Western Connecticut State University

Acceptance Rate 81 %
Tuition & Fees $25,185
Student Population 5,246
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $5,710
Graduation Rate 51 %

Academic Overview

Western Connecticut State University is a public, four-years institute located in Danbury, Connecticut. It is a Master's College and University (medium programs) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - professional practice.
The 2022 tuition & fees is $11,781 for Connecticut residents and $25,185 for out-of-state students. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 5,246 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 81% and the graduation rate is 51% last year.
The salary after graduation from Western Connecticut State University varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $50,400. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2022 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2021-2022, WCSU's tuition & fees is $11,781 for Connecticut residents and $25,185 for non-residents. For graduate programs, its 2022 average tuition & fees are $13,253 for in-state students and $26,477 for out-of-state students.
2022 Tuition & Fees
Connecticut ResidentsOut-of-State
[Chart] 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2022 key academic statistics at WCSU. The acceptance rate of WCSU is 81% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 21%. The average graduation rate is 51% and no students have transferred out from the school.
The average received amount of financial aid is $5,710 and 58% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 5,246 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for Western Connecticut State University is 81 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for Western Connecticut State University is 51 %
Graduation Rate
Retention Rate for Western Connecticut State University is 74 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for Western Connecticut State University is 5,246
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for Western Connecticut State University is 13 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
13 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $5,710 at Western Connecticut State University.
Financial Aid Amount

Directory Information

Directory Information
Address181 White Street, Danbury, CT 06810-6826
Online Applicationwww.wcsu.edu/admissions/application/
Financial Aidwww.wcsu.edu/finaid/
Net Price Calculatorwww.wcsu.edu/admissions/netprice.asp
Veterans Tuitionwww.wcsu.edu/veterans/
Disability Servicewww.wcsu.edu/accessability/

Offered Degrees

WCSU offers 64 major programs through online and on-site education where 2 programs are available through distance learning. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Associate's Degree10
Bachelor's Degree410
Post Bachelor's Degree20
Master's Degree160
Post Master's Degree21
Doctor's degree - professional practice21

Special Learning Opportunities

Western Connecticut State University offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides ROTC, teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
ROTCArmy, Air Force
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:1,590)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $5,467)

Veterans Benefits

Western Connecticut State University has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges