Connecticut Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2016

How much does it cost to attend college in Connecticut?   The average annual in-state college tuition in Connecticut was $17,606 for the 2015-2016 academic year. This is $4,020 higher than the U.S. average and ranks Connecticut amongst the costliest as the 9th most expensive and 44th most affordable state or district to attend college. This is a change of $410 from the 2014-2015 average of $17,196 and represents a 2.38% annual increase. The list of Connecticut colleges below provides school specific cost and value rating.

Our guide surveyed tuition data from the 45 colleges and universities in Connecticut, the most popular being University of Connecticut with 23,199 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $10,524. Connecticut College is the most expensive in Connecticut with an in-state tuition of $49,030.

Click on any school for current tuition, future cost estimates, school specific savings plans and estimated student loan payments. Connecticut colleges can also be filtered by public, private, community colleges and four year schools. Additionally, cost based sorting is available for the lowest and highest tuition options. Jump directly to our ranking of best values in Connecticut or cheap Connecticut colleges guide.

Rating is a CollegeCalc proprietary national percentile ranking of a college's overall difficulty and educational effectiveness. An average score is 50. Dollar value is a measure of a school's academic rating compared with the average net price paid. Colleges which are ranked "n/a" didn't report sufficient data to formulate a score. Learn more about our ratings.

All price data are reprinted from the U.S. Department of Education's 2015-2016 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2015-2016 academic year.

Explore Connecticut Colleges

School Tuition Rating $Value
Albertus Magnus College
New Haven, 1,355 Students
$29,160 n/a n/a
Asnuntuck Community College
Enfield, 690 Students
$3,600 n/a n/a
Capital Community College
Hartford, 971 Students
$3,600 n/a n/a
Central Connecticut State University
New Britain, 8,268 Students
$4,968 45 67
Connecticut College
New London, 1,876 Students
$49,030 n/a n/a
Eastern Connecticut State University
Willimantic, 4,332 Students
$4,968 n/a n/a
Fairfield University
Fairfield, 4,201 Students
$44,250 n/a n/a
Gateway Community College
New Haven, 2,589 Students
$3,600 n/a n/a
Goodwin College
East Hartford, 612 Students
$19,500 n/a n/a
Holy Apostles College and Seminary
Cromwell, 115 Students
$7,680 n/a n/a
Housatonic Community College
Bridgeport, 1,694 Students
$3,600 n/a n/a
Lincoln College of New England Hartford
Hartford, 42 Students
$18,780 n/a n/a
Lincoln College of New England Southington
Southington, 451 Students
$18,780 n/a n/a
Lincoln College of New England Suffield
Suffield, 49 Students
$18,500 n/a n/a
Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts
Old Lyme, 65 Students
$28,824 n/a n/a
Manchester Community College
Manchester, 2,517 Students
$3,600 n/a n/a
Middlesex Community College
Middletown, 1,162 Students
$3,600 n/a n/a
Mitchell College
New London, 661 Students
$29,160 n/a n/a
Naugatuck Valley Community College
Waterbury, 2,370 Students
$3,600 n/a n/a
Northwestern Connecticut Community College
Winsted, 423 Students
$3,600 n/a n/a

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