Acceptance Rate 55.03%
Yield (Enrollment Ratio) 18.01%
Applicants 211,227
Admitted 116,241
Enrolled 20,931

Applying To Connecticut Colleges

The average acceptance rate is 55.03% at Connecticut colleges and universities where total 211,227 students have applied and 116,241 have been accepted. The average undergraduate application fees is $55.00 and the graduate application fees is $57.00. Next table presents the general admission information for applying to Connecticut colleges.
General Admission Information of Connecticut Colleges
Open Admission Policy49 out of 87 schools
Average Undergraduate Application Fees$ 55.00
Average Graduate Application Fees$ 57.00
Average Acceptance Rate55.03%
Average Yield (Enrollment Rate)18.01%
Average Test Scores1,177 SAT / 26 ACT

Acceptance Rates and Headcounts

For academic year 2020-2021, total 211,227 students (89,039 men and 122,188 women) applied to and 116,241 (46,374 men and 69,867 women) students were accepted to admit Connecticut Colleges. Among them, 9,082 men and 11,849 women were enrolled into Connecticut schools. The average acceptance rate is 55.03% and admission yield (enrollment rate) is 18.01%. The table below shows the Connecticut colleges admission statistics including admission and enrolment rates.
Admission Statistics for Connecticut Colleges (2020-2021)
Acceptance Rate 55.03% 52.08% 57.18%
Enrollment Ratio 18.01% 19.58% 16.96%
[Chart]Connecticut Colleges Average Acceptance Rate and Yield

Average SAT and ACT Scores

For Connecticut college, 10,201 students (76.00% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 2,070 students (15.00%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score is 1,270 and 25th percentile score is 1,084. For ACT scores, 75th percentile score is 83 and 25th percentile score is 66. Next table shows the detail SAT and ACT scores distribution of enrolled students at Connecticut colleges and universities.
SAT and ACT Score Distribution at Connecticut Colleges
25th Percentile75th Percentile
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing544.00637.00
SAT Math540.00633.00
ACT Composite23.0028.00
ACT Math21.0027.00
ACT English22.0028.00
[Chart] SAT/ACT Distribution - Connecticut Colleges
[Chart] Average SAT Scores - Connecticut Colleges
[Chart] Average ACT Scores - Connecticut Colleges

Calendar System and Accepted Credits

In Connecticut State, 42 schools use semester calendar systems and 2 schools are based on quarter system. Next table lists the number of schools with their calendar systems.
Semester42 out of 87 schools
Quarter2 out of 87 schools
Trimester0 out of 87 schools
Four-one-four plan1 out of 87 schools
Other academic year0 out of 87 schools
Differs by program14 out of 87 schools
Continuous17 out of 87 schools
Un-Known/Other11 out of 87 schools
Next table describes credits that Connecticut colleges and universities are accepting for their students
Dual Credits36 out of 87 schools
Credits for Life Experiences25 out of 87 schools
Advanced placement (AP) Credits43 out of 87 schools
Credit for Military Training32 out of 87 schools

Application Requirements

18 Connecticut schools require High School GPA and 25 schools require High School Record (or Transcript). The test scores such as SAT and ACT are required by 6 Connecticut colleges. Next table summarizes the application requirements for applying to Connecticut colleges.
Admission Checklist for Connecticut Colleges
High School GPA183
High School Rank28
High School Record (or Transcript)250
Completion of College Preparatory Program128
Formal Demonstration of Competencies31
Admission Test Scores64
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)10