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Most Favored Connecticut Colleges with Highest Enrollment Rate

This page lists the most favored (higher yield) schools in Connecticut. The yield, also known as enrollment rate, is the percent of students who choose to enroll after having been offered admission. Higher yield means that more admitted students are finally enrolled into the school.
Yale University, has the highest yield rate of 69.17% for academic year 2019-2020 in Connecticut. Post University is positioned second with 41.64% yield and Wesleyan University follows them with 35%. Next table shows the schools that have high yield rates with admission statistics and acceptance rates. We exclude colleges whose programs are focused on certificate, associate, and/or special subjects such as arts and music from the ranking. You may want to check colleges having the lowest yield rates in Connecticut.
Most Favored Connecticut Colleges with Highest Enrollment Rate (2020)
NameYield# of Applicants# of Admitted# of EnrolledAcceptance Rate
1Yale University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsNew Haven, CT
69.17% 36,844 2,241 1,550 6.08%
2Post University
Private (for-profit), 4 or more yearsWaterbury, CT
41.64% 2,893 2,793 1,163 96.54%
3Wesleyan University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsMiddletown, CT
35.27% 13,264 2,186 771 16.48%
4Trinity College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsHartford, CT
28.49% 6,080 2,036 580 33.49%
5Central Connecticut State University
Public, 4 or more yearsNew Britain, CT
26.87% 7,807 5,124 1,377 65.63%
6Eastern Connecticut State University
Public, 4 or more yearsWillimantic, CT
24.60% 5,563 3,553 874 63.87%
7Southern Connecticut State University
Public, 4 or more yearsNew Haven, CT
23.98% 9,156 6,351 1,523 69.36%
8Albertus Magnus College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsNew Haven, CT
22.78% 1,294 1,080 246 83.46%
9Sacred Heart University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsFairfield, CT
21.38% 11,717 7,489 1,601 63.92%
10University of Connecticut
Public, 4 or more yearsStorrs, CT
20.77% 35,096 17,346 3,603 49.42%