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 606 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 5,246 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 606 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 5,246 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 65 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 Population606
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, and Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs65 graduate programs
(3 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio12 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 $19,204 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
Western Connecticut State University$13,253$26,477
All Graduate Schools$15,958$19,204
Public$11,320$20,434
Private$19,234
Connecticut Graduate Schools$16,990$21,826
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 22 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, 202 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 Degree160170
Doctor's degree - other2016
Post Bachelor's Degree200
Post Master's Degree2016
Total220202
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 51 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Educational Leadership and Administration program with 11 completers.
Western Connecticut State University offers 22 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered only in on-site (classroom) education. Last year total 202 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 170 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 16 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 16 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
Education9$56,900
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services28$44,800
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels2-
Music Teacher Education3-
English Language And Literature [+] 7 completers-
English Language and Literature1-
Creative Writing6-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences0-
Mathematics And Statistics [+] 5 completers-
Mathematics5-
Physical Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Geology/Earth Science0-
Psychology [+] 46 completers-
Applied Behavior Analysis46-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting [+] 0 completers-
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration0-
Visual And Performing Arts [+] 5 completers-
Fine/Studio Arts5-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 29 completers-
Health/Health Care Administration/Management6-
Adult Health Nurse/Nursing23-
Business [+] 30 completers-
Business/Commerce30-
History [+] 6 completers-
History6-
Total170
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 11 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration11-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 5 completers-
5-
Total16
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
Psychology [+] 16 completers-
Applied Behavior Analysis16-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Adult Health Nurse/Nursing0-
Total16

Graduate Student Population at WCSU

For academic year 2021-2022, total 606 students enrolled into Western Connecticut State University graduate schools where it has total 5,246 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 68 full-time and 538 part-time graduate students. By gender, 145 male and 461 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
Total606145461
Full-time682741
Part-tme538118420
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 421 White (69.47%), 45 Black/African American (7.43%), 76 Hispanic (12.54%), 21 Asian (3.47%), and 43 students with other races.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total606145461
American Indian/Native American000
Asian21516
Black/African American45738
Hispanic761363
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander000
White421112309
Two More16412
Un-Known27423
Non-resident Alien000
Western Connecticut State University offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 474 graduate students (78.22% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 85 graduate students (14.03% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total606
Enrolled Online Exclusively474
Enrolled Some Online Courses85
Not in Online Courses47
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at Western Connecticut State University. 136 students are aged 20 to 24 (22.44% of total students), 99 students are aged above 50 (16.34%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at Western Connecticut State University.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total606145461
Age 20-2113211
Age 22-241232994
Age 25-2917144127
Age 30-34751758
Age 35-39511140
Age 40-49701456
Age 50-64751659
Over 64241113
Age Un-Known413

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