The open date for the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®) for 2024-25 is set for December instead of Oct. 1.

The campus community is buzzing with excitement for A Homecoming Like No Other on Oct. 11-14. Get ready by checking out the full schedule.

College Credit Plus empowers students to earn high school and college credits simultaneously. Become a Marauder today.

A campus tour puts you up close and personal with Central State University. Take a self- or student-guided tour to find your family at CSU.

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Marauder Life

A Homecoming Like No Other

Homecoming is more than football — it’s the Royal Court coronation, the fish fry, and a school-pride-packed week.

Master of Business Administration

Earn an MBA degree in as little as a year!

Central State is now offering a Master of Business Administration through our award-winning College of Business, building on our legacy of nurturing the best and brightest minds. Step boldly into your future with Central State University. Learn more 

An African American student wears a Central State University Presidential Seal lapel pin while standing on the historic campus in Wilberforce

The Marauder experience

Christian Jackson, a student at Central State University, smiles. Christian is wearing a white shirt with a vest and large glasses and has braided hair pulled back.

My favorite thing about CSU is how connected we are. There are a lot of networking opportunities and alumni that connect with the student body to provide internships and even jobs when we graduate.

Christian Jackson

Class of 2025

Jalen Smith, Marauder

I envision using my knowledge and experience to push the world into a better and safer place, that's provided a sustainable, affordable, and accessible lifestyle for everyone. An engineer's job/code is to protect the environment and the apple in it at all costs, and I intend on doing so.

Jalen Smith

Class of 2023

A Black woman, Asiah Robinson, stands before a blue wall wearing graduate regalia

CSU professors are the best! They are willing to do anything to understand their students and help them experience success.

Asiah Robinson

Class of 2023

Get tickets for University events

Plan your next trip to Marauder Land. Check out our listing of upcoming events and get your tickets.