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
7,962
Undergraduates
3,098
Men - 38.9%
4,865
Women - 61.1%
1,855
Graduate Students
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Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
69% of 9,156 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA
3.10
SAT Math
492 average
440-530 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
517 average
470-560 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
Not reported
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Cost of Attendance
In-state: $25,112
Out-of-state: $37,386
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $11,842
Out-of-state: $24,116
Room and Board
$13,270
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
30% 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
0.2%
Asian
3.3%
Black/African-American
18.9%
Hispanic/Latino
12.4%
Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
4.4%
Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
0%
White
53.4%
Unknown
7.4%
International Students
0.8% from 9 countries
First-Year Students Returning
73.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
28.5%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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