College Costs in Connecticut

The 2023 Directory of Connecticut Colleges and Prices

Connecticut Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2022

How much does it cost to attend college in Connecticut?   The average annual in-state college tuition in Connecticut was $20,893 for the 2021-2022 academic year. This is $5,763 higher than the U.S. average and ranks Connecticut amongst the costliest as the 6th most expensive and 47th most affordable state or district to attend college. This is a change of $764 from the 2019-2020 average of $20,129 and represents a 3.8% 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 23,619 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $15,030. Wesleyan University is the most expensive in Connecticut with an in-state tuition of $61,449.

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.

<Academic 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 2020-2021 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2021-2022 academic year.

Explore Connecticut Colleges

School Tuition Rating Value
Albertus Magnus College

New Haven, Connecticut

$35,442 NA NA
Asnuntuck Community College

Enfield, Connecticut

$3,984 NA NA
Capital Community College

Hartford, Connecticut

$3,984 NA NA
Central Connecticut State University

New Britain, Connecticut

$6,162 57 36
Connecticut College

New London, Connecticut

$60,420 84 80
Eastern Connecticut State University

Willimantic, Connecticut

$6,162 NA NA
Fairfield University

Fairfield, Connecticut

$52,070 76 43
Gateway Community College

New Haven, Connecticut

$3,984 NA NA
Goodwin College

East Hartford, Connecticut

$19,998 NA NA
Holy Apostles College and Seminary

Cromwell, Connecticut

$9,000 NA NA
Housatonic Community College

Bridgeport, Connecticut

$3,984 NA NA
Lincoln College of New England Hartford

Hartford, Connecticut

$18,780 NA NA
Lincoln College of New England Southington

Southington, Connecticut

$18,780 NA NA
Lincoln College of New England Suffield

Suffield, Connecticut

$18,500 NA NA
Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts

Old Lyme, Connecticut

$28,824 NA NA
Manchester Community College

Manchester, Connecticut

$3,984 NA NA
Middlesex Community College

Middletown, Connecticut

$3,984 NA NA
Mitchell College

New London, Connecticut

$33,620 NA NA
Naugatuck Valley Community College

Waterbury, Connecticut

$3,984 NA NA
Northwestern Connecticut Community College

Winsted, Connecticut

$3,984 NA NA