Central State University

Is Central State University a Good School for the Money?

Central State University Value Report

College Factual set out to determine if Central State University is asking a fair price for the quality of education they provide. Keep reading for the detailed value report.

Within Ohio, Central State University is Ranked as Below Average in Quality for a Fair Price.

Top 50% Ohio Value
Below Average Ohio Quality

Central State University is ranked #76 out of #80 in Ohio for quality and #29 out of #62 for Ohio value.

This means it is below average in quality with a price that reflects that in the state.

State Value Ranking  29 out of 62
Overpriced
Great Value
State Value Score  53.23 out of 100
Overpriced
Great Value

Live in-state? You may qualify for a reduced price. Check the Central State University financial aid page to be sure.

Fair Value Nationwide

Top 50% National Value
Below Average National Quality

Central State University is ranked #677 out of 1,472 for value nationwide.

Central State University is a fair value according to College Factual's value analysis. It is priced appropriately based on the quality of the education provided.

National Value Ranking  677 out of 1472
Overpriced
Great Value
National Value Score  54.01 out of 100
Overpriced
Great Value

Prices of Institutions with Similar Quality Scores

School Total Price Value Grade
Central State University $68,398 C
Baptist Bible College $89,241 D+
Chowan University $91,641 D+
Bethany College Kansas $103,194 D
Indiana Institute of Technology $130,110 F

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

That Degree May Cost You $68,398 in Total

The average Central State University student's degree will cost an estimated $68,398. This is based on an average price (with and without aid) of $14,491 and a typical 4.72 years to graduate.

Amount
Average Yearly Cost $14,491
Average Years to Graduate 4.72
Estimated Avg Total Cost of Degree $68,398

Many Factors Affect Net Price

Consider the average Central State University student takes 4.72 years to complete their degree. If you can complete your degree faster than that you will save money. This is just one way your Central State University degree may cost less than average.

Does This School Make Financial Sense To You?

$56,310 In-State With Aid
$101,900 Avg Cost No Aid
4.72 Years to Graduate

Most students will not pay the full sticker price and few students fit perfectly into averages.

Look at the table below to determine your likely cost of a bachelor's degree at Central State University.

Nationwide Value by Aid Group Avg Degree Cost Value Rank Value Grade
Students with no Aid $101,900 #677 C
All Students $68,398 #677 C
Only Students Receiving Aid $64,253 #687 C
In-State Value by Aid Group Avg Degree Cost Value Rank Value Grade
Students with no Aid $93,956 #33 C
All Students $60,449 #29 C
Only Students Receiving Aid $56,310 #27 C+

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

About 99% of Central State University students receive financial aid. Get more details on what Central State University financial aid you may qualify for.

How to Calculate Value

College Factual calculates value by calculating average Central State University cost multiplied by time to graduate, and then compares that number to other schools of a similar quality ranking. 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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