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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 7,807 prospective students applied, and 5,124 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 1,377 enrolled in the school.  8,167 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 3,655 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2019/2020, excluding room and board, is $5,924 plus fees of $5,144. CCSU is ranked 572 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Ratings

6/10
Overall
5/10
Academics
6/10
Resources
6/10
Outcomes
4/10
Value

CCSU is rated within the top 50% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 6 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

Rankings

Rankings for Central Connecticut State University within the 2021 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.

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Getting In

Admission Standards
Very Easy
Central Connecticut State University overview
SAT 970/1160
ACT 17/23
GPA 2.98
Applications Accepted
65.6% 
Central Connecticut State University overview
Applications Due May 1, 2022
Applicant Competition Low
Application Fee $50

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Annual Cost to Attend

Connecticut Resident Tuition
$5,924
In State Costs for Central Connecticut State University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,050
Other Fees$5,144
Room and Board $12,528
Budget for Other Expenses$2,215
Total One Year Cost$26,861
Out of State Resident Tuition
$17,726
Out of State Costs for Central Connecticut State University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,050
Other Fees$5,144
Room and Board $12,528
Budget for Other Expenses$2,215
Total One Year Cost$38,663

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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.

Current students may use the Central Connecticut State University GPA calculator to determine their current college GPA.