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Can I get into CCSU? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 5,096 out of 8,686 applicants or 59% were admitted making CCSU a moderately competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Academically, it has moderate requirements for admission test scores. Central Connecticut State University typically accepts and attracts B- average high school students. Only 27% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||25%||28%||27%|
What are the SAT and ACT requirements for students to be admitted to Central Connecticut State University and what score do you need to get in? The tables below describe the SAT and ACT test score percentile profile of the Fall 2015 starting class.
Admission data indicates that CCSU regularly accepts students with ACTs of 20 and above. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 18 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 22 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 24 and above have very competitive chances. 4 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Central Connecticut State University.
Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1020 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 935. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1105 out of 1600. A competitive SAT score is critical as 96 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.
|25th Percentile Score||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Est. Admission Chances|
|24 and Above||Good||>71%|
|22 to 24||Avg +||59%-71%|
|20 to 22||Avg -||46%-59%|
|18 to 20||Reach||33%-46%|
|Less than 18||Low||<33%|
|SAT Score (NEW 1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1190 and Above||Good||>71%|
|1105 to 1190||Avg +||59%-71%|
|1020 to 1105||Avg -||46%-59%|
|935 to 1020||Reach||33%-46%|
|Less than 935||Low||<33%|
You can get into Central Connecticut State University with slightly below average high school grades. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Central Connecticut State University was 2.98 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B- students are accepted and ultimately attend. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as CCSU accepts 59% of students who apply.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Admission Chances|
|3.50 to 3.75||11%||Good|
|3.25 to 3.50||12%||Good|
|3.00 to 3.25||22%||Avg +|
|2.75 to 3.00||33%||Avg -|
|2.50 to 2.75||15%||Reach|
|2.25 to 2.50||1%||Reach|
|2.00 to 2.25||0%||Low|
You have 10 days left until 2017 Fall term applications are due on Jun 1, 2017.
What are the requirements for admission to Central Connecticut State University and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Required|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Required|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
Does accept high school AP credits or award dual credit towards both a college and high school degree?
|Credit for Life Experiences||Yes|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=128771 IPEDS survey data for Central Connecticut State University.