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Western Connecticut State University


Overview

Student Population
5,721
 Location Danbury, Connecticut
 Online wcsu.edu 
School Type Public 4 Year
Size Mid-size
Profit Status Non-profit
On campus housing Yes
Degrees Offered 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 5,484 prospective students applied, and 3,665 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 840 enrolled in the school.  4,195 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 1,526 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2017/2018, excluding room and board, is $5,424 plus fees of $4,994. WestConn is ranked 1266 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2018 U.S. Colleges Ranking.


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Getting In

Admission Standards
Unavailable
Test Scores
GPA
GPA2.97
Applications Accepted
66.8%
Applications DueMay 1, 2019
Applicant CompetitionLow

Cost to Attend

Connecticut Resident Tuition
$5,424
In State Costs for Western Connecticut State University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,300
Other Fees$4,994
Room and Board $12,417
Budget for Other Expenses$3,812
Total One Year Cost$27,947
Out of State Tuition
$16,882
Out of State Costs for Western Connecticut State University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,300
Other Fees$4,994
Room and Board $12,417
Budget for Other Expenses$3,812
Total One Year Cost$39,405

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%