Southern CT State University is a good school and has a lot of great programs.
Most notably known for it's theatre program, Southern is also known for it's Physical Therapy and Gym degree programs.
Southern is located in New Haven, on the Hamden border and is a CT State school. It is a larger campus, however not as large as UConn or Yale, for example.
The campus has a lot of nightlife and has grown rapidly over the past few years due to expansion and renovation. It has restaurants on campus as well as a bookstore and features a lot of cultural activities for students to enjoy.