Central Connecticut State University

New Britain, CT 06050
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Central Connecticut State University is one of the ten public 4-year colleges in Connecticut. The campus is located in a suburb, in New Britain.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 11,880 students attend the school. In the 2017 fall enrollment, 1,433 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 1,089 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 76%). Every year 52% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

Central Connecticut State University's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $5,424, and fees were $4,801. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $16,882 and $6,032 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleLarge Suburb
Number of Students11,880
Student to Faculty Ratio16:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate76%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Bachelor's degree 12 60
Master's degree 15 22
Doctor's degree - professional practice 0 0
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 77.1%

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Institutional Accreditations
New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education
07/01/1947 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
09/29/2001 - Current
Nurse Anesthesia (ANEST) - Institutions and programs at the master's degree, post master's certificate or doctoral degree levels (Yale-New Haven Hospital School of Nurse Anesthesia)
09/01/1952 - Current
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08/02/2013 - Current



Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
SAT980 to 1160
ACT19 to 24
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Required
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Required
Recommendations Required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).
Application fee
Undergrads $50
Graduates $50

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$501/credit
In State Students$501/credit
Out of State Students$501/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students$629/credit
In State Students$629/credit
Out of State Students$629/credit

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $22,545 $22,545 $22,545
ADN 70 $35,070 $35,070 $35,070
BSN 125 $62,625 $62,625 $62,625
FNP 50 $31,450 $31,450 $31,450
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 84% of Central Connecticut State University's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 32% $4,523
Other Federal Grant 1% $2,132
State Grant & Scholarships 25% $2,753
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 49% $5,074
Federal Student Loans 63% $5,524
Private Loans 8% $12,018


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$13,675
$30,001 to $48,000$14,257
$48,001 to $75,000$16,809
$75,001 to $110,000$19,918
Over $110,000$21,359

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Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Two or more races
Race/ethnicity unknown
Non-resident alien
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Connecticut state board of nursing.
Central Connecticut State University
1615 Stanley St
New Britain, CT 06050

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