Western Connecticut State University

Danbury, Connecticut

Overview

Address181 White Street
School Websitewww.wcsu.edu
School TypePublic, 4-year or above

Small

StatusPublic
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

Western Connecticut State University is a small public, 4-year college based in Danbury, Connecticut that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is doctor's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 5,375 students applied to Western Connecticut State University. Of those students, 4,259 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Western Connecticut State University was $5,642, in addition to fees of $5,217. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend Western Connecticut State University.

Western Connecticut State University has a 49% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Getting In

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The Western Connecticut State University acceptance rate is 79%. To put this into perspective, 4,259 of the 5,375 students who applied to Western Connecticut State University in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in Western Connecticut State University is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into Western Connecticut State University had an SAT score between the range of 0 and 0. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for Western Connecticut State University was between null and null in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to Western Connecticut State University as part of their application.

Annual Cost to Attend

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Western Connecticut State University, the tuition for in-state residents is $5,642. Combined with fees of $5,217, room and board costs of $13,072, other expenses of $2,250 and the $1,300 cost of books and supplies, the total in-state one-year cost is $27,481.

Out-of-state residents can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $23,367 in tuition. This brings the total one-year cost of enrolling in Western Connecticut State University to $39,989 for out-of-state students.

Students at Western Connecticut State University are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Western Connecticut State University was $4,968 last year. The percentage of students awarded federal aid was 35%.

Western Connecticut State University Undergraduate Population

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio13:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to Western Connecticut State University.

Western Connecticut State University has a good gender split, with 52% of undergraduates being female and 48% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are Connecticut residents; in fact, 74% of all students reside in Connecticut. However, 26% of students come from out-of-state . This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at Western Connecticut State University is 13:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need from Western Connecticut State University to thrive in your studies.

What's more, only 26% students enroll at Western Connecticut State University part-time; the other 4,181 students enrolled full-time.

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