Central State University

Wilberforce, Ohio

Central State University Overview

Student population

Address1400 Brush Row Rd
Wilberforce, OH
School Websitewww.centralstate.edu
School TypePublic, 4-year or above
Size

Fringe

StatusPublic
Level of StudyUndergraduate
Application DeadlineAugust 1, 2020

Central State University is a mid-size public, 4-year college based in Wilberforce, Ohio that offers undergraduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is bachelor's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 12,353 students applied to Central State University. Of those students, 7,051 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Central State University was $3,926, in addition to fees of $2,420. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend Central State University.

Central State University has a 23% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Central State University Requirements

Academic standards

Moderate

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Applicants admitted

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The Central State University acceptance rate is 57%. To put this into perspective, 7,051 of the 12,353 students who applied to Central State University in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in Central State University is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into Central State University had an SAT score between the range of 710 and 880. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for Central State University was between 14 and 18 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to Central State University as part of their application.

Central State University Cost

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Central State University, the tuition for in-state residents is $3,926. Combined with fees of $2,420, room and board costs of $10,232, other expenses of $1,500 and the $1,200 cost of books and supplies.

Out-of-state students can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $8,346 in tuition.

Students at Central State University are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Central State University was $5,376 last year, with 98% of students being awarded federal aid. This shows that if you apply for federal aid, you have a good chance of receiving it.

Central State University Student Life

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio15:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to Central State University.

Central State University has a good gender split, with 60% of undergraduates being female and 40% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are out-of-state residents; in fact, 48% of all students reside out-of-state. However, 47% of students come from in-state and 5% of students are international. This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at Central State University is 15:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need to thrive in your studies.

Central State University Popular Majors and Programs

BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
PSYCHOLOGY
HOMELAND SECURITY, LAW ENFORCEMENT, FIREFIGHTING AND RELATED PROTECTIVE SERVICES
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS
ENGINEERING
PARKS, RECREATION, LEISURE, FITNESS, AND KINESIOLOGY
EDUCATION
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND SOCIAL SERVICE PROFESSIONS
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES

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