Central State University: Ranking & Review

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Wilberforce
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United States
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World
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113794803
Top 29%

Central State University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate48%41%52%
Applicants12,5174,4838,034
Admissions6,0101,8434,167
Enrolled undergraduates664261403
Enrolled total (including graduate students)1,7847291,055

183 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

4 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores101
Percent of students submitting SAT scores15%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
405
Math
390

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores333
Percent of students submitting ACT scores50%
ACT Composite
16
ACT English
15
ACT Math
16

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $20.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRecommended
RecommendationsRecommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesRecommended
Admission test scoresConsidered but not required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Central State University Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus$18,880$20,730
Off-campus$19,780$21,630
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $9,934 and other expenses per full academic year.

Central State University provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 1,459 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$3,926$5,776
Fees for full-time undergraduates$2,320$2,320
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$275$625

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsBachelor'sMaster'sTotal
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services5050
Psychology3030
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service2727
Education7916
Biological and Biomedical Sciences1616
Public Administration and Social Service Professions1414
Visual and Performing Arts1111
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies1111
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs1010
Social Sciences99
Engineering99
English Language and Literature & Letters66
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields55
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services55
Mathematics and Statistics44
History33
Physical Sciences22
Grand Total2199228

A total of 219 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Central State University.

At the master's level 9 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate20%16%24%
  • Full-time retention rate - 47%
  • Part-time retention rate - 0%

General info

Founded1887
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Mission StatementMission: Central State University, an 1890 Land-Grant institution, prepares students with diverse backgrounds and experiences for leadership, research and service. The University fosters academic excellence within a nurturing environment and provides a strong liberal arts foundation leading to professional careers and advanced studies.
Colorsmaroon, gold
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff381
Instructional FTE123
Research FTE3
Sector of institutionPublic, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields

Location and Contacts

Official Websitecentralstate.edu
Address1400 Brush Row Rd
Wilberforce, Ohio, 45384-1004
United States
Urbanization levelRural: Fringe
City population2,000
Phone9373766011
Fax+1 (937) 376 6138

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