School Overview

Western Connecticut State University is a Public, 4 years college located in Danbury, Connecticut. WCSU ranked 18th in Connecticut Colleges and 45th in Federal Region I.
It has a total enrollment of 5,246 including undergraduate and graduate students and student to faculty ratio is 12 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 85.00% 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 85.00% and the yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 18.00%. The application fees are $50 for undergraduate programs and $50 for graduate programs.
Open Admission Policy
Acceptance Rate85.00 %
Yield (Enrollment Rate)18.00 %
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 5,246 students have enrolled for academic year 2020-2021. Among them, 1,844 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. WCSU has 4,640 undergraduate students and the graduate school has 606 students. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Total Students5,246
Undergraduate Students4,640
Graduate Students606
Online Enrollment1,844

Offered Degrees and Programs

Number of programs65 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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