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# Connecticut Teaching Colleges

In terms of yearly teaching graduations, Connecticut is ranked #34 in the country with 2,995 degrees handed out in 2021. The average in-state tuition for students attending college in Connecticut is $21,325 a year, while the average out-of-state tuition is $26,631 a year.

About 44% of students who go to college in this state take out loans, with the average yearly loan amount being $7,190 per year.

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## Most Popular Teaching Schools in Connecticut

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There are 18,917 undergraduates at UCONN, of which 18,090 are full-time, and there are 27,215 students altogether. The freshman retention rate at UCONN is 93%, which is great when compared to the national average of 68%.

About 56% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 43% are men and 57% are women.

Approximately 43% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $7,847 a year. The student loan default rate of 2.0% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from UCONN with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $56,144 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 8,593 undergraduates at CCSU, of which 6,811 are full-time, and there are 10,652 students altogether. For undergraduates at CCSU, the average graduation time is 4.6 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 65%. Around 50% of accepted students are men, and 50% are women.

Roughly 59% of students at CCSU take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $7,325 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 5.7% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from CCSU with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $47,806 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 7,440 undergraduates at SCSU, of which 6,268 are full-time, and there are 9,331 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at SCSU is 4.5 years.

About 80% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 37% are men and 63% are women.

Roughly 70% of students at SCSU take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $7,183 a year. SCSU has a 5.3% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from SCSU with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $42,096 during the early years of their career after graduation.

The total student population at Sacred Heart University is 9,313, of which 6,417 students are undergraduates and of those, 5,671 are full-time. It takes the average Sacred Heart undergraduate about 4.1 years to complete their degree.

About 66% of students who apply get accepted. Around 30% of accepted students are men, and 70% are women.

62% of Sacred Heart students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $11,861 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 2.1% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $53,558 during the early-career years.

There are 2,305 students at USJ in total, 898 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 820 are full-time. It takes the average USJ undergraduate about 4.1 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 78%. Of the accepted students, 24% are men and 76% are women.

Roughly 84% of students at USJ take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $7,886 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 2.6% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from USJ is $37,568.

There are 2,350 undergraduates at UBridgeport, of which 1,868 are full-time, and there are 4,155 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 71%. Around 33% of accepted students are men, and 67% are women.

77% of UBridgeport students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $10,281 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 7.1% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from UBridgeport with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $39,809 during the early years of their career after graduation.

The total student population at Quinnipiac University is 9,746, of which 6,843 students are undergraduates and of those, 6,482 are full-time. The freshman retention rate at Quinnipiac is 89%, which is great when compared to the national average of 68%.

About 82% of students who apply get accepted. Around 37% of accepted students are men, and 63% are women.

Roughly 62% of students at Quinnipiac take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $12,373 a year. Quinnipiac has a 2.3% 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 Quinnipiac is $60,948.

There are 4,521 undergraduates at UHart, of which 4,073 are full-time, and there are 6,493 students altogether. For undergraduates at UHart, the average graduation time is 4.2 years.

About 77% of students who apply get accepted. Around 39% of accepted students are men, and 61% are women.

Approximately 75% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $10,175 a year. The student loan default rate of 5.1% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from UHart is $40,544.

The total student population at Eastern Connecticut State University is 4,644, of which 4,475 students are undergraduates and of those, 3,713 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at ECSU is 4.2 years.

About 70% of students who apply get accepted. Around 38% of accepted students are men, and 62% are women.

Approximately 72% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $7,356 a year. ECSU has a 5.2% 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 ECSU is $43,081.

There are 5,513 students at Fairfield U in total, 4,354 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 4,231 are full-time. For undergraduates at Fairfield U, the average graduation time is 4.1 years.

About 56% of students who apply get accepted. Around 41% of accepted students are men, and 59% are women.

58% of Fairfield U students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $9,475 a year. The student loan default rate of 2.2% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $66,244 during the early-career years.

There are 4,640 undergraduates at WestConn, of which 3,849 are full-time, and there are 5,246 students altogether. For undergraduates at WestConn, the average graduation time is 4.4 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 81%. Around 39% of accepted students are men, and 61% are women.

Approximately 63% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $6,777 a year. WestConn has a 6.3% 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 $42,888.

There are 13,844 students at Post University in total, 12,848 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 3,609 are full-time. For undergraduates at Post University, the average graduation time is 4.4 years.

79% of Post University students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $8,727 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 17.7% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Post University is $29,296.

The total student population at Charter Oak State College is 1,634, of which 1,538 students are undergraduates and of those, 401 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

Roughly 29% of students at Charter Oak State College take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $7,761 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 3.4% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $48,463 during the early-career years.

The total student population at Housatonic Community College is 3,821, which includes 1,334 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

4% of Housatonic Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $4,242 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 8.3% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Housatonic Community College is $32,269.

There are 1,902 full-time undergraduates at Gateway Community College, and 6,003 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

3% of Gateway Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $3,794 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 10.5% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Gateway Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $34,894 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 1,342 full-time undergraduates at Tunxis Community College, and 3,365 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

Roughly 10% of students at Tunxis Community College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $4,583 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 4.0% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $34,500 during the early-career years.

There are 465 full-time undergraduates at QVCC, and 1,161 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from QVCC is $26,526.

There are 1,468 full-time undergraduates at MCC, and 4,448 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

Approximately 3% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $4,340 a year. MCC has a 6.4% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from MCC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $34,144 during the early years of their career after graduation.

The total student population at Wesleyan University is 3,053, of which 2,852 students are undergraduates and of those, 2,836 are full-time. Students tend to stick around at Wesleyan U. The freshman retention rate is 87%.

Only 21% of students who apply get accepted. Around 41% of accepted students are men, and 59% are women.

25% of Wesleyan U students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $7,965 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 1.1% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $49,408 during the early-career years.

There are 2,241 students at Trinity Bantams in total, 2,200 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 2,167 are full-time. The freshman retention rate at Trinity Bantams is 90%, which is great when compared to the national average of 68%.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 36%. Of the accepted students, 45% are men and 55% are women.

Approximately 46% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $6,574 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 1.9% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from Trinity Bantams with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $61,447 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 801 full-time undergraduates at MxCC, and 2,106 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

6% of MxCC students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $3,806 a year. MxCC has a 5.5% 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 $33,230 during the early-career years.

There are 1,886 full-time undergraduates at Naugatuck Valley Community College, and 5,083 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

Approximately 4% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $4,062 a year. The student loan default rate of 6.3% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Naugatuck Valley Community College is $32,518.

There are 553 full-time undergraduates at Mitchell College, and 599 students altogether. For undergraduates at Mitchell College, the average graduation time is 4.2 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 74%. Of the accepted students, 47% are men and 53% are women.

100% of Mitchell College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $8,407 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 15.0% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Mitchell College is $29,542.

There are 4,420 students at NCC in total, 1,424 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

2% of NCC students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $4,553 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 13.0% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from NCC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $29,237 during the early years of their career after graduation.

The total student population at Northwestern Connecticut Community College is 1,228, which includes 457 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

Roughly 9% of students at NCCC take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $3,767 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 5.4% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $28,443 during the early-career years.

## Other Connecticut Colleges

Rank | School | Yearly Graduations |
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29 | Asnuntuck Community College | 4 |

30 | Three Rivers Community College | 2 |

31 | Goodwin College | 0 |

31 | University of New Haven | 0 |

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