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CCSU Demographics & Diversity

New Britain, Connecticut

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at CCSU are primarily White with a smaller Hispanic population. The school has medium racial diversity. 35% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Central Connecticut State University students
Race Percent of Students
White 65%
Black 12%
Hispanic 13%
Asian 4%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3%
International 1%
Race Unknown 2%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Very High

There are 0.1% more male students than female students enrolled at Central Connecticut State University with a gender ratio of 50% men to 50% women. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, CCSU has a higher gender diversity than other US colleges and is very inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for Central Connecticut State University students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 50%
Women 50%
Enrollment by gender for Central Connecticut State University students
Gender Number of Students
Men 4,830
Women 4,823

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

CCSU serves a very low number of students outside of Connecticut, with 93 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Central Connecticut State University students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 93%
Out of State 5%
Foreign 2%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$75,579 per year

39% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 20.3%
Part time Undergrads 20.2%

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