Connecticut Out of State Tuition Ranking

The Cheapest Colleges in Connecticut by Out of State Tuition for 2021

Cheapest Colleges in Connecticut by Out of State Tuition

If you're looking for an affordable university in Connecticut but aren't a state resident, these are the least expensive out of state colleges to consider. Additionally, if you are a foreign citizen and cannot qualify for in-state tuition, these are the cheapest universities in Connecticut for international students.

Affordable doesn't simply mean finding a school with a low published out of 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 out of 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 out of state tuition list price for the 2018/2019 school year.

What is the cheapest college in Connecticut? Leading the colleges list is Holy Apostles College and Seminary in Cromwell with an out of state tuition of $8,640.

Academic Rating is a CollegeCalc rating of a college's overall academics and effectiveness. The score ranges from zero to one hundred, with fifty being the median for all eligible colleges. Dollar value is a measure of a school's academic rating compared with the average price paid by students. 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 2019/2020 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2019/2020 academic year.

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Connecticut's Cheapest Colleges by Out of State Tuition
College Out of State Tuition Rating Value
#1 Holy Apostles College and Seminary

Cromwell, Private Not For Profit

$8,640 NA NA
#2 University of Phoenix Fairfield County Campus

Norwalk, Private For Profit

$9,480 NA NA
#3 Post University

Waterbury, Private For Profit

$15,310 NA NA
#4 Paier College of Art Inc

Hamden, Private For Profit

$17,100 NA NA
#5 Central Connecticut State University

New Britain, Public Not For Profit

$17,726 50 30
#6 Eastern Connecticut State University

Willimantic, Public Not For Profit

$17,726 NA NA
#7 Southern Connecticut State University

New Haven, Public Not For Profit

$17,726 52 15
#8 Western Connecticut State University

Danbury, Public Not For Profit

$17,726 NA NA
#9 Lincoln College of New England Southington

Southington, Private For Profit

$18,780 NA NA
#10 Lincoln College of New England Hartford

Hartford, Private For Profit

$18,780 NA NA
#11 Goodwin College

East Hartford, Private Not For Profit

$19,998 NA NA
#12 Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts

Old Lyme, Private Not For Profit

$28,824 NA NA
#13 University of Bridgeport

Bridgeport, Private Not For Profit

$31,920 31 12
#14 Mitchell College

New London, Private Not For Profit

$32,000 NA NA
#15 Albertus Magnus College

New Haven, Private Not For Profit

$32,770 40 18
#16 University of Connecticut

Storrs, Public Not For Profit

$36,466 81 90
#17 University of Connecticut Tri Campus

Waterbury, Public Not For Profit

$36,466 45 56
#18 University of Connecticut Avery Point

Groton, Public Not For Profit

$36,466 54 64
#19 University of Connecticut Stamford

Stamford, Public Not For Profit

$36,466 51 55
#20 University of Saint Joseph

West Hartford, Private Not For Profit

$38,482 63 78
#21 University of New Haven

West Haven, Private Not For Profit

$39,000 49 14
#22 University of Hartford

West Hartford, Private Not For Profit

$39,220 61 56
#23 Sacred Heart University

Fairfield, Private Not For Profit

$42,800 NA NA
#24 Quinnipiac University

Hamden, Private Not For Profit

$46,790 NA NA
#25 Fairfield University

Fairfield, Private Not For Profit

$49,080 76 58
#26 Yale University

New Haven, Private Not For Profit

$55,500 98 99
#27 Trinity College

Hartford, Private Not For Profit

$56,380 90 96
#28 Connecticut College

New London, Private Not For Profit

$56,540 86 81
#29 Wesleyan University

Middletown, Private Not For Profit

$56,704 NA NA