Central State University: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - FairQuality:Education Quality Rating - ExcellentSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - Very BadCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Very Good
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Central State University is a small four-year, public school with 1,805 students enrolled. This school was established in 1887 and is one of the 3 colleges located in Wilberforce, Ohio.

Central State University is one of the Historically Black College or University institutions (HBCU).

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
34
Fair
Bachelor's degree and master's degree are offered at Central State University.

Central State University deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and provides 34 majors. The most popular concentrations are Business, Education, Psychology, Criminal Justice, and Communication and Journalism. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other schools and colleges.


Student Retention
54%
Bad
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you plan to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The rate of student retention at Central State University is low at 54% (way below Ohio average). Considering this statistic, apparently students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
13 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Central State University is very low - 29%.

Student to faculty ratio at Central State University is pretty good: 13:1. Read more regarding faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$14,100
Medium
Average tuition pricing is close to the nationwide median, about $11,700 a year. The additional fees at Central State University not covered by tuition are roughly $2,400; which comes to $14,100 per academic year.

Read the details about Central 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
39%
Doable
As reported in recent government data, 6,502 applications were submitted and 2,568 were accepted; so it is pretty hard to enroll at this school.

This school will consider accepting your dual credits and advanced placement credits earned prior to admission.

Find out more about admissions as well applicants test score stats at Central State University in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$5,200
Medium
Central State University provides study abroad programs and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a wonderful option for those who work full-time.

This school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
F
Unsafe
Central State University provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates around 1,300 students, which provides a good on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is reasonable -- around $5,200 annually.

Army ROTC programs are available at Central 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 obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

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

Central State University Location and Maps



Post Address: Central State University, 1400 Brush Row Rd, Wilberforce, Ohio 45384-1004, USA
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