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Southern Connecticut State University Student Life

Southern Connecticut State University is on a 168-acre campus in a suburban setting in New Haven, Connecticut, not far from New York City. Southern Connecticut State University has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to participate in – band, chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.

Southern Connecticut State University also has fraternities and sororities.

Southern Connecticut State University has a thriving Student Government Association. In fact, more students participate in Student Government Association than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at Southern Connecticut State University include Psychology Club, Habitat for Humanity, Crescent Players and Black Student Union

The Southern Connecticut State University community comes together each year for Spring Week, Homecoming Week, and Convocation.

Southern Connecticut State University Housing

Southern Connecticut State University offers housing. Students are not required to live on campus. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.

Most Southern Connecticut State University students live off campus. In 2021, 20% of undergrads at Southern Connecticut State University lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 80% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Southern Connecticut State University. There are 2,595 spots available in on-campus housing for all 7,440 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 2,218 students chose to live on-campus. First year students are not allowed to park a car on campus.

Southern Connecticut State University offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.

Is Southern Connecticut State University Safe?

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

Southern Connecticut State University is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Southern Connecticut State University campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.

Southern Connecticut State University offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.

Additionally, Southern Connecticut State University has 1.

Plan a Visit to Southern Connecticut State University

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit to Southern Connecticut State University, take Interstate 95 to New Haven, CT. If you need to fly, book your flight to Tweed-New Haven Municipal airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in Connecticut you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

Want to visit but can't make the trip?Explore Southern Connecticut State University's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

Southern Connecticut State University Students

63%

Women

37%

Men

84%

Full Time

16%

Part Time

97%

In State

3%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

51%

19%

14%

7%

5%

3%

1%

0.17%

0.06%

Undergraduate Students

7,440

Graduate Students

1,891

Non-Resident / International Students

72

Southern Connecticut State University Campus Services

Student Services
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  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Women's Center
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Veterans Affairs
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  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Alumni Networking
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 ESL
Campus Security
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Late-Night Transport / Escort
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Emergency Phone / Alarm
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Security Patrol

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

9,331

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

69%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$11,842

Out-of-State

$24,116

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Aug 16
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