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Local students enroll at Eastern Connecticut State University in fall 2021

Eastern Connecticut State University has enrolled more than 1,100 new students in the fall 2021 semester. The new admits include approximately 820 first-year students and nearly 300 transfer students who are enrolled in undergraduate and graduate level programs.

Among the students are:

Grace Franklin of New Fairfield, a full-time undergraduate student majoring in Biology.

Andrew Esposito of New Fairfield, a full-time undergraduate student majoring in Business Administration.

Devin Krauss of New Fairfield, a full-time undergraduate student majoring in New Media Studies.

Nikolas Lassonde of New Fairfield, a full-time undergraduate student majoring in Physical Education.

Ana Coreas of New Fairfield, a full-time undergraduate student majoring in Psychology.

Michael Zurzola of New Fairfield, a full-time undergraduate student majoring in Secondary Education and History and Social Science.

Emma Buck of New Fairfield, a full-time undergraduate student majoring in Social Work.

The most popular majors for the new students include health sciences, psychology, business administration, criminology, computer science and biology. The incoming students come from communities across Connecticut, as well as 23 other states and Ontario, Canada. Aside from New England states, the largest feeder states are New York and North Carolina.


Eastern Connecticut State University, in Willimantic, is the state of Connecticut's public liberal arts university, serving more than 4,600 students annually at its Willimantic campus and satellite locations. In addition to attracting students from 161 of Connecticut's 169 towns, Eastern also draws students from 31 other states and 17 countries. A residential campus offering 41 majors and 65 minors, Eastern offers students a strong liberal art foundation grounded in a variety of applied learning opportunities. Ranked as the top public regional university in New England by U.S. News & World Report in its 2021 and 2022 Best Colleges ratings, Eastern has also been awarded "Green Campus" status by the Princeton Review 11 years in a row. For more information, visit www.easternct.edu.

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