Southern Connecticut State University

New Haven, CT

Southern Connecticut State University

New Haven, CT

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Undergrad

Tuition & Fees

$11,802

$24,076

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

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undergraduateRatios

39%

male

61%

female

14

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

79%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,776
Declined 1,728
Total Received 8,504
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Public

8,994

undergraduate students

2,279

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Founded in 1893, Southern Connecticut State University is a public comprehensive university. Its 168-acre campus is located in New Haven, Connecticut—35 miles from Hartford, 90 miles from New York City, and 135 miles from Boston.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 11,273
Established in 1893
Coeducational Coeducational

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171-acre campus in New Haven (population: 131,014), 35 miles from Hartford. Served by bus and train; major airports serve Windsor Locks and New York City (65 miles). School operates transportation to commuter parking lot. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Small-medium city

Southern Connecticut State University
501 Crescent Street
New Haven, CT
06515-1355

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
26%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
56%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
no
Students may not have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
8%
Top 1/4
27%
Top 1/2
61%
Bottom 1/2
39%
Bottom 1/4
10%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Neither
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline (priority deadline) November 1
Application deadline (final deadline) August 16
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

79%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,776
Declined 1,728
Total Received 8,504

Admissions Factors

Required

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language
Secondary School Record
Secondary School GPA

Recommended

Completion of college-prepatory program

Neither required nor recommended

Admission test scores
Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Secondary School Rank
Recommendations

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

100%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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Financial Aid

79%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$5,966

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $6,162
Room $7,435
Board $6,229
Additional fees $5,640
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $26,666
Average Financial Aid - $5,966
Total with Avg. Aid $20,700

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $14,900,000
State $2,289,209
Institutional $8,037,022
Other external $2,102,311
Total $27,328,542

Non-need-based

Federal $63,373
State $967,041
Institutional $1,642,121
Other external $42,325
Total $2,714,860
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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 203 392-5222
F: 203 392-5229
financialaid@southernct.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined
Baseball
Basketball
Field hockey
Football
Gymnastics
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

cheerleading, dance, golf, ice hockey, lacrosse, rugby, taekwondo, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Club Sports - Women's

cheerleading, dance, golf, rugby, taekwondo, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, dance company, drill team, floor hockey, karate, paintball, rock climbing, skiing, snowboarding, soccer, softball, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Northeast-10 Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Anthropology, General.
Art History, Criticism and Conservation.
Art Teacher Education.
Athletic Training/Trainer.
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist.
Bilingual and Multilingual Education.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Biotechnology.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Cardiovascular Technology/Technologist.
Chemistry, General.
Community Health Services/Liaison/Counseling.
Computer and Information Sciences, General.
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services.
Creative Writing.
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
Economics, General.
Education, General.
Education, Other.
Educational Evaluation and Research.
Educational Leadership and Administration, General.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
English Language and Literature, General.
Environmental Studies.
Exercise Science and Kinesiology.
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing.
Fine/Studio Arts, General.
French Language and Literature.
Geography.
Geology/Earth Science, General.
German Language and Literature.
Health Teacher Education.
Health and Wellness, General.
History, General.
Italian Language and Literature.
Journalism.
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.
Library and Information Science.
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling.
Mass Communication/Media Studies.
Mathematics Teacher Education.
Mathematics, General.
Music, General.
Nursing Education.
Operations Management and Supervision.
Parks, Recreation, and Leisure Facilities Management, General.
Philosophy.
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching.
Physics, General.
Physics, Other.
Political Science and Government, General.
Psychology, General.
Public Health, General.
Reading Teacher Education.
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.
School Psychology.
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education.
Social Work.
Sociology, General.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Special Education and Teaching, General.
Speech Communication and Rhetoric.
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management.
Urban Studies/Affairs.
Women's Studies.
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Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • External degree program
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Art
  • Business
  • Computer Science
  • Education
  • Health Professions
  • Humanities
  • Natural Science
  • Social/Behavioral Science
  • Other

11,273

total students

96%

in-state

4%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

80%

8,994
students

Female
61%
5,487

Male
39%
3,507

20%

2,279
students

Female
72%
1,637

Male
28%
642

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

80%

7,206
students

Female
61%
4,388

Male
39%
2,818

20%

1,788
students

Female
61%
1,099

Male
39%
689

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Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
18%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
12%
Hispanic/Latino
52%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

2%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Required of Some
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 33
Countries most often represented China
Nigeria
Saudi Arabia
Spain
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation
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