Tuition & Fees

$11,068

$24,028

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
22%
500-599
54%
400-499
23%
700-800
2%
600-699
15%
500-599
52%
400-499
29%
300-399
2%
700-800
1%
600-699
9%
500-599
40%
400-499
44%
300-399
6%
200-299
0
30-36
4%
24-29
26%
18-23
45%
12-17
25%
30-36
1%
24-29
22%
18-23
48%
12-17
29%
30-36
1%
24-29
32%
18-23
52%
12-17
15%
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undergraduateRatios

53%

male

47%

female

1

teacher

15

students

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Moderately Selective

67%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,314
Declined + 2,589
Total Received 7,903
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Public

9,546

undergraduate students

2,276

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Accounting
  2. Psychological Science
  3. Criminology
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Codes

SAT 3898
ACT 0596

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Location

School Facts

Central Connecticut State University 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 11,822
Established in 1849
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AACSB The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business
•  AAMFT (American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy)
•  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  ACCE (American Council for Construction Education)
•  ACS American Chemical Society
•  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)
•  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)

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New Britain, CT

314-acre campus in New Britain (population: 72,710), 12 miles from Hartford. Air serves Windsor Locks (26 miles); train serves Berlin (five miles). Public transportation serves campus.

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
20%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
60%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
10%
Top 1/4
27%
Top 1/2
61%
Bottom 1/2
39%
Bottom 1/4
9%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
22%
500-599
54%
400-499
23%
700-800
2%
600-699
15%
500-599
52%
400-499
29%
300-399
2%
700-800
1%
600-699
9%
500-599
40%
400-499
44%
300-399
6%
200-299
0
30-36
4%
24-29
26%
18-23
45%
12-17
25%
30-36
1%
24-29
22%
18-23
48%
12-17
29%
30-36
1%
24-29
32%
18-23
52%
12-17
15%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline May 1 (priority deadline)
June 15
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

67%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,314
Declined + 2,589
Total Received 7,903

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

Financial Aid

63%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$8,824

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $11,068
Room $7,174
Board $5,354
Books & supplies $1,050
Total $24,646
Average Financial Aid - $8,824
Total with Avg. Aid $15,822

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $15,538,991
State $3,930,285
Institutional $7,111,397
Other external $1,560,302
Total $28,140,975

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $4,047,623
Other external
Total $4,047,623
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 860 832-2200
F: 860 832-3330
finaid@ccsu.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Richard Bishop
Director of Financial Aid
bishopr@ccsu.edu

Varsity Sports

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

Club Sports - Men's

baseball, Brazilian jiu jitsu, dance, dance team, equestrian sports, fencing, golf, ice hockey, karate, krav maga/tae kwon do, lacrosse, pep squad, rugby, skiing, snowboarding, soccer, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Club Sports - Women's

Brazilian jiu jitsu, dance, dance team, equestrian sports, fencing, flag football, golf, karate, krav maga/tae kwon do, lacrosse, pep squad, rugby, skiing, snowboarding, soccer, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, dodgeball, flag football, outdoor soccer, softball, volleyball

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Athletic Directors

Brian Barrio (men's)
Director Of Athletics
email

Athletic Facts

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

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
Cybersecurity
Dance Education
Data Mining Online
Early Childhood Education
Early Childhood/Infant/Toddler Mental Health
Earth Sciences
Economics
Educational Leadership
Educational Technology
Electronics Technology
Elementary Education
Engineering Technology
English
Exercise Science
Finance
French
Geography
German
Graphic/Information Design
Graphics Technology
History
Hospitality/Tourism
Industrial Technology
Information Design
International Studies
Italian
Journalism
Management
Management Information Systems
Manufacturing Engineering Technology
Manufacturing Management
Marketing
Marriage/Family Therapy
Mathematics
Mechanical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering Technology
Media Studies
Modern Languages
Music
Music Education
Natural Sciences
Networking Information Technology
Nurse Anesthesia Practice
Nursing
Nursing/Hospice/Palliative Care
Philosophy
Physical Education
Physics
Political Science
Psychological Sciences
Psychology
Public History
Reading/Language Arts
Robotics/Mechatronics Engineering Technology
STEM
Social Sciences
Social Work
Sociology
Software Engineering
Spanish
Special Education
Special Studies
Strategic Communication
Supply Chain Logistics Management
Teacher Education
Teacher Leadership
Teaching English as a Second Language
Technology Management
Technology/Engineering Education
Theatre
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Accounting
  2. Psychological Science
  3. Criminology

Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Business
  • Computer Science
  • Technologies
  • Other

11,822

total students

96%

in-state

4%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

81%

9,546
students

Female
47%
4,462

Male
53%
5,084

19%

2,276
students

Female
64%
1,452

Male
36%
824

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

79%

7,576
students

Female
48%
3,586

Male
52%
3,990

21%

1,970
students

Female
45%
876

Male
55%
1,094

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Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
11%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
13%
Hispanic/Latino
50%
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

70%

Transfer applicants accepted

70%

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

  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

100%

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
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 29
Countries most often represented Canada
China
India
Peru
Saudi Arabia
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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