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31 Colleges
3,179 Yearly Graduations
$76,540 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)
$27,013 Avg 4-Year Student Loan

In 2019, 3,179 students received a teaching degree from a college in Connecticut, making it rank #33 in terms of graduations. The average in-state tuition for students attending college in Connecticut is $19,135 a year, while the average out-of-state tuition is $24,524 a year.

About 46% of students who go to college in this state take out loans, with the average yearly loan amount being $6,753 per year.

Learn more about the most popular schools below:

#1

Central Connecticut State University

New Britain, Connecticut
Public Public vs. Private
542 Yearly Degrees
$11,068 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 11,154 students at CCSU in total, 9,045 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 7,253 are full-time. It takes the average CCSU undergraduate about 4.7 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 67%. Around 49% of accepted students are men, and 51% are women.

64% of CCSU students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $6,958 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 6.1% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $39,100 during the early-career years.

#2

University of Connecticut

Storrs, Connecticut
Public Public vs. Private
470 Yearly Degrees
$17,226 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at University of Connecticut is 27,280, of which 18,847 students are undergraduates and of those, 18,229 are full-time. The freshman retention rate at UCONN is 94%, which is great when compared to the national average of 68%.

About 48% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 55% are men and 45% are women.

43% of UCONN students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $7,059 a year. The student loan default rate of 2.3% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from UCONN is $46,400.

#3

Southern Connecticut State University

New Haven, Connecticut
Public Public vs. Private
432 Yearly Degrees
$11,406 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 9,817 students at SCSU in total, 7,962 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 6,801 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

About 65% of students who apply get accepted. Around 39% of accepted students are men, and 61% are women.

74% of SCSU students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $6,734 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 6.7% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from SCSU with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $36,800 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#4

Sacred Heart University

Fairfield, Connecticut
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
298 Yearly Degrees
$43,070 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 6,158 undergraduates at Sacred Heart, of which 5,348 are full-time, and there are 9,156 students altogether. For undergraduates at Sacred Heart, the average graduation time is 4.1 years.

About 60% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 31% are men and 69% are women.

Approximately 65% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $10,327 a year. Sacred Heart has a 3.3% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Sacred Heart is $45,900.

#5

University of Saint Joseph

West Hartford, Connecticut
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
239 Yearly Degrees
$40,286 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 2,398 students at USJ in total, 904 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 794 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 9 to 1.

Around 90% of students who apply get accepted.

Approximately 82% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $7,427 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 2.5% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from USJ with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $43,500 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#6

Quinnipiac University

Hamden, Connecticut
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
226 Yearly Degrees
$49,280 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 6,845 undergraduates at Quinnipiac, of which 6,543 are full-time, and there are 9,708 students altogether. Students tend to stick around at Quinnipiac. The freshman retention rate is 86%.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 74%. Around 36% of accepted students are men, and 64% are women.

Roughly 67% of students at Quinnipiac take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $11,966 a year. The student loan default rate of 2.7% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $51,900 during the early-career years.

#7

University of Bridgeport

Bridgeport, Connecticut
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
188 Yearly Degrees
$34,760 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 5,089 students at UBridgeport in total, 3,233 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 2,132 are full-time. It takes the average UBridgeport undergraduate about 4.3 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 54%. Of the accepted students, 32% are men and 68% are women.

78% of UBridgeport students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $10,984 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 8.3% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $32,300 during the early-career years.

#8

University of Hartford

West Hartford, Connecticut
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
136 Yearly Degrees
$42,182 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at University of Hartford is 6,773, of which 4,793 students are undergraduates and of those, 4,247 are full-time. For undergraduates at UHart, the average graduation time is 4.2 years.

About 81% of students who apply get accepted. Around 43% of accepted students are men, and 57% are women.

76% of UHart students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $9,170 a year. The student loan default rate of 6.4% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $38,400 during the early-career years.

#9

Fairfield University

Fairfield, Connecticut
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
112 Yearly Degrees
$49,830 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Fairfield University is 5,349, of which 4,303 students are undergraduates and of those, 4,160 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Fairfield U is 4.1 years.

About 61% of students who apply get accepted. Around 41% of accepted students are men, and 59% are women.

55% of Fairfield U students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $9,106 a year. Fairfield U has a 1.9% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $55,500 during the early-career years.

#10

Eastern Connecticut State University

Willimantic, Connecticut
Public Public vs. Private
103 Yearly Degrees
$11,846 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 4,971 students at ECSU in total, 4,800 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 4,063 are full-time. It takes the average ECSU undergraduate about 4.3 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 66%. Of the accepted students, 39% are men and 61% are women.

72% of ECSU students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $7,090 a year. The student loan default rate of 6.7% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $35,200 during the early-career years.

#11

Post University

Waterbury, Connecticut
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
71 Yearly Degrees
$15,458 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 9,729 undergraduates at Post University, of which 2,293 are full-time, and there are 10,642 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

About 63% of students who apply get accepted. Around 39% of accepted students are men, and 57% are women.

Roughly 76% of students at Post University take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $7,099 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 19.6% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Post University is $34,900.

#12

Western Connecticut State University

Danbury, Connecticut
Public Public vs. Private
68 Yearly Degrees
$11,344 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Western Connecticut State University is 5,631, of which 4,982 students are undergraduates and of those, 4,074 are full-time. For undergraduates at WestConn, the average graduation time is 4.6 years.

About 71% of students who apply get accepted. Around 43% of accepted students are men, and 57% are women.

Roughly 67% of students at WestConn take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $6,790 a year. WestConn has a 7.3% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from WestConn is $35,700.

#13

Housatonic Community College

Bridgeport, Connecticut
Public Public vs. Private
67 Yearly Degrees
$4,486 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 4,836 students at Housatonic Community College in total, 1,529 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

3% of Housatonic Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $3,656 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 13.8% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $24,600 during the early-career years.

#14

Naugatuck Valley Community College

Waterbury, Connecticut
Public Public vs. Private
42 Yearly Degrees
$4,516 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 6,055 students at Naugatuck Valley Community College in total, 2,098 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

Approximately 2% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $4,190 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.2% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Naugatuck Valley Community College is $27,600.

#15

Norwalk Community College

Norwalk, Connecticut
Public Public vs. Private
23 Yearly Degrees
$4,546 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,681 full-time undergraduates at NCC, and 5,083 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

Roughly 9% of students at NCC take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $3,011 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.5% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from NCC is $26,500.

#16

Gateway Community College

New Haven, Connecticut
Public Public vs. Private
22 Yearly Degrees
$4,496 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,915 full-time undergraduates at Gateway Community College, and 6,864 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

5% of Gateway Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $3,794 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 17.1% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $26,200 during the early-career years.

#17

Middlesex Community College

Middletown, Connecticut
Public Public vs. Private
21 Yearly Degrees
$4,476 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 848 full-time undergraduates at MxCC, and 2,424 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

Approximately 5% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $4,124 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 14.1% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from MxCC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $26,000 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#18

Capital Community College

Hartford, Connecticut
Public Public vs. Private
18 Yearly Degrees
$4,556 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 3,083 students at Capital Community College in total, 687 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

1% of Capital Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $5,167 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.9% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Capital Community College is $26,000.

#19

Quinebaug Valley Community College

Danielson, Connecticut
Public Public vs. Private
17 Yearly Degrees
$4,506 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Quinebaug Valley Community College is 1,299, which includes 499 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $22,300 during the early-career years.

#20

Manchester Community College

Manchester, Connecticut
Public Public vs. Private
16 Yearly Degrees
$4,476 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Manchester Community College is 5,511, which includes 1,824 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

3% of MCC students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $4,939 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 6.9% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from MCC is $27,800.

#21

Mitchell College

New London, Connecticut
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
14 Yearly Degrees
$34,050 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 642 students at Mitchell College in total, 578 are full-time undergraduates. It takes the average Mitchell College undergraduate about 4.2 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 78%. Around 50% of accepted students are men, and 50% are women.

Roughly 87% of students at Mitchell College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $7,482 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 18.6% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Mitchell College is $25,400.

#22

Tunxis Community College

Farmington, Connecticut
Public Public vs. Private
11 Yearly Degrees
$4,556 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Tunxis Community College is 3,781, which includes 1,476 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

Approximately 7% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $4,751 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 9.6% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Tunxis Community College is $27,300.

#23

Three Rivers Community College

Norwich, Connecticut
Public Public vs. Private
8 Yearly Degrees
$4,556 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Three Rivers Community College is 3,304, which includes 1,076 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

Roughly 5% of students at Three Rivers Community College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $4,254 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 9.0% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Three Rivers Community College is $25,800.

#23

Asnuntuck Community College

Enfield, Connecticut
Public Public vs. Private
8 Yearly Degrees
$4,556 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Asnuntuck Community College is 1,600, which includes 556 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

30% of ACC students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $4,561 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 15.9% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from ACC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $28,400 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#23

Albertus Magnus College

New Haven, Connecticut
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
8 Yearly Degrees
$33,260 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,116 undergraduates at Albertus Magnus, of which 985 are full-time, and there are 1,419 students altogether. For undergraduates at Albertus Magnus, the average graduation time is 4.1 years.

About 64% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 42% are men and 58% are women.

Roughly 88% of students at Albertus Magnus take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $6,888 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 9.2% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Albertus Magnus is $41,400.

Other Connecticut Colleges

Rank School Yearly Graduations
26 Northwestern Connecticut Community College 7
27 Charter Oak State College 6
27 Trinity College 6
29 Connecticut College 0
29 Goodwin College 0
29 University of New Haven 0

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