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Western Facts & Figures

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[ Updated Nov. 2, 2021 ]

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 2021

3,521 = Full-time 3,440 = Full-time Undergraduate 81 = Full-time Graduate
1,281 = Part-time 732 = Part-time Undergraduate 549 = Part-time Graduate
4,802 = Total 4,172 = Undergraduate  630 = Graduate


Student Headcount Enrollment in Fall 202
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Undergraduate Enrollment by School
1,281 = Ancell School of Business
1,461 = Macricostas School of Arts and Sciences
844 = School of Professional Studies
442 = School of Visual and Performing Arts
144 = Undergraduate Nondegree Students

Graduate Enrollment
583 = Graduate Students in Degree and Certificate Programs
47 = Graduate-level Nondegree Students

Undergraduate Admissions in Fall 2021
5,556 = New Applications for Full-time Enrollment (including 868 transfers)
4,566 = Accepted by the Admissions office (including 588 transfers)
983 = Enrolled as New Full-Time Students (including 271 transfers)

Profile of First-Time Full-Time Students Entering in Fall 2021 (as a percentage of 712)
Women comprise 49.7% of the entering class, and members of historically-underrepresented racial and ethnic groups comprise 48.0% of the entering class.

Geographic Origin of Undergraduates, Fall 2021 (as a percentage of 4,640 students)

21.0% = Danbury 6.7% = New Milford
4.9% = Bethel 4.1% = Brookfield
4.0% = New Fairfield 3.3% = Newtown
37.0% = Other Connecticut 20.0% = New York State
3.0% = Other States and Countries

SAT Scores in Fall 2021
The mean SAT composite score for all first-time full-time students is 1135 (Mathematics 556 plus Evidence-Based Reading 579).

Degrees Conferred from July 1, 2020 to June 30, 2021

10 = Doctorates 158 = Masters       3 = Post-Master’s Certificate
1,035 = Bachelors 3 = Associates


Degree and Certificate Programs

Undergraduate programs = 42               Graduate programs = 21

Teaching Faculty in Fall 2021 (Source: Human Resources)
205 are Full-time
359 are Part-time (140.35 = full-time equivalent)
91% of full-time faculty have doctorates and other approved terminal degrees

Full-Time Teaching Faculty by School in Fall 2020
40 = Ancell School of Business
90 = Macricostas School of Arts and Sciences
47 = School of Professional Studies
28 = School of Visual and Performing Arts

Student to Faculty Ratio, Fall 2021
11 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.