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
6,920
Undergraduates
4,236
Men - 61.2%
2,623
Women - 37.9%
1,988
Graduate Students
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Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
85% of 8,140 applicants were admitted
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA
3.16
SAT Math
420-530 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
450-550 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
18-25 range of middle 50%
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Cost of Attendance
In-state: $32,602
Out-of-state: $45,878
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $12,828
Out-of-state: $26,104
Room and Board
$14,700
Average Percent of Need Met
50%
Average Freshman Award
$9,799
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$29,930
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Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
409
Regular Class Size (Students)
2-9
13%
10-19
40%
20-29
42%
30-39
3%
40-49
1%
50-99
1%
Over 100
0%
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New Haven Population
130,660
Nearest Metropolitan Area
New York City
Freshman Housing Guarantee
College offers housing to students
Students in College Housing
29% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Flying Owl
Sororities
Not reported
Fraternities
Not reported
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Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.1%
Asian
3.7%
Black/African-American
18.7%
Hispanic/Latino
22.9%
Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
4.3%
Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
0%
White
46%
Unknown
4.2%
International Students
0.6%
First-Year Students Returning
73.2%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
31.8%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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