Central Connecticut State University (CCSU)

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Central Connecticut State University can be found in New Britain, CT, a public college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. There are around fourteen thousand students enrolled each year at Central Connecticut State University.

A SAT or ACT exam may be required before applying to this college. Scores within the range of 1360 (25th percentile) to 1650 (75th percentile) for the SAT exam and in the range of 19 (25th percentile) to 25 (75th percentile) for the ACT exam is usually submitted among applicants accepted to this school. We were able to estimate the CCSU average GPA (3.06 - 3.25) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. 64% of all those who apply are accepted to CCSU, from which 36% choose to enroll. Using acceptance rate data from previous years, we can project that the CCSU acceptance rate in 2015 is going to be around 63%. You can get more information from the admissions office website at ccsu.edu.

Overall CCSU Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Central Connecticut State University was reported as 64.1% in Fall 2013 with over 5,550 applications submitted to Central Connecticut State University. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • CCSU SAT Scores: 1360 - 1650
  • CCSU ACT Scores: 19 - 25
  • CCSU Average GPA: 3.06 - 3.25

How Hard Is It to Get into Central Connecticut State University?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of CCSU is about average, as determined by collecting standardized test scores e.g. ACT/SAT and high school average GPA ranges of students who were granted admissions from previous years.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for CCSU has been on an upward trend when compared to previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 54.4%
  • 2010-2011: 60.2%
  • 2011-2012: 63.1%
  • 2012-2013: 64.0%
  • 2013-2014: 64.1%
  • Projected CCSU Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 62.8%

How Does CCSU Compare?

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The acceptance rate for Central Connecticut State University is fifteen percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
University of Hartford61.7%
Quinnipiac University67.2%
Southern Connecticut State University75.4%
Yale University7.1%
Eastern Connecticut State University64.6%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Required
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Recommended
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to CCSU (Fall 2013)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading450 - 540
Math460 - 560
Writing450 - 550
Total Score1360 - 1650
ACT®Score Range
English19 - 25
Math19 - 25
Composite Score19 - 25
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