181 White Street Danbury, CT 06810 203-837-9000
About Western Connecticut State University
  • Year of Foundation 1903
  • Size of Campus 364 Acres
  • Type of Instituition Public institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 5,195
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 55% 45% 9%OUS
Application
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State 6,106 in-state, 13,234 out-of-state
  • Room and Board
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Less selective
  • Application Fee $50
  • Enrollment No. 5,092
Western Connecticut State University (Western, WestConn, or WCSU) is a public university in Danbury, Connecticut. Founded in 1903, WestConn has an arts and sciences curriculum, a business school, and several professional programs including elementary and secondary education, nursing, music performance, and social work. It is also home to The Jane Goodall Center for Excellence in Environmental Studies.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of on-campus international organizations N/A
  • Alcohol Policies N/A
  • Number of frats 0
  • Other general policies N/A
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus N/A
  • Number of students in fraternities 0
  • Percent students who are frat members N/A
  • Number of honor societies Pi Lambda Theta, Sigma Delta Pi
  • Setting Urban
  • Number of sororities 0
  • On-campus religious organizations N/A
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Percent students who are frat sororities N/A
Transportation
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Westchester (30), New York City (65)
  • Distance to nearest train Danbury (1)
  • Distance to nearest bus Danbury (1)
Student Housing
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 3%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 14%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 6
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms, women's dorms, apartment for single students
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available No
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 83%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments N/A
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of students using college housing 30%
Campus Services
  • Computer Courses No
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 0
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Number of e-books 0
  • Basic Services Provided day care
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 0
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Number Of Microforms 1,001,646
  • Campus Safety 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 0
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, birth control, religious
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Number Of Subscriptions 25,262
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 253
  • Museums N/A
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Library Facilities 100%
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 8,081
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 0
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in some of the libraries (excluding computer labs), in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in computer labs
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 286,621
Student Employment and Career
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment N/A
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (University of Connecticut)
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (University of Connecticut)
  • Does the school discourage student employment N/A
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs N/A
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads N/A
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Career placment and training co-op education, on-campus job interviews, resume assistance, interview training
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
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