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Western Facts & Figures

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[ Updated Oct. 22, 2019 ]

Campuses
Western has two campuses in Danbury: a 34-acre main campus in downtown Danbury called Midtown, and a 364-acre campus, about three miles from the main campus, called Westside.

Schools
The Ancell School of Business
The Macricostas School of Arts and Sciences
The School of Professional Studies
The School of Visual and Performing Arts

Student Headcounts in Fall 2019

4,145 = Full-time 4,078 = Full-time Undergraduate 67 = Full-time Graduate
1,486 = Part-time 904 = Part-time Undergraduate 582 = Part-time Graduate
5,631 = Total 4,982 = Undergraduate  649 = Graduate

 

Student Headcount Enrollment in Fall 2019

Undergraduate Enrollment by School
1,371 = Ancell School of Business
1,877 = Macricostas School of Arts and Sciences
955 = School of Professional Studies
549 = School of Visual and Performing Arts
230 = Undergraduate Nondegree Students

Graduate Enrollment
543 = Graduate Students in Degree and Certificate Programs
106 = Graduate-level Nondegree Students

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2019
6,512 = New Applications for Full-time Enrollment (including 1,124 transfers)
4,861 = Accepted by the Admissions office (including 777 transfers)
1,186 = Enrolled as New Full-Time Students (including 363 transfers)

Profile of First-Time Full-Time Students Entering in Fall 2019 (as a percentage of 823)
Women comprise 52.0% of the entering class, and members of historically-underrepresented racial and ethnic groups comprise 41.8% of the entering class.

 

Geographic Origin of Undergraduates, Fall 2019 (as a percentage of 4,982 students)

19.8% = Danbury 6.0% = New Milford
4.7% = Bethel 4.3% = Brookfield
3.7% = New Fairfield 3.6% = Newtown
39.5% = Other Connecticut 16.7% = New York State
1.7% = Other States and Countries

 

SAT Scores in Fall 2019
The mean SAT composite score for all first-time full-time students is 1098 (Mathematics 539 plus Evidence-Based Reading 559).

Degrees Conferred from July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2019

5 = Doctorates 144 = Masters       1 = Post-Master’s Certificate
987 = Bachelors 8 = Associates

 

Degree and Certificate Programs
Undergraduate programs = 43               Graduate programs = 22

Teaching Faculty, Fall 2019   (Source: Human Resources)
223 are Full-time
427 are Part-time (167.8 = full-time equivalent)
91% of full-time faculty have doctorates and other approved terminal degrees

Full-Time Teaching Faculty by School, Fall 2019
42 = Ancell School of Business
103 = Macricostas School of Arts and Sciences
50 = School of Professional Studies
28 = School of Visual and Performing Arts

Student to Faculty Ratio, Fall 2019
12 to 1 (Total Student FTE divided by Total Faculty FTE)

Western Tuition & Fees

* Note: The source of all student statistics is the Office of Institutional Research and Assessment, unless otherwise specified.