First-Year Students

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Where you attend college is one of the biggest decisions you will make. The undergraduate admissions team at Central Connecticut State University is here to help guide you through the application process. We will answer your questions about paying for college, achieving your academic goals, navigating campus life, and more! Whether you’ve always known what you want to do, or need help choosing a major, CCSU will prepare you for a bright future.

Why Choose CCSU?

  • You'll take exciting courses and work with extraordinary professors who bring their expertise and real-world experience into the classroom

  • You'll live in a vibrant, transformational campus community, where inclusivity and new perspectives are embraced

  • You'll play an active role in our communities and learn-by-doing in local schools, businesses, and clinics

  • You'll experience a "Blanket of Support” from a close-knit, welcoming campus where students are treated like family

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New England, NY, & NJ Student Program

Through the New England, New York, & New Jersey Student Program, CCSU now offers all New England, New York, & New Jersey Residents the opportunity to study in any of our academic programs at a fraction of the out-of-state tuition rates. As the first public university in the state of Connecticut, and the largest in the Connecticut State College and Universities System, CCSU is proud to offer the lowest tuition in the state for a four-year degree. Now students from these regions can take advantage of these affordable tuition rates as well. CCSU is committed to providing a quality education, an engaged campus community, and access to a network of over 90,000 successful alumni to students everywhere.
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Our beautiful campus in metropolitan New Britain offers state-of-the-art academic buildings, abundant green spaces, safe, accessible walkways, and more, creating a welcoming environment that instills pride in our students, faculty, and alumni.