• Address: 181 White Street, Danbury, Connecticut - 06810-6826

  • Phone Number: 2038378200

  • Website: www.wcsu.edu

Overview

Institution Type

(4 Years) Public

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Headquartered at

Danbury, Connecticut

FAFSA/Federal School Code

001380

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Institutional Accreditation

CIHE

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Historically Black College or University

No

Data Source: www.wcsu.edu, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS, Federal Student Aid, CHEA.

Statistics

Key Statistics
Student Faculty Ratio 13: 1
Retention Rate Full Time: 73 % Part Time: 83 %
Total Population 5,721
Student Population Full Time: 4,195 Part Time: 1,526
Gender Division Male: 46 % Female: 54 %

Graduation Rate

The College Monk

Male: 42 %

The College Monk

Female: 49 %

Total Graduation Rate: 46 %

Graduation rate with bachelors degree completed

Race & Ethnicity

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2016.

Majors and Online Programs

Western Connecticut State University offers 17 online programs across 13 Majors

Business Management

Offering 1 programs accross 1 degrees

History

Offering 1 programs accross 1 degrees

Education

Offering 3 programs accross 1 degrees

Arts

Offering 1 programs accross 1 degrees

Literature

Offering 3 programs accross 1 degrees

Anthropology

Offering 1 programs accross 1 degrees

Health Science

Offering 1 programs accross 1 degrees

Law

Offering 1 programs accross 1 degrees

Human Services

Offering 1 programs accross 1 degrees

Nursing

Offering 1 programs accross 1 degrees

Political Science

Offering 1 programs accross 1 degrees

Psychology

Offering 1 programs accross 1 degrees

Sociology

Offering 1 programs accross 1 degrees


Admissions

Western Connecticut State University Acceptance Rate is 67%

Application Fee
Undergraduate Application Fee $50
Graduate Application Fee $50

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2017.

Admission Statistics
Total Applicants 5,484
Total Applicants Admitted 3,665
Applicants Enrolled 840
Full time Applicants Enrolled 824
Part Time Applicants Enrolled 16
Admission Requirements
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Required
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Recommended

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2016.

Financial Aid and Scholarships

Federal Aid based on family income

Family Income Average Federal Aid per year
Under $30,000 $15,556
$30,001 - $48,000 $16,412
$48,001 - $75,000 $17,630
$75,001 - $110,000 $20,404
Over $110,000 $22,103

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Federal, State or Institutional Aid Awarded Percent Avg Amount per year
Undergraduate students awarded Pell grants 38% $4,521
Federal, State or Institutional aid awarded for Full-time, first-time undergraduates 68% $5,944
Federal Grant awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 38% $4,863
Institutional Grant awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 53% $3,064
Students Loans awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 55% $6,106
Federal Students Loans awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 50% $5,658
Average aid awarded as grant or scholarship $ 17,422
Post-9/11 GI Bill Award Number of Students Amount per year
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits 90 $2,677
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduate students 79 $2,679
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduate students 11 $2,665

Data Source: www.wcsu.edu, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

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