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Western Facts & Figures

[ Updated Nov. 10, 2016 ]

Campuses

Western has two campuses in Danbury: a 34-acre main campus in downtown Danbury called Midtown, and a 364-acre campus, about three miles from the main campus, called Westside.

Schools
The Ancell School of Business
The Macricostas School of Arts and Sciences
The School of Professional Studies
The School of Visual and Performing Arts

Student Headcounts in Fall 2016
4,195 = Full-time      4,116 = Full-time Undergraduate        79 = Full-time Graduate
1,526 = Part-time      1,065 = Part-time Undergraduate      461 = Part-time Graduate
5,721 = Total            5,181 = Undergraduate                      540 = Graduate

Student Headcount Enrollment in Fall 2016

Undergraduate Enrollment by School

1,477 = Ancell School of Business
2,028 = Macricostas School of Arts and Sciences
997 = School of Professional Studies
499 = School of Visual and Performing Arts
180 = Nondegree Students

Graduate Enrollment

456 = Graduate Students in Master’s & Doctoral Degree Programs
84 = Graduate-level Nondegree Students

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2016
6,798 = New Applications for Full-time Enrollment (including 1,314 transfers)
4,581 = Accepted by the Admissions office (including 916 transfers)
1,237 = Enrolled as New Full-Time Students (including 413 transfers)

Profile of First-Time Full-Time Students Entering in Fall 2016
Women comprise 47.9% of the entering class, and members of historically-underrepresented racial and ethnic groups comprise 31.4% of the entering class.

Geographic Origin of Undergraduates, Fall 2016 (as a percentage of 5,181 students)
18.0% = Danbury                  6.5% = New Milford
4.8% = Bethel                       4.4% = Brookfield
4.8% = New Fairfield           4.0% = Newtown
51.4% = Other Connecticut   4.5% = New York State
1.6% = Other States and Countries

SAT Scores in Fall 2016
The mean SAT composite score for all first-time full-time students is 989 (Mathematics 492 plus Verbal/Critical Reading 497). The mean SAT Writing score is 492.

Degrees Conferred from July 1, 2015 to June 30, 2016

9 = Doctorate 133 = Master       7 = Post-Master’s Certificates
1,078 = Bachelor 11 = Associate

Degree Programs
Total undergraduate programs: 41

University Employment in Fall 2016
Western’s Total Workforce is 1,171 (603 full-time and 568 part-time; excluding student workers)

Instructional Faculty, Fall 2016
222 are Full-time
493 are Part-time (172.1 = full-time equivalent)
87% of full-time faculty have doctorates and other approved terminal degrees

Full-Time Instructional Faculty by School, Fall 2016
40 = Ancell School of Business
107 = Macricostas School of Arts and Sciences
49 = School of Professional Studies
26 = School of Visual and Performing Arts

Student to Faculty Ratio, Fall 2016
12 to 1 (Total Student FTE divided by Total Faculty FTE)

Western Tuition & Fees

* Note: The source of all student statistics is the Office of Institutional Research and Assessment, unless otherwise specified.

WCSU Weather Information

Current Conditions in Danbury


Fair
Current Conditions

55.1° F
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Wind: 7MPH from the S
Humidity: N/A%
Pressure: 30 in.
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Emergency / Weather Alert Information

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Greater Danbury 5-Day Forecast

Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Slight chance for a morning shower, partly sunny and pleasant.
Partly sunny and pleasant.
Mostly cloudy, chance for some showers.
Chance for morning rain then some afternoon sunshine.
Mostly sunny and mild.
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