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Southern Connecticut State University
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  • 4 Year
  • NEW HAVEN, CT

Report Card

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B minus
  2. Value
    grade B
  3. Diversity
    grade A minus
  4. Campus
    grade C
  5. Athletics
    grade B+
  6. Party Scene
    grade A minus
  7. Professors
    grade B minus
  8. Location
    grade B minus
  9. Dorms
    grade C+
  10. Campus Food
    grade C
  11. Student Life
    grade B minus
  12. Safety
    grade C+

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Southern Connecticut State is a public university located in New Haven, Connecticut. It is a mid-size institution with an enrollment of 6,801 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the Southern Connecticut State acceptance rate is 69%. Popular majors include Liberal Arts and Humanities, Business, and Psychology. Graduating 52% of students, Southern Connecticut State alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $36,800.

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501 CRESCENT STREET
NEW HAVEN, CT 06515
About Southern Connecticut State...
Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (with football)
Athletic Conference
Northeast-10 Conference

Southern Connecticut State University Rankings

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Southern Connecticut State Admissions

Acceptance Rate
69%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
910-1090
ACT Range
16-25
Application Fee
$50
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No

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Cost

Net Price
$19,155 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$5,650 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
89%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
13:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
73%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 82 responses
43%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 98 responses
50%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 98 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    20%
  • On Campus
    78%
  • Online
    1%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
6,801 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
1,161
Undergrads Over 25
9%
Pell Grant
47%
Varsity Athletes
7%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 70 responses
  • Friendly
    56%
  • Diverse
    24%
  • Optimistic
    7%
  • Lazy
    6%
  • Unfriendly
    4%
  • Outgoing
    1%
  • Overall snobbish
    1%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
44%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 117 responses
Poll
50%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 133 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 80 responses
  • Excellent
    26%
  • Diverse
    23%
  • Nice
    19%
  • Ehh
    13%
  • Poppin
    6%
  • Fun if you know where to look
    4%
  • Outrageous
    4%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$45,300 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
52%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
94%
National
83%
77%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 60 responses

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