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12:1 Student-to-faculty ratio as of Fall 2020
420 Full-time faculty as of Fall 2020
91 Percentage of full-time faculty with the Ph.D. or other terminal degree as of Fall 2020
9,331 Number of undergraduate and graduate students as of Fall 2020
226 Undergraduate majors, minors, and pre-professional programs as of Academic Year 2020-21
102 Graduate degree programs as of Academic Year 2020-21
2700+ Experiential and workforce preparation opportunities through internships and on-the-job training 


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Class Profile - Fall 2020 

Top 50% 
Overall Average GPA-3.10
Average SAT (Optional-those submitted): 930
Average Composite ACT (those submitted): 22

Stats and Demographics - Fall 2020

7,440 undergraduate enrollment 
62% Female
38% Male
55% White
45% Black, Hispanic, Other-non-white

The Undergraduate Admission Office processed over 8,000 applications with a 76% acceptance rate.

Visit First-Year Students or Transfer Students for Admissions requirements.

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.

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