Best Connecticut Colleges

Ranking top Colleges and Universities in Connecticut for 2020

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. Ranking methodology is outlined on the data discussion 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
  • $18,053net price
  • 6%acceptance rate
  • 1460-1570SAT range
  • 33-35ACT range
  • 3.95*Avg GPA
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Trinity College
T
Hartford, CT
Trinity College

Private 4 Year

5 reviews

#2 Best Colleges in Connecticut

  • 2,235enrollment
  • $28,594net price
  • 34%acceptance rate
  • 1300-1460SAT 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
  • $27,397net price
  • 38%acceptance rate
  • 1290-1430SAT range
  • 30-32ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA
University of Connecticut
C
Storrs, CT
University of Connecticut

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#4 Best Colleges in Connecticut

  • 27,412enrollment
  • $18,699net price
  • 49%acceptance rate
  • 1210-1420SAT range
  • 26-31ACT range
  • 3.74*Avg GPA
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Quinnipiac University
Q
Hamden, CT
Quinnipiac University

Private 4 Year

4 reviews

#5 Best Colleges in Connecticut

  • 10,207enrollment
  • $38,665net price
  • 72%acceptance rate
  • 1090-1260SAT range
  • 23-28ACT range
  • 3.4Avg GPA
United States Coast Guard Academy
C
New London, Connecticut
United States Coast Guard Academy

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#6 Best Colleges in Connecticut

  • 1,071enrollment
  • -net price
  • 19%acceptance rate
  • 1240-1420SAT range
  • 25-32ACT range
  • 3.79Avg GPA
University of Hartford
H
West Hartford, CT
University of Hartford

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#7 Best Colleges in Connecticut

  • 6,770enrollment
  • $30,789net price
  • 71%acceptance rate
  • 1050-1250SAT range
  • 22-28ACT range
  • 3.45*Avg GPA
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University of Connecticut Stamford
C
Stamford, CT
University of Connecticut Stamford

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#8 Best Colleges in Connecticut

  • 1,977enrollment
  • $7,235net price
  • 78%acceptance rate
  • 990-1210SAT range
  • 21-27ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA
University of New Haven
N
West Haven, CT
 
University of New Haven

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#9 Best Colleges in Connecticut

  • 6,867enrollment
  • $33,665net price
  • 84%acceptance rate
  • 1030-1220SAT range
  • 20-26ACT range
  • 3.31Avg GPA
Central Connecticut State University
C
New Britain, CT
Central Connecticut State University

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#10 Best Colleges in Connecticut

  • 11,822enrollment
  • $15,860net price
  • 67%acceptance rate
  • 980-1170SAT range
  • 19-24ACT range
  • 2.98Avg GPA
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Albertus Magnus College
A
New Haven, CT
 
Albertus Magnus College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#11 Best Colleges in Connecticut

  • 1,456enrollment
  • $24,177net price
  • 58%acceptance rate
  • 810-1050SAT range
  • 15-20ACT range
  • 2.8Avg GPA
Southern Connecticut State University
S
New Haven, CT
Southern Connecticut State University

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#12 Best Colleges in Connecticut

  • 10,050enrollment
  • $15,234net price
  • 66%acceptance rate
  • 920-1130SAT range
  • 18-24ACT range
  • 2.88Avg GPA
University of Bridgeport
B
Bridgeport, CT
University of Bridgeport

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#13 Best Colleges in Connecticut

  • 5,485enrollment
  • $22,981net price
  • 57%acceptance rate
  • 900-1090SAT range
  • 16-23ACT range
  • 2.98Avg GPA
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University of Connecticut Avery Point
C
Groton, CT
 
University of Connecticut Avery Point

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#14 Best Colleges in Connecticut

  • 571enrollment
  • $7,336net price
  • 92%acceptance rate
  • 1020-1210SAT range
  • 21-25ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA
University of Connecticut Tri Campus
C
Waterbury, CT
 
University of Connecticut Tri Campus

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#15 Best Colleges in Connecticut

  • 865enrollment
  • $6,692net price
  • 97%acceptance rate
  • 990-1200SAT range
  • 19-25ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA
Asnuntuck Community College
A
Enfield, CT
 
Asnuntuck Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,858enrollment
  • $8,499net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA
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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
  • $20,058net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA