Central State University

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Public historically black university in Wilberforce, OH, USA
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About Central State University

According to Wikipedia, Central State University is a public, historically black land-grant university in Wilberforce, Ohio. It is a member-school of the Thurgood Marshall College Fund. Established by the state legislature in 1887 as a two-year program for teacher and industrial training, it was originally located with Wilberforce University, a four-year institution devoted to classical academic education. It was originally known as the Combined Normal and Industrial Department. In 1941 the college gained a four-year curriculum, independent status in 1947, and was renamed as Central State College in 1951. With further development, it gained university status in 1965. In 2014, Central State University received designation as a land-grant university.

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Central State University Admissions, Retention, and Graduation Information

Annual ApplicationsAcceptanceGraduation RateMedian SAT ScoreMedian ACT Score
10,19158%28%81015

How Much Does Central State University Cost To Attend?

Tuition (in-state)Fees (in-state)
$4,306$2,420

How Much Do Central State University Graduates Make?

If you graduate from Central State University, then you can expect to earn an average of $28,600 per year. You also have a 87% chance of being employed after 10 years.

Central State University's Demographics

Demographic data is for full-time, on-campus students.

Student BodyUnder-Grads
2,0492,049

Where is Central State University?

Central State University is located at 1400 Brush Row Rd, Wilberforce OH 45384-1004

How Safe is Central State University?

Central State University has a violent crime rate of less than .01% and a property crime rate of less than .01%.

What Is Central State University Known For?

Central State University is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

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Who Are Central State University's Most Influential Alumni?

Central State University's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Earth Sciences, Education, and History. Here are some of Central State University's most famous alumni:

Joyce Beatty
A U.S. Representative from Ohio.
Elizabeth Eckford
Elizabeth Eckford
A Part of the Little Rock Nine.
Hastings Banda
A First president of Malawi.
Todd Lynn
An American comedian .
Fred McBagonluri
A Ghanaian Engineer, Inventor, Novelist, Educator and Thought Leader.
James C. Renick
An American academic.
Erik Williams
An American football offensive tackle.
Leontyne Price
An American soprano.
John W. Shannon
An American politician.
Joshua I. Smith
An American businessman.
Dennis Weatherby
An American scientist.
John Roseboro
John Roseboro
An American baseball player and coach.

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