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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.

Website: www.centralstate.edu/

Public
Co-ed
2,033
Undergraduate
Students
(61.0%) 1,240 Women
(39.0%) 793 Men
Not reported
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Minimally difficult
Overall Admission Rate
57% of 13,464 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
2.70
SAT Math
Not reported
SAT EBRW
Not reported
ACT Composite
Not reported
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
In-state: $20,806
Out-of-state: $22,806
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $6,726
Out-of-state: $8,726
Room and Board
$10,480
Average Percent of Need Met
5%
Average Freshman Award
$8,934
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
Not reported
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
99
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
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Campus Life

Wilberforce Population
1,579
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Dayton
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
74% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Marauders
Sororities
1% of women participate
Fraternities
1% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.2% Asian
93.4% Black/African-American
0.8% Hispanic/Latino
2.6% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
2.5% White
0.2% Unknown
International Students
5.3% from 9 countries
First-Year Students Returning
46.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
14.8%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
12.0%
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