Central Connecticut State University

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$5,216

4.99% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$14,852

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

6.03%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

60%

7,810 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

11,784

68.9% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

53.7%

719 Graduates

About

Central Connecticut State University is a higher education institution located in Hartford County, CT. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Central Connecticut State University were General Psychology (161 degrees awarded), Criminology (151 degrees), and Accounting (121 degrees).

In 2016, 2,638 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Central Connecticut State University. 55.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 44.3% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (1,881 degrees), 7.62 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (247 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Central Connecticut State University is $5,216, which is $-14,944 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Central Connecticut State University is $5,216, which is $-14,944 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $14,852.

In 2016, 54% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 58% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$5,216

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Central Connecticut State University was $5,216. The cost of tuition at Central Connecticut State University is $-14,944 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

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Average Net Price

$14,852

2016 Value

2.76%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Central Connecticut State University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $14,852. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Central Connecticut State University grew by 2.76%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,655

Room and Board

$1,300

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Central Connecticut State University was of $10,655 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,300. The cost of room and board increased by 2.52% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies increased by 8.33% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

54%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

58%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

54% of undergraduate students at Central Connecticut State University received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a growth of 3.85% with respect to 2015, when 52% 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.

6.03%

2015 Default Rate

170

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Central Connecticut State University was 6.03%, which represents 170 out of the 2818 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Central Connecticut State University received 7,810 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 10.1% annual decline. Out of those 7,810 applicants, 4,687 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 60% acceptance rate.

There were 11,784 students enrolled at Central Connecticut State University in 2016, and 95% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Central Connecticut State University has an overall enrollment yield of 27.1%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

60%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

4,687

Accepted Out of 7,810

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Central Connecticut State University was 60% (4,687 admissions from 7,810 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 58.7%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants declined by -101%, while admissions declined by -8.03%.

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SAT Scores

95%

Submission Percentage

1,205

Scores Submitted

95% of enrolled first-time students at Central Connecticut State University in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Central Connecticut State University has a total enrollment of 11,784 students. The full-time enrollment at Central Connecticut State University is 8,118 students and the part-time enrollment is 3,666. This means that 68.9% 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 64.8% White, 12.3% Hispanic or Latino, 11.1% Black or African American, 4.08% Asian, 2.72% Two or More Races, 0.0933% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0764% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Central Connecticut State University in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (34.3%), followed by White Female (29.2%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (6.98%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (42.1%), followed by White Male (23.3%) and Black or African American Female (6.56%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

68.9%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Central Connecticut State University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 11,784 students. The full-time enrollment at Central Connecticut State University is 8,118 and the part-time enrollment is 3,666. This means that 68.9% of students enrolled at Central Connecticut State University are enrolled full-time compared with 68.7% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

78%

2016 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 78%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), 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

  1. White

    7,639

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    1,452

  3. Black or African American

    1,306

The enrolled student population at Central Connecticut State University is 64.8% White, 12.3% Hispanic or Latino, 11.1% Black or African American, 4.08% Asian, 2.72% Two or More Races, 0.0933% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0764% 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 54.7% White, 14.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.3% 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, 334 students (2.83%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 300 more women than men received degrees from Central Connecticut State University. The majority of degree recipients at Central Connecticut State University are white (1,881 degrees awarded). There were 7.62 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (247 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Central Connecticut State University is General Psychology (161 degrees awarded), followed by Criminology (151 degrees) and Accounting (121 degrees).

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 (74 degrees awarded), Education (528 degrees), and English (94 degrees).

Workforce

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 (2,151,381 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (441,259 people), Secondary school teachers (402,459 people), Miscellaneous managers (401,809 people), and Education administrators (346,416 people).

The most specialized majors at Central Connecticut State University are History (74 degrees awarded), Education (528 degrees), English (94 degrees), Social Sciences (281 degrees), and Math & Statistics (56 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Central Connecticut State University are Physicians & surgeons, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, Sales engineers, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at Central Connecticut State University are History (74 degrees awarded), Education (528 degrees), English (94 degrees), Social Sciences (281 degrees), and Math & Statistics (56 degrees).

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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 (3,245,669 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (620,229 people), Legal services (368,517 people), Hospitals (274,142 people), and Insurance carriers & related activities (270,492 people).

The most specialized majors at Central Connecticut State University are History (74 degrees awarded), Education (528 degrees), English (94 degrees), Social Sciences (281 degrees), and Math & Statistics (56 degrees).

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Degrees

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

  1. 161 degrees awarded

  2. 151 degrees awarded

  3. 121 degrees awarded

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Central Connecticut State University was General Psychology with 161 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 1,169

  2. 1,469

In 2016, 1,169 degrees were awarded to men at Central Connecticut State University, which is 0.796 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,469).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 88 degrees were awarded to men at Central Connecticut State University in Criminology, which is 1.4 times more than the 63 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 145 degrees were awarded to women at Central Connecticut State University in General Psychology, which is 5.18 times more than the 28 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

22%

100% Completion Time

52%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 22% 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 57% 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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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

Asian Male

Highest Graduation Rate (73.7%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Central Connecticut State University is Male and Asian (73.7% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

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, 0.278% of graduates (2 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,881 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    247 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    225 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Central Connecticut State University is white (1,881 degrees awarded). There were 7.62 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (247 degrees).

1.97% of degree recipients (52 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    1,023 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    858 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    143 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Central Connecticut State University is white female (1,023 degrees awarded). There were 1.19 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (858 degrees).

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Operations

Central Connecticut State University has an endowment valued at nearly $54.4M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $138k (0.253%), compared to the 2.07% average return ($597k on $28.9M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2015, Central Connecticut State University had a total expenditure of $242M. Of that $242M, they spent $105M on salaries and $242M on benefits.

Central Connecticut State University employs 195 Professors, 132 Associate professors, and 115 Assistant professors. Most academics at Central Connecticut State University are Male Professors (122), Male Associate professors(77), and Female Professors (73).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Central Connecticut State University are: Office and Administrative Support, with 122 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 109 employees, and Service with 72 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$54.4M

2015 Endowment

1.34%

growth from 2014

Central Connecticut State University has an endowment valued at about $54.4M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Central Connecticut State University grew 1.34% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $25.6M 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. $1.84M - Federal

  2. $5.99M - State

  3. $56.1k - Local

As of 2015, Central Connecticut State University received $1.84M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $5.99M from state grants and contracts, and $56.1k from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

Expenditure values can vary depending on whether the institution is public or private, and are not available for private-for-profit schools.

$105M

Salary Expenditure

$242M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Central Connecticut State University had a total expenditure of $242M. Of that $242M, they spent $105M on salaries and $242M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

This tree map shows all of the primary expenses of Research at Central Connecticut State University as a share of total expenditure.

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Salary Expenditure

$105M

2015 Salaries

10%

growth from 2014

In 2015, Central Connecticut State University paid a median of $105M in salaries, which represents 43.3% of their overall expenditure ($242M) and a 10% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 4.38% growth from 2013 and a 0.726% decline from 2012.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 31.3M (42.2% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$41.1M

Instructional Salaries

450

Number of Employees

In 2015, Central Connecticut State University paid a total of $41.1M to 450 employees working as instructors, which represents 39.2% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $9.7M (31%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor

Most Common Instructor

195 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

122 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at Central Connecticut State University were Professor with 195 employees; Associate professor with 132 employees; and Associate professor with 115 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Central Connecticut State University were Office and Administrative Support with 122 employees; Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 109 employees; and Service with 72 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Professor

  2. Male Associate professor

  3. Female Professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Central Connecticut State University was Male Professor with 122 employees, Male Associate professor with 77 employees, and Female Professor with 73 employees.

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

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