Southern Connecticut State University

New Haven, CT

Southern Connecticut State University says, "We at Southern envision a liberal arts education as liberating; therefore, we ask students to think independently and vigorously and to expand their viewpoints in order to prepare them to function as intelligent, discerning, and responsible citizens in our global society." [Source]

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  • Undergraduate Enrollment:7,947
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:20%
  • Tuition & Fees (In State):$10,538 annually
  • Tuition & Fees (Out of State):$23,226 annually

General Education Requirements

  • 1. Composition

  • 2. Literature

  • 3. Foreign Language

  • 4. U.S. Government or History


    See Note

    No credit given for U.S. Government or History because the "American Experience" requirement may be satisfied by courses that are not U.S. government or history surveys.

  • 5. Economics

  • 6. Mathematics

  • 7. Science

  • General Education Assessment

    Southern Connecticut State University uses one or more of the following instruments to assess undergraduate progress in core collegiate skills: the Council on Aid to Education Collegiate Learning Assessment (CLA), the Educational Testing Service Proficiency Profile, or the ACT Collegiate Assessment of Academic Proficiency (CAAP). For more information, visit

Curriculum last evaluated: 07/25/2018


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