Cleveland Institute of Electronics is an educational institution that has been approved by the Ohio State Board of Career Colleges and Schools to offer online programs in the fields of electronics technology, computer technology and electronic engineering technology. The school also gives specialized degrees such as Associate in Applied Science in Electronics Engineering Technology and Associate in Applied Science in Computer Information Technology and Systems Management.

Founded by Carl E. Smith as the Smith Practical Radio Institute, Cleveland Institute of Electronics (CIE) has been providing correspondence learning courses since its inception in 1934. CIE started to provide online classes in the late 1990’s, and from the year 2000 examinations and assignment submissions could be completed through the Internet.

The tuition fees at CIE are fairly reasonable, with total fees amounting from $1,295.00 to $4,495.00. Financial assistance is available through various federal grants, private scholarships, and student loans. The DANTES program also provides tuition assistance for active service members of the Armed Forces. More information on tuition costs and financial aid can be requested from the CIE’s Financial Aid Office.

CIE has a rolling application period for freshmen (both in-state and out-of-state) as well as transfer students and can be done online. Requirements vary so it is best to ring the CIE Admissions office to request for application information.

CIE is a member of the Ohio Council of Private Colleges and Schools and of the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers. It is listed in the Council of Higher Education Accreditation’s national roster of Accredited Institutions of Post Secondary Education and is an accredited member of the Distance Education and Training Council.