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Southern Connecticut State University provides exemplary graduate and undergraduate education in the liberal arts and professional disciplines. As an intentionally diverse and comprehensive university, Southern is committed to academic excellence, access, social justice, and service for the public good.
Southern's location brings you close to a world of opportunities.
Whether you're an arts lover, a foodie, a fan of the outdoors, or want to explore internship or community service opportunities, you'll discover it here.
Volunteer in a school, hospital, or soup kitchen
Kayak on Long Island Sound or grab some rays at the beach
Taste world-famous pizza and legendary hamburgers
Hike the trails at East and West Rock parks or Sleeping Giant
Hop on a train to New York City or Boston
See everything from Picassos to dinosaurs at nearby museums
Find your passion at Southern. Work closely with faculty who know your name and want to help you succeed. Research plant genetics in a biology lab, take an acting course with a professional director, collect coastal data on a Connecticut beach, compose a piece of electronic music, learn about Wall Street in a high-tech trading room. It all happens at Southern, and it’s waiting for you.
Southern’s outstanding athletic program continually ranks among the top NCAA Division II programs in the nation, and also boasts a long record of dominance in the Northeast for both team and individual championships.