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Western Facts & Figures

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[Updated Oct. 2, 2018]

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 2018
4,181 = Full-time       4,128 = Full-time Undergraduate        53 = Full-time Graduate
1,461 = Part-time      900 = Part-time Undergraduate        561 = Part-time Graduate
5,642 = Total             5,028 = Undergraduate                     614 = Graduate

Student Headcount Enrollment in Fall 2018

Undergraduate Enrollment by School
1,441 = Ancell School of Business
1,902 = Macricostas School of Arts and Sciences
979 = School of Professional Studies
550 = School of Visual and Performing Arts
156 = Undergraduate Nondegree Students

Graduate Enrollment
506 = Graduate Students in Degree and Certificate Programs
108 = Graduate-level Nondegree Students

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2018
7,098 = New Applications for Full-time Enrollment (including 1,427 transfers)
5,010 = Accepted by the Admissions office (including 993 transfers)
1,266 = Enrolled as New Full-Time Students (including 456 transfers)

Profile of First-Time Full-Time Students Entering in Fall 2018 (as a percentage of 881)
Women comprise 50.8% of the entering class, and members of historically-underrepresented racial and ethnic groups comprise 35.6% of the entering class.

Geographic Origin of Undergraduates, Fall 2018 (as a percentage of 5,028 students)

17.6% = Danbury                  5.7% = New Milford
4.8% = Bethel                       4.6% = Brookfield
4.2% = New Fairfield           4.2% = Newtown
44.2% = Other Connecticut   13.4% = New York State
1.3% = Other States and Countries

SAT Scores in Fall 2018
The mean SAT composite score for all first-time full-time students is 1112 (Mathematics 547 plus Evidence-Based Reading 565).

Degrees Conferred from July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018

5 = Doctorate 137 = Master       4 = Post-Master’s Certificates
1,084 = Bachelor 14 = Associate

Degree and Certificate Programs
Undergraduate programs = 43               Graduate programs = 22

University Employment in 2017-18
Western’s Total Workforce is 1,171 (603 full-time and 568 part-time; excluding student workers)

Instructional Faculty, Fall 2017
220 are Full-time
398 are Part-time (150.9 = full-time equivalent)
90% of full-time faculty have doctorates and other approved terminal degrees

Full-Time Instructional Faculty by School, Fall 2017
42 = Ancell School of Business
104 = Macricostas School of Arts and Sciences
48 = School of Professional Studies
26 = School of Visual and Performing Arts

Student to Faculty Ratio, Fall 2017
13 to 1 (Total Student FTE divided by Total Faculty FTE)

 

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