Best Connecticut Colleges

Ranking top Colleges and Universities in Connecticut for 2021

There are 44 colleges and universities in Connecticut enrolling 196,404 students. Explore the list of top colleges in Connecticut below to begin your college search. The CollegeSimply rankings are objective and data-driven in order to help you find good matches for you. Learn how the Best Colleges rankings are calculated on our ranking methodology page.. Whether you're searching for a good public, private or community college, this guide to universities in Connecticut offers a comprehensive view to the state's higher education options.

Connecticut is home to nationally ranked institutions like Yale University, Trinity College, Connecticut College and University of Connecticut. The highest ranked college in Connecticut is Yale University and the top rated public state college is University of Connecticut.

Local college options can be explored in or other cities.

44 results found

List of the Best Connecticut Colleges

Yale University
Y
New Haven, CT
Yale University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#1 Best Colleges in Connecticut

  • 13,433enrollment
  • $18,073net price
  • 6%acceptance rate
  • 1460-1570SAT range
  • 33-35ACT range
  • 3.95*Avg GPA
Trinity College
T
Hartford, CT
Trinity College

Private 4 Year

5 reviews

#2 Best Colleges in Connecticut

  • 2,235enrollment
  • $27,829net price
  • 33%acceptance rate
  • 1298-1450SAT range
  • 29-32ACT range
  • 3.8*Avg GPA
Connecticut College
C
New London, CT
Connecticut College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#3 Best Colleges in Connecticut

  • 1,844enrollment
  • $40,707net price
  • 37%acceptance rate
  • 1310-1450SAT range
  • 30-33ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA
University of Connecticut
C
Storrs, CT
University of Connecticut

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#4 Best Colleges in Connecticut

  • 27,412enrollment
  • $20,042net price
  • 49%acceptance rate
  • 1200-1410SAT range
  • 26-32ACT range
  • 3.74*Avg GPA
Fairfield University
F
Fairfield, CT
Fairfield University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#5 Best Colleges in Connecticut

  • 5,273enrollment
  • $39,546net price
  • 57%acceptance rate
  • 1210-1350SAT range
  • 26-30ACT range
  • 3.36Avg GPA
University of Saint Joseph
S
West Hartford, CT
 
University of Saint Joseph

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#6 Best Colleges in Connecticut

  • 2,465enrollment
  • $21,602net price
  • 77%acceptance rate
  • 1000-1230SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.3Avg GPA
University of Hartford
H
West Hartford, CT
University of Hartford

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#7 Best Colleges in Connecticut

  • 6,770enrollment
  • $29,141net price
  • 76%acceptance rate
  • 1030-1230SAT range
  • 22-27ACT range
  • 3.45*Avg GPA
Southern Connecticut State University
S
New Haven, CT
Southern Connecticut State University

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#8 Best Colleges in Connecticut

  • 10,050enrollment
  • $19,155net price
  • 69%acceptance rate
  • 910-1090SAT range
  • 16-25ACT range
  • 2.88Avg GPA
University of Connecticut Stamford
C
Stamford, CT
University of Connecticut Stamford

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#9 Best Colleges in Connecticut

  • 1,977enrollment
  • $10,731net price
  • 91%acceptance rate
  • 1010-1210SAT range
  • 21-27ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA
Central Connecticut State University
C
New Britain, CT
Central Connecticut State University

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

#10 Best Colleges in Connecticut

  • 11,822enrollment
  • $15,602net price
  • 66%acceptance rate
  • 970-1160SAT range
  • 17-23ACT range
  • 2.98Avg GPA
University of New Haven
N
West Haven, CT
 
University of New Haven

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#11 Best Colleges in Connecticut

  • 6,867enrollment
  • $34,353net price
  • 83%acceptance rate
  • 1030-1220SAT range
  • 21-27ACT range
  • 3.31Avg GPA
Albertus Magnus College
A
New Haven, CT
 
Albertus Magnus College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#12 Best Colleges in Connecticut

  • 1,456enrollment
  • $25,972net price
  • 83%acceptance rate
  • 850-1090SAT range
  • 15-23ACT range
  • 2.8Avg GPA
University of Bridgeport
B
Bridgeport, CT
University of Bridgeport

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#13 Best Colleges in Connecticut

  • 5,485enrollment
  • $22,347net price
  • 55%acceptance rate
  • 910-1100SAT range
  • 19-21ACT range
  • 2.98Avg GPA
Asnuntuck Community College
A
Enfield, CT
 
Asnuntuck Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,858enrollment
  • $7,982net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA
Lincoln College of New England Southington
L
Southington, CT
 
Lincoln College of New England Southington

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 465enrollment
  • $25,228net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA
Goodwin College
G
East Hartford, CT
 
Goodwin College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 3,397enrollment
  • $18,210net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA
Eastern Connecticut State University
E
Willimantic, CT
Eastern Connecticut State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 5,208enrollment
  • $18,572net price
  • 64%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.01Avg GPA
Capital Community College
C
Hartford, CT
 
Capital Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 3,290enrollment
  • $7,754net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA