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: Rural: Fringe
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 2,033
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 20%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 14 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 1,181 (58% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Bachelor's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $6,726
Out-of-state Tuition: $8,726
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 97%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $6,561

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Central State University Programs

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

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences 1
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 2
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 2
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 1
Education 13
Engineering 3
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 1
English Language and Literature/Letters 1
History 1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 1
Mathematics and Statistics 1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 2
Physical Sciences 1
Psychology 1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 1
Social Sciences 2
Visual and Performing Arts 3
Grand total 38

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 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 Fees 2019-2020
In-state $6,726
Out-of-state $8,726
Books and supplies $1,200

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $0
Out-of-state $0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 767 97%
Grant or scholarship aid 640 81% $6,561
Student loan aid 569 72% $10,674

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 1,800 86% $7,121
Federal student loans 1,300 62% $9,135

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 2020

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 13,464 4,558 8,906
Percent admitted 100% 50% 60%
Percent admitted who enrolled 5% 5% 5%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
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 2020

Total Enrollment 2,033
Undergraduate enrollment 2,033
Graduate enrollment 0

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 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
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
    • Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does 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.

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