College Costs in Connecticut

The 2021 Directory of Connecticut Colleges and Prices

Connecticut Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2021

How much does it cost to attend college in Connecticut?   The average annual in-state college tuition in Connecticut was $19,859 for the 2019-2020 academic year. This is $5,194 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 $449 from the 2018-2019 average of $19,410 and represents a 2.31% 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 24,181 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $13,798. Wesleyan University is the most expensive in Connecticut with an in-state tuition of $56,704.

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 2018-2019 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2018-2019 academic year.

Explore Connecticut Colleges

School Tuition Rating Value
Albertus Magnus College

New Haven, Connecticut

$32,770 40 18
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

$5,924 50 30
Connecticut College

New London, Connecticut

$56,540 86 81
Eastern Connecticut State University

Willimantic, Connecticut

$5,924 NA NA
Fairfield University

Fairfield, Connecticut

$49,080 76 58
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

$8,640 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

$32,000 NA NA
Naugatuck Valley Community College

Waterbury, Connecticut

$3,984 NA NA
Northwestern Connecticut Community College

Winsted, Connecticut

$3,984 NA NA
Norwalk Community College

Norwalk, Connecticut

$3,984 NA NA
Paier College of Art Inc

Hamden, Connecticut

$17,100 NA NA
Post University

Waterbury, Connecticut

$15,310 NA NA
Quinebaug Valley Community College

Danielson, Connecticut

$3,984 NA NA
Quinnipiac University

Hamden, Connecticut

$46,790 NA NA
Sacred Heart University

Fairfield, Connecticut

$42,800 NA NA
Southern Connecticut State University

New Haven, Connecticut

$5,924 52 15
St Vincent's College

Bridgeport, Connecticut

$14,520 NA NA
Three Rivers Community College

Norwich, Connecticut

$3,984 NA NA
Trinity College

Hartford, Connecticut

$56,380 90 96
Tunxis Community College

Farmington, Connecticut

$3,984 NA NA
United States Coast Guard Academy

New London, Connecticut

$0 93 NA
University of Bridgeport

Bridgeport, Connecticut

$31,920 31 12
University of Connecticut

Storrs, Connecticut

$13,798 81 90
University of Connecticut Avery Point

Groton, Connecticut

$13,798 54 64
University of Connecticut Stamford

Stamford, Connecticut

$13,798 51 55
University of Connecticut Tri Campus

Waterbury, Connecticut

$13,798 45 56
University of Hartford

West Hartford, Connecticut

$39,220 61 56
University of New Haven

West Haven, Connecticut

$39,000 49 14
University of Phoenix Fairfield County Campus

Norwalk, Connecticut

$9,480 NA NA
University of Saint Joseph

West Hartford, Connecticut

$38,482 63 78
Wesleyan University

Middletown, Connecticut

$56,704 NA NA
Western Connecticut State University

Danbury, Connecticut

$5,924 NA NA
Yale University

New Haven, Connecticut

$55,500 98 99