Southern Connecticut State University Rankings

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In the World#1905 of 14178
In North America#584 of 2629
In the United States#534 of 2528
In Connecticut#10 of 29
In New Haven#2 of 3

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
69%
Average SAT
1000
Average ACT
21
Aid receiving
89%
Undergraduates
7,962
Graduates
1,855
Male:Female Ratio
36:64
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree

Southern Connecticut State University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate69%63%74%
Applicants9,1563,6875,469
Admissions6,3512,3244,027
Freshmen enrolled full time1,505568937
Freshmen enrolled part time18612

1,758 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

283 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
1,487 or 98%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 910
or below

75% of them
had 1090
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Southern Connecticut State University are 910-1090 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
52 or 3%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 16
or below

75% of them
had 25
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Southern Connecticut State University are 16-25 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
Secondary school rank Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White5419 (55%)
Black or African American1663 (17%)
Hispanic1160 (12%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown732 (7%)
Two or more races401 (4%)
Asian312 (3%)
Nonresident Alien106 (1%)
American Indian or Alaska Native9 (0.1%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander3 (0%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$5,650
Students receiving aid
89%

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$5,924$7,675
Tuition in-state$5,924$7,675
Tuition out-of-state$16,882$17,677
Fee in-district$5,482$5,326
Fee in-state$5,482$5,326
Fee out-of-state$6,539$6,314

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity2,595
Combined charge for room and board$13,270
Room charge$7,222
Meal charge$6,048

Southern Connecticut State University Majors

MajorBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Business Administration and Management, General25442
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, General267
Psychology, General14617
Social Work6991
Public Health, General8419
Special Education and Teaching, General3862
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse100
Audiology & Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology & Pathologist2854
Speech Communication and Rhetoric70
English Language and Literature, General576
Biology & Biological Sciences, General546
Sociology484
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching47
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General319
Early Childhood Education and Teaching37
Elementary Education and Teaching34
Education, General33
History, General267
Fine & Studio Arts, General32
Sport and Fitness Administration & Management32
Computer and Information Sciences, General237
Political Science and Government, General27
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies25
Reading Teacher Education25
Marriage and Family Therapy & Counseling24
Library and Information Science316
Counselor Education & School Counseling and Guidance Services18
Mathematics, General16
Geography14
School Psychology14
Anthropology13
Chemistry, General121
Bilingual and Multilingual Education13
Spanish Language and Literature12
Educational Leadership and Administration, General12
Athletic Training & Trainer11
Music, General11
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General10
Economics, General9
Journalism8
Kinesiology and Exercise Science8
Geology & Earth Science, General7
Physics, General6
Philosophy5
Nursing Education22
Cardiovascular Technology & Technologist3
Physics, Other3
Health Teacher Education3
Creative Writing3
Education, Other3
French Language and Literature2
Environmental Studies2
Mathematics Teacher Education2
German Language and Literature1
Art History, Criticism and Conservation1
Italian Language and Literature1
Family Practice Nurse & Nursing1
Women's Studies1
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General1
Science Teacher Education & General Science Teacher Education1
Grand Total1,67649614
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate52%46%55%
  • Full-time retention rate - 73%
  • Part-time retention rate - 33%

Publications & Citations

Publications
2,228
Citations
51,482

Publication count by topic

Psychology
555
Medicine
206
Computer science
177
Sociology
176
Physics
150
Political science
110
Mathematics
89
Biology
88
Business
72
Geography
70
History
70
Economics
67
Materials science
48
Art
44
Chemistry
36
Philosophy
31
Geology
24
Engineering
19
Environmental science
10

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
History681278
Psychology84717,974
Physics9948,977
Geology10292,258
Sociology11991,342
Mathematics14404,133
Political science1474370
Geography1547746
Philosophy154728
Economics1833751
Art183914
Medicine19373,954
Business1948705
Biology24923,067
Computer science27261,029
Materials science3223563
Environmental science3487132
Engineering3578147
Chemistry4387250

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
19901898
19911998
199214108
199313133
199421140
199522210
199625336
199735277
199827331
199926352
200024348
200127410
200233481
200336565
200464631
200539789
200642901
2007451127
2008541425
2009701727
2010761984
2011912465
2012742898
2013933370
2014883484
20151303685
20161113532
20171693504
20181293295
20191653497
20201324037

General info

Alternative namesSCSU
Founded1893
WikipediaSouthern Connecticut State University
Colorsblue, white
Academic CalendarAugust to May (August - December; January-May). Also Summer Session (June-August); Winter Session (January)
Total FTE staff1,220
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Address501 Crescent Street
New Haven, Connecticut, 06515-1355
United States
City population130,000
Phone2033925200
Fax+1 (203) 392 5727

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