Private 4 Year

Goodwin College

East Hartford, Connecticut

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Goodwin College overview
Location East Hartford, Connecticut
Online goodwin.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Small City
Goodwin College overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing No
Level of Study Undergrad
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Goodwin University is a private institution located in East Hartford, Connecticut, along the banks of the Connecticut River. Established in 1999, the university has a modern campus characterized by its focus on workforce education and partnerships with local industries. Goodwin offers a variety of undergraduate and graduate programs, with a particular emphasis on career-focused fields such as nursing, health sciences, manufacturing, and business. Though primarily a commuter school, residential facilities are available for students who wish to live on campus. Goodwin's academic approach is hands-on and pragmatic, providing personalized attention due to small class sizes. The college operates with an open admissions policy, ensuring broad access to higher education for its diverse student body. While the campus does not feature distinctive architectural styles, it is notable for its contemporary facilities designed to support specialized program requirements. Goodwin University is situated in a suburban setting, approximately a 10-minute drive from the state's capital, Hartford, affording students urban conveniences in a quieter locale. No notable athletic programs are emphasized.

Goodwin College has an open admission policy which permits enrollment by any high school graduate or GED holding student.  348 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 2,810 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2022/2023, excluding room and board, is $19,998 plus fees of $1,200.


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Annual Cost to Attend


Costs for Goodwin College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$1,200
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $6,200
Budget for Other Expenses$11,202
Total One Year Cost$39,800

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Average Salary After 10 Years

$37,100 per year

Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Goodwin College students
Subject Percent of Class
Health Professions 89%
Human Services 4%
Business 3%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting 2%
Work and Family Studies 1%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=129154 IPEDS survey data for Goodwin College.

Current students may use the Goodwin College GPA calculator to determine their current college GPA.

Last updated February 24, 2024