Private Colleges in Connecticut

The 2021 Directory of Connecticut Private Colleges and Costs

Connecticut Private Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2021

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 $39,665 for the 2019-2020 academic year. This is a change of $714 from the 2018-2019 average of $38,951 and represents a 1.83% 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 $55,500. Wesleyan University is the most expensive private school 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
Connecticut College

New London, Connecticut

$56,540 86 81
Fairfield University

Fairfield, Connecticut

$49,080 76 58
Goodwin College

East Hartford, Connecticut

$19,998 NA NA
Holy Apostles College and Seminary

Cromwell, Connecticut

$8,640 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

$32,000 NA NA
Paier College of Art Inc

Hamden, Connecticut

$17,100 NA NA
Post University

Waterbury, Connecticut

$15,310 NA NA
Quinnipiac University

Hamden, Connecticut

$46,790 NA NA
Sacred Heart University

Fairfield, Connecticut

$42,800 NA NA
St Vincent's College

Bridgeport, Connecticut

$14,520 NA NA
Trinity College

Hartford, Connecticut

$56,380 90 96
University of Bridgeport

Bridgeport, Connecticut

$31,920 31 12
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