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Western Connecticut State University

Danbury, CT

TUITION AND EXPENSES

Cost of AttendanceIn-state: $29,293
Out-of-state: $41,982
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $10,418
Out-of-state: $23,107
Room and Board
$12,622
Books and Supplies
$1,300
Other Expenses
$4,953
Payment PlansCredit card, installment plan

APPLYING FOR FINANCIAL AID

Financial Aid Office
E-mail
Web SiteFinancial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL Net Price Calculator URL
Application Process
Application DeadlinePriority deadline March 15
Award NotificationOn a rolling basis beginning April 15
Methodology for Awarding
Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms RequiredCost to File
FAFSA
Code is 001380
Free
Institution's own form 

PROFILE OF 2015-16 FINANCIAL AID

Freshmen
Financial Aid Applicants583 (87.3%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need481 (82.5%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid471 (97.9%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met48 (10.2%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met32%
Average Award$8,443
Need-Based Gift
Received by 437 (92.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,810
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 352 (74.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,304
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 11 (2.3%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift5 (.7%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $9,546
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants3,436 (80.9%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need2,891 (84.1%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid2,814 (97.3%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met223 (7.9%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met45%
Average Award$8,426
Need-Based Gift
Received by 2,407 (85.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,251
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 2,290 (81.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,289
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 40 (1.4%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift31 (.7%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $10,195
Borrowing
2016 Graduates Who
Took Out Loans
77%
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
$31,229
Parents Borrowing PLUS Loans 
Parents of Students
Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents of Students Not
Receiving Aid
Not reported

FINANCIAL AID PROGRAMS

Loans
Federal LoansDirect subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans
State Loans 
Other Loans 
Scholarships and Grants
Need-Based AvailableFederal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based AvailableAcademic scholarships, Creative arts/performance scholarships, Music/Drama scholarships, Minority scholarships
Non-Need Awards
Academic Interest/Achievement
Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
103
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance
Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities
Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics
Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
 
Employment
Work-Study ProgramsFederal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from
On-Campus Employment
$2,478
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CLASS OF 2022 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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Average 3.41 3.50 509 576 1
Low 3.00 3.00 450 510 1
High 3.98 4.40 580 660 1
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