How much does Western Connecticut State University cost?

Western Connecticut State University Cost of Attendance
In-state $10,859
Out-of-state $23,931
On-Campus Room and Board $13,072
Off-Campus Room and Board $11,738
Average Annual Cost
Average Cost by Family Income
Family Income Average Cost
Under $30,000 $18,440
$30,000-$48,000 $18,146
$48,000-$75,000 $18,892
$75,000-$110,000 $18,440
Over $110,000 $21,500

Western Connecticut State University Financial Aid and Debt


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Financial Aid Breakdown for Full-time Incoming Freshman

Aid Type % Receiving Average Amount
Grant or scholarship aid 82% $5,394
Federal Grants 35% $4,968
Pell grants 35% $4,217
Other federal grants 5% $2,422
State/local goverment grant or scholarships 53% $3,615
Institutional grants or scholarships 2% $10,418
Student loan aid 67% $6,790
Federal student loans 65% $6,700
Other student loans 8% $11,961

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Micro-scholarships* Colleges Awarding Amount
Take a challenging class 315 Up to $3,000
Have work experience 203 Up to $12,000
Visit a college campus 305 Up to $8,500
Do an extracurricular activity 303 Up to $3,000
Have perfect attendance for a year 220 Up to $2,000
Do community service 304 Up to $500

*GPA and other eligibility restrictions may apply

Western Connecticut State University Admissions

What is Western Connecticut State University's admissions rate?
Acceptance Rate 79%
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Western Connecticut State University Campus Life


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Student Population

Campus Life
Total undergraduates 4982
Living on campus 30%
Transfer Students 100%
Under Age 25
Gender Balance

Student Diversity

Diversity Index: Chance you’ll bump into a diverse range of students
Hispanic or Latino
Black or African American
American Indian or Alaska Native
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

Western Connecticut State University Graduation Success

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About Western Connecticut State University

Welcome to WCSU! The decision to earn a degree is a defining moment in life. At Western, we know that and honor your commitment to the choice you’ll be making. To learn more about us, check out the links below:
Youtube Campus Tour
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WCSU Welcome Video


181 White Street
Danbury, CT

Type Public
Profit Status
Category Master's Colleges and Universities
Setting Small City
* Financial aid is only available for those who qualify