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Central State University Admission Requirements

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Chances of getting into Central State University

Acceptance Rate

Admitted 
58%
Admission Difficulty for Central State University
Measure Difficulty
Admission Standards Unavailable 
Applicant Competition Average 
How hard is it to get into Central State University and can I get accepted?

The acceptance rate at Central State University is 58%.  It ranks #0 in Ohio for lowest rate of acceptance. Central State University is a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants. Last year, 5,915 out of 10,191 applicants were admitted.

Central State University typically accepts and attracts "B-" average high school students with an average GPA around 2.8. 8% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Test Optional

Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required for admission to Central State University. If you submit test scores, they will be considered with your application, but they are not mandatory. 12% of students submitted SAT scores and 51% submitted ACT scores for admission for the 2021/2022 academic year..

Central State University SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range 
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting SAT 
12%
SAT Scores for Central State University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th N/A
SAT Math 25th N/A
SAT Composite 25th N/A
SAT Scores for Central State University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th N/A
SAT Math 75th N/A
SAT Composite 75th N/A
Average SAT Score N/A
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Central State University ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range 
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting ACT 
51%
ACT Scores for Central State University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th N/A
ACT Math 25th N/A
ACT Composite 25th N/A
ACT Scores for Central State University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th N/A
ACT Math 75th N/A
ACT Composite 75th N/A
Average ACT Score N/A
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Central State University GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA 
2.8
Typical High School Grades 
B-

What GPA do you need to get into Central State University?

You can get into Central State University with slightly below average high school grades. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Central State University was 2.8 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B- students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #0 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 58% of students who apply.

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High School GPA's for admitted Central State University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness 
4.0 1.0% Good
3.75 to 3.99 2.0% Good
3.50 to 3.74 5.0% Good
3.25 to 3.49 11.0% Good
3.00 to 3.24 15.0% Avg +
2.50 to 2.99 36.0% Avg -
2.00 to 2.49 30.0% Low
1.00 to 1.99 0% Low
less than 1.00 0% Low

GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021

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Admission Statistics

Central State University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 6,876 3,315 10,191
Accepted 4,188 1,727 5,915
Acceptance Rate 61% 52% 58%
Enrolled 310 163 473
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 7% 9% 8%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Central State University is $35.

Application Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Central State University and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Central State University Application Requirements
Test Scores Considered but not required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Central State University
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=201690 IPEDS survey data for Central State University.

FAQs

Does Central State University prefer SAT or ACT?

12% of students submit their SAT scores to Central State University. 51% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Central State University?

58% of those who apply are granted admission to Central State University. Admission competition is low and the college has unavailable admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.