Western Connecticut State University Rankings

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In the World#2672 of 14178
In North America#822 of 2629
In the United States#755 of 2528
In Connecticut#14 of 29
In Danbury#1 of 1

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
76%
Aid receiving
85%
Undergraduates
4,982
Graduates
649
Male:Female Ratio
44:56
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
wcsu.edu

Western Connecticut State University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate76%69%81%
Applicants5,3882,4072,981
Admissions4,0841,6692,415
Freshmen enrolled full time823395428
Freshmen enrolled part time221111

1,345 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

232 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Admissions requirements

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

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White3394 (60%)
Hispanic1130 (20%)
Black or African American498 (9%)
Asian250 (4%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown181 (3%)
Two or more races167 (3%)
American Indian or Alaska Native4 (0.1%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander1 (0%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$5,439
Students receiving aid
85%

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$5,924$7,378
Tuition in-state$5,924$7,378
Tuition out-of-state$17,726$19,008
Fee in-district$5,420$5,380
Fee in-state$5,420$5,380
Fee out-of-state$6,578$6,538

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity1,590
Combined charge for room and board$13,452
Room charge$7,749
Meal charge$5,703

Western Connecticut State University Majors

MajorAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse95
Psychology, General90
Criminal Justice & Police Science85
Business Administration and Management, General77
Community Health Services & Liaison & Counseling62
Speech Communication and Rhetoric58
Marketing & Marketing Management, General55
Accounting52
Applied Behavior Analysis51
Social Work45
Finance, General34
History, General253
Art & Art Studies, General26
Biology & Biological Sciences, General24
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General21
Counselor Education & School Counseling and Guidance Services21
Music Theory and Composition19
Management Information Systems, General17
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, General17
Political Science and Government, General16
Music Teacher Education141
Writing, General15
English Language and Literature, General131
Communication and Media Studies, Other14
Music, General12
Computer and Information Sciences, General12
Chemistry, General12
Adult Health Nurse & Nursing12
Elementary Education and Teaching11
Mathematics, General74
Education, General11
Business & Commerce, General11
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies82
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General10
Musical Theatre10
Creative Writing10
Fine & Studio Arts, General9
Health & Health Care Administration & Management7
Social Sciences, General6
Secondary Education and Teaching6
Digital Communication and Media & Multimedia6
Economics, General6
Sociology and Anthropology4
Computer Programming & Programmer, General3
Spanish Language and Literature3
Nursing Education3
Health Teacher Education2
Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement Administration2
Educational Leadership and Administration, General2
American & United States Studies & Civilization1
Geology & Earth Science, General1
Grand Total89871445
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate52%48%56%
  • Full-time retention rate - 74%
  • Part-time retention rate - 61%

Publications & Citations

Publications
755
Citations
11,738

Publication count by topic

Psychology
142
Biology
89
Sociology
60
Medicine
60
Business
51
Computer science
51
Economics
41
Political science
40
History
35
Mathematics
26
Art
22
Philosophy
20
Engineering
16
Chemistry
15
Environmental science
15
Physics
7
Geology
6
Geography
5
Materials science
3

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
History1017120
Sociology1564694
Psychology15834,221
Economics1776823
Political science1950182
Art21928
Physics2398544
Environmental science2529437
Business2621290
Geology276095
Medicine28621,182
Biology31241,355
Computer science3379494
Philosophy33941
Geography349059
Chemistry4028410
Engineering435249
Mathematics474345
Materials science506225

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
1990324
1991631
1992418
1993236
19941030
1995642
19961429
19971559
19981370
1999877
20001593
20018111
20026176
200312195
200415191
200514251
200623292
200742314
200834381
200946476
201031550
201145592
201227653
201333791
201441768
201533826
201637816
201741835
201825725
201951856
202036923

General info

Alternative namesWestern
WCSU
Founded1903
WikipediaWestern Connecticut State University
Colorsdark blue, metallic copper
Academic CalendarSeptember to May (September - December; January-May). Also Summer Sessions
Total FTE staff752
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs

Location and Contacts

Address181 White Street
Danbury, Connecticut, 06810-6826
United States
City population82,000
Phone2038378200
Fax+1 (203) 837 8276

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