Central State University

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General Information

Admission Office

PO Box 1004

Wilberforce, OH 45384-1004

(937) 376-6348

(800) 388-2781

Fax: (937) 376-6648



Contact: Robin Rucker

Associate Director of Admissions
Main Address

PO Box 1004

Wilberforce, OH 45384-1004

(937) 376-6011

www.centralstate.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 2,142

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 654

Degree-seeking undergrads: 2,107

Graduate enrollment: 29

Setting

Rural setting

Rural community (under 2,500)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:
Bachelor’s
Master’s

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $20

Online application fee: $20
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 40%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 51%


College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General B
Jazz Studies B
Music – General Performance B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business – General B

Communications & Journalism

Broadcast Journalism B
Journalism B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Science B

Education

Early Childhood Education B
Junior High Education B
Secondary Education B
Special Education B
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels B

Engineering

Environmental Engineering B
Manufacturing Engineering B
Water Resource Engineering B

Engineering Technologies

Industrial Technology B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

History

History – General B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Parks, Recreation & Fitness – General B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B
Geology B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Public Administration & Services

Social Work B

Security & Protective Services

Criminal Justice Studies B

Social Sciences

Economics B
Political Science/Government B
Sociology B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Central State University Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(937) 376-6011
Website:www.centralstate.edu
Type of School:4-year, Public
Apply Online:www.centralstate.edu/prospects/admissions/apply.html
Address:1400 Brush Row Rd, Wilberforce, OH 45384-1004
Setting:41
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:1,741
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):25%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:13 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:1,494 (86% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Bachelor's, Master's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$6,246
Out-of-state Tuition:$8,096
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:92%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$7,701

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Central State University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Central State University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services2
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs2
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services1
Education81
Engineering3
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields1
English Language and Literature/Letters1
History1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service1
Mathematics and Statistics1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies1
Physical Sciences2
Psychology1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions1
Social Sciences4
Visual and Performing Arts3
Grand total341

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Central State University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Central State University and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$6,246
Out-of-state$8,096
Books and supplies$1,200

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$8,760
Out-of-state$14,160

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid46792%
Grant or scholarship aid41080%$7,701
Student loan aid42684%$6,701

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid1,44381%$7,532
Federal student loans1,44280%$7,193

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Central State University. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Central State University students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants7,6693,0254,644
Percent admitted100%41%43%
Percent admitted who enrolled8%9%8%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Central State University Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment1,741
Undergraduate enrollment1,729
Graduate enrollment12

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Central State University Accreditation

This institution is accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation
    • Art and Design (ART) - Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs
  • National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
    • Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs

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