Chicago State University is a public university located in Chicago, United States, and was founded in 1867. The motto of the university is "You... Greater". It operates in the education, higher education, and university industries. The university is affiliated with the National Collegiate Athletic Association, the American Association of State Colleges and Universities, and the National Athletic Association.
Chicago State University holds numerous accreditations, including those from the National Association of Schools of Art and Design, the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education, and the Higher Learning Commission. Additional accreditations come from the National Association of Schools of Music, the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs, and the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs. The university is also accredited by the American Chemical Society, the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education of the American Occupational Therapy Association, and the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission. Further accreditations include those from the American Association for Leisure and Recreation, Council on Accreditation, and the Council on Social Work Education.
Chicago State University is an organization and an educational institute.