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Central State University

  • Wilberforce, OH
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Rural
    setting
  • 53%47%
    student ratio
  • 2,036
    total students
  • $3,738 | $11,190
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • June 15
    fall application deadline
  • 33%
    acceptance rate
  • Minimally Difficult
    admission difficulty
  • Average test scores for all first-year students that were accepted and enrolled.
  • 403
    sat math
  • 419
    sat reading
  • Not
    Reported

    sat writing
  • 17
    act composite

Majors & Degrees

Degrees Offered
Bachelor's
Associate's
  • Communication/Journalism
    • Journalism
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Broadcast Journalism
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Computer and information sciences
    • Computer and Information Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Computer Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Education
    • Special Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Middle School Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Secondary Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Education (Multiple Levels)
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Early Childhood Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Art Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Music Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Education Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Engineering
    • Water Resources Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Manufacturing Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Engineering technologies
    • Industrial Technology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • English
    • English
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Biological/life sciences
    • Biology/Biological Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Mathematics and statistics
    • Mathematics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Parks and recreation
    • Parks, Recreation and Leisure
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Physical sciences
    • Chemistry
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Geology/Earth Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Psychology
    • Psychology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting, and protective services
    • Criminal Justice/Safety
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Public administration and social services
    • Social Work
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Social sciences
    • Economics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Geography
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Political Science and Government
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Sociology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Visual and performing arts
    • Art
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Music Performance
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Jazz/Jazz Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Business/marketing
    • Business/Commerce
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Accounting
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • History
    • History
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.

Admissions

33% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied7,142
    • Accepted2,377
    • Acceptance Rate33%
    • Enrolled2,036
    • Female Applicants4,328
    • Females Accepted1,490
    • Female Acceptance Rate34%
    • Male Applicants2,814
    • Males Accepted887
    • Male Acceptance Rate31%
  • Applying
    • Application Fee
    • Required for All Transcript of high school record
    • Required for Some Essay or personal statement
      Letter(s) of recommendation
      Minimum high school GPA of 2
      2.5 high school GPA for nonresidents
    • Average high school GPA for first-year freshman2.60
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
    • Fall freshmen June 15th --
    • Out-of-state Fall freshmen Not Reported
    • Early decision plan Not Reported
    • Other early decision plan Not Reported
    • Transfer June 15th --
  • Test Scores Accepted
    • Test Average School Accepted 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile*
    • SAT Critical Reading 419 370 470
    • SAT Math 403 360 450
    • SAT Writing
    • ACT Composite 17 15 19
    • * 25th and 75th percentile is the score that 25/75 percent of students score at or below.

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition
    • In-state tuition *$3,738
    • Out-of-state tuition *$11,190
    • In-district tuitionNot Reported
    • * Tuition costs are based on a full academic year typically extending from September to June.
  • Fees
    • Full-time student fees$2,320.00
    • Room and board *$9,046.00
    • Room only *$4,862.00
    • * Room and board charges vary according to board plan selected (i.e., 12-meal plan, 19-meal plan, etc.) and student level (freshman, sophomore, etc.)
  • Other Payment Considerations
    • Guaranteed tuition plan offeredNo
    • Tuition pre-payment planNo
    • Tuition payment plans offeredNot Reported
    • Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuitionNot Reported

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Undergraduate Students2,036
    • Male Student Percentage47%
    • Female Student Percentage53%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic/Latino.59%
    • Black or African American94.01%
    • White or Caucasian1.87%
    • American Indian or Alaska Native.25%
    • Asian.05%
    • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific IslanderNot Reported
    • Two or more races.64%
    • Unknown1.18%
  • Other Student Statistics
    • International Breakout.25% representing 5 other countries
    • Out-of-state Students40% out-of-state student

Campus Life

  • Housing
    • College-owned housing available Yes
    • Housing Requirements None
    • Housing options Coed housing , Female-only housing, Male-only housing
    • Percentage of undergraduate students who live in college-owned housing 56%
  • Student Activities
    • Student-run campus newspaper Yes
    • Drama / theater group Yes
    • Student-run radio station Yes
    • Student-run television station Yes
    • Marching band Yes
    • Choral groups Yes
  • Student Services
    • Legal services No
    • Health clinic Yes
    • Personal / psychological counseling Yes
    • Women's center No
  • Student Organizations
    • Greek fraternities Yes
    • Greek sororities Yes
    • Local fraternities Yes
    • Local sororities Yes
    • Other organizations Not Reported
    • Most popular organizations Student Ambassadors, student government, Make it Happen (Inter-Faith), Daughters of Nia Anaya (Social Group), Evolutions (Modeling Troupe)
  • Campus Security and Safety
    • 24-hour emergency telephone / alarm services Yes
    • 24-hour patrols by trained officers Yes
    • Students patrols Not Reported
    • Late-night transport / escort services Not Reported
    • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Yes
    • Other Not Reported

Athletics

Member of the: NCAA Division II
  • Men's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Basketball Yes Division X Yes
    • Bowling Yes No No
    • Cheerleading No Division X Yes
    • Cross-country running No Division X Yes
    • Golf No Division X Yes
    • Softball Yes No No
    • Tennis Yes Division X Yes
    • Track No Division X Yes
    • Volleyball No No No
  • Women's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Basketball Yes Division X Yes
    • Bowling Yes No No
    • Cheerleading No Division X Yes
    • Cross-country running No Division X Yes
    • Golf No Division X Yes
    • Softball Yes No No
    • Tennis Yes Division X Yes
    • Track No Division X Yes
    • Volleyball No Division X Yes

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty227
    • Full-time Percentage47%
    • Part-time Percentage53%
    • Female Percentage45%
    • Male Percentage55%
    • Student:Faculty Ratio13:1 or 1,916 students to 146 faculty

Location & Contact

Central State University

1400 Brush Row Road PO Box 1004
Wilberforce, OH 45384
USA

Ms.Phyllis Jeffers-Coly

Director, Admissions

Phone: 937-376-6218
Fax: 937-376-6648
Email: admissions@centralstate.edu



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