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Western Connecticut State University

Danbury, CT
University Website: www.wcsu.edu
Apply Online: www.wcsu.edu/admissions/application/
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Western Connecticut State University (also referred to as Western or WestConn, or abbreviated WCSU) is a public university located in Danbury, Connecticut. Founded in 1903, WestConn has an arts and sciences curriculum, a business school, and several professional programs including elementary and secondary education, nursing, music performance, and social work. It is also home to The Jane Goodall Center for Excellence in Environmental Studies.

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Fast Facts

  • Public, Four or more years
  • students
  • $13,346.00 avg tuition

181 White Street
Danbury, CT 06810-6826
(203) 837-8200

Apply online Admissions:
www.wcsu.edu/admissions/ugrad.asp
Financial Aid:
www.wcsu.edu/finaid/

Areas of Study:

  • Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • History
  • Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration And Social Service Professions
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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Western Connecticut State University

Statistics:
Applied 4,157
Admitted 2,593 62%
Enrolled total 887
Full Time: 870
Part Time 17
Standards:
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT EBRW 450 540
SAT Math 450 540
SAT Written (2006-2015) Optional 0 0
ACT Composite 0 0
ACT English 0 0
ACT Math 0 0
ACT Writing 0 0
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 72%
4-year graduation rate 13%
6-year graduation rate 42%
Application Deadlines:
Regular Application Deadline
Early Admission Deadline
Early Decision Deadline
Financial Aid Deadline
Student Response Deadline
Transfer Student Application Deadline
Requirements:
Open Admissions Policy No
Secondary School GPA Required
Secondary School Rank Required
Secondary School Record Required
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission Test Scores Required
TOEFL Required
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Credit:
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Western Connecticut State University

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $4,124.00 $4,124.00 $13,346.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $3,980.00 $3,980.00 $5,382.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $373.00 $373.00 $376.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $5,137.00 $5,137.00 $14,311.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $3,980.00 $3,980.00 $5,382.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $427.00 $427.00 $433.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
Off-Campus
(with family)
Room and Board $10,223.00 $10,421.00 $2,924.00
Other Expenses $2,325.00 $2,625.00 $2,924.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $50.00
Graduate Application Fee $50.00
Books and Supplies $1,300.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 77%
Percent receiving grant aid 58%
Avg amount of grant aid $4,977.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 67%
Avg amount of student loan aid $6,443.00

Western Connecticut State University

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
AREA, ETHNIC, CULTURAL, GENDER, AND GROUP STUDIES
American/United States Studies/Civilization X
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
Biology/Biological Sciences, General X X
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
Accounting X
Business Administration and Management, General X
Business/Commerce, General X
Finance, General X
Management Information Systems, General X
Marketing/Marketing Management, General X
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Communication and Media Studies, Other X
Speech Communication and Rhetoric X
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
Computer and Information Sciences, General X
EDUCATION
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services X
Education, General X
Elementary Education and Teaching X
Health Teacher Education X
Music Teacher Education X X
Secondary Education and Teaching X
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels X
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS
Creative Writing X
English Language and Literature, General X X
Writing, General X
FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS
Spanish Language and Literature X
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Adult Health Nurse/Nursing X
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist X
Community Health Services/Liaison/Counseling X
Health/Health Care Administration/Management X
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse X
HISTORY
History, General X X
HOMELAND SECURITY, LAW ENFORCEMENT, FIREFIGHTING AND RELATED PROTECTIVE SERVICES
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration X
Criminal Justice/Police Science X
LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies X X
MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS
Mathematics, General X X
PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General X
Chemistry, General X
Geology/Earth Science, General X X
PSYCHOLOGY
Psychology, General X
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND SOCIAL SERVICE PROFESSIONS
Social Work X
SOCIAL SCIENCES
Economics, General X
Political Science and Government, General X
Social Sciences, General X
Sociology X
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
Art/Art Studies, General X
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General X
Fine/Studio Arts, General X
Music Theory and Composition X
Music, General X

Scholarships for Students in Connecticut

Name Amount Deadline
NEWH New York Chapter Scholarship Varies September 26, 2016
UAS7 International Study and Internship Program in Germany Varies October 01, 2016

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