School Overview

The following table shows the basic characteristic of Southern Connecticut State University and directory information. You may want to visit the school's website to check application deadlines, requirements, and financial information.
Contact Information
Address501 Crescent Street, New Haven, CT 06515-1355
Admission Information
Net Price
School Category
School TypePublic, 4 years
Carnegie CategoryMaster's College and University (larger programs)
Highest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship

Acceptance Rate and Admission Statistics

The acceptance rate of Southern Connecticut State University is 82.93% and the yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 16.90%. The application fees are $50 for undergraduate programs and $50 for graduate programs.
Open Admission Policy
Acceptance Rate82.93 %
Yield (Enrollment Rate)16.90 %
Undergraduate Application Fees$50
Graduate Application Fees$50

Tuition & Fees

SCSU's 2023 tuition & fees is $12,438 for Connecticut residents and $25,326 for out-of-students. The undergraduate tuition increased by 0.16% compared to the last year's rate based on out-of-state rate ($25,286).
For graduate programs, its 2023 tuition & fees is $14,099 for Connecticut residents and $23,892 for out-of-students. The graduate tuition decreased by -9.97% compared to the last year's rate.
Connecticut ResidentsOut-of-State
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$12,438$25,326
Graduate Tuition & Fees$14,099$23,892
*Data Source: 2022-2023 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Student Population

A total of 8,788 students have enrolled for academic year 2021-2022. Among them, 1,072 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. SCSU has 6,800 undergraduate students and the graduate school has 1,988 students. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Total Students8,788
Undergraduate Students6,800
Graduate Students1,988
Online Enrollment1,072

Degree Information and Campus Life

SCSU offers 120 programs including both undergraduate and graduate programs.
The following tables summarizes the offered programs, on-campus services, and special learning opportunities offered by SCSU
Offered DegreesOn-Campus ServiceLearning opportunities
Number of programs120 Programs
Offered Degrees/ProgramsBachelor's
Post-Bachelor Certificate
Post-Master Certificate
Doctorate (Research)
Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students
Distance Learning (online classes)
Study Abroad
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification

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