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Western Facts & Figures

[ Updated Nov. 8, 2017 ]

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 2017
4,188 = Full-time       4,089 = Full-time Undergraduate        99 = Full-time Graduate
1,476 = Part-time      993 = Part-time Undergraduate        483 = Part-time Graduate
5,664 = Total             5,082 = Undergraduate                     582 = Graduate

Student Headcount Enrollment in Fall 2017

Undergraduate Enrollment by School
1,393 = Ancell School of Business
1,958 = Macricostas School of Arts and Sciences
1,009 = School of Professional Studies
530 = School of Visual and Performing Arts
192 = Nondegree Students

Graduate Enrollment
497 = Graduate Students in Degree and Certificate Programs
85 = Graduate-level Nondegree Students

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017
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 2017
Women comprise 47.5% of the entering class, and members of historically-underrepresented racial and ethnic groups comprise 27.4% of the entering class.

Geographic Origin of Undergraduates, Fall 2017 (as a percentage of 5,082 students)

17.8% = Danbury                  5.9% = New Milford
4.8% = Bethel                       4.2% = Brookfield
4.1% = New Fairfield           4.0% = Newtown
49.0% = Other Connecticut   9.0% = New York State
1.2% = Other States and Countries

SAT Scores in Fall 2017
The mean SAT composite score for all first-time full-time students is 1081 (Mathematics 530 plus Evidence-Based Reading 551).

Degrees Conferred from July 1, 2016 to June 30, 2017

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

Degree Programs
Total undergraduate programs: 41

University Employment in Fall 2016
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.