Acceptance Rate 52.23%
Yield (Enrollment Ratio) 17.97%
Applicants 217,583
Admitted 113,648
Enrolled 20,419

Applying To Connecticut Colleges

The average acceptance rate is 52.23% at Connecticut colleges and universities, a total of 217,583 students applied and 113,648 were accepted. The average undergraduate application fees is $52 and the graduate application fees is $56. The following table presents the general admission information for applying to Connecticut colleges.
General Admission Information of Connecticut Colleges
Open Admission Policy41 out of 72 schools
Undergraduate Application Fees$52
Graduate Application Fees$56
Acceptance Rate52.23%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)17.97%
Test Scores1,232 SAT / 27 ACT

Acceptance Rates and Headcounts

For the academic year 2022-2023, total 217,583 students (89,877 men and 127,703 women) applied to and 113,648 (44,645 men and 69,001 women) students were accepted to admit Connecticut Colleges. Among them, 8,925 men and 11,494 women were enrolled into Connecticut schools.
The average acceptance rate is 52.23% and admission yield (enrollment rate) is 17.97%. The table below shows the Connecticut colleges admission statistics including admission and enrolment rates.
Admission Statistics for Connecticut Colleges (2022-2023)
Acceptance Rate 52.23% 49.67% 54.03%
Yield (Enrollment Rate) 17.97% 19.99% 16.66%
[Chart]Connecticut Colleges Average Acceptance Rate and Yield

Average SAT and ACT Scores

In Connecticut, 1 college requires SAT and ACT score and 7 colleges recommend them to their applicant. In addition, 12 colleges consider the test score in selection process, while it is not required.
5,334 students (33.00%) submitted their SAT scores and 1,402 students (8.00%) submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score is 1,323 and 25th percentile score is 1,141. For ACT scores, 75th percentile score is 30 and 25th percentile score is 24.
The following table shows the detailed SAT and ACT scores distribution of first-time enrolled students at Connecticut colleges and universities.
SAT and ACT Score Distribution at Connecticut Colleges
25th Percentile75th Percentile
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing574662
SAT Math567661
ACT Composite2430
ACT Math2229
ACT English2330
[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, 39 schools use semester calendar systems and 2 schools are based on quarter system. Next table lists the number of schools with their calendar systems.
Semester39 out of 72 schools
Quarter2 out of 72 schools
Trimester0 out of 72 schools
Four-one-four plan1 out of 72 schools
Other academic year0 out of 72 schools
Differs by program14 out of 72 schools
Continuous10 out of 72 schools
Un-Known/Other6 out of 72 schools
Next table describes credits that Connecticut colleges and universities are accepting for their students
Dual Credits35 out of 72 schools
Credits for Life Experiences25 out of 72 schools
Advanced placement (AP) Credits42 out of 72 schools
Credit for Military Training31 out of 72 schools

Application Requirements

17 Connecticut schools require High School GPA and 23 schools require High School Record (or Transcript). The test scores such as SAT and ACT are required by 1 Connecticut colleges. Next table summarizes the application requirements for applying to Connecticut colleges.
Admission Checklist for Connecticut Colleges
High School GPA173
High School Rank27
High School Record (or Transcript)231
Completion of College Preparatory Program128
Formal Demonstration of Competencies21
Admission Test Scores17
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)10