Western Connecticut State University (WestConn)

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WestConn can be found in Danbury, CT, a public college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. WestConn has an enrollment of approximately 6,800 students.

WestConn admits around 70 percent of students applying. Of those that are admitted, about 34 percent of students enrolled. You can get more information from the admissions office website at wcsu.edu.

Overall WestConn Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013

65.5%

The overall acceptance rate for Western Connecticut State University was reported as 65.5% in Fall 2013 with over 3,610 college applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2019 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2019-2020 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Western Connecticut State University has been staying about the same from year to year.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 62.2%
  • 2010-2011: 63.4%
  • 2011-2012: 62.4%
  • 2012-2013: 59.0%
  • 2013-2014: 65.5%
  • Projected WestConn Acceptance Rate 2019-2020: 62.7%

How Does WestConn Compare?

65.5%
This School
55.5%
National Avg

The acceptance rate for Western Connecticut State University is eighteen percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Sacred Heart University76.2%
Fairfield University71.2%
University of Bridgeport63.9%
University of Connecticut-Tri-Campus42.1%
University of Connecticut-Stamford41.1%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Recommended

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)

TotalMaleFemale
Applicants3,61345.9%54.1%
Admitted2,36643.8%56.2%
Enrolled79748.4%51.6%
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