Western Connecticut State University Academic Life

Summary

The student-faculty ratio at Western Connecticut State University is 14:1, and the school has 33.1 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Western Connecticut State University include: Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Health Professions and Related Programs; Education; Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services; and Psychology. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 71.5 percent.

Faculty & Classes

General education/core curriculum required Yes
Coursework required for graduation
Humanities
Mathematics
English (including composition)
Sciences (biological or physical)
Social science
Class sizes
Class sizes
Student-faculty ratio 14:1
Full-time faculty gender distribution
Full-time faculty gender distribution
Part-time faculty gender distribution N/A

Majors

Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 26%
Health Professions and Related Programs 11%
Education 10%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services 10%
Psychology 8%

Academic Programs & Offerings

Degrees offered Associate, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate - professional practice
Combined-degree programs N/A
Student participation in special academic programs
First-year experiences N/A
Service learning N/A
Senior capstone or culminating academic experience N/A
Writing in the disciplines N/A
Undergraduate research/creative projects N/A
Learning communities N/A
Institution is G.I. Bill certified N/A
Institution participates in Yellow Ribbon Program N/A
Institution is SOC Member N/A
Offers DANTES course(s) for credit N/A

Graduation & Retention

Average freshman retention rate 72%
4-year graduation rate 21%

* Academic Life details based on 2012 data


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