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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.

Website: www.ccsu.edu/

Public
Co-ed
9,546
Undergraduate
Students
(46.7%) 4,462 Women
(53.3%) 5,084 Men
2,276
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
67% of 7,903 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
May 1

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.07
SAT Math
480-580 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
545 average
500-590 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
22 average
19-24 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
In-state: $26,861
Out-of-state: $38,663
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $11,068
Out-of-state: $22,870
Room and Board
$12,528
Average Percent of Need Met
65%
Average Freshman Award
$9,025
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$29,728
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
448
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
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Campus Life

New Britain Population
72,939
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are not guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
25% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Blue Devil
Sororities
1% of women participate
Fraternities
1% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
4.6% Asian
12.5% Black/African-American
16.0% Hispanic/Latino
3.4% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
60.2% White
3.2% Unknown
International Students
1.4% from 25 countries
First-Year Students Returning
74.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
26.4%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
5.0%
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