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Important Dates for Fall 2024 Enrollment

  • Completed applications will be processed on a rolling basis and notified of admission beginning October 2023.
  • November 1 – 15, 2023: Application Fee Free Period for First Year Students
  • November 11, 2023: Open House
  • December 1, 2023: Direct Nursing Application deadline
  • December 8, 2023: Counselor Appreciation Day
  • January 2, 2024: Honors Application deadline
  • March 1, 2024: Trustee Scholarship Application deadline
  • August 9, 2024: The last day that new First-Year student applications will be accepted
  • August 18, 2024: The last day that new First-Year students can confirm enrollment
  • August 27, 2024: The first day of Fall 2024 classes

Incoming First Time Freshmen Profile

Class Profile - Fall 2023

Top 50% 
Overall Mean GPA: 3.31


Stats and Demographics - Fall 2023

6,920 Undergraduate enrollment
62% Female
38% Male
63% Students of color
56% First-generation college students
The Undergraduate Admissions Office processed over 8,300 with an 80.5% acceptance rate.

More Fast Facts

High schoolers

SCSU’s Early College program enables eligible high school students to enroll in and earn credit in college courses. Students apply and register; teachers can become certified to teach at their high school; and counselors facilitate the process.

Visit SCSU Early College.

Reflection Garden on campus

Explore the following links to access invaluable resources for tuition, financial aid, and more.

Students around SUMA Marketing table at the club fair

Student life includes the living and learning that takes place inside and outside of the classroom. It's where students find their niche and connect to the people and things that are important to them, whether it's sports, leadership opportunities, a sorority, or community activities.


Science building

Experience our inviting campus firsthand through our available campus tours.

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