Directory Information

Address181 White Street, Danbury, CT 06810-6826
Phone203-837-8200
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School Typefour-years, public
Carnegie CategoryMaster's College and University (medium programs)
Highest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - professional practice

2022 Tuition & Fees and 2023 Estimation

For undergraduate school, the 2022 tuition and fees of Western Connecticut State University are $11,781 for in-state students and $25,185 for out-of-state students. For graduate programs, its 2022 tuition and fees are $13,253 for in-state students and $26,477 for out-of-state students.
The estimated 2023 tuition & fees for prospective students is $12,399 for Connecticut residents and $25,288 for out-of-state students based on the tuition changes over the past five years. The estimated 2023 graduate school tuition & fees is -$1 for Connecticut residents and $1 for out-of-state students.
2021-22 Tuition & Fees2022-23 Estimation
In-StateOut-of-State
Undergraduate$11,781$25,185
Graduate$13,253$26,477
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
In-StateOut-of-State
Undergraduate$12,399$25,288
Graduate-$1$1
The 2022-2023 tuition is announced/published officially by the WCSU directly. See the WCSU bursar/financial aid page for more information.

Key Stats for Prospective Students

The Acceptance rate at Western Connecticut State University is 85% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 18%. The average graduation rate is 51%. Total 5,246 students are attending the school and the school offers campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory and residence halls possessed by the school).
The average earning in 10 years after graduation from the school is $50,400. The average salary varies depending on the field of study where the Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse program shows the highest salary with $71,700 after graduating. Key academic stats for the school are listed in the next table.
2022 WCSU Key Academics Statistics
Admission Stats »85% Acceptance Rate / 18% Yield
Graduation Rate »51%
Retention Rate75%(full-time), 45% (part-time)
Student to Faculty Ratio8.33% (12 to 1)
Student Population »5,246 (4,640 undergraduate)
Average Financial Aid »$5,710
Average Earning After 10 years of graduation$50,400
Average Salary by Field of Study$17,200 - $71,700

Special Learning Opportunities and On-Campus Student Services

Western Connecticut State University offers online classes (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. It has ROTC programs and offers teacher certification programs designed to prepare students to meet the requirements for certification as teachers. The next table summarizes the special learning opportunities.
Special Learning Opportunities at WCSU
Online ClassUndergraduate, Graduate
ROTCArmy, Air Force
Weekend/Evening CollegeNo
Teacher CertificationYes
Study AbroadYes
WCSU provides several student services including academic/career counseling services, employment services for students, Placement services for completers.
On-Campus Student Services at WCSU
Remedial servicesNo
Academic/career counseling serviceYes
Employment services for studentsYes
Placement services for completersYes
On-campus day care for students' childrenYes
Library facilities at institutionVarious Library Facilities Provided

Campus Life

The following table illustrates the special characteristics of WCSU. It has dormitories (or campus-owned housing) and its capacity is 1,590. It also offers separate board/meal plans and the annual cost is $5,467.
WCSU Special Characteristics
Religious AffiliationNot applicable
Has HospitalNo
Offer Medical DegreeNo
Board/Meal PlanYes
Dormitory Capacity1,590


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