Western Connecticut State University Graduate Schools

Western Connecticut State University (referred to as WCSU) is a Public, 4 years school located in Danbury, CT. It is classified as a Master's College and University (medium programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree- professional practice. The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at Western Connecticut State University is $13,253 for Connecticut residents and $26,477 for out-of-state students. The school has 630 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 4,802 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

Western Connecticut State University (referred to as WCSU) is a Public, 4 years school located in Danbury, CT. It is classified as a Master's College and University (medium programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree- professional practice.
The school is accredited by New England Commission of Higher Education (12/1/1954 - Current).
WCSU Directory Information
School NameWestern Connecticut State University (WCSU)
Address181 White Street, Danbury, CT 06810-6826
Phone203-837-8200
Webhttps://www.wcsu.edu
Online Applicationhttps://www.wcsu.edu/admissions/application
Financial Infohttps://www.wcsu.edu/finaid
The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at Western Connecticut State University is $13,253 for Connecticut residents and $26,477 for out-of-state students. The school has 630 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 4,802 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 71 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, and Doctorate (Professional Practice). Among them, 3 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2022 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$26,477
$13,253 for Connecticut Residents
Student Population630
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, and Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs71 graduate programs
(3 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio11 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at Western Connecticut State University is $13,253 for Connecticut residents and $26,477 for out-of-state students for the academic year 2021-2022. The tuition per credit hour is $640.
Western Connecticut State University offers the alternative tuition plans.
Western 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, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers, on-campus daycare for students' children are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services
Distance Learning (Online Classes)3 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army, Air Force)
  • Study abroad
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers
  • On-campus daycare for students' children

2022 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2021-2022, the graduate school tuition & fees of Western Connecticut State University is $13,253 for Connecticut residents and $26,477 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are stayed same 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$4,994$18,102$6,225
2018-2019$7,027$5,177$18,102$6,445
2019-2020$7,378$5,380$19,008$6,538
2020-2021$7,674$5,579$19,768$6,709
2021-2022$7,674$5,579$19,768$6,709
The graduate school tuition & fees of WCSU is average compared to public graduate schools in Connecticut. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,225 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
Western Connecticut State University$13,253$26,477
All Graduate Schools$15,964$19,225
Public$11,349$20,502
Private$19,232
Connecticut Graduate Schools$16,569$21,230
Public$13,945$26,483
Private$21,277
For academic year 2021-2022, the living costs are $16,126 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at Western Connecticut State University. On-campus living costs are stayed same compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $15,702. Off-campus living costs are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2017-2018$12,417$3,812$12,417$3,812
2018-2019$13,072$2,250$13,072$2,250
2019-2020$13,452$2,250$13,452$2,250
2020-2021$13,876$2,250$13,452$2,250
2021-2022$13,876$2,250$13,452$2,250
For academic year 2021-2022, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $640 at Western Connecticut State University. The graduate tuition per credit hour are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Tuition
2017-2018$564
2018-2019$587
2019-2020$616
2020-2021$640
2021-2022$640

Graduate Programs at WCSU

Western Connecticut State University offers 28 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, 171 students have completed their study at Western Connecticut State University.
Offered Degrees at Western Connecticut State University
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree201158
Doctor's degree - other3110
Post Bachelor's Degree200
Post Master's Degree313
Total283171
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at Western Connecticut State University by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Applied Behavior Analysis program with 16 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Applied Behavior Analysis program with 55 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Educational Leadership and Administration program with 11 completers.
Western Connecticut State University offers 28 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 171 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 158 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 10 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 3 students have earned/completed Post-Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 42 completers$56,900
Education3$56,900
Special Education and Teaching8-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services22$44,800
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels4-
Music Teacher Education1-
Reading Teacher Education4-
English Language and Literature [+] 5 completers-
English Language and Literature1-
Creative Writing4-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 3 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences0-
Conservation Biology3-
Mathematics and Statistics [+] 0 completers-
Mathematics0-
Physical Sciences [+] 3 completers-
Geology/Earth Science3-
Psychology [+] (1 completers) 70 completers-
Applied Behavior Analysis55-
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology (other)15-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting [+] 0 completers-
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration0-
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 6 completers-
Fine/Studio Arts6-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 11 completers-
Health/Health Care Administration/Management9-
Adult Health Nurse/Nursing2-
Business [+] 14 completers-
Business/Commerce14-
History [+] 4 completers-
History4-
Total158
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 4 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration4-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 6 completers-
0-
Nursing Practice6-
Total10
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 0 completers-
Educational Administration and Supervision (other)0-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 0 completers-
Gerontology0-
Total0
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 0 completers-
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor0-
Psychology [+] (1 completers) 3 completers-
Applied Behavior Analysis3-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Adult Health Nurse/Nursing0-
Total3

Graduate Student Population at WCSU

For academic year 2021-2022, total 630 students enrolled into Western Connecticut State University graduate schools where it has total 4,802 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 81 full-time and 549 part-time graduate students. By gender, 160 male and 470 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
Total630160470
Full-time812358
Part-tme549137412
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 418 White (66.35%), 53 Black/African American (8.41%), 79 Hispanic (12.54%), 19 Asian (3.02%), and 61 students with other races. 8 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total630160470
American Indian/Native American202
Asian19316
Black/African American53746
Hispanic791861
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander101
White418118300
Two More725
Un-Known431231
Non-resident Alien808
Western Connecticut State University offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 332 graduate students (52.70% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 108 graduate students (17.14% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total630
Enrolled Online Exclusively332
Enrolled Some Online Courses108
Not in Online Courses190
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at Western Connecticut State University. 114 students are aged 20 to 24 (18.10% of total students), 111 students are aged above 50 (17.62%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at Western Connecticut State University.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total630160470
Age 20-21808
Age 22-241062284
Age 25-2915947112
Age 30-34902169
Age 35-39591544
Age 40-49961680
Age 50-64731954
Over 64382018
Age Un-Known101

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