Office of Institutional Research

The Office of Institutional Research serves a variety of Institutional constituencies to coordinate meaningful and useful information for planning purposes, students, faculty, and administration. The office includes a director, an assistant director, and a research/programmer analyst.

International reach

Central State University provides opportunities and educational attainment in higher education for the residents of Ohio and other qualified applicants, including national and international students.


Central State University — Ohio's only public HBCU and 1890 Land-Grant Institution — prepares students with diverse backgrounds and experiences for leadership, research, and service. The University fosters academic excellence within a nurturing environment and provides a strong liberal arts foundation leading to professional careers and advanced studies.

By the numbers


Most affordable four-year degree in Ohio

Source: CollegeVine

Academic degree programs


Student-faculty ratio


Grants and contracts awarded, 2021-2022

2023 Central State University Fact Book

Central State fact books are a collection of select information and statistics designed to answer frequently asked questions about Central State University. We hope that you will find this reference useful. The Office of Institutional Research appreciates your feedback and welcomes suggestions or changes for future editions.

Contact us

Mohammed Ali
Office of Institutional Research
1400 Brush Row Road | Wilberforce, Ohio 45384
O: 937-376-6235
E: mali@centralstate.edu
F: 937-376-6248