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Western Connecticut State University

Danbury, CT

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Overview

Western Connecticut State University is a Comprehensive institution located in Danbury, CT, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 181 White Street
Danbury, CT  06810-6885
United States
Contact Luis Santiago
Interim Director of Admissions
Phone: 203-8379000

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Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

5,388
Applied
4,084
Accepted
4,982
Enrolled
76%
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Female Admissions

2,981
Females Applied
2,415
Females Accepted
81%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

2,407
Males Applied
1,669
Males Accepted
69%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

50
Application Fee
3.38
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Required for some programs Interview

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 558 520 620
SAT Math 538 500 600
ACT Composite 22 20 25

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

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

5,619
Full-time student fees
13,921
Room & board
8,020
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No

Financial Aid

9,582
Avg. Financial Aid Package
10,133
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
4,103
Avg. Loan Aid
4,947
Avg. Grant Aid
5,639
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
97% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
41%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
13%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

4,982
Total Undergrad students
0%
International Students
16%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 21.59%
Black or African American 9.49%
White or Caucasian 58.59%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.15%
Asian 4.55%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.02%
Two or more races 3.11%
Other 2.5%

Gender

Male (47.45%)
Female (52.55%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 30%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
WCSU Theatre Arts Department Productions, WCSU Annual "Roots & Shoots" hosting of Dr. Jane Goodall and The President's Lecture Series

Student Services

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Student Organizations

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Most popular organizations:
National Society of Collegiate Scholars, Criminology Club, Jazz Club, American Marketing Club and Meteorology

Campus Security & Safety

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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Division 3 No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Cheerleading No No No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Field Hockey No No No
Football Checkmark Division 3 No
Golf No Division 3 No
Ice Hockey Checkmark No No
Lacrosse No Division 3 No
Rock Climbing Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball No No No
Swimming And Diving No Division 3 No
Tennis No Division 3 No
Volleyball No No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Field Hockey No Division 3 No
Football No No No
Golf No No No
Ice Hockey No No No
Lacrosse No Division 3 No
Rock Climbing Checkmark No No
Rugby No No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball Checkmark Division 3 No
Swimming And Diving No Division 3 No
Tennis No Division 3 No
Volleyball No Division 3 No

Faculty

650
Total Faculty
12:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 223
Part-time - 427
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