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Best Colleges in Connecticut

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Institutional Characteristics

The following table compares the basic academic information between best schools in Connecticut. By school type, there are 2 public and 8 private schools in best schools in Connecticut. By school level, all 10 schools are 4 years or high institutes.
Academic Comparison - Best Schools In Connecticut
RankNameLocationType/LevelHighest DegreeOffered Degree
1 Yale UniversityNew Haven, CTPrivate (not-for-profit), four-yearsDoctor's DegreeBachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
2 Wesleyan UniversityMiddletown, CTPrivate (not-for-profit), four-yearsDoctor's DegreeBachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
3 Trinity CollegeHartford, CTPrivate (not-for-profit), four-yearsMaster's DegreeBachelor, Master
4 Connecticut CollegeNew London, CTPrivate (not-for-profit), four-yearsMaster's DegreeBachelor, Master
5 University of ConnecticutStorrs, CTPublic, four-yearsDoctor's DegreeCertificate, Associate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
6 Quinnipiac UniversityHamden, CTPrivate (not-for-profit), four-yearsDoctor's DegreeBachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
7 University of Saint JosephWest Hartford, CTPrivate (not-for-profit), four-yearsDoctor's DegreeCertificate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
8 Central Connecticut State UniversityNew Britain, CTPublic, four-yearsDoctor's DegreeBachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
9 University of New HavenWest Haven, CTPrivate (not-for-profit), four-yearsDoctor's DegreeCertificate, Associate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
10 Albertus Magnus CollegeNew Haven, CTPrivate (not-for-profit), four-yearsMaster's DegreeAssociate, Bachelor, Master, Post-Graduate

Key Facts Comparison

The average tuition & fees of best schools in Connecticut is $39,571 for State residents and $48,400 for out-of-state students. The average acceptance rate is 55.50% and graduation rate is 73.20%. The following table compares key facts for each schools including acceptance rate, graduation rate, tuition, student to faculty ratio, and student population.
Key Facts Comparison Between Best Schools In Connecticut
RankNameTuition & FeesAcceptance RateGraduation RateStudent Faculty RatioStudent Population
1 Yale University $59,950 7% 96% 6:112,060
2 Wesleyan University $62,049 21% 91% 8:13,053
3 Trinity College $61,370 36% 82% 9:12,241
4 Connecticut College $60,795 38% 82% 9:11,737
5 University of Connecticut $18,524 / $41,192 56% 83% 16:127,215
6 Quinnipiac University $51,270 82% 76% 14:19,746
7 University of Saint Joseph $43,084 78% 56% 8:12,305
8 Central Connecticut State University $11,542 / $24,946 65% 52% 16:110,652
9 University of New Haven $42,898 91% 65% 16:16,961
10 Albertus Magnus College $36,442 81% 49% 13:11,384
Average$39,571 / $48,40055.50%73.20%11.50:17,735
The ranking data is provided by CollegeEvaluator. We compare the schools that ranked top 10 in Connecticutand in top 500 ranking for all colleges and universities in United States.