Community Colleges in Connecticut

The 2023 Directory of Connecticut Community Colleges and Costs

Connecticut Community Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2022

How much does it cost to attend community college in Connecticut?   The average annual in-state two year college tuition in Connecticut was $5,773 for the 2021-2022 academic year. This is a change of $1,789 from the 2019-2020 average of $3,984 and represents a 44.9% annual increase. The list of Connecticut community colleges below provides school specific cost and value rating. Community colleges, also known as junior colleges, provide an excellent money saving opportunity for those concerned with college costs. Many students are choosing to begin their education at community colleges for two years, taking advantage of their lower cost. Then after two years transferring to a full four year institution to pursue a full bachelors degree or higher. Most community colleges also have the benefit of open admission policies.  

Our guide surveyed tuition data from the 12 community colleges and universities in Connecticut, the most popular being Gateway Community College with 1,774 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $3,984. Asnuntuck Community College is the most expensive community school in Connecticut with an in-state tuition of $3,984.

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
Asnuntuck Community College

Enfield, Connecticut

$3,984 NA NA
Capital Community College

Hartford, Connecticut

$3,984 NA NA
Gateway Community College

New Haven, Connecticut

$3,984 NA NA
Housatonic Community College

Bridgeport, Connecticut

$3,984 NA NA
Manchester Community College

Manchester, Connecticut

$3,984 NA NA
Middlesex Community College

Middletown, Connecticut

$3,984 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
Quinebaug Valley Community College

Danielson, Connecticut

$3,984 NA NA
Three Rivers Community College

Norwich, Connecticut

$3,984 NA NA
Tunxis Community College

Farmington, Connecticut

$3,984 NA NA