Central Connecticut State University

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$6,470
5% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$17,088
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
2.19%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
76.7%
7,302 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
9,468
69.2% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
53.5%
670 Graduates

About

Central Connecticut State University is a higher education institution located in null. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at Central Connecticut State University were Criminology (142 degrees awarded), General Psychology (116 degrees), and Accounting (93 degrees).

In 2022, 2,354 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Central Connecticut State University. 54.1% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 45.9% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (1,502 degrees), 4.69 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (320 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Central Connecticut State University is $6,470, which is $−17,526 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Central Connecticut State University is $6,470, which is $−17,526 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $17,088.

In 2022, 67% of undergraduate students attending Central Connecticut State University received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 49% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$6,470
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Central Connecticut State University was $6,470. The cost of tuition at Central Connecticut State University is $−17,526 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

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Average Net Price

$17,088
2022 Value
18.5%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Central Connecticut State University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $17,088. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Central Connecticut State University grew by 18.5%.

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Other Student Expenses

$12,174
Room and Board
$1,600
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Central Connecticut State University was of $12,174 in 2022. The cost of room and board decreased by 4.26% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,600. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

67%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
49%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

67% of undergraduate students at Central Connecticut State University received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 9.84% with respect to 2021, when 61% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
2.19%
2019 Default Rate
61
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Central Connecticut State University was 2.19%, which represents 61 out of the 2787 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Central Connecticut State University received 7,302 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 16.2% annual growth. Out of those 7,302 applicants, 5,601 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 76.7% acceptance rate.

There were 9,468 students enrolled at Central Connecticut State University in 2022. 53% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Central Connecticut State University has an overall enrollment yield of 22.4%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

76.7%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
5,601
Accepted Out of 7,302

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Central Connecticut State University was 76.7% (5,601 admissions from 7,302 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 74.8%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 16.2%, while admissions grew by 19.1%..

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SAT Scores

53%
Submission Percentage (2022)
665
Scores Submitted (2022)

53% of enrolled first-time students at Central Connecticut State University in 2022 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Central Connecticut State University had a total enrollment of 9,468 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Central Connecticut State University is 6,550 students and the part-time enrollment is 2,918. This means that 69.2% of students enrolled at Central Connecticut State University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Central Connecticut State University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 58.2% White, 16.9% Hispanic or Latino, 12.4% Black or African American, 5.19% Asian, 3.37% Two or More Races, 0.0951% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0845% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Central Connecticut State University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (32.2%), followed by White Female (24.8%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (8.95%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (37.9%), followed by White Male (22.3%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (11.1%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

69.2%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Central Connecticut State University in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 9,468 students. The full-time enrollment at Central Connecticut State University is 6,550 and the part-time enrollment is 2,918. This means that 69.2% of students enrolled at Central Connecticut State University are enrolled full-time compared with 67.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

77%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Central Connecticut State University was 77%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (73%), Central Connecticut State University had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    5,514 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    1,602 enrolled students
  3. Black or African American
    1,174 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Central Connecticut State University is 58.2% White, 16.9% Hispanic or Latino, 12.4% Black or African American, 5.19% Asian, 3.37% Two or More Races, 0.0951% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0845% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 51.2% White, 17.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 185 students (1.95%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 192 more women than men received degrees from Central Connecticut State University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Central Connecticut State University is white (1,502 degrees awarded). There were 4.69 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (320 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Central Connecticut State University is Criminology (142 degrees awarded), followed by General Psychology (116 degrees) and Accounting (93 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Central Connecticut State University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are History (42 degrees awarded), Social Sciences (253 degrees), and Education (387 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Central Connecticut State University are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,747,292 people), Secondary school teachers (573,192 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (489,268 people), Other managers (393,476 people), and Education administrators (346,426 people).

The most specialized majors at Central Connecticut State University in 2022 are History (42 degrees awarded), Social Sciences (253 degrees), Education (387 degrees), Engineering Technologies (89 degrees), and English (48 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Central Connecticut State University are Diagnostic medical sonographers, Surgeons, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, and Physicians

The most specialized majors at Central Connecticut State University are History (42 degrees awarded), Social Sciences (253 degrees), Education (387 degrees), Engineering Technologies (89 degrees), and English (48 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Central Connecticut State University are Elementary & secondary schools (3,175,204 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (588,206 people), Legal services (396,291 people), Computer Systems Design (308,155 people), and Justice, public order, & safety activities (257,818 people).

The most specialized majors at Central Connecticut State University are History (42 degrees awarded), Social Sciences (253 degrees), Education (387 degrees), Engineering Technologies (89 degrees), and English (48 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Central Connecticut State University.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 142 degrees awarded
  2. 116 degrees awarded
  3. 93 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Central Connecticut State University was Criminology with 142 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

1,081
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
1,273
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 1,081 degrees were awarded to men at Central Connecticut State University, which is 0.849 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,273).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 69 degrees were awarded to men at Central Connecticut State University in Criminology, which is 0.945 times less than the 73 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 101 degrees were awarded to men at Central Connecticut State University in General Psychology, which is 3.74 times more than the 27 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

27%
100% Completion Time
52%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 27% of students graduating from Central Connecticut State University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 52% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 56% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Two or More Races Male
Highest Graduation Rate (65.2%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Central Connecticut State University is Male and Two or More Races (65.2% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 4.03% of graduates (27 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    1,502 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    320 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    248 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Central Connecticut State University is white (1,502 degrees awarded). There were 4.69 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (320 degrees).

2.29% of degree recipients (54 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    793 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    709 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    204 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Central Connecticut State University is white female (793 degrees awarded). There were 1.12 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (709 degrees).

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Operations

Central Connecticut State University has an endowment valued at nearly $89M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of 323k (0.363%) compared to the 0.773% average return (360k on 46.6M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2022, Central Connecticut State University had a total salary expenditure of 296M. Central Connecticut State University employs 166 Professors, 134 Associate professors and 89 Assistant professors. Most academics at Central Connecticut State University are Male Professor (105), Male Associate professor (73), and Female Professor (61).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Central Connecticut State University are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 120 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 79 employees, and Service with 69 employees.

Endowment

$89M
2022 Endowment
10.4%
decline from 2021

Central Connecticut State University has an endowment valued at about $89M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Central Connecticut State University declined 10.4% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $42.5M higher than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $5.25M - Federal
  2. $4.01M - State
  3. $31.3k - Local

As of 2022, Central Connecticut State University received $5.25M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $4.01M from state grants and contracts, and $31.3k from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$107M
2022 Salaries
2.49%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Central Connecticut State University paid a median of $107M in salaries, which represents 36.1% of their overall expenditure ($296M) and a 2.49% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 36.1M (39.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$40.8M
Instructional Salaries
392
Number of Employees

In 2022, Central Connecticut State University paid a total of $40.8M to 392 employees working as instructors, which represents 38.1% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11.3M (31.2%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
166 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
120 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Central Connecticut State University were Professor with 166 employees, Associate professor with 134 employees, and Assistant professor with 89 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Central Connecticut State University were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 120 employees, Office and Administrative Support with 79 employees, and Service with 69 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male Professor
  2. Male Associate professor
  3. Female Professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Central Connecticut State University was Male Professor with 105 employees, Male Associate professor with 73 employees, and Female Professor with 61 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Central Connecticut State University.

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