(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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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)
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).
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).
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
Registrar Policies and Procedures
Satisfactory academic progress
Study abroad – short-term programs
Study abroad – long-term programs
Transfer of credit
Vaccination (Health Requirements)
Withdrawal from a course / from the university