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Southern Connecticut State University

New Haven, Connecticut

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Overview

Student Population
10,050
Southern Connecticut State University overview
Location New Haven, Connecticut
Online southernct.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Setting Midsize City
Southern Connecticut State University overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Located in New Haven, Connecticut, Southern Connecticut State University is a mid-size four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 8,983 prospective students applied, and 5,949 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 1,518 enrolled in the school.  7,616 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 2,434 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2018/2019, excluding room and board, is $5,642 plus fees of $5,312. SCSU is ranked 588 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Ratings

5/10
Overall
5/10
Academics
7/10
Resources
5/10
Outcomes

SCSU is rated within the lower 49% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 5 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

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Admission Standards
Very Easy
Southern Connecticut State University overview
SAT 920/1130
ACT 18/24
GPA 2.88
Applications Accepted
66.2% 
Southern Connecticut State University overview
Applications Due Jun 15, 2021
Applicant Competition Low

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Annual Cost to Attend

Connecticut Resident Tuition
$5,642
In State Costs for Southern Connecticut State University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,400
Other Fees$5,312
Room and Board $12,926
Budget for Other Expenses$1,530
Total One Year Cost$26,810
Out of State Resident Tuition
$16,882
Out of State Costs for Southern Connecticut State University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,400
Other Fees$5,312
Room and Board $12,926
Budget for Other Expenses$1,530
Total One Year Cost$38,050

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Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$45,800 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
44% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Southern Connecticut State University students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 14%
Psychology 14%
Health Professions 12%
Education 10%
Liberal Arts and Humanities 10%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=130493 IPEDS survey data for Southern Connecticut State University.