Western Connecticut State University

651 reviews
  1. Danbury, CT
  2. 4 Year
C
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    C+
  2. Value
    B-
  3. Diversity
    B-
  4. Campus
    C-
  5. Athletics
    C
  6. Party Scene
    C+
  7. Professors
    C+
  8. Location
    B-
  9. Dorms
    C
  10. Campus Food
    C
  11. Student Life
    C-
  12. Safety
    B
Western Connecticut State University is ...
Public
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (with football)
Athletic Conference
Freedom Football Conference
Address
181 White Street
Danbury, CT 06810
Website

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
40%
SAT Range
880-1080
ACT Range
18-24
Application Fee
$50
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required

Cost

Net Price
$16,625/ year
National
$15,431

Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.

Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $14,257/ year
  • $30-48k
    $14,763/ year
  • $49-75k
    $16,548/ year
  • $76-110k
    $19,041/ year
  • $110k+
    $21,290/ year

Academics

Professors
C+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
14:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
74%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.39 responses
56%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.39 responses
66%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.38 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
4,365Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
8%
Pell Grant
33%
Varsity Athletes
8%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 21 responses
Report
  • Average
    48%
  • Easygoing
    43%
  • Very friendly.
    10%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
Data not available
Poll
47%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join.47 responses
Poll
59%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.56 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 20 responses
Report
  • Close to home
    45%
  • Familiar
    35%
  • Second home
    20%

After Western Connecticut State University

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$43,300/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
43%
National
47%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
91%
National
83%
75%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.20 responses

Reviews

651 reviews
  • Excellent
    71
  • Very Good
    189
  • Average
    318
  • Poor
    47
  • Terrible
    26
Everyone is able to interact with one another. You can approach a model figure to you and seek the information that you need. My favorite experience there was especially playing tennis and being part of clubs such as the nursing honors society.
  • College Freshman
  • 2 months ago
I wll honestly miss the great people I met at high school especially since I made a lot of new friends on Senior year
  • College Freshman
  • 2 months ago
Lots of clubs and activities to get involved with.
  • College Freshman
  • 3 months ago