Connecticut College

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School Overview

Connecticut College (sometimes referred to as Conn College or locally as just “Conn”) is privately owned and operated liberal arts college located on the highest point in New London, Connecticut. It is situated on the Thames River and overlooks the Long Island Sound. Conn College was founded in 1911 as an all women’s college but began admitting men in 1969. Connecticut College was ranked 70th among all colleges by Forbes in 2012 and 40th among liberal arts colleges.

General Information

Admission Office

270 Mohegan Avenue

New London, CT 06320-4196

(860) 439-2200

Fax: (860) 439-4301



Contact: Martha Merrill

Dean of Admission and Financial Aid
Main Address

270 Mohegan Avenue

New London, CT 06320-4196

(860) 447-1911

www.conncoll.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 1,845

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 493

Degree-seeking undergrads: 1,741

Graduate enrollment: 7

Setting

Suburban setting

Large town (10,000 – 49,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:
Bachelor’s
Master’s

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $60

Online application fee: $60
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 37%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 90%


College Majors

Architecture & Related Programs

Architecture B

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies

African Studies B
American Studies B
East Asian Studies B
Hispanic-American Studies B
Latin American Studies B
Slavic Studies B
Women’s Studies B

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art History/Criticism/Conservation B
Dance B
Drama/Theater Arts B
Music – General B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biochemistry B
Biology B
Botany B
Cellular/Molecular Biology B
Chem/Phys/Molecular Biology B
Molecular Biology B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Science B

Engineering

Engineering Physics B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Family & Consumer Sciences

Human Development/Family Studies B

Foreign Language & Literature

Chinese B
Classics B
French B
German B
Italian B
Japanese B
Slavic B
Spanish B

History

History – General B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Medieval/Renaissance Studies B
Neuroscience B

Natural Resources & Conservation

Environmental Studies B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B
Religion/Religious Studies B

Physical Sciences

Astrophysics B
Chemistry B
Physics B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Social Sciences

Anthropology B
Economics B
International Relations B
Political Science/Government B
Sociology B
Urban Studies B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Connecticut College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(860) 447-1911
Website:www.conncoll.edu
Type of School:4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online:www.conncoll.edu/admission/apply/
Address:270 Mohegan Avenue, New London, CT 06320-4196
Setting:Not available
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:1,865
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):84%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:9 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:
Distance Learning Students*:1,865 (100% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Bachelor's, Master's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$50,940
Out-of-state Tuition:$50,940
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:62%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$37,124

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Connecticut College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Connecticut College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Architecture and Related Services1
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies6
Biological and Biomedical Sciences6
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services1
Education1
English Language and Literature/Letters1
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences2
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics7
History1
Mathematics and Statistics1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies2
Philosophy and Religious Studies2
Physical Sciences2
Psychology11
Social Sciences6
Visual and Performing Arts7
Grand total471

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Connecticut College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Connecticut College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$50,940
Out-of-state$50,940
Books and supplies$1,000

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$12,960
Out-of-state$12,960

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid29562%
Grant or scholarship aid26856%$37,124
Student loan aid22848%$8,831

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid97551%$35,324
Federal student loans79441%$6,057

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Connecticut College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Connecticut College students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants5,8792,3343,545
Percent admitted100%31%38%
Percent admitted who enrolled8%7%8%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Connecticut College Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment1,865
Undergraduate enrollment1,865
Graduate enrollment0

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Connecticut College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education

Specialized institution accreditations:

    *General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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