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Western Connecticut State University


Western Connecticut State University is a public university situated in Danbury, Connecticut. It was established in the year 1903. It houses The Jane Goodall Centre for Excellence in Environmental Studies. It has more than 6,000 students. Western Connecticut State University started of as a teachers training college. Its name changed with time, as it shifted its focus to different areas of study. It was called the Danbury Normal School at first and in 1950 it was called the Danbury State Teachers College. Finally in 1983 it got its present name. Western Connecticut State University has two campuses. The two campuses are connected by a campus bus service. The two campuses are The Midtown Campus and The West Side Campus.

Course Details:

There are varied programs available at Western Connecticut State University. The more options the students are provided with, it's better for them to select their career path. There are undergraduate and graduate degrees available. Some of the programs available at Western Connecticut State University are:

  • Accounting
  • Art
  • Communication
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science
  • History
  • Finance
  • Management
  • Justice and Law Administration
  • Meteorology
  • Nursing
  • Psychology
  • Theater Arts
  • Social Work

    Admission Procedures:

    Candidates applying at Western Connecticut State University needs to have a high school diploma and the GED scores are required which should be changed into a State of Connecticut Equivalency Diploma. SAT/ACT scores are also required. Those applying for the program in Music needs to go for an audition. Forms sent should be properly completed and submitted with the following documents:

  • Two Letters of recommendation
  • High School Transcripts
  • $50 non-refundable fee
  • SAT/ACT score

    Accommodation Facilities:

    Western Connecticut State University provides on-campus accommodation. There are 3 Residence halls in each campus. They residence halls are Fairfield Hall, Litchfield Hall, Newbury Hall, A. Searle Pinney Hall, Centennial Hall, and Ella Grasso Hall. Each room is shared by 2-3 students. They can share common bathrooms and lounges. Each Hall has recreation areas, as well as T.V. watching facility. The facilities available at Western Connecticut State University are: Mail, Telephones, Vending Machines, Internet Access, Email, and Shuttle Bus Service. Cost for housing is quite affordable. There are meal plans and dinning services available.

    Contact Details:
    Western Connecticut State University,
    181 White Street, Danbury,
    Connecticut 06810