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Southern Connecticut State University

New Haven, CT, USA
3.53 Average Rating

Southern Connecticut State University is a public institution focused on liberal arts and professional training. SCSU is part of the Connecticut State University System and is located in New Haven, Connecticut. All students must complete a Liberal Education Program before graduation, which includes 42 elective credits outside of the chosen major program. At SCSU, psychology, nursing, and public health are among the most popular disciplines.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting City
In State Students
95%
Out of State Students
5%
0
100
65%
Acceptance Rate
Average SAT Composite: 918
0
1600

Key Deadlines

Rolling Admissions

The college has rolling admissions, which means applications are accepted any time throughout the year.

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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Doctorate
Total Number of Students
10,202
Total Number of Undergrads
7,947
Academic Calendar

Semester

Non Traditional Learning
  • Online Classes
  • Online Undergrad Degrees
  • Summer Sessions
  • Combined Institution Double Degree Programs
  • Some Programs Requires Co-Op/Internship
Learning Options
  • ROTC Army
  • ROTC Air Force
  • Study Abroad
  • Honors Program
  • Teacher Certification Offered
0
100
20%
Graduate in 4 Years National: 28%
0
100
48%
Graduate in 6 Years National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
14:1
National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$15,234
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$10,954
Out-of-State Tuition
$23,464
0
100
68%
Need Met
Students Receiving Financial Aid
53%
Average Aid Per Year
$6,603
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
40%
60%
Student Organizations
187
Size of Town
City: Midsize
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
yes
On Campus Women's Center
yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
New York
Hartford
Boston
New London
Washington
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$46,300
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What Students Are Saying

3.53 Average Rating
I have loved my experiences at Southern Connecticut State University. It is so easy to get involved and there is something for all walks of life. As a student, I feel I am truly motivated to work hard for my future.
Stephanie from Wallingford, CT
Southern is a school with alot of opportunities. A school with caring and enthusiastic professors who are there to help you at any moment. Southern welcomes everyone with open arms and willing to help you succeed.
Sonia from Bridgeport, CT

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