Central State University is on a 60-acre campus in the rural setting of Wilberforce, Ohio, not far from Dayton.
There are many activities and organizations for Central State University students to join – including band, chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.
Interested in Greek life? Central State University has fraternities and sororities.
Central State University has several thriving Student Ambassadors. In fact, more students participate in the 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.
This table offers information on housing at Central State University.
|On-Campus Housing||Yes||Required for sophomore|
|Guaranteed Housing||Yes||Guaranteed for freshman|
|Co-ed Housing Available||Yes|
|Housing for Students with Disabilities||Yes|
|Percentage of Students Living On-Campus||––|
|Spots Available in On-Campus Housing||––||1,397|
|Number of Students Living On-Campus||––||1,294|
|Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus||––|
Central State University offers on-campus 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 6,035 undergraduates. In the 2021-2022 school year, 1,294 students chose to live on-campus. 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.
At Central State University there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.
Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.
Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.
Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.
Let's take a look at the athletic options available at Central State University:
|Sport||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Indoor Track||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2|
|Basketball||√||√||Intercollegiate Sport||Intercollegiate Sport||√||√|
|Cheerleading||Intercollegiate Sport||Intercollegiate Sport||√||√|
|Tennis||√||√||Intercollegiate Sport||Intercollegiate Sport||√||√|
|Track And Field||Intercollegiate Sport||Intercollegiate Sport||√||√|
|Cross Country Running||Intercollegiate Sport||Intercollegiate Sport||√||√|
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. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit Central State University, take U.S. Route 35 to Wilberforce, OH. If you need to fly, book your flight to Dayton International airport.
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Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore Central State University's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour
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