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Information on Financial Aid, Housing, Academic Programs in CCSU's Schools of Arts & Sciences, Business, Education and Professional Studies, and Engineering & Technology as well as Special Studies programs is included in the University's Viewbook. 

You can visit the online version of the Viewbook at this link.

Please note, if you are a student that has previously attended CCSU as a matriculated student or have applied within a two year period, Please complete the appropriate Reactivation Application form.

Undergraduate Re-activation Application Form (PDF)

To complete your application, follow the procedures listed below and be sure to mail the $50 check or money order and official transcript(s) to CCSU: Office of Recruitment & Admissions, Central Connecticut State University, 1615 Stanley Street, P.O. Box 4010, New Britain, CT 06050-4010.


All materials requested should be sent directly to CCSU by the high school guidance office or College Registrars office. Hand carried or student copies will not be accepted.

The information furnished by you on your Application for Admission, together with all other information and materials received by the Admissions Office from any source, will be kept completely confidential. It will not be disclosed to anyone, except that the Director of Admissions may, for official purposes only, release information according to the provisions of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974.

Application Fee. A non-refundable application fee of $50 must accompany your application. Make check or money order payable to Central Connecticut State University. Your cancelled check or money order is your receipt.

First Year (Freshman) Applicants. Any first year student should submit scores from the Scholastic Assessment Tests administered by the College Entrance Examination Board. You should request that CEEB send the results to CCSU. All necessary information about the SAT I may be obtained from any high school guidance office.

Equivalency Diploma. If you did not graduate from high school, you must submit a copy of your General Equivalency Diploma (GED) and test scores. Applicants should also request that their former high school send a transcript. Please contact your State Department of Education for GED information. In Connecticut call (860) 638-4153.

Transfer Students. Any student transferring from a post-secondary institution must submit an official transcript from each institution of higher education attended. Failure to list such institutions on the application form or to provide said transcripts from each may be considered sufficient reason for refusal of admission or dismissal from the University. Transfer students must also submit final high school transcripts or GED diploma.

International Students. CCSU provides a separate application form for International applicants, the Application for International Undergraduate Admission. Applicants should complete this International application form. Students residing outside the USA are required to submit a completed International application six months prior to the anticipated entry date.

For those whose native language is not English, the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required. Arrangements to take the TOEFL should be made by contacting TOEFL Programs and Services, Educational Testing Services, CN 6154, Princeton, NJ 08541-6154, USA.

Optional: You may submit a personal statement, hand or type written, of 200-300 words describing one experience which has had real impact on your development as a person.

Admission Policy. Admission to Central Connecticut State University depends upon the academic credentials presented by the applicant. No applicant is rejected because of race, color, religious belief, or national origin. The University does not discriminate in access to, or treatment of, or employment in its programs and activities of qualified handicapped persons defined under the provisions of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. The Dean of Student Affairs is the University's compliance officer. The University's non-discrimination opportunity policies extend to employment practices, admissions of students, programs, and services within the institution or provided to the community.

Campus Safety Statement. In accordance with the State of Connecticut's Campus Safety Act (PA 90-259), Central Connecticut State University will provide a copy of the Uniform Campus Crime Report to any individual who sends a written request to: Central Connecticut State University, Police Department, P.O. Box 4010, New Britain, CT 06050-4010.

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