Western Connecticut State University (WCSU) changes lives by providing all students with a high-quality education that fosters their growth as individuals, scholars, professionals and leaders in a global society. Students from New York and New Jersey can enroll at the same tuition paid by Connecticut residents. WCSU is proud to offer its neighbors the same exceptional and affordable education as Connecticut residents enjoy — saving New York and New Jersey students nearly $13,000 a year. Applying is made easy for interested students by using the Common Application online.
Located in Danbury, Connecticut, WCSU delivers both a bustling city feel with a walkable distance to the Metro-North train and bus stations or the option to hike in the University’s 33-acre Westside Nature Preserve.
Busy day after classes? Join a study group in the newly renovated ThinkTank study lounge in the Ancell School of Business with a cup of Starbucks coffee from the Daily Grind to unwind.
Or sign up to take a trip down to NYC to see a Broadway show with the Programs Activities Council on a Saturday afternoon.
Watch WCSU’s 18 DIII sports teams compete at any time of the year or join the Annual Homecoming Street Fair in October.
The 80+ clubs and organizations that include Student Government Association, Recreational Council, Play It By Ear Acappella, Western Marketing Association and WXCI Radio offer a plethora of opportunity to all kinds of interests.
With a 12:1 student to faculty ratio, WCSU’s 50+ Bachelor degree programs include Nursing, Education, Business Marketing, Justice and Law Administration, Musical Theatre, Computer Science, Psychology and many more.
With a highly innovative Kathwari Honors Program, $97-million Visual and Performing Arts facility and AACSB accreditation for the Ancell School of Business, WCSU leads with remarkable strides in a small class feel that’s paired with a universal view.
The recent refinishing of Higgins Hall, home to all Macricostas Arts and Sciences departments, offers a wide array of lounge spaces, classrooms and labs to cater to the needs of each individual program and sets WCSU students in place for competitive internships and ultimate success after graduation.
WCSU gives its students an education that prepares you for success… without weighing you down with debt. Join WCSU for a campus tour or virtual event to meet with an Admissions Counselor and discuss why WCSU is the place for you. Visit wcsu.edu or call at (203) 837-9000. Trust WCSU — more than half of its Admissions Team graduated from WCSU!