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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.

Website: www.southernct.edu/

Public
Co-ed
7,963
Undergraduate
Students
(61.6%) 4,906 Women
(38.4%) 3,057 Men
2,357
Graduate
Students

Admission

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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Money Matters

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
44%
Average Freshman Award
$7,220
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$42,326
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
423
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 7% of classes
10-19 students: 36% of classes
20-29 students: 41% of classes
30-39 students: 12% of classes
40-49 students: 2% of classes
50-99 students: 1% of classes
Over 100 students: 1% of classes
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Campus Life

New Haven Population
130,660
Nearest Metropolitan Area
New York City
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
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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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
3.6% Asian
16.9% Black/African-American
14.0% Hispanic/Latino
2.5% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
55.5% White
7.1% Unknown
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
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