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Central State University Stats, Info and Facts

Quick Facts

2,288 Students

48% Admitted

  • 1,784 full time
  • 246 part time
  • 1,066 men full time
  • 976 women full time
  • 7,971 applied
  • 2,572 admitted
  • 725 enrolled

1,784 Undergraduates

$3,926 Tuition/Year

  • 44 Graduates
  • 12 Non-Degree
  • $3,926 in state
  • $2,320 fees
  • $10,232 room & board
  • $1,200 books and supplies

At a Glance

Institution Type: Public
Campus Setting: Great Lakes Rural area, on fringe of an urban area
Highest Degree Offered: Master's degree
Historically Black College or University: HBCU
Level of Institution: Four or more years
Calendar: Semester
Reviews in 3 Sentences
  • Elton from Des Plaines, IL
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  • Central state university is a school of hard work and dedication. Could be one of the top HBCU colleges to attend. Students follow Service, Protocol and civility makes central the…

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  • Janay from Bellwood, IL
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  • It is a great historically black university. You will learn a great deal academically, as well as with yourself. Central State is a family based campus.…

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Mission Statement

Central State University, as Ohio's only public Historically Black University, academically prepares students with diverse backgrounds and educational needs for leadership and service in an increasingly complex and rapidly changing world. As an open access institution, the University fosters academic excellence through a strong liberal arts foundation and majors in selected professional fields.

Central State University is dedicated to:

* providing a nurturing and culturally enriched learning environment;

* stimulating in students an intellectual curiosity and a continuous search for knowledge;

* teaching students to think critically and communicate effectively;

* instilling in students an aspiration for excellence through teaching, service, and scholarly research;

* preparing students to address the challenges of a technologically oriented world;

* providing quality educational programs in scientific and technological fields;

* offering programs with multicultural and global perspectives;

* reaching out to underserved

Central State University
  • Located in Wilberforce, OH
  • Public
  • 2,288 students enrolled
  • 48% admitted
  • $3,926 annual cost to attend


Student Responses to Review Topic: Am I Enjoying Being Here
  • 4
  • Anonymous
  • I am a current student here

    So far, I have enjoyed my stayed here. Like many HBCU's, Central State is not only a home away from home, but a community who view itself as a family. The only negative is the area that the school is located in.

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  • Armond
  • I am a past student here

    CSU is a small University to its like a second home. The people are nice and the school is very hospitable. Its easy to find things to do with all the clubs, activities, and organizations to participate.

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