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Tuition & Fees

$10,225

$22,914

not including room and board

in-state out-of-state More Financial Details

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
9%
500-599
42%
400-499
43%
300-399
5%
700-800
1%
600-699
12%
500-599
42%
400-499
40%
300-399
4%
200-299
1%
700-800
1%
600-699
9%
500-599
40%
400-499
44%
300-399
6%
200-299
0
30-36
10%
24-29
15%
18-23
57%
12-17
16%
6-11
2%
Below 6
0
30-36
5%
24-29
30%
18-23
48%
12-17
17%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
5%
24-29
20%
18-23
63%
12-17
12%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
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undergraduateRatios

54%

46%

male

female

1
15

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

60%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,687
Declined + 3,123
Total Received 7,810
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Public

9,538

undergraduate students

2,246

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Accounting
  2. Psychology
  3. Criminology
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Codes

SAT 3898
ACT 0596

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School Facts

Central Connecticut is a public university. Founded in 1849, it gained university status in 1985. Its 315-acre campus is located in a residential area of New Britain, nine miles from Hartford.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 11,784
Established in 1849
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AAMFT (American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy)
•  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  ACCE (American Council for Construction Education)
•  ATMAE (Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering)
•  CAAHEP (Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs)
•  CAATE (Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education)
•  CACREP (Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  CoA-NA (Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs)
•  CORE (Council on Rehabilitation Education)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)
•  NEASC (New England Assn. of Schools and Colleges)
•  NLN (National League for Nursing)

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New Britain, CT

294-acre campus in New Britain (population: 72,558), nine miles from Hartford. Air serves Windsor Locks (23 miles); train serves Berlin (three miles). Public transportation serves campus.

Central Connecticut State University
1615 Stanley Street
New Britain, CT 06050

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
19%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
63%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
9%
Top 1/4
32%
Top 1/2
69%
Bottom 1/2
31%
Bottom 1/4
6%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
9%
500-599
42%
400-499
43%
300-399
5%
700-800
1%
600-699
12%
500-599
42%
400-499
40%
300-399
4%
200-299
1%
700-800
1%
600-699
9%
500-599
40%
400-499
44%
300-399
6%
200-299
0
30-36
10%
24-29
15%
18-23
57%
12-17
16%
6-11
2%
Below 6
0
30-36
5%
24-29
30%
18-23
48%
12-17
17%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
5%
24-29
20%
18-23
63%
12-17
12%
6-11
0
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline October 15 (priority deadline)
June 1
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted
SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

60%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,687
Declined + 3,123
Total Received 7,810

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Class rank
Recommendations
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Interview
Particular talent/ability
State residency

Not Considered

Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Lawrence Hall
Director of Admissions
P: 888 733-2278
F: 860 832-2295
admissions@ccsu.edu

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $10,225
Room $6,820
Board $4,996
Books & supplies $1,300
Total $23,341
Average Financial Aid - $12,267
Total with Avg. Aid $11,074

Financial Aid

60%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$12,267

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $13,828,419
State $3,537,590
Institutional $6,570,283
Other external $0
Total $23,936,292

Non-need-based

Federal $0
State
Institutional $3,252,591
Other external $1,328,057
Total $4,580,648

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
diving
football
golf
lacrosse
soccer
softball
swimming
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Northeast Conference (Division I, Football I-AA)
Mascot
Blue Devils
School colors
blue and white
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Anthropology
Art
Art Education
Athletic Training
Biochemistry
Biological Sciences
Biological Sciences Anesthesia
Biology
Biomolecular Science
Biomolecular Sciences
Business Administration
Chemistry
Civil Engineering
Communication
Computer Engineering Technology
Computer Information Technology
Computer Science
Construction Management
Counselor Education
Criminal Justice
Criminology
Dance Education
Data Mining Online
Digital Printing/Graphics Technology
Early Childhood Education
Earth Sciences
Economics
Educational Leadership
Educational Technology
Electronics Technology
Elementary Education
Engineering Technology
English
Exercise Science
Finance
French
Geography
German
Graphic/Information Design
Health Psychology
History
Hospitality/Tourism
Industrial Technology
Information Design
International Studies
Italian
Journalism
Management
Management Information Systems
Manufacturing Engineering Technology
Manufacturing Management
Marketing
Marriage/Family Therapy
Math Education
Mathematics
Mechanical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering Technology
Media Studies
Modern Languages
Music
Music Education
Natural Sciences
Networking Information Technology
Nurse Anesthesia Practice
Nursing
Philosophy
Physical Education
Physics
Political Science
Psychological Sciences
Psychology
Public History
Reading/Language Arts
Robotics/Mechatronics Engineering Technology
Social Sciences
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish
Special Education
Special Studies
Strategic Communication
Teacher Education
Teaching English as a Second Language
Technology Education
Technology Management
Technology/Engineering Education
Theatre
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Undergraduate

81%

9,538
students

Female
46%
4,410

Male
54%
5,128

Graduate

19%

2,246
students

Female
64%
1,437

Male
36%
809

undergraduateFull-time

79%

7,539
students

Female
47%
3,533

Male
53%
4,006

undergraduatePart-time

21%

1,999
students

Female
44%
877

Male
56%
1,122

Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
12%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
13%
Hispanic/Latino
61%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

71%

Transfer applicants accepted

68%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.00
College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Required of Some
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Required of Some

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

98%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 34
Countries most often represented Canada
China
India
Saudi Arabia
Sweden
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
Host family program
International student center
Special counselors/advisors

International Student Contact

Doug Benoit
Assistant Director, Admissions
860 832-2286
Benoitd@ccsu.edu

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