Southern Connecticut State University
Founded as a teachers’ college in 1893, Southern Connecticut State University (SCSU) provides exemplary graduate and undergraduate education in the liberal arts and professional disciplines. As an intentionally diverse and comprehensive university, SCSU is committed to academic excellence, access, social justice and service for the public good.
Located in New Haven, Connecticut, SCSU is a metropolitan public institution serving approximately 8,000 undergraduate and 2,000 graduate students. SCSU is one of four universities that make up the Connecticut State Colleges and Universities System (CSCU) governed by the Connecticut Board of Regents for Higher Education.
Over the past 125 years, SCSU has evolved into a comprehensive university offering more than 100 graduate and undergraduate programs through its five schools: Arts and Sciences, Business, Education, Health and Human Services and Graduate and Professional Studies.
SCSU offers undergraduate and graduate programs for educators through the master’s and sixth year level, and an EdD in Educational leadership. SCSU also offers post-baccalaureate certification programs and graduate certificates for educators.
Friends were something I definitely expected to make at SCSU, but family was a pleasant surprise. Southern has done so much to support me and my educational endeavors; I really couldn’t imagine what my life would be like had I gone anywhere else.
Bachelor’s & certification
Undergraduate Teacher Preparation Programs
Aug. 01, 2024Fall
Nov. 01, 2024Spring
Application Fee & Annual Tuition
In State Tuition
Out of State Tuition
Ways to Lower Your Costs
Students at Southern Connecticut State University have reduced the cost of their program using these methods. Check with Southern Connecticut State University to see if you can, too!
Grants, Stipends, Scholarships
Over 25 SCSU Foundations Scholarships are available to students once they have been formally accepted into one of the teacher certification programs.
Work Study, Working While Still Enrolled
Work study opportunities are available for eligible students.
For more information visit:Financial Aid Office
Bilingual Education, Elementary / Secondary Education
Biology, Grades 7-12
Chemistry, Grades 7-12
Comprehensive Special Education, Grades K-12
Earth Science, Grades 7-12
Elementary, Grades 1-6
English, Grades 7-12
French, Grades 7-12
History & Social Studies, Grades 7-12
Integrated Early Childhood/Special Education, Grades Pre-K-3
Italian, Grades 7-12
Mathematics, Grades 7-12
Physical Education, Grades Pre-K-12
Physics, Grades 7-12
Spanish, Grades 7-12
Program Semesters/Steps Overview
American Indian or Alaskan Native
Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander
Two or more races
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