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Central Connecticut State University
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  • 4 Year
  • NEW BRITAIN, CT

Report Card

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B minus
  2. Value
    grade B+
  3. Diversity
    grade A minus
  4. Campus
    grade C+
  5. Athletics
    grade B+
  6. Party Scene
    grade B
  7. Professors
    grade C+
  8. Location
    grade C
  9. Dorms
    grade B minus
  10. Campus Food
    grade B minus
  11. Student Life
    grade C+
  12. Safety
    grade B minus

About

1615 STANLEY ST
NEW BRITAIN, CT 06050
About Central Connecticut State...
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-FCS
Athletic Conference
Northeast Conference
From Central Connecticut State University

For nearly 170 years, CCSU has been a leader in public higher education, driven by the strength of our connections.

We strive to be connected to our past, to our community, and to each other in our effort to be of better service to our communities and the state of Connecticut. By teaching and embracing the value of connection, we cultivate a welcoming, inclusive, and respectful academic environment.

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Central Connecticut State University Rankings

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Admissions

Application Deadline
May 1
Acceptance Rate
66%
SAT Range
970-1160
ACT Range
17-23
Application Fee
$50
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$15,602 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$6,826 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
90%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade C+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
14:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
73%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 81 responses
49%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 93 responses
57%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 92 responses

Majors

Biology: Human Biology, B.S.

In addition to providing a basic understanding of biological concepts, the Human Biology specialization also allows students to focus their studies on the human body. This includes human anatomy and physiology, human reproduction and development, human nutrition and metabolism, human disease, and various areas of human systems biology such as neurology and endocrinology.

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    7%
  • On Campus
    93%
  • Online
    0%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
7,253 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
1,792
Undergrads Over 25
10%
Pell Grant
39%
Varsity Athletes
5%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 63 responses
  • Average
    56%
  • Normal
    24%
  • Unique
    14%
  • Above average
    3%
  • Outgoing
    2%
  • Uninterested
    2%

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Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
52%
of students say Greek life is pretty low-key and has little effect on the social scene. 110 responses
Poll
44%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 128 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 73 responses
  • Educational
    37%
  • Lively
    11%
  • Okay
    10%
  • Spirit
    10%
  • Dry and boring
    8%
  • Motivating
    8%
  • Party School
    5%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$47,900 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
57%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
94%
National
83%
73%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 63 responses

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