Private Colleges in Connecticut

The 2023 Directory of Connecticut Private Colleges and Costs

Connecticut Private Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2022

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 $41,861 for the 2021-2022 academic year. This is a change of $1,473 from the 2019-2020 average of $40,388 and represents a 3.65% 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 14,360 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $59,950. Wesleyan University is the most expensive private school in Connecticut with an in-state tuition of $61,449.

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<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
Connecticut College

New London, Connecticut

$60,420 84 80
Fairfield University

Fairfield, Connecticut

$52,070 76 43
Goodwin College

East Hartford, Connecticut

$19,998 NA NA
Holy Apostles College and Seminary

Cromwell, Connecticut

$9,000 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
Mitchell College

New London, Connecticut

$33,620 NA NA
Paier College of Art Inc

Hamden, Connecticut

$21,600 NA NA
Post University

Waterbury, Connecticut

$15,310 NA NA
Quinnipiac University

Hamden, Connecticut

$48,680 NA NA
Sacred Heart University

Fairfield, Connecticut

$44,960 NA NA
St Vincent's College

Bridgeport, Connecticut

$14,520 NA NA
Trinity College

Hartford, Connecticut

$58,610 90 96
University of Bridgeport

Bridgeport, Connecticut

$32,860 32 10
University of Hartford

West Hartford, Connecticut

$41,704 64 68
University of New Haven

West Haven, Connecticut

$41,370 51 12
University of Phoenix Fairfield County Campus

Norwalk, Connecticut

$9,480 NA NA