Connecticut College Overview

For the academic year 2019-2020, seventy-five colleges are active for serving college programs in Connecticut. By school types, there are twenty-six public schools and forty-nine private schools. By school levels, thirty-one 4-years (or high) schools, eighteen 2-4 years schools (community colleges), and twenty-six less than 2 years schools (career, technical or vocational schools) are active based on the IPEDS data.
Of the seventy-five Connecticut schools, Yale University ranked first and Wesleyan University ranked second (view more at Connecticut college rankings). The 2020 average tuition & fees of all Connecticut colleges is $18,520 for Connecticut residents and $23,092 for out-of-state students. The average acceptance rate is 64.71% and the average SAT score is 1,177. The average number of students is 2,507 and the average student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1.
The below statements summarize the average statistics of tuition, admission, and more academic factors for Connecticut colleges. For the statistics, we include only 4-years colleges such as national universities and liberal arts colleges. In addition, for some statistics, we include only eligible colleges, for example, for the graduate tuition & fees over colleges that offer the graduate programs.

2020 Connecticut Colleges Comparison Table

The following table lists colleges located in Connecticut ordered by college ranking. The ranking is targeting only 4-years universities and colleges. The "-" value in other columns means that the corresponding data has not been reported or the school does not have programs for the values.
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All SchoolsPublicPrivate4-Years CollegeCommunity CollegesCareer Colleges
College NameUndergraduate Tuition & FeesGraduate Tuition & FeesSAT ScoreAcceptance RatePopulationGraduation RateStudent to Faculty Ratio
Yale University
New Haven, CT
Private, 4 years
four-years
$57,700$44,5001,5156.00%13,43397%6 to 1
Wesleyan University
Middletown, CT
Private, 4 years
four-years
$59,416$59,106-16.00%3,21792%8 to 1
Trinity College
Hartford, CT
Private, 4 years
four-years
$59,050$17,8301,37433.00%2,23583%9 to 1
Connecticut College
New London, CT
Private, 4 years
four-years
$59,025$13,9501,38037.00%1,84484%9 to 1
University of Connecticut
Storrs, CT
Public, 4 years
four-years
$40,502$41,5761,30549.00%27,41284%16 to 1
Quinnipiac University
Hamden, CT
Private, 4 years
four-years
$50,760$20,0901,17570.00%10,20777%14 to 1
University of Saint Joseph
West Hartford, CT
Private, 4 years
four-years
$41,736$15,2281,11577.00%2,46555%8 to 1
Central Connecticut State University
New Britain, CT
Public, 4 years
four-years
$24,906$26,0721,06566.00%11,82257%16 to 1
University of New Haven
West Haven, CT
Private, 4 years
four-years
$41,654$17,6101,12583.00%6,86762%16 to 1
Albertus Magnus College
New Haven, CT
Private, 4 years
four-years
$35,410$21,30497083.00%1,45661%13 to 1
Southern Connecticut State University
New Haven, CT
Public, 4 years
four-years
$25,226$26,6581,00069.00%10,05052%14 to 1
University of Bridgeport
Bridgeport, CT
Private, 4 years
four-years
$35,760$21,6861,00555.00%5,48545%16 to 1
Fairfield University
Fairfield, CT
Private, 4 years
four-years
$51,325$19,2671,28057.00%5,27383%12 to 1
Sacred Heart University
Fairfield, CT
Private, 4 years
four-years
$44,350$34,806-64.00%8,95873%13 to 1
Eastern Connecticut State University
Willimantic, CT
Public, 4 years
four-years
$25,708$27,040-64.00%5,20857%15 to 1
University of Hartford
West Hartford, CT
Private, 4 years
four-years
$43,560$14,8471,13076.00%6,77059%9 to 1
Post University
Waterbury, CT
Private, 4 years
four-years
$15,458$7,700-97.00%9,84517%20 to 1
Western Connecticut State University
Danbury, CT
Public, 4 years
four-years
$25,185$26,477-76.00%5,64252%13 to 1
Charter Oak State College
New Britain, CT
Public, 4 years
four-years
$11,166$11,007--1,641-12 to 1
Asnuntuck Community College
Enfield, CT
Public, 2-4 years
$13,508---1,85837%15 to 1
Paier College of Art Inc
Hamden, CT
Private, 4 years
four-years
$19,670---8361%3 to 1
Quinebaug Valley Community College
Danielson, CT
Public, 2-4 years
$13,458---1,33521%14 to 1
Lincoln Technical Institute-Shelton
Shelton, CT
Private, Less than 2 years
$30,829---67961%13 to 1
Cortiva Institute-Cromwell
Cromwell, CT
Private, Less than 2 years
$16,421---23180%15 to 1
Branford Academy of Hair and Cosmetology
Branford, CT
Private, Less than 2 years
$16,550---4333%7 to 1
Stone Academy-West Haven
West Haven, CT
Private, 2-4 years
$30,625---54453%12 to 1
International Institute of Cosmetology
Wethersfield, CT
Private, Less than 2 years
$19,200---16676%12 to 1
New England Tractor Trailer Training School of CT-Bridgeport
Bridgeport, CT
Private, Less than 2 years
$10,995---26976%13 to 1
United States Coast Guard Academy
New London, CT
Public, 4 years
four-years
--1,30521.00%1,07189%7 to 1
Dolce LLC The Academy
Waterbury, CT
Private, Less than 2 years
$16,700---4759%15 to 1
Capital Community College
Hartford, CT
Public, 2-4 years
$13,508---3,29010%14 to 1
Hartford Seminary
Hartford, CT
Private, 4 years
four-years
$14,093$14,194--138--
Industrial Management Training Institute
Waterbury, CT
Private, Less than 2 years
$19,635---12280%14 to 1
Housatonic Community College
Bridgeport, CT
Public, 2-4 years
$13,448---5,01214%18 to 1
Bristol Technical Education Center
Bristol, CT
Public, Less than 2 years
$4,050---6585%8 to 1
University of Connecticut-Avery Point
Groton, CT
Public, 4 years
four-years
$37,914-1,10594.00%57161%16 to 1
Middlesex Community College
Middletown, CT
Public, 2-4 years
$13,428---2,54725%15 to 1
Lincoln Technical Institute-New Britain
New Britain, CT
Private, Less than 2 years
$30,829---50156%14 to 1
Norwalk Community College
Norwalk, CT
Public, 2-4 years
$13,498---5,41314%18 to 1
Branford Hall Career Institute-Branford Campus
Branford, CT
Private, Less than 2 years
$15,620---11759%16 to 1
Porter and Chester Institute of Stratford
Stratford, CT
Private, Less than 2 years
$17,590---1,98269%6 to 1
Stone Academy-East Hartford
East Hartford, CT
Private, 2-4 years
$30,625---47755%13 to 1
Gateway Community College
New Haven, CT
Public, 2-4 years
$13,448---7,01612%16 to 1
Oxford Academy of Hair Design Inc
Seymour, CT
Private, Less than 2 years
$19,950---9971%12 to 1
Goodwin College
East Hartford, CT
Private, 4 years
four-years
$20,988$14,500--3,39738%10 to 1
University of Connecticut-Hartford Campus
Hartford, CT
Public, 4 years
four-years
$37,904-1,12596.00%1,43266%21 to 1
Belle Academy of Cosmetology LLC
Waterbury, CT
Private, Less than 2 years
$20,775---8100%15 to 1
Harris School of Business-Danbury
Danbury, CT
Private, Less than 2 years
$900---5-12 to 1
Rensselaer at Hartford
Hartford, CT
Private, 4 years
four-years
----67--
Cortiva Institute-Westport
Westport, CT
Private, Less than 2 years
$17,932---119-15 to 1
CT Aero Tech School
Hartford, CT
Public, 2-4 years
$7,250---5998%18 to 1
Manchester Community College
Manchester, CT
Public, 2-4 years
$13,468---6,00320%16 to 1
Branford Hall Career Institute-Southington Campus
Southington, CT
Private, Less than 2 years
$15,620---13452%16 to 1
University of Connecticut-Stamford
Stamford, CT
Public, 4 years
four-years
$37,924-1,11091.00%1,97764%19 to 1
Mitchell College
New London, CT
Private, 4 years
four-years
$35,072--78.00%66543%15 to 1
New England Tractor Trailer Training School of Connecticut
Somers, CT
Private, Less than 2 years
$10,995---29671%20 to 1
Paul Mitchell the School-Danbury
Danbury, CT
Private, Less than 2 years
$17,500---102-15 to 1
Northwestern Connecticut Community College
Winsted, CT
Public, 2-4 years
$13,468---1,29921%14 to 1
Lincoln College of New England-Southington
Southington, CT
Private, 4 years
four-years
$20,175---465-9 to 1
Cortiva Institute-Groton
Groton, CT
Private, Less than 2 years
$17,932---95-15 to 1
Academy Di Capelli-School of Cosmetology
Wallingford, CT
Private, Less than 2 years
$18,930---20872%7 to 1
Porter and Chester Institute of Hamden
Hamden, CT
Private, Less than 2 years
$17,590---26063%8 to 1
European Academy of Cosmetology and Hairdressing
Guilford, CT
Private, Less than 2 years
$18,250---13-5 to 1
Ace Cosmetology and Barber Training Center
Waterbury, CT
Private, Less than 2 years
$20,100---8992%15 to 1
Lincoln Technical Institute-East Windsor
East Windsor, CT
Private, 2-4 years
$25,738---91361%21 to 1
Tunxis Community College
Farmington, CT
Public, 2-4 years
$13,508---3,90212%16 to 1
Ricci's Academy of Cosmetology
Newtown, CT
Private, Less than 2 years
$18,500---9872%12 to 1
Paul Mitchell the School-North Haven
North Haven, CT
Private, Less than 2 years
$21,010---19364%15 to 1
American Institute-West Hartford
West Hartford, CT
Private, 2-4 years
$18,495---42245%15 to 1
Stone Academy-Waterbury
Waterbury, CT
Private, Less than 2 years
$30,625---13858%8 to 1
Holy Apostles College and Seminary
Cromwell, CT
Private, 4 years
four-years
$8,720$4,400--546-5 to 1
Stratford School for Aviation Maintenance Technicians
Stratford, CT
Public, 2-4 years
$7,250---54-13 to 1
Naugatuck Valley Community College
Waterbury, CT
Public, 2-4 years
$13,468---6,23715%14 to 1
University of Connecticut-Waterbury Campus
Waterbury, CT
Public, 4 years
four-years
$37,914-1,09595.00%86564%22 to 1
Three Rivers Community College
Norwich, CT
Public, 2-4 years
$13,508---3,99714%16 to 1
Average$23,092$21,8211,17764.71%2,50759%13 to 1