Connecticut Private Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2020

How much does it cost to attend private college in Connecticut?   The average annual in-state four year, not for profit private college tuition in Connecticut was $38,318 for the 2018-2019 academic year. This is a change of $3,231 from the 2015-2016 average of $35,087 and represents a 9.21% annual increase. The list of Connecticut private colleges below provides school specific cost and value rating.

Our guide surveyed tuition data from the 23 private colleges and universities in Connecticut, the most popular being Yale University with 13,303 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $53,430. Connecticut College is the most expensive private 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
Connecticut College  Best Value
New London, 1,798 Students
$54,500 92 70
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 - -
Lincoln College of New England Suffield
Suffield, 49 Students
$18,500 - -
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 - -
St Vincent's College
Bridgeport, 24 Students
$14,520 - -
Trinity College  Best Value
Hartford, 2,116 Students
$54,340 93 69
University of Bridgeport
Bridgeport, 3,404 Students
$30,750 39 41
University of Hartford
West Hartford, 5,113 Students
$37,802 62 50
University of New Haven
West Haven, 5,907 Students
$37,870 47 28
University of Phoenix Fairfield County Campus
Norwalk, 2 Students
$9,480 - -