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Is CCSU a Good School for the Money?

Below Average National Value
Unknown In-State Value
$153,320 Avg Total Cost

Central Connecticut State University Value Report

Is a CCSU degree worth it? Only you know for sure, but College Factual's value analysis can help answer that question. Keep reading for more.

Below Average Value Nationwide

Below Average National Value
Top 50% National Quality
Slightly Overpriced

Central Connecticut State University is ranked #1,526 out of 2,223 for value nationwide.

Based on our analysis of other colleges at similar price points, we believe Central Connecticut State University is overpriced for the quality education it provides. (This takes into account average financial aid and may not apply to you if you have further scholarships, grant or aid provided to you.)

National Value Ranking  1526 out of 2223
Great Value
National Value Score  31.91 out of 100
Great Value

Prices of Institutions with Similar Quality Scores

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*Total price is determined by multiplying average annual cost by time to graduate.

Bottom Line: You'll Spend an Estimated $153,320 For That Piece of Paper

The CCSU time to graduate is about 4.58 years and will cost an estimated $33,476 per year. This brings the total cost to 153,320.

Average Yearly Cost$33,476
Average Years to Graduate4.58
Estimated Avg Total Cost of Degree$153,320

Many Factors Affect Net Price

Consider the average CCSU student takes 4.58 years to complete their degree. If you can complete your degree faster than that you will save money. This is just one way your CCSU degree may cost less than average.

Does This School Make Financial Sense To You?

$98,589 In-State With Aid
$171,017 Avg Cost No Aid
4.58 Years to Graduate

The net price YOU pay may be very different than the typical net price.

Look at the table below to get a sense of how CCSU value for your educational dollar might vary.

Nationwide Value by Aid GroupAvg Degree CostValue RankValue Grade
Students with no Aid$171,017#0F
All Students$153,320#1,526D
Only Students Receiving Aid$141,027#1,234C-
In-State Value by Aid GroupAvg Degree CostValue RankValue Grade
Students with no Aid$128,579#F
All Students$110,886#F
Only Students Receiving Aid$98,589#F

Note: the Value Grade for in-state students is calculated by looking only at other schools in the state of Connecticut.

About 89% of CCSU students receive financial aid. Get more details on what CCSU financial aid you may qualify for.

How to Finance The Gap

How to Calculate Value

College Factual calculates average total cost by multiplying net price by time to graduation. We then compare the average total cost to other schools of a similar quality to determine value. If the school is priced fairly based on the educational quality it receives a fair ranking. If it is underpriced it receives a good or excellent value.

Read the full Best for the Money Ranking Methodology.


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