Central Connecticut State University: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - Very GoodQuality:Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - PoorCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Fair
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Central Connecticut State University is a medium four-year, public school with 12,090 students enrolled. This college was originated in 1849 and is one of the 3 colleges and schools located in New Britain, Connecticut.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
93
Fair
Several-month certificate, bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, master's degree, postmaster certificate, and doctoral degree are offered at Central Connecticut State University.

Central Connecticut State University implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and lets you to select from 93 majors. The most popular concentrations are Education, Psychology, Accounting and Finance, Management, and Sociology and Anthropology. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other colleges and schools.


Student Retention
78%
Fair
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a good sign. However, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at Central Connecticut State University is fair at 78% (close to Connecticut average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
15 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Central Connecticut State University is below average - 56%.

Student to faculty ratio at Central Connecticut State University is pretty decent - 15:1. Read more regarding faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$21,600
High
Average tuition pricing is fairly high - about $16,100 per year. The additional fees at Central Connecticut State University beyond tuition are approximately $5,500; this comes to a total of $21,600 a year.

Read the details about Central Connecticut State University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
59%
Doable
According to recent data, 8,686 applications were submitted and 5,096 were accepted; so it is not very hard to get admitted at this school.

The college might accept dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits at entry.

Learn more about admissions as well applicants test score info at Central Connecticut State University in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$6,400
Medium
Central Connecticut State University offers a distance education program and study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Central Connecticut State University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
D
Unsafe
Central Connecticut State University offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates around 2,600 students, which provides a reasonable on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is reasonable -- around $6,400 per year.

Army ROTC programs are available at Central Connecticut State University. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime data, Central Connecticut State University seems to be a relatively dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Central Connecticut State University Location and Maps



Post Address: Central Connecticut State University, 1615 Stanley St, New Britain, Connecticut 06050, USA
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