If you are applying to Central State University, the application fee is $35.
Here is an overiew of some of Central State University's admissions stats.
|Central State University 2022||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||2.8|
|Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class||8%|
|Admissions Test Policy||Not optional and are not considered|
These are the application deadlines for Central State University.
|Application Type||Offered||Application Deadline||Notification Deadline|
|Early Decision I||No||––||––|
|Early Decision II||––||––||––|
Central State University does not offer early decision or early action.
➡️ See a list of some competetive colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.
For applicants who are not residents of Ohio, getting into Central State University is moderately difficult.
It is moderately difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.
Central State University has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.
Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are given the most weight in the admissions process. When assembling your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that put the most emphasis on the admissions factors where you shine.
Wondering what factors are considered by Central State University during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Very Important|
|Standardized Test Scores||Very Important|
Make sure to check with Central State University for more information on admission factors.
To apply to Central State University, all applicants must submit the following items. Check in with Central State University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for Some||Details (If Any)|
|Written Essay or Personal Statement||√|
|Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale)||2.2|
|Letter(s) of Recommendation||2|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to Central State University have an average unweighted GPA of 2.8.
Out of all students that were admitted, 47% submitted a class rank. At Central State University 8% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 26% were in the top 25% and 57% were in the top 50%.
At Central State University, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.
|GPA||Percent of Students|
|3.75 and 3.99||2%|
|3.50 and 3.74||6%|
|3.25 and 3.49||11%|
|3.00 and 3.24||15%|
|2.50 and 2.9||35%|
|2.00 and 2.49||30%|
This chart depicts the percentage of all enrolled, degree-seeking, first-time, first year (freshmen) students who had high school grade point average within the given ranges.
Note: Some schools choose not release this information. If you have any questions regarding missing numbers, be sure to reach out to Central State University directly.
Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that highlights your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.
An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.
Central State University does not consider ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.
Central State University does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Central State University. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.
Transfer students can enroll in Central State University during the following terms:
• Fall Term
• Spring Term
• Summer Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Central State University?
❌ Students who are admitted to Central State University must attend in the term they start. Deferring admissions is not encouraged. If you have a unusual circumstance, contact the admissions department.
Does Central State University accept transfer credits?
✅ Central State University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Central State University accepts:
• CLEP subject tests
Do I have to submit test scores to Central State University?
✅ Central State University is not test optional. Test scores will not be considered during the admissions process, even if you submit them.
What is Central State University's acceptance rate?
✅ Central State University has an acceptance rate of 59%.
What is the early decision acceptance rate at Central State University?
❌ Central State University does not offer early decision.
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How hard is it to get into Central State University? Central State University is a less selective institution. The Central State University acceptance rate is 59%. This means that the institution accepts 58 out of every 100 applicants.
First-Year Applications are Due
Transfer Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Central State University is Continuous processing.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Central State University is Continuous processing.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
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Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Central State University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 2.8. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.
Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved
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