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Southern Connecticut State University

New Haven, CT

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Overview

Southern Connecticut State University is a Comprehensive institution located in New Haven, CT, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address Admissions House, 131 Farnham Avenue
New Haven, CT  06515-1202
United States
Contact Mr. Alick Letang
Director of Admissions
Email: letanga1@southernct.edu
Phone: 203-392-5652
Fax: 203-392-5727

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Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
Biotechnology Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Business Administration And Management, General Checkmark
Business/managerial Economics Checkmark
Finance, General Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management, General Checkmark
Operations Management And Supervision Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Journalism Checkmark
Mass Communication/media Studies Checkmark
Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer And Information Sciences, General Checkmark
Computer Science Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
Art Teacher Education Checkmark
Early Childhood Education And Teaching Checkmark
Education, General Checkmark
Elementary Education And Teaching Checkmark
Physical Education Teaching And Coaching Checkmark
Secondary Education And Teaching Checkmark
Special Education And Teaching, General Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
French Language And Literature Checkmark
German Language And Literature Checkmark
Italian Language And Literature Checkmark
Spanish Language And Literature Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Athletic Training/trainer Checkmark
Audiology/audiologist And Speech-language Pathology/pathologist Checkmark
Cardiovascular Technology/technologist Checkmark
Public Health, General Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
History, General Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
Liberal Arts And Sciences/liberal Studies Checkmark
Library Science Associate Bachelors
Library And Information Science Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Mathematics, General Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, General Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Studies Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Parks, Recreation, And Leisure Facilities Management, General Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, And Leisure Studies Checkmark
Sport And Fitness Administration/management Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
Philosophy Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry, General Checkmark
Geology/earth Science, General Checkmark
Physics, General Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Psychology, General Checkmark
Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
Social Work Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology, General Checkmark
Economics, General Checkmark
Geography Checkmark
Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
Sociology, General Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Drama And Dramatics/theatre Arts, General Checkmark
Fine/studio Arts, General Checkmark
Music, General Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

9,156
Applied
6,351
Accepted
7,440
Enrolled
69%
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Female Admissions

5,469
Females Applied
4,027
Females Accepted
74%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

3,687
Males Applied
2,324
Males Accepted
63%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

50
Application Fee
3.14
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen August 16th December 15th
Other early decision plan November 1st December 15th
Transfer May 1st August 1st Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 517 470 570
SAT Math 492 440 540
ACT Composite 18 25

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

6,162
In-state
18,436
Out-of-state
6,162
In-district
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Fees

5,680
Full-time student fees
13,270
Room & board
7,222
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

8,775
Avg. Financial Aid Package
7,937
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
4,005
Avg. Loan Aid
4,678
Avg. Grant Aid
6,381
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
95% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
48.1%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
6%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

7,440
Total Undergrad students
1%
International Students
3%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 13.83%
Black or African American 18.61%
White or Caucasian 50.84%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.17%
Asian 3.32%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.06%
Two or more races 4.86%
Other 7.34%

Gender

Male (37.46%)
Female (62.54%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 20%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
Student-run radio station Checkmark
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Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Spring Week, Homecoming Week and Convocation

Student Services

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Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

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Local fraternities
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Most popular organizations:
Student Government Association, Psychology Club, Habitat for Humanity, Crescent Players and Black Student Union

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark
Other Campus Security & Safety:
1

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No Division 2 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Division 2 Checkmark
Field Hockey No No No
Football Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Gymnastics No No No
Ice Hockey Checkmark No No
Lacrosse No No No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving No Division 2 Checkmark
Tennis Checkmark No No
Track And Field No Division 2 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee No Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Division 2 Checkmark
Field Hockey No Division 2 Checkmark
Football Checkmark No No
Gymnastics No Division 2 Checkmark
Ice Hockey Checkmark No No
Lacrosse No Division 2 Checkmark
Rugby No Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Swimming And Diving No Division 2 Checkmark
Tennis Checkmark No No
Track And Field No Division 2 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee No Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark

Faculty

1,029
Total Faculty
13:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 422
Part-time - 607
Male - 431
Female - 592
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