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Central State University Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$16,304 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$3,738 tuition
$9,046 on campus room & board
$1,200 books and supplies
$2,320 fees
(Based on stats from 2013/2014)

$23,756 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$11,190 tuition
$9,046 on campus room & board
$1,200 books and supplies
$2,320 fees
(Based on stats from 2013/2014)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$4,555 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
91% of students receive aid
81% get federal aid ($5,176 avg)
8% get state aid ($1,481 avg)
52% get institn'l aid ($4,555 avg)
84% get loans ($7,800 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 3.40% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 3.40% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $7,684 87%
Federal Grant Aid $5,176 81%
Pell Grants $4,606 81%
Other Federal Grants $851 55%
Institution Grant Aid $4,555 52%
State Grant Aid $1,481 8%
Student Loans $7,800 84%
Federal Loans $7,783 83%
Other Loans $5,050 1%

Merit Aid Available

Merit Aid

Merit Scholarships Available Amount freshman returning transfer graduate
$3,000 - $8,000 Y N N N
$6,000 Y N N N
- Y
- Y N N N
Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: February 15
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Does Central State University offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Other Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
1400 Brush Row Rd
Wilberforce, OH 45384-1004
(937) 376-6011
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $262
Out of State $597


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 4
  • Elton from Des Plaines, IL
  • Nov-14-2013 I am a current student here

    Central has grown a lot on me. I never expected to come to a school were I feel so safe and at home. Being on campus and living in the dorm life helps you grow your network. You meet so many different people hear. People from all parts of the world and some people that can help you in your career field. Central strives to reach excellence and places its students in the right place.

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  • 5
  • Paulisha from Cincinnati, OH
  • Dec-20-2012 I am a current student here

    You get the wonderful opportunity of meeting new people from various of places. You develop a sense of independence and freedom as well.

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  • 2
  • Djonae from Chicago, IL
  • Nov-03-2012 I am a current student here

    Central is in the country part of Ohio. You will definitely need transportation o get around. There is literally nothing in walking distance except for a gas station and a post office.

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