Cheapest Colleges in Connecticut by In State Tuition

If you're looking for an affordable university and you are a resident of Connecticut these are the least expensive in state colleges to consider.

Affordable doesn't simply mean finding a school with a low published in state tuition. It's important to research the typical financial aid package offered by a school, the average net price actually paid and most importantly the quality of education you receive for your tuition dollar. Sometimes a school which appears cheap based on list price can be a poor relative value if it can't award competitive financial aid or doesn't offer a quality education. The list below is a ranking on published in state tuition with no consideration of actual average price paid or academic quality of the school. Please see the CollegeCalc best value colleges in Connecticut list for a ranking which considers school quality and average net price.

The most affordable four year colleges in Connecticut are listed by one year's in state tuition list price for the 2018/2019 school year.

What is the cheapest college in Connecticut? Leading the colleges list is Central Connecticut State University in New Britain with an in state tuition of $5,642.

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 rating methodology.

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.

Connecticut's Cheapest Colleges by In State Tuition
In State Tuition College Rating $Value
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21) University of Hartford
West Hartford, Private Not For Profit
62 50
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22) University of New Haven
West Haven, Private Not For Profit
47 28
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23) Sacred Heart University
Fairfield, Private Not For Profit
- -
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24) Quinnipiac University
Hamden, Private Not For Profit
69 44
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25) Fairfield University
Fairfield, Private Not For Profit
- -
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26) Yale University
New Haven, Private Not For Profit
99 81
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27) Wesleyan University
Middletown, Private Not For Profit
- -
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28) Trinity College
Hartford, Private Not For Profit
93 69
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29) Connecticut College
New London, Private Not For Profit
92 70