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 5,900 students.

WestConn admits around 80 percent of students applying. Of those that are admitted, about 21 percent of students enrolled. You can get more information from the admissions office website at wcsu.edu.

Overall WestConn Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Western Connecticut State University was reported as 75.8% in Fall 2020 with over 5,390 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 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Western Connecticut State University has been getting much higher in the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 66.8%
  • 2017-2018: 70.8%
  • 2018-2019: 79.2%
  • 2019-2020: 75.8%
  • Projected WestConn Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 69.5%

How Does WestConn Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Western Connecticut State University is thirty-four percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Sacred Heart University63.9%
Fairfield University57.1%
University of Bridgeport54.6%
University of Connecticut-Stamford91.3%
University of New Haven83.0%

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
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Recommended
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Recommended
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)

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