Connecticut College
New London, CT 06320-4196

Overview

Type 4 year
Control Private
Business model Not for Profit
Campus size Small
Campus locale City
Degrees offered Undergrad & Graduate
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 1,865
Religious affiliation None
Students with disability 14%
Student to faculty ratio 9:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 1,748 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
No
Types of Programs Offered
Academic
No
Occupational
No
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
No
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
No
High school education
No
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
No
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
No
ROTC - Army
No
ROTC - Navy
No
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
No
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates

Admission

35%
Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

Connecticut College is very selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 5,879 applications and only 2,065 students were granted admission. Connecticut College is at the #33 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.

Application Fee

$60
Undergrad students
$60
Graduate students
Learn more about admission requirments

Tuition & Fees

In 2016-2017 academic year, Connecticut College's tuition was $50,620 for all students regardless of residency (88.9% more expensive than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

$27,790
Average Net Price
(2016-2017)
National Average = $22,127
$50,620
In State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $26,792
$50,620
Out of State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $26,792
Learn more about tuition & fees

Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 62% of Connecticut College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 17% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,382 (which is 0.4% below the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Connecticut College in 2016-2017, was 223, which is 47% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $4,980 (which is 15.5% below the national average.)

$4,382
Average
Pell Grant
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,400
$4,980
Average
Federal Loan
(2016-2017)
National Average = $5,895
62%
Financial aid
awarded
(2016-2017)
National Average = 92%
Learn more about financial aid

Student Body

In Fall 2016, Connecticut College has enrolled a total of 1,865 students (1,819 students full-time and 46 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 1,865 students, 20 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 37% men and 63% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.

1,865
Total Enrollment
20
Transfers

Student Diversity

White: 70%

Hispanic: 9%

Non-resident alien: 7%

Asian: 4%

Black/African American: 4%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 3%

Two or more races: 3%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%

Majors

Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Connecticut College.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Social Sciences 17% 66
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies 9% 34
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics 8% 32
Visual And Performing Arts 7% 26
Biological And Biomedical Sciences 5% 20
Psychology 4% 14
History 4% 14
Family And Consumer Sciences/human Sciences 3% 10
Mathematics And Statistics 3% 10
Architecture And Related Services 2% 6

Graduation & Dropout Rates

84%
Graduation rate
national average: 55%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Connecticut College full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

--
Still enrolled
16%
Dropout rate
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Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

$38,800
Median Annual Income
national average: $33,604

The typical median income of Connecticut College graduates 6 years after enrollment is $38,800. Last year, out of the total 314 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 314 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 371 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 338 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $38,800 $53,400
Employment Rate 100% 91%
Total Graduates 314 371

Campus Location

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Nearby 4 year colleges within 100 mile radius of Connecticut College.

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3.6 mile away
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30.9 mile away
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37.2 mile away
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39.3 mile away
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