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Danbury, Connecticut

Western Connecticut State University

Overview

Student Population
5,664
Western Connecticut State University overview
Location Danbury, Connecticut
Online wcsu.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Western Connecticut State University overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Religious Affiliation Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Danbury, Connecticut, Western Connecticut State University is a mid-size four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 5,671 prospective students applied, and 4,017 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 827 enrolled in the school.  4,188 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 1,476 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2017/2018, excluding room and board, is $5,642 plus fees of $5,217. WestConn is ranked 1314 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2019 U.S. Colleges Ranking.


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Admission Standards
Unavailable 
Western Connecticut State University overview
GPA 2.97
Applications Accepted
70.8% 
Western Connecticut State University overview
Applications Due May 1, 2020
Applicant Competition Low

Annual Cost to Attend

Connecticut Resident Tuition
$5,642
In State Costs for Western Connecticut State University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,300
Other Fees$5,217
Room and Board $13,072
Budget for Other Expenses$2,250
Total One Year Cost$27,481
Out of State Tuition
$16,882
Out of State Costs for Western Connecticut State University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,300
Other Fees$5,217
Room and Board $13,072
Budget for Other Expenses$2,250
Total One Year Cost$38,721

Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$47,400 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
40% within 6 years

Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Western Connecticut State University students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 27%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting 12%
Communication 8%
Visual and Performing Arts 8%
Education 8%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=130776 IPEDS survey data for Western Connecticut State University.