Central State University


Highest Degree Offered: Masters

College Type: Public

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Academic Calendar: Semester

State: Ohio


Central State University is a premier historically black university that nurtures students within a value-based environment focused on excellence in teaching and learning, research, and public service.

Our mission is to academically prepare students with diverse backgrounds and educational needs for leadership and service in an increasingly complex and rapidly changing world. An open access institution, Central State University fosters academic excellence, providing a strong liberal arts foundation with majors in selected fields. We are dedicated to: Providing a nurturing and culturally enriched learning environment, Teaching students to think creatively, Instilling in students an aspiration for excellence and much more.

Most Popular Majors

Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 2171
Total Grad Students: Not available
Undergraduate Students: Not available
Faculty: 106

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 20:1
Undergraduate Student/Faculty Ratio: Not available:1

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Contact Information

1400 Brush Row Rd
Wilberforce Ohio 45384

Website: http://www.centralstate.edu

Main Email:

Main Phone: 937-376-6011

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Admissions Contact:
Transfer Admission Contact
Office of Admissions

Transfer Services Contact:
Transfer Services Contact
Office of Admissions

International Admissions Contact:
International Admissions Contact
Office of Admissions

Athletics Contact:
Kellen Winslow
Athletic Director , Athletic Department

Applying to Transfer

Transfer Agreements:

Common App Used?

High School Transcript Required?

Minimum GPA for Applying:
In-State Out-of-State Transfer minimum criteria is a 2.0 College GPA

Minimum Grades for Transfer:
Central State University does not publish a requirement for minimum transferrable grades.

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Test Scores for Applying:
All students are responsible for providing standardized test scores.

Letters of Recommendation Required:
Central State University does not publish a requirement for a letter of recommendation.

Essay(s) required:
Central State University does not publish a requirement for an essay or personal statement.

Application Fee:
A non-refundable $20 fee (cashier's check or money order) must accompany your application. Write your name and Social Security number directly on the money order.

Other Requirements:
Applications for admissions to fall semester are considered until an academic major or college is filled. However, because many programs fill up quickly, we recommend that you apply early in order to ensure admissions consideration.

Fall Deadline:
June 2 - Rolling Admission

Spring Deadline:
December 2 - Rolling Admission

Summer Deadline:
May 2 - Rolling Admission

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Standardized Testing

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Transfer Statistics

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Admissions Data From: Fall 2010



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The purpose of financial aid is to assist students and their parents in funding a college education. Primarily, it is the responsibility of students and their families to make financial preparations to pay the educational cost of attending college.

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Special Programs


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