Fall 2017 Higher Education Profile - Connecticut

According to the National Center for Education Statistics, Connecticut was home to 40 regionally accredited post-secondary institutions during fall 2017. These 40 institutions enrolled 188,622 students in fall 2017: 152,352 in undergraduate programs and 36,270 in graduate programs. A total of 30,867 students attending post-secondary school in Connecticut took at least one distance education course, representing 16.3 percent of the state's total student body. A total of 10,497 students were enrolled exclusively (100% online) in distance education courses with 8,261 (78.6%) of those residing in the state of Connecticut.

The majority of these institutions were public: including 10 four-year schools and 12 two-year schools. The state was also home to 18 private nonprofit four-year schools. Students enrolled in Connecticut's higher education institutions were enrolled in associates degrees, bachelor's degrees, master's degrees, and doctoral degrees.

40 Degree Granting Institutions

 

188,622 Students Enrolled

 

30,867 Students Enrolled in Distance Education

Serving 188,622 students in fall 2017, the 40 regionally accredited, degree granting colleges and universities of Connecticut offered academic choices for all types of students. Discover where your educational journey can begin with the institutions listed below. Our college and university listings are objective and focused on helping you achieve your educational or career goals. Whether you are searching for a public or private school with on-campus or online courses and an undergraduate or graduate degree, our list of regionally accredited colleges and universities in Connecticut offers a comprehensive guide to the state's higher education options.

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Regionally Accredited Public and Private Non-Profit Colleges and Universities in Connecticut

Albertus Magnus College
700 Prospect St
New Haven, CT 06511-1189 
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Capital Community College
950 Main Street
Hartford, CT 6103 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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Charter Oak State College
55 Paul Manafort Drive
New Britain, CT 6053 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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Fairfield University
1073 N Benson Rd
Fairfield, CT 06824-5195 
Enrollment Range: 5,000 - 9,999
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Goodwin College
One Riverside Drive
East Hartford, CT 6118 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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Holy Apostles College and Seminary
33 Prospect Hill Road
Cromwell, CT 06416-2005 
Enrollment Range: Under 1,000
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Manchester Community College
Great Path
Manchester, CT 6040 
Enrollment Range: 5,000 - 9,999
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Mitchell College
437 Pequot Avenue
New London, CT 6320 
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Northwestern Connecticut Community College
Park Pl E
Winsted, CT 6098 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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Quinebaug Valley Community College
742 Upper Maple St
Danielson, CT 06239-1436 
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Rensselaer at Hartford
275 Windsor St
Hartford, CT 6120 
Enrollment Range: Under 1,000
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Southern Connecticut State University
501 Crescent Street
New Haven, CT 06515-1355 
Enrollment Range: 10,000 - 19,999
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Three Rivers Community College
574 New London Turnpike
Norwich, CT 6360 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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Tunxis Community College
271 Scott Swamp Road
Farmington, CT 06032-3187 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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University of Bridgeport
126 Park Avenue
Bridgeport, CT 06604-5620 
Enrollment Range: 5,000 - 9,999
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University of Connecticut-Avery Point
1084 Shennecossett Rd
Groton, CT 06340-6097 
Enrollment Range: Under 1,000
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University of Connecticut-Stamford
One University Place
Stamford, CT 06901-2315 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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University of Hartford
200 Bloomfield Ave
West Hartford, CT 06117-1599 
Enrollment Range: 5,000 - 9,999
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University of Saint Joseph
1678 Asylum Avenue
West Hartford, CT 6117 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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Western Connecticut State University
181 White Street
Danbury, CT 06810-6826 
Enrollment Range: 5,000 - 9,999
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Asnuntuck Community College
170 Elm St
Enfield, CT 6082 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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Central Connecticut State University
1615 Stanley St
New Britain, CT 6050 
Enrollment Range: 10,000 - 19,999
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Eastern Connecticut State University
83 Windham St
Willimantic, CT 6226 
Enrollment Range: 5,000 - 9,999
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Gateway Community College
20 Church Street
New Haven, CT 6510 
Enrollment Range: 5,000 - 9,999
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Hartford Seminary
77 Sherman Street
Hartford, CT 06105-2260 
Enrollment Range: Under 1,000
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Housatonic Community College
900 Lafayette Blvd
Bridgeport, CT 06604-4704 
Enrollment Range: 5,000 - 9,999
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Middlesex Community College
100 Training Hill Rd
Middletown, CT 06457-4829 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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Naugatuck Valley Community College
750 Chase Parkway
Waterbury, CT 06708-3089 
Enrollment Range: 5,000 - 9,999
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Norwalk Community College
188 Richards Avenue
Norwalk, CT 6854 
Enrollment Range: 5,000 - 9,999
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Quinnipiac University
Mt Carmel Ave
Hamden, CT 6518 
Enrollment Range: 10,000 - 19,999
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Sacred Heart University
5151 Park Ave
Fairfield, CT 06825-1000 
Enrollment Range: 5,000 - 9,999
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St Vincent's College
2800 Main St
Bridgeport, CT 06606-4201 
Enrollment Range: Under 1,000
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Trinity College
300 Summit St
Hartford, CT 06106-3100 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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United States Coast Guard Academy
15 Mohegan Avenue
New London, CT 06320-4195 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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University of Connecticut
352 Mansfield Road
Storrs, CT 6269 
Enrollment Range: 20,000 and above
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University of Connecticut-Hartford Campus
10 Prospect Street
Hartford, CT 6103 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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University of Connecticut-Waterbury Campus
99 East Main Street
Waterbury, CT 6702 
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University of New Haven
300 Boston Post Road
West Haven, CT 06516-1916 
Enrollment Range: 5,000 - 9,999
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Wesleyan University
45 Wyllys Avenue
Middletown, CT 6459 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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Yale University
Woodbridge Hall
New Haven, CT 6520 
Enrollment Range: 10,000 - 19,999
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