Central Connecitcut State University, also known as Central or CCSU, is a mid-sized state-run university with its main campus located in New Britain CT.
CCSU is a general university with no particular stengths academically but it has received recognition as a Leadership Institution by the Association of American Colleges & Universities. Along with CCSU other institutions to receive this accredidation include Worcester Polytechnic Institute (aka WPI
) and Duke
University among others.
CCSU has all Division-I sports teams in sports that have a team in the NCAA. In 2002 CCSU's Men's basketball team won the Northeast Conference title and received a bid to play in the Big Dance
where they lost to Pittsburg.