Office of the Provost

Academics

WCSU Student Consumer Information

(Updated May 6, 2021)

In compliance with federal and state regulations, Western Connecticut State University provides information to students, parents, and the general public about the institution.

Western Connecticut State University (WCSU) is a member of the Connecticut State Colleges and Universities (CSCU) system. CSCU is the largest public university system in Connecticut, consisting of twelve community college campuses, four state universities and an online college.

 

Current academic programs – UNDERGRADUATE
WCSU has 42 Bachelor’s degree programs and one Associate degree program

Current academic programs – GRADUATE
WCSU has 18 Master’s degree programs and two Doctoral programs

Accrediting agencies and organizations

Cost of attendance

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Debt Incurred
The average debt of recent graduates was $27,343, and 30% of bachelor’s degree recipients incurred no student loan debt as WCSU students (July 1, 2019 to June 30, 2020).

Crime and safety statistics

Disabilities, resources for students with
WCSU has an office of Accessibility Services (formerly Disability Services)

Demographics (Facts and Figures)

Employment after graduation
More than 80% of bachelor’s degree recipients between 2010 and 2012 were employed in the United States five years later, and their average annual income was $50,844 (see also Career Success Center information)

Financial assistance

Fire and crime safety report

Further study after graduation
Approximately 20% of recent bachelor’s degree recipients pursued further education. Of those graduating between 5 and 10 years ago, more than 20% have received master’s and other advanced degrees, and 18% are still enrolled in degree programs. (see also Career Center information).

Graduation rates
51% of first-time full-time students received bachelor’s degrees within six years (entering in Fall 2014).
55% of transfer full-time students received bachelor’s degrees within six years (entering in Fall 2014).

Retention rates
75% of first-time full-time students re-enrolled one year later (entering in Fall 2019).
76% of transfer full-time students re-enrolled one year later (entering in Fall 2019).

Textbook price transparency

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Institutional Policies

Copyright infringement

Refunds

Registrar Policies and Procedures

Satisfactory academic progress

Study abroad – short-term programs

Study abroad – long-term programs

Transfer of credit

Vaccination (Health Requirements)
Health Insurance
Health Services

Withdrawal from a course / from the university
Course Withdrawal
University Withdrawal