Western Connecticut State University

Danbury, CT

Western Connecticut State University

Danbury, CT

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Undergrad Health & Medicine

Tuition & Fees

$11,781

$24,055

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

48%

male

52%

female

12

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

80%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,194
Declined 1,002
Total Received 5,196
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Public

5,657

undergraduate students

806

graduate students

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School Facts

Western Connecticut State University, founded in 1903, is a public, comprehensive university. It has two campuses, a 34-acre campus located in downtown Danbury and a newer 364-acre campus west of the city's center.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 6,463
Established in 1903
Coeducational Coeducational

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Scholarships

34-acre midtown campus and 364-acre west side campus in Danbury (population: 85,246), 50 miles from Hartford and 60 miles from New York City. Served by bus and train; major airport serves New York City; smaller airport serves Hartford. School operates transportation between campuses. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Small-medium city

Western Connecticut State University
181 White Street
Danbury, CT
06810

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
24%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
47%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
8%
Top 1/4
28%
Top 1/2
67%
Bottom 1/2
33%
Bottom 1/4
8%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Required of some
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline (priority deadline) April 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Recommended SAT Subject Tests Recommended

Moderately Selective

80%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,194
Declined 1,002
Total Received 5,196

Admissions Factors

Required

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language
Secondary School GPA
Secondary School Record
Completion of college-prepatory program

Recommended

Secondary School Rank
Recommendations
Admission test scores

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Formal demonstration of competencies

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Financial Aid

58%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$5,710

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $6,162
Room $8,020
Board $5,856
Additional fees $5,619
Books & supplies $1,300
Total $26,957
Average Financial Aid - $5,710
Total with Avg. Aid $21,247

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $7,122,877
State $1,338,145
Institutional $4,789,188
Other external $100,275
Total $13,350,485

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $1,306,119
Other external $2,593,617
Total $3,899,736

Scholarships

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Varsity Sports

M W
Basketball
Field hockey
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field x country
Volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

ice hockey, rugby

Club Sports - Women's

cheerleading, dance team

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, football, soccer, softball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference, Little East Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting.
Adult Health Nurse/Nursing.
American/United States Studies/Civilization.
Applied Behavior Analysis.
Art/Art Studies, General.
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Business/Commerce, General.
Chemistry, General.
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist.
Communication and Media Studies, Other.
Community Health Services/Liaison/Counseling.
Computer Programming/Programmer, General.
Computer and Information Sciences, General.
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services.
Creative Writing.
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration.
Criminal Justice/Police Science.
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia.
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
Economics, General.
Education, General.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
English Language and Literature, General.
Finance, General.
Fine/Studio Arts, General.
Geology/Earth Science, General.
Health Teacher Education.
Health/Health Care Administration/Management.
History, General.
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.
Management Information Systems, General.
Marketing/Marketing Management, General.
Mathematics, General.
Music Teacher Education.
Music Theory and Composition.
Music, General.
Musical Theatre.
Political Science and Government, General.
Psychology, General.
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.
Secondary Education and Teaching.
Social Sciences, General.
Social Work.
Sociology and Anthropology.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Speech Communication and Rhetoric.
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels.
Writing, General.
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Justice/law Administration
  2. Management
  3. Psychology

Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • 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

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine

6,463

total students

72%

in-state

28%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

88%

5,657
students

Female
52%
2,969

Male
48%
2,688

12%

806
students

Female
75%
602

Male
25%
204

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

76%

4,322
students

Female
51%
2,204

Male
49%
2,118

24%

1,335
students

Female
58%
765

Male
42%
570

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Student Break-down

9%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
20%
Hispanic/Latino
58%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Other
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Writing

Career placement services

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

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Other
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 17
Countries most often represented Brazil
Czech Republic
France
Germany
Italy
Spain
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation
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