Connecticut Colleges List

The following is a list of four-year colleges in Connecticut. There are 42 colleges/universities in the state. Of these 19 are private while 23 are public.

List of Connecticut Colleges and Universities

NameLocationTypeNumber of studentsUGPGAdmission % RateOverall Tuition CostsOverall In-state tuition costs
Albertus Magnus CollegeNew Haven, CTPrivate20101,60440667% $47,136 $47,136
Connecticut CollegeNew London, CTPrivate19331,926736%$60,780$60,780
Fairfield UniversityFairfield, CT0Private49993,8791,12071%$58,730$58,730
Goodwin CollegeEast HartfordPrivate
Hartford SeminaryHartfordTheological college
Holy Apostles College & SeminaryCromwell, CTPrivate34358285100%
Lincoln College of New EnglandSouthington, CTPrivate for-profit637637$20,300$20,300
Lyme Academy College of Fine ArtsOld Lyme, CTPrivate8583241%
Mitchell CollegeNew London, CTPrivate85885860%$46,750$46,750
Post UniversityWaterbury, CTPrivate for-profit72272213%$39,980$39,980
Quinnipiac UniversityHamden, CTPrivate86146,4302,18469%$55,580$55,580
Sacred Heart UniversityFairfield, CTPrivate63474,0922,25576%$53,56453,564
Saint Vincent's CollegeBridgeport, CTPrivate, Catholic$9,675 per semester
Trinity CollegeHartford, CTPrivate23872,3018634%$62,360$62,360
United States Coast Guard AcademyNew London, CTPublic10451,04516%
University of BridgeportBridgeport, CTPrivate48772,6882,18963%$49,838$49,838
University of ConnecticutStorrs, CTPrivate33790259117,87947% $9,256 $28,204
University of HartfordWest Hartford, CTprivate, coeducational68945,2841,61070%$48,816$48,816
University of New HavenWest Haven, CTprivate, coeducational 824665551,69174% $32,440 $32,440
University of Saint JosephWest HartfordPrivate, women only25251,0661,45980%$49,923$49,923
Wesleyan UniversityMiddletown, CTPrivate32622,94032221%$62,849$62,849
Yale UniversityNew Haven, ConnecticutPrivate149691210928607% $45,800 $45,800
Connecticut State Colleges & Universities
Central Connecticut State UniversityNew Britain, CTPublic, coeducational1252110,0922,42964%$34,702$23,197
Charter Oak State CollegeNew Britain, CTPublic, coeducational16441,644100%$10,530$8,100
Eastern Connecticut State UniversityWillimantic, CTPublic, coeducational53405,2588267%$37,381$25,876
Southern Connecticut State UniversityNew Haven, CTPublic, coeducational111178,5252,5927500%$33,619$22,114
Western Connecticut State UniversityDanbury, CTPublic, coeducational61765,58359359%$36,183$24,678

The oldest academic establishment in Connecticut is Yale university (founded in 1701 (making it the third oldest university in the USA, behind Harvard (1636) and the College of William & Mary (1693). The second oldest in Connecticut is Trinity College in Hartford (1823).

The largest establishment in the list of Connecticut colleges is the University of Connecticut (Storrs) with 33,790 students, followed by Yale (14,969). The smallest campus on the list is Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts.

The cheapest Connecticut college (for those from the state) is Charter Oak State College, whist the most expensive Connecticut colleges are Charter Oak State College, closely followed by Trinity College.

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