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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
  4. Campus
    grade C+
  5. Athletics
    grade B+
  6. Party Scene
    grade B
  7. Professors
    grade B
  8. Location
    grade C
  9. Dorms
    grade B
  10. Campus Food
    grade B minus
  11. Student Life
    grade B minus
  12. Safety
    grade B minus

About

1615 STANLEY ST
NEW BRITAIN, CT 06050
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

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Acceptance Rate
75%
SAT Range
950-1180
ACT Range
19-26
Application Fee
$50
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$14,425 / 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
$6,526 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
93%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
12:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
75%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 89 responses
53%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 109 responses
58%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 108 responses

Majors

Biology: Human Biology, B.S.

academic spotlight

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

Programs Offered Entirely Online
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
    22%
  • On Campus
    77%
  • Online
    2%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
6,071 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
1,677
Undergrads Over 25
18%
Pell Grant
36%
Varsity Athletes
6%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 79 responses
  • Average
    51%
  • Normal
    28%
  • Unique
    14%
  • Outgoing
    4%
  • Above average
    3%
  • Uninterested
    1%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
53%
of students say Greek life is pretty low-key and has little effect on the social scene. 126 responses
Poll
46%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 144 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 89 responses
  • Educational
    35%
  • Lively
    11%
  • Dry and boring
    10%
  • Okay
    10%
  • Spirit
    8%
  • Motivating
    7%
  • Safe
    6%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$47,900 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
55%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
94%
National
83%
75%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 68 responses

Central Connecticut State University Reviews

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