School Overview

Western Connecticut State University is a Public, 4 years college located in Danbury, Connecticut. WCSU ranked 11st in Connecticut Colleges and 24th in Federal Region I.
It has a total enrollment of 4,802 including undergraduate and graduate students and student to faculty ratio is 11 to 1. It is a Master's College and University (medium programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree- professional practice. WCSU's acceptance rate is 84.85% last year (undergraduate school).
Western Connecticut State University is accredited by New England Commission of Higher Education.
Contact Information
Address181 White Street, Danbury, CT 06810-6826
Admission Information
Net Price
School Category
School TypePublic, 4 years
Carnegie CategoryMaster's College and University (medium programs)
Highest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree- professional practice

Admission Information

The acceptance rate of Western Connecticut State University is 84.85% and the yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 18.43%. The application fees are $50 for undergraduate programs and $50 for graduate programs.
Open Admission Policy
Acceptance Rate84.85 %
Yield (Enrollment Rate)18.43 %
Undergraduate Application Fees$50
Graduate Application Fees$50

Tuition & Fees

WCSU's 2022 tuition & fees is $11,781 for Connecticut residents and $25,185 for out-of-students. For graduate programs, its 2022 tuition & fees is $13,253 for Connecticut residents and $26,477 for out-of-students.
Connecticut ResidentsOut-of-State
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$11,781$25,185
Graduate Tuition & Fees$13,253$26,477
*Data Source: 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Student Population

A total of 4,802 students have enrolled for academic year 2021-2022. Among them, 469 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. WCSU has 4,172 undergraduate students and the graduate school has 630 students. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Total Students4,802
Undergraduate Students4,172
Graduate Students630
Online Enrollment469

Offered Degrees and Programs

Number of programs71 Programs
Number of online programs3 Programs
Offered Degrees/ProgramsAssociate
Post-Bachelor Certificate
Post-Master Certificate
Doctorate (Professional Practice)

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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