Central, CCSU

Central Connecticut State University

1615 Stanley St, New Britain, United States
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  • Total Documents
    141
  • Class Notes
    100
  • Textbook Notes
    27
  • Study Guides
    14
  • Currently Enrolled
    174
  • Previously Enrolled
    172

Overview of Central Connecticut State University (Central, CCSU)

About this school

Central Connecticut is a public university. Founded in 1849, it gained university status in 1985. Its 294-acre campus is located in a residential area of New Britain, nine miles from Hartford. Although some campus buildings date from the 1920s, most are contemporary in style.
  • Institution Type


    Public

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:9,554
    • Men:5,076 (53.1%)
    • Women:4,478 (46.9%)

Location

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Admission Information (Central, CCSU)

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Central Connecticut State University is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is required

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
3
-
Science
2
-
Foreign Language
-
3
Social Studies
2
-
History
1
-
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
June 1
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Writing component required
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: Not used ACT: Not used

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
1615 Stanley Street
City, State, Zip
New Britain, CT  06050-4010
Phone
(860) 832-2278
Fax
(860) 832-2522
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
May 1
Application Fee
No fee required
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling, notification begins October 15
Accept Offer Of Admission
By May 1 or within 2 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
Yes
Defer Admission
Student cannot defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
2 required for all freshmen
Other
High school class rank recommended for some freshmen
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
67% of 7,870 applicants were admitted
Women
67% of 4,025 applicants were admitted
Men
67% of 3,845 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
2,472 (47%) of 5,254 admitted students enrolled
Women
1,209 (45%) of 2,678 admitted students enrolled
Men
1,263 (49%) of 2,576 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.07
375 And Above
9%
3.50 - 3.74
13%
3.25 - 3.49
16%
3.00 - 3.24
20%
2.50 - 2.99
31%
2.00 - 2.49
11%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
17-24 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
1%
• Score 600 - 700
16%
• Score 500 - 600
50%
• Score 400 - 500
31%
• Score 300 - 400
2%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
Sat Critical Reading
500-590 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
1%
• Score 600 - 700
21%
• Score 500 - 600
54%
• Score 400 - 500
23%
• Score 300 - 400
1%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
22 average |19-24 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
7%
• Score 24 - 29
20%
• Score 18 - 23
62%
• Score 12 - 17
11%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid (Central, CCSU)

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - In-state: $10,225|Out-of-state: $21,683
  • Room & Board: - $11,816 (78.82588392261508%)
  • Other Expences: - $1,150 (7.671781187458306%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $2,024 (13.502334889926617%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Central Connecticut State University accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline March 1
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning January 15
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 001378
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
1,269 (89.3%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
1,048 (82.6%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,009 (96.3%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
116 (11.5%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
65%
Average Award
$8,747
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 825 (81.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,050
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 769 (76.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,662
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 213 (21.1%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
47 (3.3%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $3,053

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
6,944 (91.3%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
6,039 (87.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
5,351 (88.6%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
5,119 (95.7%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
63%
Average Award
$8,551
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 3,745 (70.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,573
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 3,903 (72.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,541
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 956 (17.9%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
102 (1.3%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $3,149

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
61%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$5,831
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
15.0%
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships
Non Need Based Available
Special characteristics (minority, religious affiliation, other scholarships)

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Not reported
Special Achievements/Activities
Not reported
Special Characteristics
Members of Minorities

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,500

Academics & Instruction (Central, CCSU)

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Not required

Foreign Language


Required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


448

Part-Time Faculty


484

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


40%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 8% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 34% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 35% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 18% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 2% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 3% of classes
  • Over 100 students: - 0% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
Over 100 students
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 2% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 47% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 52% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Not accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
703,732

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
750
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Central Connecticut State University provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


76.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


23.6%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


45.4%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


52.0%

Programs & Majors (Central, CCSU)

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (52)


  • Accounting
  • Anthropology
  • Art Teacher Education
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Athletic Training/Trainer
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Civil Engineering Technology/Technician
  • Civil Engineering, General
  • Computer Engineering Technology/Technician
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Construction Management
  • Criminology
  • Design and Visual Communications, General
  • Economics, General
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Finance, General
  • French Language and Literature
  • Geography
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • German Language and Literature
  • History, General
  • Industrial Technology/Technician
  • International/Global Studies
  • Italian Language and Literature
  • Journalism
  • Management Information Systems, General
  • Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mathematics, General
  • Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician
  • Molecular Biology
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music, General
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Physical Sciences, Other
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Social Sciences, General
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

Special Programs


Cooperative work study program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Business/marketing, Social sciences, Psychology

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Arts in Teaching, Master of Science, Master of Business Administration, Master of Arts

Master's Programs of Study (50)


  • Actuarial Science
  • Advertising and Public Relations
  • Art Education
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Communication--General
  • Computer Science
  • Construction Management
  • Corporate and Organizational Communication
  • Counselor Education
  • Criminal Justice and Criminology
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Educational Media/Instructional Technology
  • Elementary Education
  • Engineering and Applied Sciences--General
  • English
  • English as a Second Language
  • Exercise and Sports Science
  • Foreign Languages Education
  • French
  • Geography
  • German
  • Graphic Design
  • Health Psychology
  • History
  • Industrial and Manufacturing Management
  • Information Studies
  • International Affairs
  • Italian
  • Logistics
  • Management of Technology
  • Marriage and Family Therapy
  • Mathematics
  • Molecular Biology
  • Music Education
  • Nurse Anesthesia
  • Physical Education
  • Psychology--General
  • Reading Education
  • Rehabilitation Counseling
  • School Psychology
  • Science Education
  • Social Psychology
  • Spanish
  • Special Education
  • Statistics
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Vocational and Technical Education

Campus Life (Central, CCSU)

Location & Geography

Population


72,939

Nearest Metropolitan Area


314 acres

Environment


Suburban environment

Campus Size


Weather


Temperature
15.8 average low in January, 80 average high in September
Rain
128 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
23 mile(s) from campus in Windsor Locks
Nearest Bus Station
-
Nearest Train Station
3 mile(s) from campus in Berlin

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Women only housing, coed housing, disabled student housing

Students of College Housing


24% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are not guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


76%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Blue Devil
School Colors
Blue and white

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Track And Field
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Track And Field
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
basketball, football, gymnastics, lacrosse, soccer, softball, swimming and diving, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Central Connecticut State University offers choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, television station, national fraternities, national sororities, inter-residence council, student radio station, program board (c.a.n.), student government association, a cappella society

Sororities


1% of women participate

Fraternities


1% of men participate

ROTC


Army ROTC is offered off campus, Air Force ROTC offered off campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


7,605

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
9,554
Women
4,478
Men
5,076

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 4.5% Asian
  • 12.8% Black/African-American
  • 14.7% Hispanic/Latino
  • 3.2% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 61.6% White
  • 3.1% Unknown

International Students


1.6% from 16 countries

Average Age


22

Number of Graduate Students


2,326

Student Resources (Central, CCSU)