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 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
  • 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
Transportation
  • Distance to nearest airport Westchester (30), New York City (65)
  • Distance to nearest train Danbury (1)
  • Distance to nearest bus Danbury (1)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
Student Housing
  • 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%
  • 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
Campus Services
  • Number Of Subscriptions 25,262
  • Museums N/A
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 253
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • Library Facilities 100%
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 8,081
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 0
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • 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
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 0
  • Computer Courses No
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Number of e-books 0
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 0
  • Basic Services Provided day care
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number Of Microforms 1,001,646
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 0
  • Campus Safety 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, birth control, religious
Student Employment and Career
  • 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
  • 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
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities City