Central Connecticut State University School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

New Britain, CT

$11,068

Avg in-state tuition

$24,028

Avg out-of-state tuition

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About Central Connecticut State University

School Type: Public

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: N/A While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

Military Friendly: YesMilitary-friendly schools are Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges, offer the Yellow Ribbon Program, and have a dedicated point of contact to support veterans, military service members, and their families. Explore our college guide for service members and veterans to learn more.

Central Connecticut State University is a medium-sized public university located on a suburban campus in New Britain, Connecticut. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 11,154, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 66%. The university offers 63 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 57%, and a student-faculty ratio of 14:1. Tuition and fees for in-state students are $11,068, while tuition and fees for out-of-state students are $24,028.

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Admissions Breakdown

This school has a high acceptance rate.

This school accepts students at a higher rate than other schools. High acceptance schools welcome 51-100% of all applicants.

Acceptance Rate Insight

66% of students were accepted during the 2019-2020 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Test scores Required

High school rank Required

High school GPA Required

Completion of college prep program Required

High school transcript Required

Letter of recommendation Required

Open admission No

Test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL) Required

SAT & ACT

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 970-1160

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 17-23

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of between 5,000 and 15,000 students.

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11k

Students Enrolled

9%

Online Student Enrollment

14:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

Online
On-campus
Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program.
International Online classes are available for students around the world.

Demographics

White

61%

Hispanic

15%

Black

12%

Asian

4%

Unknown

3%

Two or more races

3%

Non-U.S. Citizen

2%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Female student population

50%

Socio-economic diversity

39% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Online Programs

Offers Online Programs

Yes

Online Programs

7

Total Online Enrollment

1,049

Student Location Breakout

9% 91%

Percent of Programs Online

95% On-campus

5% Online

Types of Online Programs Offered

Certificates Not offered

Associate Not offered

Bachelor's Not offered

Graduate Certificate 6% online

Master's 13% online

Doctorate Not offered

Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

39%

State Grant Aid

22%

Institution Grant Aid

70%

Pell Grant

39%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $4,905
State Grant Aid $2,715
Institution Grant Aid $3,954
Pell Grant Aid $4,379

Financial Outlook

$41k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

$22k

Average student debt after graduation

Resource

Understanding Grants & Scholarships

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.