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Western Facts & Figures

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[ Updated Nov. 18, 2020 ]

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 2020

3,917 = Full-time 3,849 = Full-time Undergraduate 68 = Full-time Graduate
1,329 = Part-time 791 = Part-time Undergraduate 538 = Part-time Graduate
5,246 = Total 4,640 = Undergraduate  606 = Graduate

 

Student Headcount Enrollment in Fall 2020

Undergraduate Enrollment by School
1,466 = Ancell School of Business
1,749 = Macricostas School of Arts and Sciences
1,310 = School of Professional Studies
493 = School of Visual and Performing Arts
228 = Undergraduate Nondegree Students

Graduate Enrollment
567 = Graduate Students in Degree and Certificate Programs
39 = Graduate-level Nondegree Students

Undergraduate Admissions in Fall 2020
6,114 = New Applications for Full-time Enrollment (including 918 transfers)
4,806 = Accepted by the Admissions office (including 612 transfers)
975 = Enrolled as New Full-Time Students (including 280 transfers)

Profile of First-Time Full-Time Students Entering in Fall 2020 (as a percentage of 731)
Women comprise 51.2% of the entering class, and members of historically-underrepresented racial and ethnic groups comprise 44.2% of the entering class.

Geographic Origin of Undergraduates, Fall 2020 (as a percentage of 4,640 students)

19.0% = Danbury 6.2% = New Milford
5.0% = Bethel 4.1% = Brookfield
4.0% = New Fairfield 3.2% = Newtown
36.4% = Other Connecticut 19.0% = New York State
3.1% = Other States and Countries

 

SAT Scores in Fall 2020
The mean SAT composite score for all first-time full-time students is 1084 (Mathematics 536 plus Evidence-Based Reading 548).

Degrees Conferred from July 1, 2019 to June 30, 2020

16 = Doctorates 170 = Masters       16 = Post-Master’s Certificate
971 = Bachelors 10 = Associates

 

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

Teaching Faculty in Fall 2020 (Source: Human Resources)
215 are Full-time
393 are Part-time (150.6 = full-time equivalent)
90% of full-time faculty have doctorates and other approved terminal degrees

Full-Time Teaching Faculty by School in Fall 2020
41 = Ancell School of Business
96 = Macricostas School of Arts and Sciences
49 = School of Professional Studies
29 = School of Visual and Performing Arts

Student to Faculty Ratio, Fall 2020
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.