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Central Connecticut State University is a state university founded in 1849 in New Britain, Connecticut as the New Britain Normal School. It is the oldest public university and ranks third oldest of all universities in Connecticut.
The University comprises five schools—Arts & Sciences, Business, Education & Professional Studies, Engineering & Technology, and Graduate Studies. It offers undergraduate and graduate programs through the Master’s and sixth-year levels and the Ed.D. in Educational Leadership.
CCSU is a public university, that’s why we receive support from the State of Connecticut.The University has three designated Centers of Excellence and many nationally accredited programs. We believe that quality and access are compatible and simultaneously achievable.
The University has a full-time faculty of 400 members, more than 75 percent of whom possess the doctorate; additionally, some 400 part-time instructors offer a variety of distinctive educational and professional experiences. CCSU faculty excel in teaching.
We offer 100 majors in more than 80 fields of study. Programs range widely—liberal arts and sciences, teacher education, nursing, engineering and technology, and business administration. Moreover, the University also offers a wealth of special programs that enrich and further diversify educational opportunities.
CCSU is governed by the Connecticut State University Board of Trustees, which oversees the four Connecticut state universities (Central, Eastern, Southern, and Western) and guides them in effectively serving the public.