Admissions Information

The application fee is $20 for applying undergraduate school at Central State University. Next table presents general admission information.
General Admission Information
Open Admission PolicyNo
Undergraduate Application Fees$20
Admission Informationwww.centralstate.edu/prospects/admissions/index.html
Online Applicationwww.centralstate.edu/prospects/admissions/apply.html
Calendar SystemSemester
Credits AcceptedDual Credits, Advanced placement (AP) Credits
Degree OfferedBachelor

Admission Statistics

For the academic year 2019-20, the acceptance rate is 56.79% and the yield is 8.17%. 4,558 men and 8,906 women applied to Central State and 2,293 men and 5,353 women students were accepted. Among them, 221 men and 404 women were enrolled in the school (Fall 2019). The following table and chart show the admission statistics including the number of applicants, acceptance rate, and yield (also known as enrollment rate).
TotalMenWomen
Applicants13,4644,5588,906
Admitted7,6462,2935,353
Enrolled625221404
Acceptance Rate 56.79%50.31%60.11%
Yield 8.17%9.64%7.55%

SAT and ACT Score Distribution

For the academic year 2019-2020, 14 students (2% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 270 students (43%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score of Evidence-Based Reading/Writing is 450 and the 25th percentile is 390. The SAT Math score is 410 (75th) and 370 (25th). The submitted ACT composite score is 17 (75th percentile) and 14 (25th percentile).
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing390450
SAT Math370410
ACT Composite1417
ACT Math1418
ACT English1516
The submitted SAT and ACT scores of admitted students at Central State University are very low when comparing similar colleges (SAT: 1,045, ACT: 59 - Public Baccalaureate College - Diverse Fields).

Application Requirements

It requires to submit High School GPA, High School Rank, and High School Record (or Transcript) to its applicants.The school recommends to submit High School GPA, High School Rank, High School Record (or Transcript) and Completion of College Preparatory Program. The next table summarizes the application requirements to apply Central State University.
For more admission information such as minimum GPA and deadlines, see its online application page .
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Central State Admission Requirements
High School GPARequired
High School RankRecommended
High School Record (or Transcript)Required
Completion of College Preparatory ProgramRecommended
RecommendationsRecommended
Formal Demonstration of CompetenciesRecommended
Admission Test ScoresConsidered but not Required
TOEFLRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended


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