Central State University

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world rank  3522

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Established in 1887, Central State University is a non-profit public state multidisciplinary higher-education institution located in the rural setting of the small town of Wilberforce (population range of under 2,500 inhabitants), Ohio. Officially accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, Central State University is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution. Central State University offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 133 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 50-60% making this US higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. Central State University also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym
Founded 1887
Colours Maroon and gold

University Location

Address 1400 Brush Row Road
Wilberforce
45384-1004 Ohio
United States
Tel +1 (937) 376 6011
Fax +1 (937) 376 6138

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
Not reported
International
students
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
Not reported

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
Minority Serving Historically Black Institution
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
New Admission Requirements - Secondary school GPA is required
- Secondary school rank is recommended
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is recommended
- Recommendations are recommended
- Formal demonstration of competencies is recommended
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
Admission Rate 50-60%
Admission Office PO Box 1004
Wilberforce 45384-1004
(937) 376 6348
800 388 2781

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 2,000-2,999
Academic Staff 100-199
Control Type Public State
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification New

Basic Classification Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields
2000 Classification Baccalaureate Colleges--General
Size & Setting Four-year, small, highly residential institution
Enrollment Profile Exclusively undergraduate four-year
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, full-time, inclusive, lower transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Professions plus arts & sciences, no graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Central State University's Library
Central State University's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 362,854 physical volumes, 2,448 physical media, 34,370 digital/electronic medium and 277 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Housing Yes
Central State University provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 1,533 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Higher Learning Commission


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) of ABET
  • National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • University System of Ohio
  • American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)
  • National Athletic Association (NAA)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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Open Education Global

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