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Western Facts & Figures

[ Updated Nov. 9, 2015 ]

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 2015
4,328 = Full-time      4,250 = Full-time Undergraduate        78 = Full-time Graduate
1,498 = Part-time      1,048 = Part-time Undergraduate      450 = Part-time Graduate
5,826 = Total            5,298 = Undergraduate                      528 = Graduate

Student Headcount Enrollment in Fall 2015

Undergraduate Enrollment by School
1,463 = Ancell School of Business
2,112 = Macricostas School of Arts and Sciences
1,057 = School of Professional Studies
449 = School of Visual and Performing Arts
217 = Nondegree Students

Graduate Enrollment
437 = Graduate Students in Master’s & Doctoral Degree Programs
91 = Graduate-level Nondegree Students

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2015
6,557 = New Applications for Full-time Enrollment (including 1,322 transfers)
3,947 = Accepted by the Admissions office (including 948 transfers)
1,097 = Enrolled as New Full-Time Students (including 433 transfers)

Profile of First-Time Full-Time Students Entering in Fall 2015
Women comprise 51.5% of the entering class, and members of historically-underrepresented groups comprise 31.4% of the entering class.

Geographic Origin of Undergraduates, Fall 2015 (as a percentage of 5,298 students)
18.2% = Danbury                  6.9% = New Milford
4.9% = Bethel                       4.7% = Brookfield
5.1% = New Fairfield           3.9% = Newtown
50.8% = Other Connecticut   4.4% = New York State
1.1% = Other States and Countries

SAT Scores in Fall 2015
The mean SAT composite score for all first-time full-time students is 1000 (Mathematics 500 plus Verbal 500). The mean SAT Writing score is 501.

Degrees Conferred from July 1, 2014 to June 30, 2015

8 = Doctorate 124 = Masters
973 = Bachelors 11 = Associates

Degree Programs
Total undergraduate programs: 38

Employment in Fall 2015 (Source: Human Resources)

Western’s Total Workforce is 1,118 (592 full-time and 526 part-time; excluding student workers)

Instructional Faculty, Fall 2015 (Source: Human Resources)
205 are Full-time
388 are Part-time (143.5 = full-time equivalent)
90% of full-time faculty have doctorates and other approved terminal degrees

Full-Time Instructional Faculty by School, Fall 2015 (Source: Human Resources)
38 = Ancell School of Business
98 = Macricostas School of Arts and Sciences
45 = School of Professional Studies
24 = School of Visual and Performing Arts

Student to Faculty Ratio, Fall 2015
13.8 to 1 (Total Student FTE divided by Total Faculty FTE)

Western Tuition & Fees

* Note: The source of all student statistics is the official third-week student file maintained by the Office of Institutional Research and Assessment, unless otherwise specified.

WCSU Weather Information

Current Conditions in Danbury


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Pressure: 30 in.
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Greater Danbury 5-Day Forecast

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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.
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