Central State University

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$3,926

0% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$10,942

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

27.9%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

42%

7,669 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

1,741

92% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

25.6%

129 Graduates

About

Central State University is a higher education institution located in Greene County, OH. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Central State University were General Business (53 degrees awarded), General Psychology (33 degrees), and Criminal Justice - Safety Studies (29 degrees).

In 2016, 251 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Central State University. 57% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 43% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were black or african american (237 degrees), 39.5 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (6 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Central State University is $3,926, which is $-20,489 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($24,415).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Central State University is $3,926, which is $-20,489 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($24,415).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $10,942.

In 2016, 81% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 80% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$3,926

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Central State University was $3,926. The cost of tuition at Central State University is $-20,489 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($24,415).

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Average Net Price

$10,942

2016 Value

0.941%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Central State University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $10,942. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Central State University grew by 0.941%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,644

Room and Board

$1,200

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Central State University was of $9,644 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,200. The cost of room and board increased by 5.03% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

81%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

80%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

81% of undergraduate students at Central State University received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a decline of 2.41% with respect to 2015, when 83% 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.

27.9%

2015 Default Rate

250

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Central State University was 27.9%, which represents 250 out of the 897 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 State University received 7,669 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 17.9% annual growth. Out of those 7,669 applicants, 3,222 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 42% acceptance rate.

There were 1,741 students enrolled at Central State University in 2016, and 12% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Central State University has an overall enrollment yield of 19.7%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

42%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

3,222

Accepted Out of 7,669

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Central State University was 42% (3,222 admissions from 7,669 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 39.5%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants grew by 17.9%, while admissions grew by 25.5%.

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SAT Scores

12%

Submission Percentage

75

Scores Submitted

12% of enrolled first-time students at Central State University in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Central State University has a total enrollment of 1,741 students. The full-time enrollment at Central State University is 1,601 students and the part-time enrollment is 140. This means that 92% of students enrolled at Central State University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Central State University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 93% Black or African American, 2.18% White, 1.03% Two or More Races, 0.804% Hispanic or Latino, 0.172% Asian, 0.0574% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Central State University in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Black or African American Female (52.5%), followed by Black or African American Male (42.2%) and Two or More Races Male (0.687%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

92%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Central State University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,741 students. The full-time enrollment at Central State University is 1,601 and the part-time enrollment is 140. This means that 92% of students enrolled at Central State University are enrolled full-time compared with 81% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

40%

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 State University was 40%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (74%), Central State University had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. Black or African American

    1,620

  2. White

    38

  3. Two or More Races

    18

The enrolled student population at Central State University is 93% Black or African American, 2.18% White, 1.03% Two or More Races, 0.804% Hispanic or Latino, 0.172% Asian, 0.0574% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% 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 Baccalaureate Colleges is 55.6% White, 14% Black or African American, and 12.4% Hispanic or Latino.

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, 36 students (2.07%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 35 more women than men received degrees from Central State University. The majority of degree recipients at Central State University are black or african american (237 degrees awarded). There were 39.5 times more black or african american graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (6 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Central State University is General Business (53 degrees awarded), followed by General Psychology (33 degrees) and Criminal Justice - Safety Studies (29 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Central State University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Communications (25 degrees awarded), Psychology (33 degrees), and Protective Services (29 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Central State University are Miscellaneous managers (295,503 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (277,828 people), Counselors (199,175 people), Social workers (171,137 people), and Police officers (151,225 people).

The most specialized majors at Central State University are Communications (25 degrees awarded), Psychology (33 degrees), Protective Services (29 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (11 degrees), and Math & Statistics (4 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 State University are Physicians & surgeons, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Chief executives & legislators, Architectural & engineering managers, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at Central State University are Communications (25 degrees awarded), Psychology (33 degrees), Protective Services (29 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (11 degrees), and Math & Statistics (4 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 State University are Elementary & secondary schools (619,163 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (408,045 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (346,945 people), Hospitals (312,643 people), and Insurance carriers & related activities (205,912 people).

The most specialized majors at Central State University are Communications (25 degrees awarded), Psychology (33 degrees), Protective Services (29 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (11 degrees), and Math & Statistics (4 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 State University.

Most Common

  1. 53 degrees awarded

  2. 33 degrees awarded

  3. 29 degrees awarded

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Central State University was General Business with 53 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 108

  2. 143

In 2016, 108 degrees were awarded to men at Central State University, which is 0.755 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (143).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 24 degrees were awarded to men at Central State University in General Business, which is 0.828 times less than the 29 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 29 degrees were awarded to women at Central State University in General Business, which is 1.21 times more than the 24 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

11%

100% Completion Time

22%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 11% of students graduating from Central State University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 22% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 25% 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.

White Male

Highest Graduation Rate (33.3%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Central State University is Male and White (33.3% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, 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, 0.775% of graduates (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. Black or African American

    237 degrees awarded

  2. White

    6 degrees awarded

  3. Two or More Races

    3 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Central State University is black or african american (237 degrees awarded). There were 39.5 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (6 degrees).

0.797% of degree recipients (2 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. Black or African American Female

    135 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American Male

    102 degrees awarded

  3. White Male

    4 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Central State University is black or african american female (135 degrees awarded). There were 1.32 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american male (102 degrees).

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Operations

Central State University has an endowment valued at nearly $2.55M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $1.15k (0.0449%), compared to the 2.13% average return ($717k on $33.6M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2015, Central State University had a total expenditure of $50.7M. Of that $50.7M, they spent $19.4M on salaries and $50.7M on benefits.

Central State University employs 46 Assistant professors, 29 Associate professors, and 16 Professors. Most academics at Central State University are Male Assistant professors (24), Female Assistant professors(22), and Male Associate professors (20).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Central State University are: Management, with 58 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 52 employees, and Service with 39 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$2.55M

2015 Endowment

0.992%

growth from 2014

Central State University has an endowment valued at about $2.55M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Central State University grew 0.992% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $31.1M lower than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $6.07M - Federal

  2. $550k - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, Central State University received $6.07M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $550k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

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$19.4M

Salary Expenditure

$50.7M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Central State University had a total expenditure of $50.7M. Of that $50.7M, they spent $19.4M on salaries and $50.7M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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

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Salary Expenditure

$19.4M

2015 Salaries

12.4%

decline from 2014

In 2015, Central State University paid a median of $19.4M in salaries, which represents 38.3% of their overall expenditure ($50.7M) and a 12.4% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 10.7% decline from 2013 and a 0.0401% decline from 2012.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 13.3M (38.4% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$5.53M

Instructional Salaries

94

Number of Employees

In 2015, Central State University paid a total of $5.53M to 94 employees working as instructors, which represents 28.4% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.52M (34%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor

Most Common Instructor

46 Employees

Management

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

58 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at Central State University were Assistant professor with 46 employees; Associate professor with 29 employees; and Associate professor with 16 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Central State University were Management with 58 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 52 employees; and Service with 39 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Assistant professor

  2. Female Assistant professor

  3. Male Associate professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Central State University was Male Assistant professor with 24 employees, Female Assistant professor with 22 employees, and Male Associate professor with 20 employees.

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

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