Southern Connecticut State University

New Haven, CT

Southern Connecticut State University

New Haven, CT

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Undergrad

Tuition & Fees

$10,954

$22,194

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

30-36
0
24-29
24%
18-23
53%
12-17
21%
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undergraduateRatios

38%

male

62%

female

1

teacher

14

students

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Moderately Selective

63%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,479
Declined 3,146
Total Received 8,625
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Public

7,963

undergraduate students

2,357

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 10,320
Established in 1893
Coeducational Coeducational

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.

  • Metropolitan area: New York City
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Tweed-New Haven Municipal

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
33%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Student Government Association
  • Psychology Club
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • Crescent Players
  • Black Student Union

Top Events

  • Spring Week
  • Homecoming Week
  • Convocation
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Marching band
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus
  • Local sororities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
1%
Top 1/4
8%
Top 1/2
39%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

30-36
0
24-29
24%
18-23
53%
12-17
21%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $50
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3

Moderately Selective

63%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,479
Declined 3,146
Total Received 8,625

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
rigor of secondary school record

Important

application essay
class rank
recommendation(s)
standardized test scores

Considered

extracurricular activities
character/personal qualities
first generation
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

alumni/ae relation
geographical residence
interview
racial/ethnic status
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 9
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language no

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $5,642
Room & board $12,860
Additional fees $5,312
Total $23,814

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Not Reported

Non-need-based

Not Reported

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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Deferred payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Field hockey
Football
Gymnastics
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Track and field
Volleyball

Intramural Sports Men

Badminton, Tennis

Intramural Sports Women

Badminton, Tennis

Club Sports Men

Ice hockey

Club Sports Women

Ice hockey

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division 2

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Anthropology
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Art Teacher Education
Athletic Training/Trainer
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Managerial Economics
Chemistry, General
Computer Science
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Economics, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
Finance, General
Fine/Studio Arts, General
French Language and Literature
Geography
Geology/Earth Science, General
German Language and Literature
History, General
Italian Language and Literature
Journalism
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Library and Information Science
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mathematics, General
Music, General
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
Philosophy
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Public Health, General
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Secondary Education and Teaching
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Special Education and Teaching, General
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
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Programs Offered

  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Freshman honors college
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctorial degree - other

10,320

total students

96%

in-state

4%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

77%

7,963
students

Female
62%
4,906

Male
38%
3,057

23%

2,357
students

Female
74%
1,734

Male
26%
623

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

85%

6,830
students

Female
63%
4,275

Male
37%
2,555

15%

1,133
students

Female
56%
631

Male
44%
502

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 77%
Student 4 year graduation rate 24%
Student 5 year graduation rate 21%
Student 6 year graduation rate 6%

Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
16%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
13%
Hispanic/Latino
55%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

681

Transfer students enrolled

7%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment no
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: August 1

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Personal/Psychological

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Computer training or assistance
  • Health clinic
  • Library reserved study rooms
  • Women's center

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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