Connecticut Colleges Ranked by Lowest In State Tution

Cheapest Colleges in Connecticut by In State Tution

Below is a college cost ranking of the 30 colleges in Connecticut with the lowest in state tution. What is the cheapest college in Connecticut? United States Coast Guard Academy tops the list with a tuition and fee total of $0. Note these costs do not include room and board or living expenses.

Affordable doesn't simply mean finding a school with a low published price. It's important to research the typical financial aid package offered by a school, the average net price actually paid and most importantly the quality of education you receive for your tuition dollar. Sometimes a school which appears cheap based on list price can be a poor relative value if it can't award competitive financial aid or doesn't offer a quality education. The list below is a ranking on published in state tution with no consideration of actual average price paid or academic quality of the school. Please see the CollegeSimply Best Value Colleges in Connecticut list for a ranking which considers school quality and average net price.

All price data are reprinted from the U.S. Department of Education's 2021/2022 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2021/2022 academic year.

List of Connecticut Colleges Ranked by Lowest In State Tution
School Tuition In State
United States Coast Guard Academy

New London, Connecticut

$0
Holy Apostles College and Seminary

Cromwell, CT

$9,080
University of Phoenix Fairfield County Campus

Norwalk, CT

$10,240
Central Connecticut State University

New Britain, CT

$11,542
Western Connecticut State University

Danbury, CT

$11,781
Southern Connecticut State University

New Haven, CT

$11,882
Eastern Connecticut State University

Willimantic, CT

$12,304
University of Connecticut Tri Campus

Waterbury, CT

$15,878
University of Connecticut Avery Point

Groton, CT

$15,878
University of Connecticut Stamford

Stamford, CT

$15,888
Post University

Waterbury, CT

$16,610
University of Connecticut

Storrs, CT

$18,524
Lincoln College of New England Hartford

Hartford, Connecticut

$19,700
Lincoln College of New England Southington

Southington, CT

$20,050
Goodwin College

East Hartford, CT

$21,198
Paier College of Art Inc

Hamden, CT

$23,760
Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts

Old Lyme, Connecticut

$30,456
University of Bridgeport

Bridgeport, CT

$35,760