Universities & Colleges in Connecticut

University (city) Total StudentsUG (in) / UG (out)G (in) / G (out)
Yale University (New Haven) 12385$50181 / $50181$40772 / $40772
Wesleyan University (Middletown) 3524$60636 / $60636$59590 / $59590
University of Connecticut (Storrs) 29683$18818 / $41817$20908 / $42863
Trinity College (Hartford) 2396$62726 / $62726$18818 / $18818
United States Coast Guard Academy (New London) 898$1045 / $1045$N/A / $N/A
Fairfield University (Fairfield) 5887$52272 / $52272$19863 / $19863
University of New Haven (West Haven) 7634$42863 / $42863$18818 / $18818
University of Hartford (West Hartford) 8861$44954 / $44954$15681 / $15681
University of Saint Joseph (West Hartford) 2907$42863 / $42863$16727 / $16727
Central Connecticut State University (New Britain) 13866$12545 / $26136$13590 / $27181
University of Connecticut-Avery Point (Groton) 717$12545 / $34499$N/A / $N/A
University of Connecticut-Tri-Campus (Waterbury) 2300$12545 / $34499$N/A / $N/A
University of Bridgeport (Bridgeport) 6642$36590 / $36590$22999 / $22999
Southern Connecticut State University (New Haven) 11492$12545 / $25090$14636 / $25090
University of Connecticut-Stamford (Stamford) 1564$12545 / $34499$N/A / $N/A
Albertus Magnus College (New Haven) 1924$35545 / $35545$21954 / $21954
Charter Oak State College (New Britain) 2337$9409 / $12545$11499 / $12545
University of Phoenix-Connecticut (Norwalk) 9$12545 / $12545$16727 / $16727
Paier College of Art Inc (Hamden) 128$16727 / $16727$N/A / $N/A
Goodwin College (East Hartford) 4973$21954 / $21954$15681 / $15681
Connecticut College (New London) 1922$52272 / $52272$13590 / $13590
Post University (Waterbury) 15820$16727 / $16727$8363 / $8363
Rensselaer Hartford Graduate Center Inc (Hartford) 130$N/A / $N/A$40772 / $40772
Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts (Old Lyme) 0$N/A / $N/A$N/A / $N/A
Lincoln College of New England-Southington (Southington) 619$20908 / $20908$N/A / $N/A
Quinnipiac University (Hamden) 11730$52272 / $52272$20908 / $20908
Eastern Connecticut State University (Willimantic) 5714$12545 / $26136$14636 / $28227
Sacred Heart University (Fairfield) 8235$39727 / $39727$25090 / $25090
Hartford Seminary (Hartford) 128$N/A / $N/A$13590 / $13590
Western Connecticut State University (Danbury) 6535$12545 / $26136$13590 / $27181
Mitchell College (New London) 723$33454 / $33454$N/A / $N/A
Holy Apostles College and Seminary (Cromwell) 827$9409 / $9409$5227 / $5227

*UG - Undergraduate
*G - Graduate
*in - In-state Fees
*out - Out-of-State Fees
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Connecticut is a small state of North-eastern United States. With its bulk of the population being concentrated in the Western and Southern part under the New York Metropolitan Region, it was the 4th most populous state of US with 3.57 million estimated population in 2016. In the north-eastern part, it has majestic mountainous terrain; it also enjoys the calm features of the beaches and Connecticut River valley. However, it's a sunny state with maritime climatic effect and one can also have the flavors of winter snows, spring breezes and rain.

Educational Opportunities
Connecticut offers a handful of educational opportunities which can make someone achieve a vibrant future. There are seven State schools offering four-year degrees, 12 state schools offering two-year degrees and 20 private universities and colleges. Yale University is surely one of them. Also, there is Central Connecticut State University and Western Connecticut State University, which can assure its students an independent life to grow as an individual. All of these Universities provide a wide range of subjects from Science, Engineering and Biotech to Arts under the assistance of a knowledge-rich faculty and vibrant environment.

Residential Options for Students
In most of the institutions, students are housed in the residential colleges (dormitories) on the campus itself and to avail that the students have to contact the respective official personnel. However, living off-campus is costly in Connecticut, but students have a lot of opportunities to earn their money and have grants to live off-campus. And also Universities like Yale provides some limited grants to the post-graduate students in New Haven and surrounding areas. In case of the Southern Connecticut State University, there is a college-owned and affiliating housing system for the Students.

Services for Students
Institutions offer some student services including women's center, health service & health insurance and most importantly placement services. Every university offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport facility 24-hour emergency telephones and controlled dormitory access like a key, security card, etc.

Tuition Fees
The cost for Tuition Fees for international students on an average varies from ~$5000 to ~$30000 per year but for the students from countries like India, Bangladesh, Nepal, Pakistan, China, Vietnam, Taiwan, the cost may vary from ~$4000 to ~$9000.

Financial Aid
Yale University offers three loan programs, which can be availed through the Student Financial Services Office. For international students who are not the permanent resident of the US, the interest rate is from 7.7% to 8%. Students are also allowed to work 20 hours during the semester and 40 hours during the vacation period on campus. Also, based on the merit there are facilities available for handsome scholarships. Thus, there is a chance to avail better education with cheaper rates and employment outlooks as well.

Top Job Sectors
The state has long been known for its superior productivity from the manufacturing sector with a leading position held today in the production of transportation equipment like helicopters, jet aircraft engines, submarines, silverware, metal products and small firearms. Finance, insurance and real estate are also among the largest industries in Connecticut.