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Central Connecticut State University

New Britain, Connecticut

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Overview

Student Population
11,822
Central Connecticut State University overview
Location New Britain, Connecticut
Online ccsu.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Setting Large Suburban
Central Connecticut State University overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Located in New Britain, Connecticut, Central Connecticut State University is a mid-size four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 7,903 prospective students applied, and 5,314 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 1,464 enrolled in the school.  8,167 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 3,655 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2018/2019, excluding room and board, is $5,642 plus fees of $4,974. CCSU is ranked 564 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Ratings

6/10
Overall
5/10
Academics
6/10
Resources
6/10
Outcomes

CCSU is rated within the top 49% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 6 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

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Admission Standards
Easy
Central Connecticut State University overview
SAT 980/1170
ACT 19/24
GPA 2.98
Applications Accepted
67.2% 
Central Connecticut State University overview
Applications Due May 1, 2021
Applicant Competition Low

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Annual Cost to Attend

Connecticut Resident Tuition
$5,642
In State Costs for Central Connecticut State University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,050
Other Fees$4,974
Room and Board $12,176
Budget for Other Expenses$2,027
Total One Year Cost$25,869
Out of State Resident Tuition
$16,882
Out of State Costs for Central Connecticut State University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,050
Other Fees$4,974
Room and Board $12,176
Budget for Other Expenses$2,027
Total One Year Cost$37,109

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Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$49,000 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
47% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Central Connecticut State University students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 30%
Social Sciences 14%
Education 10%
Psychology 10%
Communication 6%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=128771 IPEDS survey data for Central Connecticut State University.