Central Connecticut State University

New Britain, CT

Central Connecticut State University

New Britain, CT

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Undergrad

Tuition & Fees

$11,068

$22,870

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
20%
500-599
51%
400-499
26%
200-299
1%
700-800
1%
600-699
13%
500-599
53%
400-499
30%
300-399
3%
30-36
6%
24-29
18%
18-23
40%
12-17
35%
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undergraduateRatios

53%

male

47%

female

14

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

65%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,124
Declined 2,683
Total Received 7,807
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Public

9,045

undergraduate students

2,109

graduate students

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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.

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Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 11,154
Established in 1849
Coeducational Coeducational

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.

  • Campus Setting: Suburbs
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Bradley International

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
25%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
no
No freshman housing consideration
yes
Coed housing
yes
Women only housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Inter-Residence Council
  • student radio station
  • Program Board (C.A.N.)
  • Student Government Association
  • A Cappella Society

Top Events

  • Homecoming/Family Day
  • Spring Concert
  • Spring Week
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Student patrols
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
7%
Top 1/4
28%
Top 1/2
64%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
20%
500-599
51%
400-499
26%
200-299
1%
700-800
1%
600-699
13%
500-599
53%
400-499
30%
300-399
3%
30-36
6%
24-29
18%
18-23
40%
12-17
35%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $50
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.15

Moderately Selective

65%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,124
Declined 2,683
Total Received 7,807

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
class rank
recommendation(s)
rigor of secondary school record
standardized test scores

Important

application essay

Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
first generation
geographical residence
interview
racial/ethnic status
state residency
talent/ability

Not Considered

religious affiliation/commitment
volunteer work
work experience

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 29
Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language yes

Financial Aid

90%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$4,905

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $5,924
Room & board $12,528
Additional fees $5,144
Books & supplies $1,050
Other fees $1,465
Total $26,111
Average Financial Aid - $4,905
Total with Avg. Aid $21,206
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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Football
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Track and field
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 Sports Men

Archery, Basketball, Ice hockey, Soccer, Tennis, Volleyball

Intramural Sports Women

Archery, Basketball, Soccer, Softball, Volleyball

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Divison I

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
Anthropology
Art Teacher Education
Art/Art Studies, General
Athletic Training/Trainer
Biochemistry
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Chemistry, General
Civil Engineering, General
Computer Engineering Technology/Technician
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance
Construction Management
Criminology
Design and Visual Communications, General
Drama and Dance Teacher Education
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Economics, General
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
Finance, General
French Language and Literature
Geography
Geology/Earth Science, General
German Language and Literature
History, General
Hospitality Administration/Management, General
Industrial Technology/Technician
International/Global Studies
Italian Language and Literature
Journalism
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Management Information Systems, General
Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mass Communication/Media Studies
Mathematics, General
Mechanical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician
Molecular Biology
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Music Teacher Education
Music, General
Network and System Administration/Administrator
Operations Management and Supervision
Philosophy
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Robotics Technology/Technician
Social Sciences, General
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctoral degree - professional
  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

11,154

total students

96.5%

in-state

3.5%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

81%

9,045
students

Female
47%
4,249

Male
53%
4,796

19%

2,109
students

Female
65%
1,364

Male
35%
745

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

80%

7,253
students

Female
48%
3,470

Male
52%
3,783

20%

1,792
students

Female
44%
779

Male
56%
1,013

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 72%
Student 4 year graduation rate 30%
Student 5 year graduation rate 21%
Student 6 year graduation rate 6%

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
16%
Hispanic/Latino
58%
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

917

Transfer students enrolled

8%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment no
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred no

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: May 1

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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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 Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation

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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