Connecticut Four Year Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2020

How much does it cost to attend four year college in Connecticut?   The average annual in-state four year college tuition in Connecticut was $25,550 for the 2018-2019 academic year. This is a change of $2,193 from the 2015-2016 average of $23,357 and represents a 9.39% annual increase. The list of Connecticut four year colleges below provides school specific cost and value rating.

Our guide surveyed tuition data from the 30 four year 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 $12,848. Connecticut College is the most expensive four year school in Connecticut with an in-state tuition of $54,500.

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 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, 1,182 Students
$31,570 41 42
Central Connecticut State University
New Britain, 8,167 Students
$5,642 45 65
Connecticut College  Best Value
New London, 1,798 Students
$54,500 92 70
Eastern Connecticut State University
Willimantic, 4,331 Students
$5,642 - -
Fairfield University
Fairfield, 4,461 Students
$47,650 - -
Goodwin College
East Hartford, 416 Students
$19,998 - -
Holy Apostles College and Seminary
Cromwell, 228 Students
$7,800 - -
Lincoln College of New England Hartford
Hartford, 42 Students
$18,780 - -
Lincoln College of New England Southington
Southington, 295 Students
$18,780 - -
Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts
Old Lyme, 65 Students
$28,824 - -
Mitchell College
New London, 553 Students
$31,200 - -
Paier College of Art Inc
Hamden, 56 Students
$17,100 - -
Post University
Waterbury, 3,239 Students
$15,310 - -
Quinnipiac University
Hamden, 8,624 Students
$45,540 69 44
Sacred Heart University
Fairfield, 6,325 Students
$41,150 - -
Southern Connecticut State University
New Haven, 7,616 Students
$5,642 43 65
Trinity College  Best Value
Hartford, 2,116 Students
$54,340 93 69
United States Coast Guard Academy
New London, 1,071 Students
$0 68 100
University of Bridgeport
Bridgeport, 3,404 Students
$30,750 39 41
University of Connecticut  Best Value
Storrs, 24,181 Students
$12,848 88 78