Western Connecticut State University

Men's D3 Coach: Ryan Cavanagh
Profile
Size
6 / 10
5,082 Undergrads / 5,664 Students
Cost
4 / 10
$16,972 Net Price
Selectivity
3 / 10
71% Admitted
  • Team Conference

    Little East Conf. (LEC)

  • College Type

    4-year, Public

  • Campus Type

    City: Small

Student Body
Gender
  • Male
  • Female
Enrollment
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
Geography
  • In-State
  • Out-of-state
  • Foreign
  • Other
Ethnicity
  • White
  • Black
  • Asian
  • Latino
  • Foreign
  • Other
Student-to-faculty Ratio
13 to 1
Return For Sophomore Year
73%
Overall Graduation Rate
44%
Graduate On Time / in 6 Years
20% / 44%
Calendar System
Semester
Religious Affiliation
None
Housing
On campus housing is provided and is not required for incoming freshman

Other includes American Indian, Native Alaskan, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, two or more races and unknown race / ethnicity.

Team Road Trips

Most games are played in Conneticut, Massachusetts, and New York. The team also travels to New Jersey, New Hampshire, and Pennsylvania. The team has taken trips to Florida for spring break.

Recruit Commits
2020
  
HS
Hometown
Position(s)
Adam Juros Glen Ridge Glen Ridge , NJ Goal
Adam Juros Glen Ridge Glen Ridge , NJ Goal
 
2019
  
HS
Hometown
Position(s)
James MacGilvray Bellport Senior High School Medford, NY Mid
 
2017
  
HS
Hometown
Position(s)
Jason Zheng Herricks New Hyde Park, NY Mid
Colin Neal Rockville Vernon, CT Goal
Matt Chibbaro Arlington Poughquag, NY Mid
 
2016
  
HS
Hometown
Position(s)
Jason Zeng Herricks Herricks, NY Mid
Jonathan Donfrancesco Stratford Stratford, CT Att
Unofficial list from public sources and recruit submissions.
Location
181 White Street, Danbury, CT, 06810, Danbury, CT, 06810 See Directions
Team Videos
Where Grads Live
  • Greater New York City Area
  • Hartford Connecticut Area
  • Greater Boston Area
  • Greater Atlanta Area
  • Washington D.C. Metro Area
  • Greater Philadelphia Area
  • Greater Los Angeles Area
  • Raleigh-Durham North Carolina Area
  • San Francisco Bay Area
  • New London/Norwich Connecticut Area
  • Miami/Fort Lauderdale Area
  • Charlotte North Carolina Area
  • Tampa/St. Petersburg Florida Area
  • Greater Chicago Area
  • Greater Denver Area
Where Grads Work
  • Boehringer Ingelheim
  • Cartus
  • IBM
  • GE Capital
  • Danbury Public Schools
  • PepsiCo
  • Danbury Hospital
  • UnitedHealth Group
  • Pitney Bowes
  • Bank of America
  • Deloitte
  • Aetna
  • GE
  • PwC
  • JPMorgan Chase
What Grads Do
  • Sales
  • Operations
  • Education
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Information Technology
  • Support
  • Healthcare Services
  • Finance
  • Media and Communication
  • Arts and Design
  • Administrative
  • Marketing
  • Consulting
  • Accounting
  • Human Resources
Data from
Niche Grades
Overall
Student Life
Professors
Academics
Test Scores
SAT
Critical Reading
440 - 540
Math
440 - 540
Total
980 - 1180
ACT
English
19 - 24
Math
18 - 25
Composite
18 - 24

This range represents the middle half of incoming freshman from the 25th to 75th percentile. The writing component is now optional and no longer reported. Historical writing ranges: 440 - 550 for SAT

SAT Math
SAT Reading

This distribution represents incoming freshman test scores and GPA on 4.0 scale.

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Admissions
 
Total
Male
Female
Applicants 5,671 2,581 3,090
% Admitted 71% 66% 74%
% Admits That Enroll 21% 25% 17%
Incoming Freshman Average GPA 3.0
  • Accepted
  • Denied
  • Applied
  • Waitlisted
  • Admission Considerations
     
    Required
    Recommended Rec.
    High School GPA
    High School Rank
    High School Transcript
    College Prep Classes
    Recommendations
    Demonstrate Competencies
    Admission Test Scores
    Other Tests (Wonderlic, etc.)
    TOEFL (English proficiency)
    Majors / Programs

    Degrees offered by popularity. Type = Bachelor.

    Business (24%)
    Health Professions (13%)
    Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement (12%)
    Psychology (9%)
    Visual & Performing Arts (8%)
    Communication & Journalism (8%)
    Social Sciences (4%)
    Education (4%)
    English Language & Literature (4%)
    Public Admin. & Social Services (4%)
    Biological & Biomedical Sciences (3%)
    Physical Sciences (2%)
    History (2%)
    Mathematics & Statistics (1%)
    Computer & Information Sciences (1%)
    Liberal Arts & Sciences
    Interdisciplinary Studies
    Foreign Languages
    Ethnic, Cultural & Gender Studies
    Financial
    Net Price

    Average net price = sticker price - financial aid.

    $16,972

    Average net price by income for incoming freshman receiving financial aid.

    Net price for students paying in-state tuition rate (public institutions).

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    Sticker Price

    Sticker price = estimated total cost of attendance.

     
    In-state
    Out-of-state
    On Campus
    Tuition & Fees$10,418 $22,878
    Books & Supplies$1,300 $1,300
    Cost of Living$12,417 $12,417
    Personal Expenses$3,812 $3,812
     
    Sticker Price$27,947 $38,300

    Personal expenses includes laundry, transportation, entertainment and furnishings.

    Financial Aid

    92% of full-time, incoming freshman receive financial aid.

     
    Receiving Aid %
    Avg. Aid Amount
    Type of Aid
    Grant or Scholarship69%$5,994
    Federal Grants40%$4,098
    Pell Grants37%$4,325
    Other Federal4%$1,338
    State & Local Grants15%$2,693
    Institutional Grants57%$3,631
     
    Student Loans67%$6,993
    Federal Loans66%$5,670
    Other Loans8%$12,277

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    All financials shown for full-time, incoming freshman.

     
    Total Amount
    Per Student
    Endowment
    Financial Assets $19.8 Million $3,498

    Value of endowment assets at fiscal year end.

    Debt

    Total federal debt after graduation for undergrad borrowers: $24,300.

    Total cumulative student debt by percentile.

     
    Total Principal
    Monthly Payment
    10 Year Repayment $17,000 $258

    Most student loans have a grace period before repayment begins.

    3 Year Avg. Default Rate: 6.4%

    Avg. rate for colleges with lacrosse is 5.1%.

    Total federal debt excludes private student loans and parent PLUS loans. Cumulative debt cohort includes 2,690 students.

    Salary

    Earnings 10 years after enrollment: $45,200

    Earnings of former students working by percentile.

    Earnings of former students who received federal financial aid. Figures shown are median.

    Payback

    How long until this college investment pays off: 5.32 years.

    Median debt and foregone earnings divided by median earnings. Foregone earnings assumes 4 years to graduation; at this school, 20% of students graduate on time.

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    Campus Safety
     
    On Campus
    In Residence Halls In Res. Halls
    Criminal Offenses
    Murder - -
    Negligent Manslaughter - -
    Rape 1 1
    Fondling - -
    Incest - -
    Statutory Rape - -
    Robbery - -
    Aggravated Assault - -
    Burglary 6 1
    Motor Vehicle Theft - -
    Arson - -

    In Residence Halls are a subset of On Campus statistics. Murder includes non-negligent manslaughter.

    The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here. Statistics represent 3-year average data.

    Data from The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.

    Carnegie Classifications
    Category
    Classification
    Basic ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs
    Undergrad InstructionBalanced arts & sciences/professions, some graduate coexistence
    Graduate InstructionPostbaccalaureate: Education-dominant, with Arts & Sciences
    Enrollment ProfileVery high undergraduate
    Undergrad ProfileFour-year, full-time, selective, higher transfer-in
    Size and SettingFour-year, medium, primarily residential

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