Graduate Program Overview

Western Connecticut State University is a four-years, public school located in Danbury, Connecticut. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2021-2022, the average graduate school tuition & fees is $13,253 for Connecticut residents and $26,477 for out-of-state students. It offers twenty-eight (28) graduate programs and some programs are offered through distance learning.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameWestern Connecticut State University
TypeFour-years, Public
Address181 White Street, Danbury, CT
Graduate School Students606 students
332 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2021-2022)In-State$13,253
Student to Faculty11:1 (9.09%)
Number of Graduate ProgramsTotal 28 Graduate Programs
20 Master's, 3 Doctorate, 5 Post graduate certificates

2022 Graduate Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2021-2022 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.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2022 COATuition Trends
2022 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
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 (2018-2022)

Conferred Degrees and Graduate Programs by Major

Western Connecticut State University offers Masters, Doctorate, Post-Bachelor's Certificate, Post-Master's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 28 major areas - 20 Master's (1 online programs), 3 Doctorate (1 online programs), 2 Post-Bachelor', 3 Post-Master'(1 online programs). 158 students have been conferred Master's degree and 10 students have received Doctorate degree last year.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
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.
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
English Language and Literature
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Mathematics and Statistics
Physical Sciences
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting
Visual and Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences

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 332 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 108 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Men Students145
Women Students461
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
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
Two or more races16
8 students are younger than 22 and 207 students are older than 65. The school has 265 students aged between 22 and 30 and 149 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
21 & Under8
40 & Over207
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, 332 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 108 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment630
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses332
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses108
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses190
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses332
Connecticut Resident244
Other State In U.S.84
Outside of U.S.4

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