School Overview

Southern Connecticut State University is a Public, 4 years college located in New Haven, Connecticut. SCSU ranked 11st in Connecticut Colleges and 31st in Federal Region I.
It has a total enrollment of 9,331 including undergraduate and graduate students and student to faculty ratio is 12 to 1. It is a Master's College and University (larger programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship. SCSU's acceptance rate is 83.00% last year (undergraduate school).
Southern Connecticut State University is accredited by New England Commission of Higher Education.
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

Admission Information

The acceptance rate of Southern Connecticut State University is 83.00% and the yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 17.00%. The application fees are $50 for undergraduate programs and $50 for graduate programs.
Open Admission Policy
Acceptance Rate83.00 %
Yield (Enrollment Rate)17.00 %
Undergraduate Application Fees$50
Graduate Application Fees$50

Tuition & Fees

SCSU's 2022 tuition & fees is $11,882 for Connecticut residents and $25,286 for out-of-students. For graduate programs, its 2022 tuition & fees is $13,321 for Connecticut residents and $26,537 for out-of-students.
Connecticut ResidentsOut-of-State
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$11,882$25,286
Graduate Tuition & Fees$13,321$26,537
*Data Source: 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Student Population

A total of 9,331 students have enrolled for academic year 2020-2021. Among them, 3,581 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. SCSU has 7,440 undergraduate students and the graduate school has 1,891 students. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Total Students9,331
Undergraduate Students7,440
Graduate Students1,891
Online Enrollment3,581

Offered Degrees and Programs

Number of programs105 Programs
Number of online programs1 Programs
Offered Degrees/ProgramsBachelor's
Post-Bachelor Certificate
Post-Master Certificate
Doctorate (Research)

On-campus Services

Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students

Learning opportunities

Distance Learning (online classes)
Study Abroad
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
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