Central Connecticut State University

New Britain, CT

Central Connecticut State University

New Britain, CT

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Tuition & Fees

$11,502

$23,776

not including housing and food

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
580
25th
490
75th
570
25th
480
75th
23
25th
17
75th
24
25th
17
75th
25
25th
19
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undergraduateRatios

53%

male

47%

female

14

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

64%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,009
Declined 2,715
Total Received 7,724
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Public

10,321

undergraduate students

2,725

graduate students

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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.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 13,046
Established in 1849
Coeducational Coeducational

Social Networks

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: Large town

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
19%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
57%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
7%
Top 1/4
28%
Top 1/2
64%
Bottom 1/2
36%
Bottom 1/4
9%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
580
25th
490
75th
570
25th
480
75th
23
25th
17
75th
24
25th
17
75th
25
25th
19

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
Common application accepted Yes
Application deadline (final deadline) May 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required SAT Subject Tests Not used

Moderately Selective

64%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,009
Declined 2,715
Total Received 7,724

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
Secondary School Rank
Secondary School Record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Admission test scores

Neither required nor recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

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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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Financial Aid

60%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$6,704

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $6,162
Housing $7,174
Food $5,542
Additional fees $5,340
Books & supplies $1,600
Total $25,818
Average Financial Aid - $6,704
Total with Avg. Aid $19,114

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $15,276,081
State $3,494,730
Institutional $8,735,750
Other external $204,412
Total $27,710,973

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $2,567,737
Other external $1,445,392
Total $4,013,129

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


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

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined yes yes
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Football yes
Lacrosse yes
Soccer yes yes
Softball yes
Swimming and diving yes
Volleyball yes

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 Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Northeast Conference (Division I, Football I-AA)

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting and Business/Management. yes
Accounting. yes yes
Anthropology, General. yes
Art Teacher Education. yes yes
Art/Art Studies, General. yes
Athletic Training/Trainer. yes
Biochemistry. yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes yes
Business Administration and Management, General. yes
Chemistry, General. yes
Civil Engineering, General. yes
Computational Science. yes
Computer Engineering Technology/Technician. yes
Computer Software Engineering. yes
Computer and Information Sciences, General. yes
Computer and Information Systems Security/Auditing/Information Assurance. yes
Construction Management, General. yes yes
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services. yes
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies. yes
Criminology. yes
Design and Visual Communications, General. yes yes
Drama and Dance Teacher Education. yes
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General. yes
Economics, General. yes
Education, General. yes
Educational Leadership and Administration, General. yes yes
Educational/Instructional Technology. yes
Electrical and Electronics Engineering. yes
Electrical, Electronic, and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician. yes
Elementary Education and Teaching. yes yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes yes
Exercise Science and Kinesiology. yes
Finance, General. yes
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General. yes
French Language and Literature. yes
Geography. yes yes
Geology/Earth Science, General. yes
German Language and Literature. yes
History, General. yes yes
Hospitality Administration/Management, General. yes
Industrial Technology/Technician. yes
Information Technology. yes
International/Globalization Studies. yes yes
Italian Language and Literature. yes
Journalism. yes
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching. yes yes
Management Information Systems, General. yes
Management Science. yes
Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician. yes
Marketing/Marketing Management, General. yes
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling. yes
Mass Communication/Media Studies. yes
Mathematics, General. yes yes
Mechanical Engineering. yes yes
Mechanical/Mechanical Engineering Technology/Technician. yes
Molecular Biology. yes yes
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other. yes
Music Teacher Education. yes yes
Music, General. yes
Network and System Administration/Administrator. yes
Nurse Anesthetist. yes
Nursing Practice. yes
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) yes
Operations Management and Supervision. yes yes
Organizational Communication, General. yes
Philosophy. yes
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching. yes yes
Physical Sciences, Other. yes
Physics, General. yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes
Psychology, General. yes yes
Public/Applied History. yes
Reading Teacher Education. yes
Robotics Technology/Technician. yes
Social Work. yes
Sociology, General. yes
Spanish Language and Literature. yes
Special Education and Teaching, General. yes
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor. yes
Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education. yes yes
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design. yes

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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

13,046

total students

93%

in-state

7%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

79%

10,321
students

Female
47%
4,866

Male
53%
5,455

21%

2,725
students

Female
64%
1,755

Male
36%
970

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

74%

7,647
students

Female
48%
3,654

Male
52%
3,993

26%

2,674
students

Female
45%
1,212

Male
55%
1,462

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Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
12%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
15%
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

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

2%

Students are transfer students

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
Essay or personal statement Required of Some
Interview Required of Some
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All

Transfer Application Deadline

Not reported

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 32
Countries most often represented Canada
China
India
Jamaica
Saudi Arabia
Vietnam
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
Host family program
International student center
Special counselors/advisors

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