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Southern Connecticut State University Campus Life

Campus Size

Medium-Sized Campus
Total Undergrads
Including 1,282 Part-time
Degree-Seeking Freshmen
Including 5 Part-time

Gender Breakdown:

65% Women
35% Men


NCAA Division II (with football)

Northeast 10 Conference

  • Football
  • Basketball
  • Baseball
  • Cross Country/Track

Total Varsity Sports


Men's sports coaches (Average salary: $89,101)
Women's sports coaches (Average salary: $74,031)
Athletics Details
Sport Varsity Men Varsity Women Club Intramural
All Track Combined 99 88 - -
Baseball 24 - - -
Basketball 14 13 - -
Field Hockey - 19 - -
Football 91 - - -
Gymnastics - 17 - -
Lacrosse - 18 - -
Soccer 23 25 - -
Softball - 24 - -
Swimming and Diving 22 28 - -
Volleyball - 16 - -


Student Total
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0.2%
Asian/Pacific Islander 2.2%
Black/non-Hispanic 10.7%
Hispanic 5.3%
Non-resident alien 0.4%
Race/Ethnicity unknown 11.5%
Two or more races 0.0%
White/non-Hispanic 69.8%
Percent of students with disability 7%

Services & Housing

Services Offered
  • Remedial services for students with learning disabilities
  • Academic/Career counseling
  • Employment services for current students to find part-time positions
  • Job placement for graduates to find full-time employment
  • Library on campus
  • On-Campus Housing
  • Meal plan offered, meals per week can vary

Clubs & Organizations

Reserved Officers' Training Corps (ROTC)
  • Army ROTC
  • Air Force ROTC

Safety Statistics

Arrests On Campus
Illegal Weapons Possession 0
Drug Law Violation 6
Liquor Law Violation 41
Criminal Offenses On Campus
Personal Crime 2
Property Crime 3
Reviews Dorm Life
  • Sonia from Bridgeport, CT
  • 5
  • Dorm rooms are welcoming and clean and give you a home feeling. Every dorm building is in walking distance to every campus building. There is always someone in residence life…

  • Mar-23-2012 Read More
  • Angela from East Haven, CT
  • 4
  • I currently don't live on campus but I have friends that do, and so far they have nothing but positive things to say about their life away from home experience.…

  • May-29-2012 Read More
  • Brianna from Shirley, NY
  • 4
  • The dorms I live in are very spacious. The one down fall is that you have to share with 3 other people and all the beds are in one room.…

  • Oct-04-2012 Read More


Student Responses to Review Topic: Food And Dining
  • 3
  • AW
  • Feb-02-2014 I am a current student here

    I have only been into the dining hall once but was disappointed in the food options. The food served in other parts of campus is much better.

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  • 3
  • Alexis from New Haven, CT
  • Jan-14-2014 I am a current student here

    Conn hall is the place where we dine. Student that live on campus get unlimeted access to conn. Its basicallly a buffet style, Its great. then there is the student center that have different vendors inside that allow you to order food and bring back to your dorm. The also have the student market which is filled with all kinds of goodies and things essential to cooking if you are uperclassman who usually cook more.

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  • 4
  • Tiana from Hamden, CT
  • Jan-08-2014 I am a current student here

    Theres a wide variety of food whether is from the cafeteria in Connecticut hall or the caf�© in the student center. It ranges from Dunkin Donuts to Mexican grill, Pizza, sushi, and wraps and subs. You'll never get bored.

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  • 3
  • Alexa from Bristol, CT
  • Nov-05-2013 I am a current student here

    Southern not only has a dining hall but also a student center for eating and variety. I have to be honest the dining hall is not my favorite place to eat. However, there are a great variety of foods there to choose form. The student center is like a food court at the mall.

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  • 4
  • Kris
  • Oct-28-2013 I am a current student here

    Food is very good, lots of selection, good vegetarian selections

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  • 3
  • Anne from Glastonbury, CT
  • Aug-27-2013 I am a current student here

    The meal plans are pretty good. We have a lot of choices, although eating the same food does get a old after a while. The food is of pretty good quality and you can eat pretty healthily. Off campus there are many excellent and diverse dining options.

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  • 3
  • Clarisa from Monroe, CT
  • Aug-26-2013 I am a current student here

    The food in the cafe depends on the day to be honest. Some days theres a large selection from stir fry to pizza to deli and others theres only left over bagels. In the student center you can use a meal exchange and get dunkin donuts if all else fails.

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  • 5
  • Hubert from Stamford, CT
  • Jun-05-2013 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    I want to describe it the best but I haven't gone to many college to eat the other food. As far as I'm concern, it's delicious and breakfast will fortify you for the day.

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Greek Life
  • 0
  • Ashley from Middletown, CT
  • Jun-05-2013 I am a current student here

    The Greeks on campus are very friendly and always looking to recruit people for their fraternity/sorority. They also host a good number of parties throughout the semesters as well as other fun events that are held either at night or during the day.

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  • 0
  • Dijon from Ansonia, CT
  • Aug-24-2012 I am a current student here

    There a several fraternities and sororities to join on campus but the major ones to join are the Tau Kappa Epsilon {T.K.E.) fraternity or the Zeta Phi Beta sorority. If you get lucky, you'll meet the gold and purple Omega Psi Phi Q-Dogs on campus and witness their stepping performance,

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  • 0
  • William from NEW HAVEN, CT
  • Jul-04-2012 I am a current student here

    Greek life is limited and any Frat/Sorority is limited to on campus activities and off campus charities. They exist, however they are not those of a larger private university.

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