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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 9,156 prospective students applied, and 6,351 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 1,523 enrolled in the school.  7,616 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 2,434 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2019/2020, excluding room and board, is $5,924 plus fees of $5,522. SCSU is ranked 530 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Ratings

6/10
Overall
6/10
Academics
7/10
Resources
5/10
Outcomes
2/10
Value

SCSU is rated within the top 48% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 6 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

Rankings

Rankings for Southern Connecticut State University within the 2021 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.

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Admission Standards
Very Easy
Southern Connecticut State University overview
SAT 910/1090
ACT 16/25
GPA 2.88
Applications Accepted
69.4% 
Southern Connecticut State University overview
Applications Due Jun 15, 2021
Applicant Competition Low
Application Fee $50

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Annual Cost to Attend

Connecticut Resident Tuition
$5,924
In State Costs for Southern Connecticut State University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,400
Other Fees$5,522
Room and Board $13,270
Budget for Other Expenses$1,566
Total One Year Cost$27,682
Out of State Resident Tuition
$17,726
Out of State Costs for Southern Connecticut State University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,400
Other Fees$5,522
Room and Board $13,270
Budget for Other Expenses$1,566
Total One Year Cost$39,484

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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.

Current students may use the Southern Connecticut State University GPA calculator to determine their current college GPA.