Connecticut Public Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2019

How much does it cost to attend public college in Connecticut?   The average annual in-state four year, public college tuition in Connecticut was $7,743 for the 2017-2018 academic year. This is a change of $858 from the 2015-2016 average of $6,885 and represents a 12.46% annual increase. The list of Connecticut public colleges below provides school specific cost and value rating. Public schools are partially funded by the taxpayers of Connecticut and usually offer lower tuition to in-state residents.

Our guide surveyed tuition data from the 21 public colleges and universities in Connecticut, the most popular being University of Connecticut with 24,410 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $11,998. University of Connecticut is the most expensive public school in Connecticut with an in-state tuition of $11,998.

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 2017-2018 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2017-2018 academic year.

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School Tuition Rating $Value
Western Connecticut State University
Danbury, 4,195 Students
$5,424 - -