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Western Connecticut State University

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Rating

Public

Type

6,535

Students

$17,726

Tuition

76%

Acceptance

#235

Ranking

Small City

Campus Setting

Danbury, CT

181 White Street, Danbury, CT 06810-6826

Western Connecticut State University is a mid-sized public institution located in Danbury, CT ranked 19th in Connecticut. It has a total of 5,808 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, with a 75.8% acceptance rate. Western Connecticut State University offers 64 different majors and is best known for its Community Health Services, Music Theory and Composition, and Writing programs (nationally ranked 4th, 16th, and 19th respectively). With an annual tuition of $5,924 for students from Connecticut and $17,726 for those from out-of-state, Western Connecticut State University is moderately priced. 48.68% of students graduate beginning the next stage of their lives, working. After finishing college, alumni go on to bring home more or less $45,200 per year, which is 9% greater than the national median.

Rankings

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Cost

$24,304/Year
Above Average

Western Connecticut State University

$24,304

National Average

$18,347
Pay with Cash

$41,306/year

Total annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses; excluding any financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Pay with Financial Aid

$35,904/year

Average annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses after financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Getting In

76%Acceptance
Less Selective

Western Connecticut State University

76%

National

69%
Sat

0 - 0

% of students submit

Admissions Yield

21%

ACT

0 - 0

% of students submit

SAT & ACT

Recommended

Application Fee

$50

Students

5,808Undergrads
Medium Student Population

Full-Time

881

Part-Time

18
Male

47%

In-state

83%

Female

53%

Out of state

15%

Undergrads Over 25

15%

International

1%

Majors/Degrees

Popular Majors
Graduates per Major
8% Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse8% Psychology, General8% Criminal Justice/Police Science76% Others

8% Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse

8% Psychology, General

8% Criminal Justice/Police Science

76% Others

Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse

8%

95 Graduates

Psychology, General

8%

90 Graduates

Criminal Justice/Police Science

8%

85 Graduates

Business Administration and Management, General

7%

77 Graduates

Community Health Services/Liaison/Counseling

5%

62 Graduates

Speech Communication and Rhetoric

5%

58 Graduates

Marketing/Marketing Management, General

5%

55 Graduates

Accounting

5%

52 Graduates

Academics

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Professors
StudentsProfessors12:112:1

Students

Professors

Student Faculty Ratio

12

Number of Library Books

196,000

Academic Spend per Student

$14,146

Full-time Retention Rate

74%

Total spend on salaries and wages to all employees, faculty, staff, per student.

High retention indicates students are generally satisfied with their experience.

Post-Graduation Salary

$35,700/Year

Western Connecticut State University

$35,700

National

$26,900
Median Earnings

$35,700

2 Years After Graduation

Employed 2 Years after Graduation

1%

Median Earnings

$45,200

6 Years After Graduation

Graduation Rate

48%