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Western Connecticut State University Admission 2020-2021, Requirement, Deadline & Acceptance Rate

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Western Connecticut State University (WCSU) has over 6,000 students with 79% of them being full-time students. The university offers 43 undergraduate programs and 22 PG courses in various disciplines.

WCSU has four schools and one division through which it offers various UG, PG, Higher education and part-time course and certification. The University has a good acceptance rate of 67%. Applications for admission are accepted in fall and spring semesters.

  • International applicants are required to fill a Medical form.
  • Candidate must have secured Average GPA 2.97 for admission to WCSU.
  • The university accepts the application without ACT/SAT scores.
  • Students applying for music programs will be required to submit an audition.
  • Each applicant is assessed individually by the university.


Application PortalUG - WCSU Online Application portal/Common Application
PG - WCSU Online Application Portal
Application Fee50 USD
Acceptance Rate67%
Mode of Fee PaymentOnline
Average SAT Score RequiredMathematics: 530
Reading and Writing: 551
ACT Score Required28-30
Student to faculty ratio13:1
Email ID for Admission
Admission SeasonsFall and Spring
English Proficiency TestTOEFL/IELTS
Test/InterviewOn campus after short listing of application for admission

Western Connecticut State University Admission Deadlines

The detailed schedule for admission for International Applicants is tabled below:

SeasonDeadline for Application
Fall Admission application startDecember 1st
Fall Application DeadlineMarch 1st
Spring Admission Application DeadlineOctober 1st

Western Connecticut State University International Admission

International applicants can apply through WCSU Online Application portal and Common Application Portal.

Admission requirements

  • Official copies of transcripts in English or translated in English
  • Personal essay
  • ACT/SAT scores
  • Professional letter of recommendation
  • One letter of recommendation from an academic person
  • English Proficiency Test scores
  • Statement of Finance (Both for Scholarship and non-scholarship applicants)
  • Certificates and Mark sheet of post-secondary grades
  • Affidavit of Support
  • Medical form

English Proficiency Requirement

The minimum acceptable standards/ score of English proficiency for admission are:

English Proficiency TestScore Required
TOEFL (iBT)79 and above
TOEFL (PBT)550 and above
TOEFL (CBT)213 and above
MELAB77 and above
IELTS6.0 and above

Visa Process for International Students

  • Submit the Certificate of Financial Support, Bank Statement not older than 6 months, a copy of passport, 300 USD Enrollment Deposit & 150 USD Housing Contract for the University to issue Form I-20.
  • Pay the SEVIS Fee
  • Apply for F-1 Visa
  • Schedule an appointment with the embassy for Visa Interview.

Western Connecticut State University Undergraduate Admission

WCSU offers programs like Mathematics, Physics, Accounting, Business Administration and management at UG, PG, and higher level. Apart from this, the University offers part-time and certificate courses in various disciplines as well.

Application Portal: WCSU Online Application portal

Admission Requirements:

  • High school or equivalent certificate /transcript
  • Applicant’s proof of residency
  • SAT and ACT scores
  • Letters of recommendation

Western Connecticut State University Graduate Admission

WCSU offers PG courses in the field of Business Administration & Management, Finance, Mathematics, Psychology, Marketing management. Spefiic course requirements for some programs are given below -

CourseApplication DeadlineAdmission Requirements
MathematicsFall - December 1 to April 1
Spring - October 1st - February 1st
Bachelor’s degree in math or math-related field, GRE - 650 or higher, GPA - 2.5 better
Computer and Information ScienceFall - December 1 to April 1
Spring - October 1st - February 1st
Bachelor’s degree in math or Computer science-related field GRE, GPA - 2.5 or better
PhysicsFall - May 1st
Spring - October 1st
GRE, Bachelor’s degree in math or physics-related field, GPA - 2.5 or better
MBAFall Admission: May 1st
Spring Regular Admission: October 1st
GMAT/GRE, Official transcripts, Two LORs, CV, SOP, GMAT/GRE
MS in Music education-Bachelors degree, a valid certificate to teach music in elementary and/or secondary education, Interview, Portfolio

WCSU Admission committee evaluates applicants on a variety of factors, including GPAs, the academic rigour of their coursework, their writing samples (including our short-answer questions), academic letter of recommendation, extra-curricular activities, and demonstrated leadership in their communities.

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