Central State University

Wilberforce, OH

Central State University

Wilberforce, OH

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Tuition & Fees

$6,726

$8,726

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

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undergraduateRatios

38%

male

62%

female

14

students

1

faculty

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Selective

58%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,915
Declined 4,276
Total Received 10,191
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Public

2,421

undergraduate students

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Location

School Facts

Central State University, founded in 1887, is a comprehensive, public university. Its 60-acre campus is located in Wilberforce, 18 miles east of Dayton.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 2,421
Established in 1887
Coeducational Coeducational
Historically Black college/university yes

Social Networks

60-acre campus in Wilberforce (population: 2,271), 18 miles east of Dayton. Air and bus serve Dayton; train serves Columbus (65 miles).

  • Campus Setting: Rural community

Central State University
1400 Brush Row Road
Wilberforce, OH
45384

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
74%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
74%
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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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Application fee $35
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Required of some
Application deadline (final deadline) August 1

Selective

58%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,915
Declined 4,276
Total Received 10,191

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School Record
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Secondary School GPA

Recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Completion of college-preparatory program
Secondary School Rank
Recommendations

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • 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

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Note-taking services
  • Special transportation
  • Tutors

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Financial Aid

96%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$7,476

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $4,306
Room $5,600
Board $4,880
Additional fees $2,420
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $18,406
Average Financial Aid - $7,476
Total with Avg. Aid $10,930

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 937 376-6579
F: 937 376-6519
financialaid@centralstate.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined yes yes
Basketball yes yes
Football yes
Volleyball yes

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, flag football, soccer, volleyball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting. yes
Agricultural Teacher Education. yes
Agroecology and Sustainable Agriculture. yes
Art Teacher Education. yes
Art/Art Studies, General. yes
Biology Teacher Education. yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes
Broadcast Journalism. yes
Business/Commerce, General. yes
Chemistry Teacher Education. yes
Chemistry, General. yes
Computer Science. yes
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies. yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes
English/Language Arts Teacher Education. yes
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering. yes
Exercise Science and Kinesiology. yes
Health Teacher Education. yes
History, General. yes
Industrial Technology/Technician. yes
Journalism. yes
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching. yes
Manufacturing Engineering. yes
Mathematics Teacher Education. yes
Mathematics, General. yes
Music Performance, General. yes
Music Teacher Education. yes
Parks, Recreation, and Leisure Studies. yes
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching. yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes
Psychology, General. yes
Social Studies Teacher Education. yes
Social Work. yes
Sociology, General. yes
Special Education and Teaching, General. yes
Water Resources Engineering. yes

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Biology
  3. Criminal Justice

Programs Offered

  • Double majors
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Art
  • Business
  • Computer Science
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Humanities
  • Natural Science
  • Social/Behavioral Science
  • Technologies

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-veterinary science

2,421

total students

49%

in-state

51%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

2,421
students

Female
62%
1,495

Male
38%
926

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

85%

2,065
students

Female
61%
1,267

Male
39%
798

15%

356
students

Female
64%
228

Male
36%
128

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Student Break-down

4%
Nonresident aliens
83%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Hispanic/Latino
6%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

7%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.00
College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Recommended of Some
Interview Recommended of All
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
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
Countries most often represented Jamaica
Kenya
Nigeria
Senegal
Zimbabwe
The Bahamas
Special services offered for international applicants English lab
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

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