Southern Connecticut State University Graduate Schools

Southern Connecticut State University (referred to as SCSU) is a Public, 4 years school located in New Haven, CT. It is classified as a Master's College and University (larger programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship. The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at Southern Connecticut State University is $13,321 for Connecticut residents and $26,537 for out-of-state students. The school has 1,891 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 9,331 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

Southern Connecticut State University (referred to as SCSU) is a Public, 4 years school located in New Haven, CT. It is classified as a Master's College and University (larger programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship.
The school is accredited by New England Commission of Higher Education (12/1/1952 - Current).
SCSU Directory Information
School NameSouthern Connecticut State University (SCSU)
Address501 Crescent Street, New Haven, CT 06515-1355
Phone203-392-5200
Webhttps://www.southernct.edu
Online Applicationhttps://www.southernct.edu/admissions/undergraduate/apply
Financial Infohttps://www.southernct.edu/financialaid
The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at Southern Connecticut State University is $13,321 for Connecticut residents and $26,537 for out-of-state students. The school has 1,891 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 9,331 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 105 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, and Doctorate (Research). Among them, 1 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2022 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$26,537
$13,321 for Connecticut Residents
Student Population1,891
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, and Doctorate (Research)
Number of Programs105 graduate programs
(1 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio12 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at Southern Connecticut State University is $13,321 for Connecticut residents and $26,537 for out-of-state students for the academic year 2021-2022. The tuition per credit hour is $430 for Connecticut residents and $450 for out-of-state students.
Southern Connecticut State University offers the alternative tuition plans.
Southern Connecticut State University offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On its campus, remedial services, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services
Distance Learning (Online Classes)1 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army, Air Force)
  • Study abroad
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Remedial services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers

2022 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2021-2022, the graduate school tuition & fees of Southern Connecticut State University is $13,321 for Connecticut residents and $26,537 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are decreased by -0.45% compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2021-2022 Graduate Tuition & fees
Connecticut ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2017-2018$6,757$4,917$18,102$6,148
2018-2019$7,397$5,091$18,038$6,349
2019-2020$7,675$5,326$17,677$6,314
2020-2021$7,865$5,484$20,044$6,614
2021-2022$7,797$5,524$19,883$6,654
The graduate school tuition & fees of SCSU is average compared to public graduate schools in Connecticut. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,204 and the Connecticut graduate tuition is $26,483 (public) / $21,277 (private).
The next table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
Southern Connecticut State University$13,321$26,537
All Graduate Schools$15,958$19,204
Public$11,320$20,434
Private$19,234
Connecticut Graduate Schools$16,569$21,230
Public$13,945$26,483
Private$21,277
For academic year 2021-2022, the living costs are $19,088 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at Southern Connecticut State University. On-campus living costs are increased by 0.56% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $13,604. Off-campus living costs are increased by 15.29% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2017-2018$12,432$1,467$10,087$3,816
2018-2019$12,926$1,530$10,656$3,850
2019-2020$13,270$1,566$10,910$3,924
2020-2021$13,932$2,204$7,392$4,408
2021-2022$13,666$2,560$8,182$5,422
For academic year 2021-2022, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $430 for Connecticut residents and $450 for other students at Southern Connecticut State University. The graduate tuition per credit hour are increased by 1.35% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Connecticut ResidentsOut-of-State
2017-2018$682$682
2018-2019$393$393
2019-2020$446$562
2020-2021$438$444
2021-2022$430$450

Graduate Programs at SCSU

Southern Connecticut State University offers 61 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 602 students have completed their study at Southern Connecticut State University.
Offered Degrees at Southern Connecticut State University
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree391470
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship2016
Post Bachelor's Degree8017
Post Master's Degree12099
Total611602
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at Southern Connecticut State University by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Educational Leadership and Administration program with 69 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Social Work program with 91 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Educational Leadership and Administration program with 12 completers.
Southern Connecticut State University offers 61 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 602 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 470 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 17 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
  • 99 students have earned/completed Post-Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies [+] 4 completers-
Women's Studies4-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 5 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences5-
Education [+] 149 completers$43,000
Education19$43,000
Bilingual and Multilingual Education14-
Educational Evaluation and Research0-
Special Education and Teaching61$51,700
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services26$47,300
Elementary Education and Teaching0-
Art Teacher Education0-
Health Teacher Education4-
Mathematics Teacher Education0-
Reading Teacher Education21-
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education1-
Education (other)3-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics [+] 4 completers-
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics4-
English Language and Literature [+] 8 completers-
English Language and Literature4-
Creative Writing4-
Library Science [+] (1 completers) 13 completers$41,500
Library and Information Science13$41,500
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 6 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences6-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies [+] 19 completers-
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management17-
Kinesiology and Exercise Science2-
Physical Sciences [+] 9 completers-
Chemistry9-
Physics (other)0-
Psychology [+] 24 completers-
Psychology13-
School Psychology11-
Human Services [+] 58 completers-
Social Work58$48,700
Social Sciences [+] 9 completers-
Political Science and Government6-
Sociology3-
Urban Studies/Affairs0-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 120 completers-
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist40-
Community Health Services/Liaison/Counseling0-
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling27-
Public Health16$51,800
2-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse0-
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing30-
Clinical Nurse Leader5-
Business [+] 39 completers-
Business Administration and Management39$60,200
History [+] 3 completers-
History3-
Total470
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 12 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration12-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 4 completers-
4-
Total16
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies [+] 1 completers-
Women's Studies1-
Education [+] 11 completers-
Reading Teacher Education1-
School Librarian/School Library Media Specialist10-
Psychology [+] 0 completers-
Applied Behavior Analysis0-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 3 completers-
0-
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing3-
Clinical Nurse Leader0-
Business [+] 2 completers-
Accounting2-
Total17
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies [+] 0 completers-
Women's Studies0-
Education [+] 87 completers$41,800
Educational Leadership and Administration69$73,000
Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education0-
Special Education and Teaching5$52,000
Special Education and Teaching (other)0-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services3-
Elementary Education and Teaching5-
Reading Teacher Education5-
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education0-
Library Science [+] 0 completers-
Library and Information Science0-
Psychology [+] 11 completers-
School Psychology11-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 1 completers-
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor1-
Total99

Graduate Student Population at SCSU

For academic year 2021-2022, total 1,891 students enrolled into Southern Connecticut State University graduate schools where it has total 9,331 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 803 full-time and 1,088 part-time graduate students. By gender, 483 male and 1,408 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total1,8914831,408
Full-time803186617
Part-tme1,088297791
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 1,243 White (65.73%), 202 Black/African American (10.68%), 181 Hispanic (9.57%), 41 Asian (2.17%), and 224 students with other races. 24 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total1,8914831,408
American Indian/Native American505
Asian411031
Black/African American20258144
Hispanic18144137
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander000
White1,243293950
Two More572136
Un-Known1384890
Non-resident Alien24915
Southern Connecticut State University offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 1,187 graduate students (62.77% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 563 graduate students (29.77% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total1,891
Enrolled Online Exclusively1,187
Enrolled Some Online Courses563
Not in Online Courses141
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at Southern Connecticut State University. 479 students are aged 20 to 24 (25.33% of total students), 355 students are aged below 20 (18.77%), 194 students are aged above 50 (10.26%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at Southern Connecticut State University.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total1,8914831,408
Under 1812012
Age 18-1934354289
Age 20-2123358175
Age 22-2424665181
Age 25-29364106258
Age 30-3419152139
Age 35-391274483
Age 40-4918142139
Age 50-641212893
Over 64733439

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