How much does Central State University cost?

Central State University Cost of Attendance
In-state $6,726
Out-of-state $8,726
On-Campus Room and Board $10,480
Off-Campus Room and Board $9,644
Average Annual Cost
Average Cost by Family Income
Family Income Average Cost
Under $30,000 $10,266
$30,000-$48,000 $12,345
$48,000-$75,000 $8,100
$75,000-$110,000 $10,266
Over $110,000 $19,161

Central State University Financial Aid and Debt


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Financial Aid Breakdown for Full-time Incoming Freshman

Aid Type % Receiving Average Amount
Grant or scholarship aid 97% $7,121
Federal Grants 81% $4,913
Pell grants 81% $1,614
Other federal grants 49% $1,484
State/local goverment grant or scholarships 49% $463
Institutional grants or scholarships 79% $1,396
Student loan aid 72% $10,674
Federal student loans 71% $9,135
Other student loans 1% $19,000

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Micro-scholarships* Colleges Awarding Amount
Have work experience 198 Up to $12,000
Have perfect attendance for a year 198 Up to $2,100
Take a foreign language class 185 Up to $5,000
Do an extracurricular activity 276 Up to $3,000
Visit a college campus 275 Up to $6,000
Do community service 278 Up to $500
Play a sport 140 Up to $1,500
Take a challenging class 288 Up to $3,000
Attend a summer program 130 Up to $4,500

*GPA and other eligibility restrictions may apply

Central State University Admissions

What is Central State University's admissions rate?
Acceptance Rate 57%
Average GPA
SAT Submissions 2% of applicants
SAT Reading 390-450
SAT Math 370-410
SAT Writing
ACT Submissions 43% of applicants
Composite Score 14-17

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Central State University Campus Life


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Student Population

Campus Life
Total undergraduates 1784
Living on campus 14%
Transfer Students 5%
Under Age 25 96%
Gender Balance

Student Diversity

Diversity Index: Chance you’ll bump into a diverse range of students
Black or African American
Hispanic or Latino
American Indian or Alaska Native
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

Central State University Graduation Success

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About Central State University

Mission: Central State University, an 1890 Land-Grant institution, prepares students with diverse backgrounds and experiences for leadership, research and service. The University fosters academic excellence within a nurturing environment and provides a strong liberal arts foundation leading to professional careers and advanced studies.


1400 Brush Row Rd
Wilberforce, OH

Type Public
Profit Status
Category Baccalaureate Colleges
Setting Fringe Rural
* Financial aid is only available for those who qualify