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Western Connecticut State University

Western Connecticut State University

181 White Street
Danbury, CT 06810-6826
(203) 837-8200

Western Connecticut State University is a public 4-year institution, founded in 1903. WestConn, which is near the center of the city, is in Danbury, CT. WCSU is the 15th biggest institution in the state of Connecticut. It offers subjects including chemistry and language. WCSU offers students three certificates, one associates level degree, 37 degrees at the bachelors level, 15 degrees at the masters level, and one degree at the doctoral level. 6,582 students pursued degrees from the 49 programs at WCSU in 2010. The New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education accredits it. WestConn is one of 33 public post-secondary institutions in Connecticut.

Admission

In 2010, 4,200 students applied to WestConn. It admitted nearly two-thirds of the applicants or 2,646 students. 55% of the admitted students are women.

Admission

In 2010, 4,200 students applied to WestConn. It admitted nearly two-thirds of the applicants or 2,646 students. 55% of the admitted students are women.

  • Percent Admitted students who applied: 63%
  • Percent Admitted of women who applied were admitted: 65%
  • Percent Admitted of men who applied were admitted: 62%

Student Demographics

WCSU had 6,582 students enrolled in 2010.

Student Demographics

WCSU had 6,582 students enrolled in 2010.

  • Total Enrolled Male: 2962
  • Total Enrolled Female: 3620
  • Undergraduate Male: 2742
  • Undergraduate Female: 3218
  • Graduate Male: 211
  • Graduate Female: 411

Faculty Demographics

It employs 579 instructors. 228 out of 579 faculty are full-time, about 60% of teachers are part-time, and just over half of the teachers are men.

Faculty Demographics

It employs 579 instructors. 228 out of 579 faculty are full-time, about 60% of teachers are part-time, and just over half of the teachers are men.

  • Male: 318
  • Female: 261
Information based on 2010-12 data from the U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics.
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