79%

Acceptance Rate

$5,781

Avg.Financial Aid

001380

FAFSA Code

About Western Connecticut State University

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Public

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

5,642

Website

www.wcsu.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

CIHE

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

Location & Contact

Address

181 White Street

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 2038378200
Fax: 2038378200
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Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

N/A

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

79%

SAT Range

N/A

ACT Range

N/A

Application Fee

$50

SAT/ACT

Recommended

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

Yes

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$19,029

Average Annual Cost

$5,642

Books And Supplies

$1,300

Other Fees

$5,217

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$13,072

Budget For Other Expenses

$2,250

Total One Year Cost

$27,481

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Doctor's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

13:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

74%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

41%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$222

Faculty Overview

48%

Male Professors

52%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Criminal Justice and Corrections

125 Graduates

Psychology, General

96 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

95 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

92 Graduates

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

91 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

61 Graduates

Mental and Social Health Services a...

54 Graduates

Marketing

47 Graduates

Social Work

43 Graduates

Biology, General

36 Graduates

Finance and Financial Management Se...

33 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

30 Graduates

Music

29 Graduates

History

27 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

27 Graduates

Management Information Systems and...

25 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

24 Graduates

Rhetoric and Composition/Writing St...

23 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

18 Graduates

Chemistry

16 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences,...

16 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

15 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

14 Graduates

Social Sciences, General

12 Graduates

Economics

10 Graduates

Political Science and Government

10 Graduates

Sociology and Anthropology

9 Graduates

Mathematics

7 Graduates

Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorolog...

4 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

3 Graduates

Area Studies

3 Graduates

Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, G...

2 Graduates

Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosc...

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

5,028

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

36%

Full-time

82%

Part-time

18%

Students Gender

Male

48%

US National: 44%

Female

52%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

61% White

3% Unknown

10% Black

19% Hispanic

3% Two or more races

0 Non Resident alien

4% Asian

0 American Indian/Alaska native

0 Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0

Unknown Location

26%

Out Of State

74%

In State

0

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$85,742 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and N/A of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

N/A

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

$7,400/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $5,467/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$5,467/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Colonials

School Colors

deep blue, starburst orange, and white

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Freedom Football Conference

Total Male Athletes

N/A

Total Female Athletes

N/A

Intramural Sports

4

Sports Club

6

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

No

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$35,700/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$45,200/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0 $100,000

$19,219

$28,000

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$199 - 291

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

67%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,781

Students Receiving Federal Grants

35%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,968

Students Receiving State Aid

53%

Average Aid Per Year

$3,615

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

2%

Average Aid Per Year

$10,418

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$6,758

$30K - $48K

$7,052

$48K - $75K

$6,306

$75K - $110K

$4,052

> $110K

$3,698

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$1,664,357

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