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Central Connecticut State University - SAT Scores, Costs and Admissions Data


CCSU - Central Connecticut State University

CCSU - Central Connecticut State University

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Central Connecticut State University Description:

Founded in 1849, CCSU, Central Connecticut State University's 165-acre campus is located in New Britain, Connecticut, just 15 minutes from the state capital of Hartford. The university has a 16 to 1 student / faculty ratio. Students can choose from over 100 majors in 80 fields with business, education, criminology and psychology being the most popular among undergraduates. The university works to create "global citizens," and the school has partnerships with 70 universities around the globe. In athletics, the Central Connecticut Blue Devils compete in the NCAA Division I Northeast Conference. CCSU fields 16 Division I sports.

Admissions Data (2013):

Enrollment (2012):

  • Total Enrollment: 12,019 (9,942 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 52% Male / 48% Female
  • 78% Full-time

Costs (2013 - 14):

  • Tuition and Fees: $8,706 (in-state); $20,211 (out-of-state)
  • Books: $1,200 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $10,506
  • Other Expenses: $2,785
  • Total Cost: $23,197 (in-state); $34,702 (out-of-state)

Central Connecticut State University Financial Aid (2011 - 12):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 86%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 69%
    • Loans: 69%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $5,603
    • Loans: $6,350

Scholarships for Central Connecticut (powered by Cappex.com)

Most Popular Majors:

Accounting, Business Administration, Communication, Criminology, Elementary Education, English, History, Marketing, Psychology

Graduation and Retention Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 76%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 21%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 52%

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

Central Connecticut State University Mission Statement:

mission statement from http://www.ccsu.edu/page.cfm?p=10

"Central Connecticut State University is a community of learners dedicated to teaching and scholarship that emphasizes development and application of knowledge and ideas through research and outreach activities, and prepares students to be thoughtful, responsible and successful citizens. As a comprehensive public university, we provide broad access to quality degree programs at the baccalaureate, master's, and doctoral levels."

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