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Central State University Student Life

Central State University is on a 60-acre campus in a rural setting in Wilberforce, Ohio, not far from Dayton. There are many activities and organizations for Central State University students to participate in – band, chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.

Central State University also has fraternities and sororities.

Central State University has a thriving Student Ambassadors. In fact, more students participate in Student Ambassadors than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at Central State University include student government, Campus Tour Guides, Brotherhood of Strong Success and Family Community and Leadership in Action.

Central State University students' favorite campus traditions are Homecoming, Spring Week and Welcome Week activities.

Central State University Housing

Central State University offers housing. Students are required to live on campus through sophomore year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing. There are 1,397 spots available in on-campus housing for all 4,021 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 1,63 students chose to live in campus housing. On the weekends, about 60% students stay on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

Central State University offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.

Is Central State University Safe?

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

Central State University is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Central State University campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.

Plan a Visit to Central State University

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit to Central State University, take U.S. Route 35 to Wilberforce, OH. If you need to fly, book your flight to Dayton International airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in Ohio you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore Central State University's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

Central State University Students

65%

Women

35%

Men

53%

Full Time

47%

Part Time

28%

In State

72%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

52%

27%

13%

3%

2%

2%

1%

1%

Undergraduate Students

4,021

Non-Resident / International Students

116

Central State University Campus Services

Student Services
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Counseling
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Health Clinic
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Women's Center
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Veterans Affairs
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Career Planning
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Alumni Networking
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 ESL
Campus Security
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Late-Night Transport / Escort
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Emergency Phone / Alarm
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Security Patrol

© 2021 College Confidential / Concentrical LLC, Data provided by IPEDs and Peterson's Databases, © 2020 Peterson's LLC.

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

4,021

Campus Setting

Rural

Acceptance Rate

58%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$7,262

Out-of-State

$9,262

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

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