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Western Connecticut State University

Danbury, CT, USA
3.46 Average Rating

Western Connecticut State University is a 4-year institution calling Danbury, CT, home. The university is comprised of two campuses within 3 miles of each other: a 34-acre campus downtown called Midtown and a 364-acre campus called Westside. WCSU is comprised of four schools that confer 43 bachelor’s degrees with a mix of liberal arts curriculum and professional education. The university offers several perks and conveniences for students living on campus, including microfridge and safe rentals, reserved budget-friendly linen sets, and free access to SHOWTIME and HBO GO.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting Small city
In-State Students
92%
Out-Of-State Students
9%
0
100
67%
Acceptance Rate

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
5,721
Total Number of Undergrads
5,181
Academic Calendar

Semester

Non Traditional Learning
  • Online Classes
  • Online Undergrad Degrees
  • Summer Sessions
  • Combined Institution Double Degree Programs
Learning Options
  • ROTC Army
  • ROTC Air Force
  • Study Abroad
  • Honors Program
  • Teacher Certification Offered
0
100
20%
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
0
100
42%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
13:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$17,564
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$5,216
Out-of-State Tuition
$16,882
0
100
46%
Need Met
Students Receiving Financial Aid
68%
Average Aid Per Year
$5,944
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
52%
48%
Student Organizations
89
Size of Town
Small city
On Campus Women's Center
yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$47,400
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What Students Are Saying

3.46 Average Rating
Western CT State University is a good place of academic learning. There are a variety of majors and many excellent and engaging professors. WCSU is not perfect, but it has a great environment and holds many interesting opportunities for students.
Joseph from New Haven, CT
Everyone is very nice and helpful. Small college with great potential. Will help you in your career path.
Katherine from Lakeville, CT

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