Western Connecticut State UniversitySchool Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

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Danbury, Connecticut Public Nonprofit regional Accreditation

$11,344

Avg in-state tuition

$24,304

Avg out-of-state tuition

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About Western Connecticut State University

Western Connecticut State University is a medium-sized public university located on an urban campus in Danbury, Connecticut. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 5,631, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 76%. The university offers 41 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 52%, and a student-faculty ratio of 12:1. Tuition and fees for in-state students are $11,344, while tuition and fees for out-of-state students are $24,304.

Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

76% of students were accepted during the 2019-2020 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Acceptance Rate 76%

Retention Rate 74%

Graduation Rate 52%

SAT & ACT

SAT 25th-75th Percentile Currently Unavailable

ACT 25th-75th Percentile Currently Unavailable

Ways to Learn

Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program.

Learning Environment

This school has a student body of between 5,000 and 15,000 students.

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55%

Female Student Population

12:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

6k

Students Enrolled

Demographics

White

60%

Hispanic

20%

Black

9%

Asian

4%

Unknown

3%

Two or more races

3%

Non-U.S. Citizen

Information not available

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Socio-Economic Diversity

35% of students received an income-based federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Financial Aid Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

35%

State Grant Aid

12%

Institution Grant Aid

61%

Pell Grant

35%

Average Aid Awarded
Federal Grant Aid $4,860
State Grant Aid $2,940
Institution Grant Aid $3,356
Pell Grant Aid $4,401
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Understanding Grants & Scholarships

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.