9,554
Students
Financial aid thermometer
8,551
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
66
66%
Acceptance Rate
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

Central Connecticut State University is a Comprehensive institution located in New Britain, CT, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 1615 Stanley Street
New Britain, CT  06050
United States
Contact Email: admissions@ccsu.edu
Phone: 860-832-2285
Fax: 860-832-2522

Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Hospitality Administration Checkmark
Management Information Systems Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management Checkmark
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Network And System Administration Checkmark
Web Page, Digital/multimedia And Information Resources Design Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
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Drama And Dance Teacher Education Checkmark
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Kindergarten/preschool Education Checkmark
Music Teacher Education Checkmark
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Technology/industrial Arts Teacher Education Checkmark
Engineering Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
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Computer Engineering Technology Checkmark
Electrical, Electronic And Communications Engineering Technology Checkmark
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Manufacturing Engineering Technology Checkmark
Mechanical Engineering/mechanical Technology Checkmark
Robotics Technology Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Geography Checkmark
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

7,870
Applied
5,254
Accepted
9,554
Enrolled
67%
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Female Admissions

4,025
Females Applied
2,678
Females Accepted
67%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

3,845
Males Applied
2,576
Males Accepted
67%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

50
Application Fee
3.07
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
A minimum high school GPA of 2
2 recommendations
Required for some programs Interview
Other requirements may exist (see below)
Other requirements: High school class rank

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen May 1st October 15th
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer May 1st October 15th Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 500 590
SAT Math 17 24
ACT Composite 22 19 24

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

5,642
In-state
16,882
Out-of-state
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Fees

4,974
Full-time student fees
12,176
Room & board
7,004
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Senior Citizens
Employees

Financial Aid

8,551
Avg. Financial Aid Package
8,747
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
0
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
3,356
Avg. Loan Aid
3,149
Avg. Grant Aid
6,573
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
89% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
63%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
96%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

9,554
Total undergrad students
2%
International Students
3%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 14.44%
Black or African American 12.62%
White or Caucasian 60.62%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.14%
Asian 4.4%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.07%
Two or more races 3.14%
Other 3%

Gender

Male (53.13%)
Female (46.87%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 24%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Homecoming/Family Day, Spring Concert and Spring Week

Student Services

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Student Organizations

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Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Inter-Residence Council, student radio station, Program Board (C.A.N.), Student Government Association and A Cappella Society

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Division 1 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Fencing Checkmark No No
Field Hockey No No No
Football Checkmark Division 1B No
Golf No Division 1 Checkmark
Gymnastics Checkmark No No
Lacrosse Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball No No No
Swimming And Diving No No No
Track And Field No Division 1 Checkmark
Volleyball No No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Fencing Checkmark No No
Field Hockey Checkmark No No
Football No No No
Golf No Division 1 Checkmark
Gymnastics Checkmark No No
Lacrosse Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Rugby Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 1 Checkmark
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Faculty

932
Total Faculty
16:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 448
Part-time - 484
Male - 499
Female - 433