Central State University Rankings

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In the World#3968 of 14178
In North America#1122 of 2629
In the United States#1049 of 2528
In Ohio#36 of 91
In Wilberforce#1 of 3

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
57%
Average SAT
810
Average ACT
16
Aid receiving
97%
Undergraduates
2,033
Male:Female Ratio
39:61
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Bachelor's degree

Central State University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate57%50%60%
Applicants13,4644,5588,906
Admissions7,6462,2935,353
Freshmen enrolled full time623219404
Freshmen enrolled part time22

806 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

46 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
14 or 2%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 760
or below

75% of them
had 860
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Central State University are 760-860 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
270 or 43%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 14
or below

75% of them
had 17
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Central State University are 14-17 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
Secondary school rank Recommended
SAT/ACT Considered but not required
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Black or African American1798 (89%)
Nonresident Alien107 (5%)
Two or more races51 (3%)
White49 (2%)
Hispanic15 (0.7%)
Asian4 (0.2%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown3 (0.1%)
American Indian or Alaska Native1 (0%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$6,561
Students receiving aid
97%

Tuition and fees

Undergraduates
Tuition in-district$4,306
Tuition in-state$4,306
Tuition out-of-state$6,306
Fee in-district$2,420
Fee in-state$2,420
Fee out-of-state$2,420

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity1,533
Combined charge for room and board$10,480
Room charge$5,600
Meal charge$4,880

Central State University Majors

MajorBachelor's
Business & Commerce, General46
Broadcast Journalism20
Psychology, General19
Criminal Justice & Safety Studies18
Social Work17
Biology & Biological Sciences, General11
Accounting9
Manufacturing Engineering7
Computer Science6
Chemistry, General6
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies4
English Language and Literature, General3
Political Science and Government, General3
Music Performance, General3
Art & Art Studies, General3
Industrial Technology & Technician3
Early Childhood Education and Teaching1
Special Education and Teaching, General1
English & Language Arts Teacher Education1
Water Resources Engineering1
Sociology1
Environmental & Environmental Health Engineering1
Mathematics, General1
Grand Total185
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate28%24%32%
  • Full-time retention rate - 46%

Publications & Citations

Publications
324
Citations
2,659

Publication count by topic

Psychology
40
Biology
32
Chemistry
28
Computer science
26
Mathematics
25
Medicine
25
Sociology
16
Materials science
16
Environmental science
15
Economics
13
Physics
12
Geography
11
History
11
Political science
9
Geology
6
Art
6
Engineering
5
Business
5
Philosophy
3

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Geology2214227
History24636
Art26653
Philosophy27822
Psychology3135519
Sociology316860
Medicine3579525
Environmental science370099
Economics384034
Geography397330
Materials science4135146
Chemistry4143353
Biology4246335
Physics431724
Mathematics436978
Business467217
Computer science4702102
Political science48433
Engineering52949

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
1990826
1991422
1992536
1993236
1994626
1995725
1996441
1997437
1998439
1999141
2000035
2001229
2002234
2003037
2004141
2005648
2006250
2007462
2008751
2009782
20101170
2011999
201210111
201311156
201413168
20159148
201612179
201711160
201819134
201918174
202025203

General info

Founded1887
WikipediaCentral State University
Colorsmaroon, gold
Academic CalendarSeptember to June
Total FTE staff375
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields

Location and Contacts

Address1400 Brush Row Rd
Wilberforce, Ohio, 45384-1004
United States
City population2,000
Phone9373766011
Fax+1 (937) 376 6138

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