|Admission Standards||Extremely Easy|
How hard is it to get into Central State University and can I get accepted? The school has a 57% acceptance rate ranking it #17 in Ohio for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 7,051 out of 12,353 applicants were admitted making Central State University a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants. Academically, it has extremely easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 92 percent. Central State University typically accepts and attracts "C+" average high school students. Only 11% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
Find out which students are getting accepted at Central State University, which are not, and how your GPA, SAT, or ACT scores compare.
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|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||370|
|SAT Math 25th||340|
|SAT Composite 25th||710|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||440|
|SAT Math 75th||440|
|SAT Composite 75th||880|
|Average SAT Score||800|
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Central State University?
Central State University typically requires applicants to be in the top 97 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 710 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 620. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 800 out of 1600. The school ranks #52 in Ohio for highest average SAT composite score. 12 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|880 and Above||Good||>69%|
|795 to 880||Avg +||57%-69%|
|710 to 795||Avg -||44%-57%|
|625 to 710||Reach||31%-44%|
|Less than 625||Low||<31%|
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||12|
|ACT Math 25th||15|
|ACT Composite 25th||14|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||17|
|ACT Math 75th||17|
|ACT Composite 75th||18|
|Average ACT Score||16|
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Central State University?
Admission data indicates that Central State University regularly accepts students with ACT's of 14 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 87 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 12 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 16 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 18 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #55 in Ohio for highest average ACT composite score. 51 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Central State University.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|18 and Above||Good||>69%|
|16 to 18||Avg +||57%-69%|
|14 to 16||Avg -||44%-57%|
|12 to 14||Reach||31%-44%|
|Less than 12||Low||<31%|
You can get into Central State University with below average high school grades. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Central State University was 2.6 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily C+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #57 in Ohio for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Central State University accepts 57% of students who apply.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.50 to 3.75||4%||Good|
|3.25 to 3.50||4%||Good|
|3.00 to 3.25||12%||Good|
|2.75 to 3.00||29%||Good|
|2.50 to 2.75||37%||Avg +|
|2.25 to 2.50||13%||Reach|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Low|
GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||10%||14%||11%|
The application deadline for Fall 2020 has passed. Applications were due on Aug 1, 2020.
What are the requirements for admission to Central State University and what student information is used for admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
|Subject||Percent of Class|
Institute, West Virginia
Winston-Salem, North Carolina
Buffalo, New York
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=201690 IPEDS survey data for Central State University.
12% of students submit their SAT scores to Central State University. 51% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
57% of those who apply are granted admission to Central State University. Admission competition is low and the college has extremely easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 710 and 880. 12% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 14 and 18. 51% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.