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.
Youngstown State University is committed to fostering high quality, nationally-competitive research to promote faculty and student development in support of the University's teaching mission. The Office of Research administers the research enterprise at YSU and includes the Office of Research Services, campus-wide research integrity functions, intellectual property and commercialization, undergraduate research, faculty research funds, student travel funds, graduate research opportunities, the Regional and Economic Development Initiative, and the YSU Research Foundation.
The Career and Counseling Services office offers a variety of programs and services to all YSU students and alumni. Our staff is here to help you with your overall career planning.
Student Government Association
In order to better represent the students of Youngstown State University, to unite more closely the interests of undergraduates, graduates, faculty, and staff, to obtain the best leadership for guidance to higher goals and ideals, and to provide for the most efficient and successful management of all student activities, we, the students of Youngstown State University, do ordain and establish this Constitution.
Live on campus, off-campus, or downtown.
Wick Primary Care at YSU
Our students get the best of both worlds. From the excitement of city living, to the security and community of a traditional college campus.
Parry in Fencing Club, or book concerts with Penguin Productions. Or do you dare to enter Harry Potter's Room of Requirement? Hundreds of choices, and they're all up for grabs.
Youngstown State University is fully accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.