About Youngstown State University

Youngstown State University is a comprehensive urban research university that offers nearly 14,000 students more than 135 undergraduate and graduate programs backed by a strong tradition of teaching, scholarship and public service. As a major educational and economic development resource in the region, YSU is known for its focus on academic research and creative programs that transform its students into successful professionals, scholars and leaders. Located in the heart of the Tech Belt between Cleveland and Pittsburgh, YSU provides opportunities for students to actively participate with accomplished faculty, often in one-on-one settings, on advanced research and creative collaborations. The beautiful 145-acre campus includes high-tech classrooms, state-of-the-art labs and performance facilities, a variety of on-campus housing options and recreational facilities among the best in the nation. The university's 18 athletics teams, including the four-time national champion football team, compete on the Division I NCAA level, while the Dana School of Music and the Department of Theater and Dance offer a variety of performances on and off campus. For more information, visit www.ysu.edu.

Theater or Musical Achievement

YSU students star in "Twelfth Night in 2014"

Youngstown State University Theater presents Shakespeare with a twist with the production of "Twelfth Night in 2014."

6 months ago
Honor Society

YSU students recognized by international counseling honor society

Youngstown State University's chapter of Chi Sigma Iota, an international honor society dedicated to promoting excellence in the counseling profession, has been selected as the 2013-14 recipient of the Outstanding Chapter Individual Program Award.

6 months ago

Students receive Rigelhaupt Pre-Law Scholarship at Youngstown State University

Thirteen students have been selected to receive the 2014-15 Judge Sidney Rigelhaupt and Attorney Bert Rigelhaupt Pre-Law Scholarship at Youngstown State University. The scholarships are funded by a $1 million trust held by the Farmers Trust Co.

2 months ago
Dean's List

Students named to Dean's List at Youngstown State University

YSU's best and brightest students are named to the Spring 2014 Dean's List.

3 months ago

More than 1,300 students graduate at Youngstown State University's Spring Commencement

YSU celebrated the culmination of the academic careers of hundreds of students at Spring Commencement in Beeghly Center on campus.

3 months ago