Graduate Programs Overview

Western Connecticut State University is a Public, 4 or more years school located in Danbury, Connecticut. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2020-2021 the graduate school tuition & fees are $13,253 for Connecticut residents and $26,477 for other students in average.

It offers twenty-six graduate programs: 17 Master's, 3 Doctorate, 3 Post-Bachelor's, 3 Post-Master's programs. Some of those programs are offered by distance learning. 170 students have been conferred Master's degree and 16 students have received Doctorate degree last year.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameWestern Connecticut State University
TypePublic, 4 or more years
Address181 White Street, Danbury, CT
Graduate School Students606 students
474 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2020-2021)In-State$13,253
Out-of-State$26,477
Student to Faculty12:1 (8.33%)
Number of Offered Graduate ProgramsTotal 26 Graduate Programs
17 Master's, 3 Doctorate, 6 Post graduate certificates

2021 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2020-2021 graduate tuition & fees at Western Connecticut State University with tuition changes over the last 5 years. Each cost is an average amount over the offered programs. For Connecticut residents, the tuition & fees are $13,253 and $26,477 for non-Connecticut residents. The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $640.
2021 COATuition Trends
2021 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
In-StateOut-of-State
Tuition$7,674$19,768
Fees$5,579$6,709
Cost per Credit$640$640
Books & Supplies$1,300
Room & Board$13,876 (On-Campus) / $13,452 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$2,250 (On-Campus) / $2,250 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$30,679$43,903
Off-Campus Total$30,255$43,479
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2017-2021)
2016-20172017-20182018-20192019-20202020-2021
In-State$11,298$11,751$12,204$12,758$13,253
Out-of-State$24,098$24,327$24,547$25,546$26,477

Graduate Programs By Area of Study

Western Connecticut State University offers Masters, Doctorate, Post-Bachelor's Certificate, Post-Master's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 81 major areas - 16 Master's , 2 Doctorate , 2 Post-Bachelor', 2 Post-Master'. The following table summarizes the total number of completers by degree and gender.
Total Number of Conferred Graduate Degree
Master'sDoctorate Post-Bachelor'sPost-Master's
Total17016-16
Men444-1
Women12612-15
Below, you can check major programs and concentration for each area of study with offered degrees and completers. ONLINE denotes the program offered by distance learning (online degree). You may want to see all graduate schools offering a major program by following the link on the title of the program.
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History
Business
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Visual And Performing Arts
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting
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Education
Psychology
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Education
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
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Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
English Language And Literature
Education
Physical Sciences
Education
English Language And Literature
Education
Mathematics And Statistics
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Mathematics And Statistics
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Education
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Education
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Psychology
Education
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Education
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Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Visual And Performing Arts
English Language And Literature
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Psychology
Physical Sciences
Mathematics And Statistics

Graduate Student Population

Total 5,246 students enrolled in Western Connecticut State University including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 606 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 145 male and 461 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 68 full-time and 538 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 474 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 85 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Total606
Men Students145
Women Students461
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Total606
Full-time Students68
Part-time Students538
By race/ethnicity 421 White, 45 Black, and 21 Asian students are attending at Western Connecticut State University. The detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in the below chart.
Graduate Students Race Distribution
Total606
Asian21
Black45
Hispanic76
White421
Two or more races16
Un-Known27
13 students are younger than 22 and 169 students are older than 65. The school has 294 students aged between 22 and 30 and 126 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
Total606
21 & Under13
22-24123
25-29171
30-3475
35-3951
40 & Over169
Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially those who want to continue education and work in the field. At Western Connecticut State University, 474 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 85 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment606
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses474
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses85
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses47
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses474
Connecticut Resident369
Other State In U.S.105
Outside of U.S.0


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