CSU

Central State University

1400 Brush Row Rd #142, Wilberforce, United States
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  • Total Documents
    3
  • Class Notes
    3
  • Textbook Notes
    0
  • Study Guides
    0
  • Currently Enrolled
    26
  • Previously Enrolled
    182

Overview of Central State University (CSU)

About this school

Central State, founded in 1887, is a comprehensive, public university. Programs are offered through the Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business and Industry, and Education. Its 60-acre campus is located in Wilberforce, 18 miles east of Dayton.
  • Institution Type


    Public

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:1,784
    • Men:729 Men (40.9%)
    • Women:1,055 Women (59.1%)

Location

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Admission Information (CSU)

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Central State University is minimally difficult: most freshmen were not in the top 50% of their high school class and scored somewhat below 1010 on the SAT I or below 19 on the ACT; up to 95% of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

Required Or Recomended High School Units


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

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
-
-
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
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Not reported

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
1400 Brush Row Road|PO Box 1004
City, State, Zip
Wilberforce, OH 45384
Phone
(937) 376-6348
Fax
(937) 376-6648
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
June 15
Application Fee
$20
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
No
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
Not 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 some freshmen
Other
-
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
48% of 12,517 applicants were admitted
Women
52% of 8,034 applicants were admitted
Men
41% of 4,483 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
976 (16%) of 6,010 admitted students enrolled
Women
589 (14%) of 4,167 admitted students enrolled
Men
387 (21%) of 1,843 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
2.70
375 And Above
1%
3.50 - 3.74
2%
3.25 - 3.49
6%
3.00 - 3.24
10%
2.50 - 2.99
33%
2.00 - 2.49
38%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
Not reported
• Score 30 - 36
Not reported
• Score 24 - 29
Not reported
• Score 18 - 23
Not reported
• Score 12 - 17
Not reported
• Score 6 - 11
Not reported
• Score 5 Or Below
Not reported

Tuition & Financial Aid (CSU)

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - In-state: $6,246|Out-of-state: $8,096 (38.6%)
  • Room & Board: - $9,934 (61.4%)
  • Other Expenses: - Not reported
  • Tuition & Fees: - Not reported
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expenses
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Central State University accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


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

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 003026
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
758 (99.3%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
755 (99.6%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
755 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
41 (5.4%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
5%
Average Award
$8,934
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 755 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $7,384
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 219 (29.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $1,902
• Merit Based Gift
Not reported
Merit Based Gift
Not reported

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
1,671 (99.2%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
1,668 (99.8%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,668 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
153 (9.2%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
9%
Average Award
$9,695
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,668 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $7,455
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 522 (31.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $1,909
• Merit Based Gift
Not reported
Merit Based Gift
Not reported

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
Not reported
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
Not reported
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
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, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Business, Computer Science, Education, Engineering/Technologies, Physical Sciences
Creative Arts/Performance
Music
Special Achievements/Activities
Not reported
Special Characteristics
Children of Faculty/Staff, Veterans, Veterans' Children

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

Academics & Instruction (CSU)

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Students not required to own/lease a computer

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


98

Part-Time Faculty


115

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


35%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 38% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 19% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 30% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 8% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 3% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 2% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 50% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 25% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 25% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Not reported

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Not accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Not available

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
321,126
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
780
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Not Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Central State University provides wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


47.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


10.0%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


17.9%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


20.0%

Programs & Majors (CSU)

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (35)


  • Accounting
  • Art Teacher Education
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Broadcast Journalism
  • Business/Commerce, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Computer Science
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • Economics, General
  • Education, Other
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
  • Geography
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • History, General
  • Industrial Technology/Technician
  • Jazz/Jazz Studies
  • Journalism
  • Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
  • Manufacturing Engineering
  • Mathematics, General
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Teacher Education, Multiple Levels
  • Water Resources Engineering

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Not reported

Special Programs


Cooperative work study program, Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Business/marketing, Psychology, Homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting, and protective services

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Not reported

Master's Programs of Study (1)


  • Not reported

    Campus Life (CSU)

    Location & Geography

    Population


    1,579

    Nearest Metropolitan Area


    Dayton

    Campus Size


    60 acres

    Weather


    Temperature
    17.9 average low in January, 81.6 average high in September
    Rain
    155 rainy days per year

    Available Transportation


    Nearest Bus Station
    20 mile(s) from campus in Dayton
    Nearest Train Station
    65 mile(s) from campus in Columbus

    Housing

    College Housing


    College offers housing to students

    Types of Housing


    Men only housing, women only housing, coed housing

    Students of College Housing


    36% of all students

    Housing Restrictions


    Freshmen are required to live on campus

    Freshman Housing Guarantee


    Freshmen are guaranteed housing

    Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


    64%

    Security

    24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


    Available

    24-Hour Security Patrols


    Available

    Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


    Not 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 II
    Mascot
    Marauders
    School Colors
    Maroon and gold

    Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


    FactorOfferedScholarships Given
    Basketball
    Cheerleading
    Cross-Country Running
    Golf
    Tennis
    Track And Field
    Volleyball

    Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


    SportOfferedScholarships Given
    Basketball
    Cheerleading
    Cross-Country Running
    Golf
    Tennis
    Track And Field
    Volleyball

    Recreational Sports


    Intramural Sports
    basketball, bowling, softball, tennis

    Student Activities

    Activities And Organizations


    Central State University offers choral groups, marching band, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, television station, national fraternities, national sororities, student ambassadors, student government, make it happen (inter-faith), daughters of nia anaya (social group), evolutions (modeling troupe)

    Sororities


    1% of women participate

    Fraternities


    1% of men participate

    ROTC


    Army ROTC offered on campus

    Student Body

    Co-educational


    Yes

    Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


    1,710

    Undergraduates


    All Undergraduates
    1,784
    Women
    1,055
    Men
    729

    Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


    • 0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
    • 0.0% Asian
    • 94.1% Black/African-American
    • 0.6% Hispanic/Latino
    • 1.9% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
    • 0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
    • 0.9% White
    • 2.3% Unknown

    International Students


    2.4% from 12 countries

    Average Age


    21

    Number of Graduate Students


    Not reported

    Student Resources (CSU)