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 twelve 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 970 (25th percentile) to 1160 (75th percentile) for the SAT exam and in the range of 17 (25th percentile) to 23 (75th percentile) for the ACT exam is usually submitted among applicants accepted to this school. We were able to estimate the CCSU average GPA (2.80 - 3.18) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. 66% of all those who apply are accepted to CCSU, from which 27% choose to enroll. Using acceptance rate data from previous years, we can project that the CCSU acceptance rate in 2021 is going to be around 61%. You can get more information from the admissions office website at www2.ccsu.edu.

Overall CCSU Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020

65.6%

The overall acceptance rate for Central Connecticut State University was reported as 65.6% in Fall 2020 with over 7,810 college 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 ACT Scores: 17 - 23
  • CCSU Average GPA: 2.80 - 3.18

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

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of Central Connecticut State University 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

  • 2016-2017: 60.0%
  • 2017-2018: 66.8%
  • 2018-2019: 67.2%
  • 2019-2020: 65.6%
  • Projected CCSU Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 61.0%

How Does CCSU Compare?

65.6%
This School
56.7%
National Avg

The acceptance rate for Central Connecticut State University is sixteen percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
University of Hartford76.4%
Quinnipiac University70.1%
Southern Connecticut State University69.4%
Yale University6.1%
University of New Haven83.0%

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 Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)

TotalMaleFemale
Applicants7,80748.6%51.4%
Admitted5,12448.6%51.4%
Enrolled1,37751.3%48.7%

Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to CCSU (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading490 - 590
Math480 - 570
Total Score970 - 1160
ACT®Score Range
English16 - 23
Math16 - 24
Composite Score17 - 23
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