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Southern Connecticut State University Stats, Info and Facts

Quick Facts

11,964 Students

65% Admitted

  • 10,202 full time
  • 3,470 part time
  • 3,060 men full time
  • 5,434 women full time
  • 5,332 applied
  • 3,831 admitted
  • 1,334 enrolled

7,947 Undergraduates

$5,216 Tuition/Year

  • 3,188 Graduates
  • $5,216 in state
  • $4,838 fees
  • $12,926 room & board
  • $1,400 books and supplies

At a Glance

Institution Type: Public
Campus Setting: New England Mid-size city
Highest Degree Offered: Doctor's degree - research/scholarship
Level of Institution: Four or more years
Calendar: Semester
Reviews in 3 Sentences
  • Sonia from Bridgeport, CT
  • 0
  • Southern is a school with alot of opportunities. A school with caring and enthusiastic professors who are there to help you at any moment. Southern welcomes everyone with open arms…

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  • Angela from East Haven, CT
  • 0
  • This is a great school if you want to be challenged. Everyone on campus from students to professors are all focused and helpful. The opportunity in research for aspiring biology majors are…

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Mission Statement

The University's mission is to enhance its position as the preeminent comprehensive metropolitan public university of the State of Connecticut. As a learning community grounded in the values of liberal education, the University is committed to students distinguished by their intellectual competencies, their skills for flexible adaptation to global change, and by their habits of cultural enrichment for life-long inquiry. As the lead institution of advanced study in the CSU system, SCSU is committed to the professional preparations of graduate learners for success in their careers and in service to their communities. As an academic environment, the University is committed to innovative teaching strategies, scholarship, and creative activities that produce knowledge, refresh faculty expertise, and amplify teaching effectiveness.

Southern Connecticut State University
  • Located in New Haven, CT
  • Public
  • 11,964 students enrolled
  • 65% admitted
  • $5,216 annual cost to attend


Student Responses to Review Topic: Am I Enjoying Being Here
  • 5
  • Matt from Riverside, CT
  • I am a current student here

    Life on campus is always fun and diverse. A plethora of activities and clubs menas there is something for everyone.

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  • 3
  • Amanda from CT
  • I am a current student here

    I think that it is a well respected school and I think that is a good school. I enjoy some of it but it was not my first choice school. It is a good second choice though.

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  • 5
  • Nicole from Naugatuck, CT
  • I am a current student here

    The people are very friendly and the campus is beautiful. Although it is a large enough school where you do not know all the students the ones you do interact with are great people.

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  • 5
  • Joselyn from Bridgeport, CT
  • I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    It's close to my house and it benefits me in every way. It seems to be a nice place to be in and spend all the time you need to there.

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