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 $25,347 for other students in average.

It offers twenty-nine graduate programs: 17 Master's, 6 Doctorate, 3 Post-Bachelor's, 3 Post-Master's programs. Some of those programs are offered by distance learning. 136 students have been conferred Master's degree and 11 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 Students649 students
174 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2020-2021)In-State$13,253
Student to Faculty13:1 (7.69%)
Number of Offered Graduate ProgramsTotal 29 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 $25,347 for non-Connecticut residents. The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $616.
2021 COATuition Trends
2021 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
Cost per Credit$616$616
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$42,773
Off-Campus Total$30,255$42,349
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2017-2021)

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 29 major areas - 16 Master's , 2 Doctorate (1 online programs), 2 Post-Bachelor', 2 Post-Master'(1 online programs). 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.
Visual And Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting
Physical Sciences
Mathematics And Statistics
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
English Language And Literature
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies

Graduate Student Population

Total 5,631 students enrolled in Western Connecticut State University including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 649 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 160 male and 489 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 67 full-time and 582 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 174 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 58 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Men Students160
Women Students489
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Full-time Students67
Part-time Students582
By race/ethnicity 480 White, 38 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
American Indian /
Native American
Two or more races14
6 students are younger than 22 and 225 students are older than 65. The school has 267 students aged between 22 and 30 and 151 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
21 & Under6
40 & Over225
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, 174 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 58 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment649
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses174
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses58
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses417
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses174
Connecticut Resident122
Other State In U.S.51
Outside of U.S.1

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