Connecticut Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2019

How much does it cost to attend college in Connecticut?   The average annual in-state college tuition in Connecticut was $18,709 for the 2017-2018 academic year. This is $4,597 higher than the U.S. average and ranks Connecticut amongst the costliest as the 8th most expensive and 45th most affordable state or district to attend college. This is a change of $1,103 from the 2015-2016 average of $17,606 and represents a 6.26% annual increase. The list of Connecticut colleges below provides school specific cost and value rating.

Our guide surveyed tuition data from the 44 colleges and universities in Connecticut, the most popular being University of Connecticut with 24,410 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $11,998. Connecticut College is the most expensive in Connecticut with an in-state tuition of $52,530.

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 2017-2018 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Explore Connecticut Colleges

School Tuition Rating $Value
Albertus Magnus College
New Haven, 1,275 Students
$30,650 - -
Asnuntuck Community College
Enfield, 652 Students
$3,816 - -
Capital Community College
Hartford, 688 Students
$3,816 - -
Central Connecticut State University
New Britain, 8,118 Students
$5,424 49 70
Connecticut College
New London, 1,819 Students
$52,530 - -
Eastern Connecticut State University
Willimantic, 4,359 Students
$5,424 - -
Fairfield University
Fairfield, 4,270 Students
$46,490 - -
Gateway Community College
New Haven, 2,081 Students
$3,816 - -
Goodwin College
East Hartford, 501 Students
$19,988 - -
Holy Apostles College and Seminary
Cromwell, 138 Students
$7,680 - -
Housatonic Community College
Bridgeport, 1,767 Students
$3,816 - -
Lincoln College of New England Hartford
Hartford, 42 Students
$18,780 - -
Lincoln College of New England Southington
Southington, 304 Students
$18,780 - -
Lincoln College of New England Suffield
Suffield, 49 Students
$18,500 - -
Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts
Old Lyme, 65 Students
$28,824 - -
Manchester Community College
Manchester, 2,169 Students
$3,816 - -
Middlesex Community College
Middletown, 976 Students
$3,816 - -
Mitchell College
New London, 537 Students
$30,488 - -
Naugatuck Valley Community College
Waterbury, 2,231 Students
$3,816 - -
Northwestern Connecticut Community College
Winsted, 419 Students
$3,816 - -