Dietetics

·           Music Theory [M]

o    Didactic Program in Dietetics

·           Theatre Studies [M, m]

·           Emergency Medical Services [A]

o    Theatre Studies/Film Video Track

·           Exercise Science [M]

o    Theatre

o    Graduate Prep Track

o    Musical Theater Track

·           Gerontology [M, m]

 

·           Hospitality Management [M,A]

 

·           Long-Term Care Administration [M]

 

·           Medical Lab Science [M]

 

·           Medical Lab Technology [A]

 

·           Merchandising: Fashion / Interiors [M]

 

·           Nursing, Entry-Level BSN [M]

 

·           Respiratory Care [M]

 

·           Social Work [M, m]

UNDERGRADUATE ADMISSIONS
APPLY AS AN INTERNATIONAL FRESHMAN
ADMISSIONS REQUIREMENTS
HOW YSU STARTED
HOW YSU STARTED

HOW YSU STARTED

Accordion Title
  • A Humble History, a Bright Future

We started out as a single commercial law course offered by the local YMCA. Over a century later, we serve the Youngstown area with the same passion — and even more offerings.

  • 1908
    FOUNDED BY THE YMCA
  • 1944
    YMCA TRANSFERRED LEADERSHIP
  • 1967
    JOINED THE OHIO SYSTEM OF HIGHER EDUCATION
GRADUATE ADMISSIONS INFORMATION
GRADUATE ADMISSIONS INFORMATION
GRADUATE PROGRAMS AVAILABLE

YOUNGSTOWN STATE UNIVERSITY

GRADUATE PROGRAMS FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

 

FOR ON-CAMPUS INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

BEEGHLY COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS, SOCIAL SCIENCES, AND EDUCATION (BCLASSE)

BITONTE COLLEGE OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES (BCHHS)

MASTER ‘S DEGREE PROGRAMS

MASTER ‘S DEGREE PROGRAMS

·           American Studies

·           Athletic Training

·           Applied Behavior Analysis

·           Criminal Justice

·           Counseling

·           Gerontology

·           Creative Writing

·           Health and Human Services

·           English (TESOL Certificate Available)

·           Social Work

·           History

 

·           School Psychology

CLIFFE COLLEGE OF CREATIVE ARTS (CCCA)

 

MASTER ‘S DEGREE PROGRAMS

DOCTORAL PROGRAMS

·           Master of Music

·           Physical Therapy DPT

o    Jazz Studies Track

·           PhD in Health Science

o    Music Education Track

 

o    Music History and Literature Track

WILLIAMSON COLLEGE OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (WCBA)

o    Music Performance (Conducting) Track

MASTER ‘S DEGREE PROGRAMS

o    Music Performance Track

·           Accountancy

o    Music Theory and Composition Track

·           Economics

·           Art Education

·           Financial Economics

·           Interdisciplinary Visual Arts

·           Interdisciplinary Communication (Professional Communication)

 

 

COLLEGE OF SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING, AND MATHEMATICS (STEM)

DOCTORAL PROGRAMS

MASTER ‘S DEGREE PROGRAMS

·           Materials Science and Engineering PhD

·           Biological Sciences

 

·           Chemistry

·            

·           Computing and Information Systems

·            

·           Environmental Science

 

·           Mathematics

 

·           Civil/Environmental Engineering

o     

·           Chemical Engineering

o     

·           Electrical & Computer Engineering

o     

·           Industrial & Systems Engineering

o     

·           Mechanical Engineering

GRADUATE PROGRAMS AMDMISSIONS INFORMATION
HOW TO APPLY
GRADUATE ADMISSIONS INFORMATION
GRADUATE ADMISSIONS INFORMATION
SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTSS
SCHOLARSHIPS

SCHOLARSHIPS FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

 

Youngstown State University

The following scholarships are available for qualified international applicants. For more scholarship options, please browse and search through Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships Website. 

1. YSU INTERNATIONAL UNDERGRADUATE GPA BASED SCHOLARSHIP 

Based on a 4.0 scale GPA;

Effective Term: Fall Semesters 2021.

For example, if you are granted with this scholarship while your entry term is Spring 2021 semester, you will need to pay full tuition for the spring semester and start to receive scholarships from Fall 2021 semester.

Available to incoming international freshmen only.

This renewable scholarship will be added to your admission automatically for eligible applicants (students do not need to apply separately).

GPA

VALUE

 3.0-3.33 equivalent

 $1,000 International Access Award

 3.34-3.69 equivalent

 $4,000 International Achievement Award

 3.7 and above equivalent

 $6,000 International Scholar Award

2. YSU HONORS COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIPS 

 

    1) FOR INTERNATIONAL FRESHMEN ONLY:

VALUE

MINIMUM CRITERIA

RENEWAL

·            

$1,000 honors tuition renewable up to 4 years

·            

$2,000 honors housing renewable up to 2 years

·            

If renewed for full four years, estimated value for tuition is $4,000.
If renewed for up to two years, estimated value for housing is $4,000

·            

26 ACT or 1240 SAT

·            

3.5 GPA

·            

24 credit hours per academic year

·            

Minimum 12 hours per term

·            

3.0 overall GPA

(Please visit the YSU Honors College website for details on how to apply. Eligible students must submit a separate application to the Honors College to be considered for scholarships.)

Please note: You must be admitted by the International Programs Office and have activated your YSU email to be able to apply to the Honors College.

    2) FOR CURRENT AND TRANSFER STUDENTS

            Please visit the YSU Honors College website for details. 

 

Honors College

 

3. YSU TRANSFER STUDENT SCHOLARSHIPS

Please check Transfer Student Scholarships for details.

Eligibility and Deadline: For admitted international transfer students to be considered for this scholarship, you must turn in your official college transcript(s) by the first day of International Student Orientation of your first enrolled semester.  For International Student Orientation Dates, check Admitted International Students; For official transcript submission, check How to submit official Credentials.

Scholarship Information
Contact Information: Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships, ysufinaid@ysu.edu 330-941-3505

4. SPORTS SCHOLARSHIPS INFORMATION - FOR ATHLETE APPLICANTS

Please visit Youngstown State Athletics Staff Directory to contact coaches for scholarship information directly. 

5. FERNDALE FOUNDATION, INC. SCHOLARSHIP

Click FERNDALE FOUNDATION, INC. SCHOLARSHIP to apply.

 

6. THE STEPHEN AND BRIGITTA S. HANZLEY INTERNATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP

Scholarship for current International Students: The Stephen and Brigitta S. Hanzley International Scholarship was established in 2000. It awards up to $1000 financial assistance for one year, renewable through selection, to undergraduate international students studying at Youngstown State University.

For more scholarships information, please visit Financial Aid and Scholarships website.

7. GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP 

Please visit Graduate Scholarships for detailed information. 

EXTERNAL SCHOLARSHIPS

  • EducationUSA
  • Global Student Loan Company
  • Japanese Association of University Women
  • International Scholarships Online
  • International Student Exchange and Study Abroad Resource Center
  • The Fulbright Program
  • Awards for Scandinavians– The American Scandinavian Foundation
  • The Rowe Fund – provides interest-free loans to qualified persons from Latin American and Caribbean countries to help finance graduate, postgraduate, and the final two years of undergraduate studies.

 

GRADUATE ADMISSIONS INFORMATION
GRADUATE ADMISSIONS INFORMATION
APPLICATION DATES AND DEADLINES
APPLICATION DEADLINES AND DATES

You should apply well in advance of the semester you intend to study to allow enough time to obtain the required visa from your local U.S. consulate and to complete all the necessary paperwork for obtaining a visa.
APPLICATION DEADLINES
 

UNDERGRADUATE ADMISSION APPLICATION DEADLINES FOR INTL APPLICANTS

DESIRED SEMESTER

DEADLINES

Spring

November 1

Fall

June 1



Please note: Summer semester is not available to international applicants except for Summer Transient Students.


GRADUATE ADMISSION APPLICATION DEADLINES FOR INTL APPLICANTS

DESIRED SEMESTER

DEADLINES

Spring

October 1

Fall

April 15



ELI APPLICATION DEADLINES AND TERM DATES
Please check English Language Institute website for details. 

UNDERGRADUATE ADMISSION DEFERRAL
  • Students may defer admission one time within one year of acceptance without paying the application fee again. Beyond one year, students have to reapply again.
  • The deadlines for deferral admissions are consistent with regular admissions. Please follow the deadlines above. 
IMPORTANT DATES

DATES OF ORIENTATION AND CLASS BEGINS

EVENTS

SPRING  2021

FALL 2021

Orientation

TBD

TBD

Class begins

January 11, 2021

August 30, 202

 
 
     
     
     

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