Colleges in Connecticut

Connecticut has 23 private and 10 public 4-year colleges that enroll 111,090 freshman students every year. The average tuition of public colleges is $8,072 (for in-state students) and $23,182 (for out-of-state students). The private colleges charge around $25,784 per year in tuition regardless of residency.

In the 2016-2017 academic year, the state of Connecticut provided $9,225,257 in financial aid to 2,800 students who enrolled in 4-year colleges for the first time as undergraduates, while the colleges themselves awarded $240,943,726 in grant and scholarships to 14,081 students.

Connecticut receives less than 1% of the total pell grant allotment from the federal government. In 2016-2017 academic year, 5,740 4-year colleges freshmen were awarded a total amount of $25,832,406 in pell grant ($4,705 per student on average) and 11,835 students received a total amount of $67,044,435 in the form of student loan from the federal government ($5,980 per student on average).

4-year Colleges in Connecticut

College Name College Type Net Price In-State Tuition Out-of-State Tuition Acceptance rate
Albertus Magnus College

Location: New Haven, CT

Private
not for profit
$25,375 $30,036 $30,036
Open admission
Central Connecticut State University

Location: New Britain, CT

Public $14,852 $5,216 $16,882
60%
Charter Oak State College

Location: New Britain, CT

Public $6,888 $9,048
Open admission
Connecticut College

Location: New London, CT

Private
not for profit
$27,790 $50,620 $50,620
35%
Eastern Connecticut State University

Location: Willimantic, CT

Public $17,014 $5,216 $16,882
58%
Fairfield University

Location: Fairfield, CT

Private
not for profit
$38,527 $45,350 $45,350
61%
Goodwin College

Location: East Hartford, CT

Private
not for profit
$17,832 $19,500 $19,500
Open admission
Hartford Seminary

Location: Hartford, CT

Private
not for profit
Holy Apostles College and Seminary

Location: Cromwell, CT

Private
not for profit
$3,967 $7,680 $7,680
Open admission
Lincoln College of New England-Southington

Location: Southington, CT

Private
for profit
$24,459 $18,780 $18,780
Open admission
Mitchell College

Location: New London, CT

Private
not for profit
$27,489 $29,890 $29,890
88%
Paier College of Art Inc

Location: Hamden, CT

Private
for profit
$12,875 $15,000 $15,000
Open admission
Post University

Location: Waterbury, CT

Private
for profit
$19,044 $15,310 $15,310
41%
Quinnipiac University

Location: Hamden, CT

Private
not for profit
$37,439 $41,990 $41,990
76%
Rensselaer Hartford Graduate Center Inc

Location: Hartford, CT

Private
not for profit
Sacred Heart University

Location: Fairfield, CT

Private
not for profit
$39,134 $38,050 $38,050
57%
Southern Connecticut State University

Location: New Haven, CT

Public $14,960 $5,216 $16,882
64%
St Vincent's College

Location: Bridgeport, CT

Private
not for profit
$20,031 $14,520 $14,520
70%
Trinity College

Location: Hartford, CT

Private
not for profit
$23,414 $50,350 $50,350
34%
United States Coast Guard Academy

Location: New London, CT

Public
51%
University of Bridgeport

Location: Bridgeport, CT

Private
not for profit
$24,733 $29,550 $29,550
58%
University of Connecticut

Location: Storrs, CT

Public $19,064 $11,224 $33,016
49%
University of Connecticut-Avery Point

Location: Groton, CT

Public $7,273 $11,224 $33,016
62%
University of Connecticut-Stamford

Location: Stamford, CT

Public $7,380 $11,224 $33,016
57%
University of Connecticut-Tri-Campus

Location: Waterbury, CT

Public $6,463 $11,224 $33,016
58%
University of Hartford

Location: West Hartford, CT

Private
not for profit
$30,233 $35,036 $35,036
72%
University of New Haven

Location: West Haven, CT

Private
not for profit
$31,263 $35,700 $35,700
81%
University of Phoenix-Connecticut

Location: Norwalk, CT

Private
for profit
University of Saint Joseph

Location: West Hartford, CT

Private
not for profit
$29,251 $35,220 $35,220
88%
Wesleyan University

Location: Middletown, CT

Private
not for profit
$20,490 $50,312 $50,312
18%
Western Connecticut State University

Location: Danbury, CT

Public $17,422 $5,216 $16,882
67%
Yale University

Location: New Haven, CT

Private
not for profit
$18,319 $49,480 $49,480
6%

2-year Colleges in Connecticut

College Name College Type Net Price In-State Tuition Out-of-State Tuition Acceptance rate
American Institute-West Hartford

Location: West Hartford, CT

Private
for profit
$13,133 $18,495 $18,495
Open admission
Asnuntuck Community College

Location: Enfield, CT

Public $7,690 $3,720 $11,160
Open admission
Capital Community College

Location: Hartford, CT

Public $6,591 $3,720 $11,160
Open admission
Gateway Community College

Location: New Haven, CT

Public $5,413 $3,720 $11,160
Open admission
Housatonic Community College

Location: Bridgeport, CT

Public $5,295 $3,720 $11,160
Open admission
Howell Cheney THS/CT Aero Tech School

Location: Hartford, CT

Public $11,770 $6,576 $6,576
Open admission
Manchester Community College

Location: Manchester, CT

Public $4,176 $3,720 $11,160
Open admission
Middlesex Community College

Location: Middletown, CT

Public $5,615 $3,720 $11,160
Open admission
Naugatuck Valley Community College

Location: Waterbury, CT

Public $5,886 $3,720 $11,160
Open admission
Northwestern Connecticut Community College

Location: Winsted, CT

Public $5,491 $3,720 $11,160
Open admission
Norwalk Community College

Location: Norwalk, CT

Public $7,477 $3,720 $11,160
Open admission
Quinebaug Valley Community College

Location: Danielson, CT

Public $7,128 $3,720 $11,160
Open admission
Stratford School of Aviation Maintenance Technicians

Location: Stratford, CT

Public $3,436 $6,576 $6,576
49%
Three Rivers Community College

Location: Norwich, CT

Public $5,823 $3,720 $11,160
Open admission
Tunxis Community College

Location: Farmington, CT

Public $6,925 $3,720 $11,160
Open admission

Vocational & Trade Schools in Connecticut

College Name College Type Net Price Tuition and Fees Acceptance rate
Academy Di Capelli-School of Cosmetology

Location: Wallingford, CT

Private
for profit
$12,443 $18,450
Open admission
Ace Cosmetology and Barber Training Center

Location: Waterbury, CT

Private
for profit
$11,735 $17,150
Open admission
Albert I Prince Technical High School

Location: Hartford, CT

Public $11,550
Belle Academy of Cosmetology

Location: Waterbury, CT

Private
for profit
$14,520 $20,910
Open admission
Branford Academy of Hair and Cosmetology

Location: Branford, CT

Private
for profit
$13,319 $16,550
Open admission
Branford Hall Career Institute-Branford Campus

Location: Branford, CT

Private
for profit
$18,340 $13,650
Open admission
Branford Hall Career Institute-Southington Campus

Location: Southington, CT

Private
for profit
$19,216 $13,650
Open admission
Branford Hall Career Institute-Windsor Campus

Location: Windsor, CT

Private
for profit
$20,449 $13,650
Open admission
Bridgeport Hospital School of Nursing

Location: Bridgeport, CT

Private
not for profit
$27,961
Open admission
Bristol Technical Education Center

Location: Bristol, CT

Public $6,284 $3,760
Open admission
Bullard-Havens Technical High School

Location: Bridgeport, CT

Public $11,550
Open admission
Connecticut Center for Massage Therapy-Groton

Location: Groton, CT

Private
for profit
$21,180 $14,330
Open admission
Connecticut Center for Massage Therapy-Newington

Location: Newington, CT

Private
for profit
$20,345 $14,330
Open admission
Connecticut Center for Massage Therapy-Westport

Location: Westport, CT

Private
for profit
$20,865 $14,330
Open admission
Dolce LLC The Academy

Location: Waterbury, CT

Private
for profit
$9,249 $15,100
Open admission
Eli Whitney Technical High School

Location: Hamden, CT

Public $11,550
European Academy of Cosmetology and Hairdressing

Location: Guilford, CT

Private
for profit
$10,666 $18,500
Open admission
Harris School of Business-Danbury

Location: Danbury, CT

Private
for profit
$3,127 $17,025
Open admission
Industrial Management Training Institute

Location: Waterbury, CT

Private
for profit
$22,854 $16,700
Open admission
International Institute of Cosmetology

Location: Wethersfield, CT

Private
for profit
$14,220 $19,200
Open admission
Lincoln Technical Institute-East Windsor

Location: East Windsor, CT

Private
for profit
$16,474 $31,357
Open admission
Lincoln Technical Institute-New Britain

Location: New Britain, CT

Private
for profit
$19,784 $28,057
Open admission
Lincoln Technical Institute-Shelton

Location: Shelton, CT

Private
for profit
$19,168 $28,057
Open admission
New England Tractor Trailer Training School of Connecticut

Location: Somers, CT

Private
for profit
$15,010 $10,295
Open admission
New England Tractor Trailer Training School of CT-Bridgeport

Location: Bridgeport, CT

Private
for profit
$12,094 $10,295
Open admission
Norwich Technical High School/Adult Licensed Practical Nurse Program

Location: Norwich, CT

Public
Oxford Academy of Hair Design Inc

Location: Seymour, CT

Private
for profit
$11,612 $19,100
Open admission
Paul Mitchell the School-Danbury

Location: Danbury, CT

Private
for profit
$14,459 $17,000
Open admission
Paul Mitchell the School-North Haven

Location: North Haven, CT

Private
for profit
$18,417 $19,500
Open admission
Platt Technical High School

Location: Milford, CT

Public $1,489
Open admission
Porter and Chester Institute of Branford

Location: Branford, CT

Private
for profit
$21,647
Open admission
Porter and Chester Institute of Stratford

Location: Stratford, CT

Private
for profit
$22,432
Open admission
Ricci's Academy of Cosmetology

Location: Newtown, CT

Private
for profit
$12,650 $18,200
Open admission
Ridley-Lowell Business & Technical Institute-Danbury

Location: Danbury, CT

Private
for profit
$18,791 $17,460
Open admission
Ridley-Lowell Business & Technical Institute-New London

Location: New London, CT

Private
for profit
$17,765 $19,960
Open admission
Stone Academy-East Hartford

Location: East Hartford, CT

Private
for profit
$14,695 $30,025
Open admission
Stone Academy-Waterbury

Location: Waterbury, CT

Private
for profit
$24,502 $5,025
Open admission
Stone Academy-West Haven

Location: West Haven, CT

Private
for profit
$16,554 $27,625
Open admission
Vinal Technical High School

Location: Middletown, CT

Public
W F Kaynor Technical High School

Location: Waterbury, CT

Public
Windham Technical High School

Location: Willimantic, CT

Public $5,585 $3,710
Open admission