The Best Connecticut Colleges

List of Colleges and Universities in Connecticut

There are 44 colleges and universities in Connecticut enrolling 129,609 full time students in the state's institutions of higher education. Explore the list of top colleges in Connecticut below to get your college search started. The CollegeSimply rankings and listings are objective and data focused to help you find the good colleges. Whether you're searching for a public, private or community college, this guide to universities in Connecticut offers a comprehensive view to the state's higher education options.

For a more local search, filter by zip code or find colleges around Bridgeport, New Haven, Hartford, Stamford or Waterbury.

The best college in Connecticut is Yale University and the top public state college is University of Connecticut.

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    • SAT Range 1460/1570
    • ACT Range 33/35
    • Average HS GPA 3.95*
    • Students: 13,433
    • Tuition:$53,430
      Admissions Standards  Exceptionally High Standards
    • Acceptance Rate 6%
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    Yale University

    • SAT Range 1300/1460
    • ACT Range 29/32
    • Average HS GPA 3.8*
    • Students: 2,235
    • Tuition:$56,910
      Admissions Standards  Extremely High Standards
    • Acceptance Rate 34%
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    Trinity College

    • SAT Range 1290/1430
    • ACT Range 30/32
    • Average HS GPA NA
    • Students: 1,844
    • Tuition:$54,820
      Admissions Standards  Extremely High Standards
    • Acceptance Rate 38%
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    Connecticut College

    • SAT Range 1210/1420
    • ACT Range 26/31
    • Average HS GPA 3.74*
    • Students: 27,412
    • Tuition:$15,730
      Admissions Standards  Very High Standards
    • Acceptance Rate 49%
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    University of Connecticut

    • SAT Range 1090/1260
    • ACT Range 23/28
    • Average HS GPA 3.4
    • Students: 10,207
    • Tuition:$47,960
      Admissions Standards  Difficult Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 72%
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    Quinnipiac University

    • SAT Range 1240/1420
    • ACT Range 25/32
    • Average HS GPA 3.79
    • Students: 1,071
    • Tuition:$0
      Admissions Standards  Extremely High Standards
    • Acceptance Rate 19%
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    United States Coast Guard Academy

    • SAT Range 1050/1250
    • ACT Range 22/28
    • Average HS GPA 3.45*
    • Students: 6,770
    • Tuition:$40,694
      Admissions Standards  Difficult Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 71%
    • SAT Range N/A
    • ACT Range N/A
    • Average HS GPA 3.73
    • Students: 3,217
    • Tuition:$54,944
    • Acceptance Rate 17%
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    Wesleyan University

    • SAT Range 990/1210
    • ACT Range 21/27
    • Average HS GPA NA
    • Students: 1,977
    • Tuition:$13,698
      Admissions Standards  Challenging Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 78%
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    University of Connecticut Stamford

    • SAT Range 1030/1220
    • ACT Range 20/26
    • Average HS GPA 3.31
    • Students: 6,867
    • Tuition:$39,270
      Admissions Standards  Average Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 84%
    • SAT Range N/A
    • ACT Range N/A
    • Average HS GPA 3.36
    • Students: 5,273
    • Tuition:$48,350
    • Acceptance Rate 60%
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    Fairfield University

    • SAT Range 980/1170
    • ACT Range 19/24
    • Average HS GPA 2.98
    • Students: 11,822
    • Tuition:$10,616
      Admissions Standards  Easy Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 67%
    • SAT Range N/A
    • ACT Range N/A
    • Average HS GPA 2.97
    • Students: 81
    • Tuition:$30,456
    • Acceptance Rate 63%
    • SAT Range 1030/1210
    • ACT Range N/A
    • Average HS GPA 3.3
    • Students: 2,465
    • Tuition:$38,173
      Admissions Standards  Average Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 72%
    • SAT Range N/A
    • ACT Range N/A
    • Average HS GPA 3.3
    • Students: 8,958
    • Tuition:$41,420
    • Acceptance Rate 60%
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    Sacred Heart University

    • SAT Range 920/1130
    • ACT Range 18/24
    • Average HS GPA 2.88
    • Students: 10,050
    • Tuition:$10,954
      Admissions Standards  Very Easy Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 66%
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    Southern Connecticut State University

    • SAT Range 810/1050
    • ACT Range 15/20
    • Average HS GPA 2.8
    • Students: 1,456
    • Tuition:$32,060
      Admissions Standards  Extremely Easy Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 58%
    • SAT Range 1020/1210
    • ACT Range 21/25
    • Average HS GPA NA
    • Students: 571
    • Tuition:$13,648
      Admissions Standards  Moderate Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 92%
    • SAT Range 990/1200
    • ACT Range 19/25
    • Average HS GPA NA
    • Students: 865
    • Tuition:$13,688
      Admissions Standards  Moderate Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 97%
    • SAT Range 900/1090
    • ACT Range 16/23
    • Average HS GPA 2.98
    • Students: 5,485
    • Tuition:$33,055
      Admissions Standards  Extremely Easy Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 57%
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    University of Bridgeport

    • SAT Range N/A
    • ACT Range N/A
    • Average HS GPA 3.01
    • Students: 5,208
    • Tuition:$11,356
    • Acceptance Rate 66%
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    Eastern Connecticut State University

    • SAT Range N/A
    • ACT Range N/A
    • Average HS GPA 2.68
    • Students: 665
    • Tuition:$33,200
    • Acceptance Rate 83%
    • SAT Range N/A
    • ACT Range N/A
    • Average HS GPA 2.97
    • Students: 5,642
    • Tuition:$10,859
    • Acceptance Rate 79%
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    Western Connecticut State University

    • SAT Range N/A
    • ACT Range N/A
    • Average HS GPA NA
    • Students: 1,858
    • Tuition:$4,464
    • Acceptance Rate 100%
    • SAT Range N/A
    • ACT Range N/A
    • Average HS GPA NA
    • Students: 465
    • Tuition:$20,050
    • Acceptance Rate 100%