Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs Analysis

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For the academic year 2021-2022, the undergraduate tuition & fees at Southern Connecticut State University is $11,882 for Connecticut residents and $25,286 for out-of-state students. It has been risen by 0.51% for Connecticut residents and increased by 0.24% for out-of-state rates compared to the previous year. Its in-state undergraduate tuition and fees is a little bit higher than the average amount ($9,750) and its out-of-state undergraduate tuition and fees is higher than the average amount of similar schools' tuition ($19,482 - public Master's College and University (larger programs)).
The 2023 projected undergraduate tuition & fees for SCSU is $12,462 for Connecticut residents and $25,350 for out-of-state students. It is a 0.3% increase compared to 2022's rate. This rate is officially announced by school and it may be subject to change. For update and details of fee schedule, check the school's bursar/financial aid page.
It has been risen by 0.51% for Connecticut residents and increased by 0.24% for out-of-state rates compared to the previous year. The living costs including for room, board, transpiration, and other personal expenses is $16,226 for year 2022. The on-campus living costs increased by 0.56% compared to the previous year.The off-campus living costs increased by 15.29% compared to the previous year.
SCSU Undergraduate Tuition & Fees
YearIn-StateOut-of-StateOn Campus Room & Board, Other Expenses
2020-2021$11,822 $25,226$16,136
2021-2022$11,882$25,286$16,226
2022-2023$12,462$25,350$16,317
Change % 2022-20234.88%0.25%0.56%
***The 2022-2023 tuition is announced/published officially by the SCSU directly. See the SCSU bursar/financial aid page for more information.
For Graduate School, in-state tuition and fees is $13,321 and out-of-state tuition and fees is $26,537 for the academic year 2021-2022. Its in-state graduate tuition and fees is a little bit higher than the average amount ($10,722) and its out-of-state graduate tuition and fees is much higher than the average amount of similar schools' tuition ($18,590 - public Master's College and University (larger programs)).
The 2023 estimated tuition & fees at SCSU is $13,854 for Connecticut residents and $26,552 for out-of-state students. It is a 0.1% increase compared to 2022's rate. This rate is officially announced by school and it may be subject to change. For update and details of fee schedule, check the school's bursar/financial aid page.
SCSU Graduate Tuition & Fees
YearIn-StateOut-of-StateOn Campus Room & Board, Other Expenses
2020-2021$13,349 $26,658$16,136
2021-2022$13,321$26,537$16,226
2022-2023$13,854$26,552$16,317
Change % 2022-20234.00%0.06%0.56%
***The 2022-2023 tuition is announced/published officially by the SCSU directly. See the SCSU bursar/financial aid page for more information.
The below table describes the cost per credit hour for part-time students and/or full-time students who take additional courses more than regular credit hours at SCSU. The undergraduate tuition per credit hour is $496 for Connecticut residents and $352 for out-of-state students. The graduate tuition per credit hour is $434 for Connecticut residents and $440 for out-of-state students.
Per Credit Hour Charge (2021-2022)
YearIn-StateOut-of-State
Undergraduate2020-2021$257$257
2021-2022$496$352
2022-2023$957$482
Graduate2020-2021$438$444
2021-2022$434$440
2022-2023$430$436
The 2022 costs per credit hour has been officially published by IPEDS and 2023 costs is estimated based on the change rate of last two years.
The next table summarizes the average earning by years after graduation from the school. After 6 years of graduation, the mean earning is $38,800 and, after 10 years of graduation, the mean earning is $48,100 for Southern Connecticut State University graduates.
Mean Earning After Graduation By Time
TotalMaleFemale
6 Years After Graduation$38,800$39,900$38,200
7 Years After Graduation$38,800--
8 Years After Graduation$43,900--
9 Years After Graduation$43,700--
10 Years After Graduation$48,100$52,300$45,500
The next table compares the tuition & fees between Southern Connecticut State University and its similar schools. The similar schools are based on factors such as school type, level, and rivalry schools.
Tuition Comparison between Southern Connecticut State University and Similar Schools
In-StateOut-of-State
Southern Connecticut State University$11,882$25,286
University of Connecticut$18,524$41,192
Central Connecticut State University$11,542$24,946
Western Connecticut State University$11,781$25,185
Eastern Connecticut State University$12,304$25,708
University of Connecticut-Stamford$15,888$38,556

Four(4) Years Tuition & Fees and Costs of Attendance

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How Much is the tuition for 4 years at SCSU?

For the students who were admitted in Fall 2022, the estimated tuition for 4 years at SCSU is $50,008 for Connecticut residents and $106,007 for out-of-state students.
The estimation excludes the book, supplies, and living costs before receiving any financial aid. See the other tabs for estimating 4-year total costs of attendance and after financial aid. The next table shows the estimated 4-years tuition & fees for the next 5 admission years. The estimation is based on 4-years changes in tuition & fees at the school.
Projected Four(4) Years Tuition & Fees
ResidencyFreshmenSophomoreJuniorSenior4 Years Total
Class of 2026 (Admission Fall 2022)In-State$12,125$12,373$12,626$12,884$50,008
Out-of-State$25,763$26,250$26,745$27,250$106,007
Class of 2027 (Admission Fall 2023)In-State$12,373$12,626$12,884$13,148$51,031
Out-of-State$26,250$26,745$27,250$27,764$108,008
Class of 2028 (Admission Fall 2024)In-State$12,626$12,884$13,148$13,417$52,075
Out-of-State$26,745$27,250$27,764$28,288$110,047
Class of 2029 (Admission Fall 2025)In-State$12,884$13,148$13,417$13,691$53,140
Out-of-State$27,250$27,764$28,288$28,822$112,124
Class of 2030 (Admission Fall 2026)In-State$13,148$13,417$13,691$13,971$54,226
Out-of-State$27,764$28,288$28,822$29,366$114,240
The table shows the 4-years estimation of total costs of attendance (COA). It includes the tuition & fees, books & supplies costs, room & board charges, and other living expenses.
For the students who were admitted in Fall 2022, the estimated 4-years COA is $123,780 for Connecticut residents and $179,779 for out-of-state students.
The next table shows the 4-year COA estimation for the next 5 admission years at Southern Connecticut State University.
Four(4) Years of Costs of Attendance
ResidencyFreshmenSophomoreJuniorSenior4 Years Total
Class of 2026 (Admission Fall 2022)In-State$29,944$30,598$31,318$32,056$123,780
Out-of-State$43,582$44,475$45,391$46,332$179,779
Class of 2027 (Admission Fall 2023)In-State$30,598$31,272$32,010$32,766$126,517
Out-of-State$44,475$45,391$46,332$47,297$183,494
Class of 2028 (Admission Fall 2024)In-State$31,272$31,966$32,722$33,497$129,333
Out-of-State$45,391$46,332$47,297$48,286$187,306
Class of 2029 (Admission Fall 2025)In-State$31,966$32,680$33,455$34,250$132,232
Out-of-State$46,332$47,297$48,286$49,302$191,216
Class of 2030 (Admission Fall 2026)In-State$32,680$33,415$34,209$35,024$135,213
Out-of-State$47,297$48,286$49,302$50,343$195,227
Last year, 79% of enrolled undergraduate students have received grants or scholarship aid. It includes any financial aid from the federal government, state, local, institute, and other sources known by the institution. It excludes federal/private student loans.
After receiving the financial aid, the net price for 4 years of attending the school is $99,916 for Connecticut residents and $155,915 for out-of-state students.
The next table shows the 4-year COA estimation with financial aid for the next 5 admission years at Southern Connecticut State University.
Four(4) Years Costs of Attendance after Financial Aid
ResidencyFreshmenSophomoreJuniorSenior4 Years Total
Class of 2026 (Admission Fall 2022)In-State$23,978$24,632$25,352$26,090$99,916
Out-of-State$37,616$38,509$39,425$40,366$155,915
Class of 2027 (Admission Fall 2023)In-State$24,632$25,306$26,044$26,800$102,653
Out-of-State$38,509$39,425$40,366$41,331$159,630
Class of 2028 (Admission Fall 2024)In-State$25,306$26,000$26,756$27,531$105,469
Out-of-State$39,425$40,366$41,331$42,320$163,442
Class of 2029 (Admission Fall 2025)In-State$26,000$26,714$27,489$28,284$108,368
Out-of-State$40,366$41,331$42,320$43,336$167,352
Class of 2030 (Admission Fall 2026)In-State$26,714$27,449$28,243$29,058$111,349
Out-of-State$41,331$42,320$43,336$44,377$171,363

Tuition, Fees, and Living Cost Tables and Charts

Next tables and charts illustrate the 2022 tuition, fees, books & supplies, and living costs in detail. We provide the previous 5 years' costs so that you can check the increased amounts of each cost item and estimate future year costs. In addition, you can check the financial aid amount including grant, scholarship, and federal student loans for the last five years. Use the left menu to explore the tuition and college costs information at Southern Connecticut State University.
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Southern Connecticut State University 2022 Costs of Attendance
In-StateOut-of-State
Tuition and FeesBook & SuppliesLiving Costs Tuition & FeesBook & SuppliesLiving Costs
Undergraduate$11,882$1,200$16,226$25,286$1,200 $16,226
Graduate$13,321 $1,200$16,226$26,537 $1,200$16,226

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