Southern Connecticut State, founded in 1893, is a public, liberal arts university. It highly prizes the American Dream. Its five schools offer 40 rigorous, quality undergraduate degree programs. A visit to the campus will quickly convince students that the school's excellent facilities provide comfort for both learning and living. Its beautiful 168-acre campus is located in New Haven, 35 miles from Hartford.

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collegeType
Public
studentType
Coed
7,963
Undergraduates
3,058
Men - 38.4%
4,906
Women - 61.6%
2,357
Graduates
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Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
64% of 8,625 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA
3.00
SAT Math
Not reported
SAT EBRW
Not reported
ACT Composite
20 average
18-23 range of middle 50%
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Cost of Attendance
In-state: $23,814
Out-of-state: $35,054
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $10,954
Out-of-state: $22,194
Room and Board
$12,860
Average Percent of Need Met
46%
Average Freshman Award
$7,220
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$42,326
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Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
423
Regular Class Size (Students)
2-9
7%
10-19
36%
20-29
41%
30-39
12%
40-49
2%
50-99
1%
Over 100
1%
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New York City Population
130,660
Nearest Metropolitan Area
New York City
Freshman Housing Guarantee
College offers housing to students
Students in College Housing
33% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Flying Owl
Sororities
1% of women participate
Fraternities
1% of men participate
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Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.3%
Asian
3.6%
Black/African-American
16.9%
Hispanic/Latino
14%
Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
2.5%
Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
0.1%
White
55.5%
Unknown
7.1%
International Students
0.6% from 9 countries
First-Year Students Returning
77.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
24.0%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported