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Central State University Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$17,380 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$3,926 tuition
$9,934 on campus room & board
$1,200 books and supplies
$2,320 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)

$19,230 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$5,776 tuition
$9,934 on campus room & board
$1,200 books and supplies
$2,320 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$4,113 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
96% of students receive aid
81% get federal aid ($5,471 avg)
31% get state aid ($233 avg)
42% get institn'l aid ($4,113 avg)
88% get loans ($8,268 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Tuition has dropped recently, and we are not sure what it will do next. We decided to play it safe and make our projections equal to our most recent year of data.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $6,770 92%
Federal Grant Aid $5,471 81%
Pell Grants $4,806 81%
Other Federal Grants $1,018 53%
Institution Grant Aid $4,113 42%
State Grant Aid $233 31%
Student Loans $8,268 88%
Federal Loans $8,215 88%
Other Loans $9,340 0%

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 $275
Out of State $625


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 1
  • Talicia from Wilberforce, OH
  • Sep-16-2017 I am a current student here

    The cheap tuition is not worth the suffering of being on the campus. School is good for a transition, getting college credit and your GPA up before going to a better school.

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  • 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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