Central Connecticut State University (CCSU) is a public university focused on liberal arts and sciences as well as education for the professions. Founded in 1849 to train teachers, the school has expanded its mission over the years, now encompassing five schools: The Carol Ammon School of Arts & Sciences, Business, Education & Professional Studies, Engineering & Technology, and Graduate Studies. CCSU has undergraduate and graduate programs, including Master’s degree programs and Ed.D. programs in Educational Leadership.
- College Type: Public
- Program Type: 4-Year College
- College Size: Large (over 5,000 students)
- Campus Setting: Urban
In fact, the school was named one of 16 Leadership Institutions in the nation by the Association of American Colleges and Universities.
Students can choose from 80+ undergraduate programs and 40 graduate programs in an accessible, affordable environment. As part of its focus on preparing students to be global citizens, the university has developed numerous study-abroad opportunities, alliances with overseas institutions, as well as internationally focused educational programs.
The school is known for its politically active student body, featuring organizations such as the Progressive Student Alliance, CCSU College Republicans, PRIDE, Women Involved Now, and the Latin American Student Organization.