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Central State University Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$17,678 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$3,926 tuition
$10,232 on campus room & board
$1,200 books and supplies
$2,320 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)

$19,528 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$5,776 tuition
$10,232 on campus room & board
$1,200 books and supplies
$2,320 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$2,646 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
92% of students receive aid
78% get federal aid ($6,810 avg)
25% get state aid ($509 avg)
28% get institn'l aid ($2,646 avg)
95% get loans ($6,724 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Tuition has dropped recently, and we are not sure what it will do next. We decided to play it safe and make our projections equal to our most recent year of data.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $7,701 80%
Federal Grant Aid $6,810 78%
Pell Grants $5,696 78%
Other Federal Grants $1,792 49%
Institution Grant Aid $2,646 28%
State Grant Aid $509 25%
Student Loans $6,724 95%
Federal Loans $6,583 84%
Other Loans $10,033 1%

Merit Aid Available

Merit Aid

Merit Scholarships Available Amount freshman returning transfer graduate
$3,000 - $8,000 Y N N N
$6,000 Y N N N
- Y
- Y N N N
Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: February 15
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Does Central State University offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Other Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
1400 Brush Row Rd
Wilberforce, OH 45384-1004
(937) 376-6011
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $275
Out of State $625


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 1
  • Talicia from Wilberforce, OH
  • I am a current student here

    The cheap tuition is not worth the suffering of being on the campus. School is good for a transition, getting college credit and your GPA up before going to a better school.

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  • 4
  • Elton from Des Plaines, IL
  • I am a current student here

    Central has grown a lot on me. I never expected to come to a school were I feel so safe and at home. Being on campus and living in the dorm life helps you grow your network. You meet so many different people hear. People from all parts of the world and some people that can help you in your career field. Central strives to reach excellence and places its students in the right place.

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  • 5
  • Paulisha from Cincinnati, OH
  • I am a current student here

    You get the wonderful opportunity of meeting new people from various of places. You develop a sense of independence and freedom as well.

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