Admissions Information

The application fee is $50 for applying undergraduate school and $50 for graduate school at Southern Connecticut State University. Next table presents general admission information.
General Admission Information
Open Admission PolicyNo
Undergraduate Application Fees$50
Graduate Application Fees$50
Admission Informationwww.southernct.edu/admissions/
Online Applicationwww.southernct.edu/admissions/
Calendar SystemSemester
Credits AcceptedDual Credits, Advanced placement (AP) Credits
Degree OfferedBachelor, Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research)

Admission Statistics

For the academic year 2019-20, the acceptance rate is 69.36% and the yield is 23.98%. 3,687 men and 5,469 women applied to SCSU and 2,324 men and 4,027 women students were accepted. Among them, 574 men and 949 women were enrolled in the school (Fall 2019). The following table and chart show the admission statistics including the number of applicants, acceptance rate, and yield (also known as enrollment rate).
TotalMenWomen
Applicants9,1563,6875,469
Admitted6,3512,3244,027
Enrolled1,523574949
Acceptance Rate 69.36%63.03%73.63%
Yield 23.98%24.70%23.57%

SAT and ACT Score Distribution

For the academic year 2019-2020, 1,487 students (98% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 52 students (3%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score of Evidence-Based Reading/Writing is 560 and the 25th percentile is 470. The SAT Math score is 530 (75th) and 440 (25th). The submitted ACT composite score is 25 (75th percentile) and 16 (25th percentile).
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing470560
SAT Math440530
ACT Composite1625
ACT Math1623
ACT English1621
The submitted SAT and ACT scores of admitted students at Southern Connecticut State University are low when comparing similar colleges (SAT: 1,080, ACT: 61 - Public Master's College and University (larger programs)).

Application Requirements

It requires to submit High School GPA, High School Rank, High School Record (or Transcript), and Completion of College Preparatory Program to its applicants.The school recommends to submit High School GPA, High School Rank and High School Record (or Transcript). The next table summarizes the application requirements to apply Southern Connecticut State University.
For more admission information such as minimum GPA and deadlines, see its online application page .
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SCSU Admission Requirements
High School GPARequired
High School RankRecommended
High School Record (or Transcript)Required
Completion of College Preparatory ProgramRecommended
RecommendationsRecommended
Formal Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission Test ScoresRequired
TOEFLRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended


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