Connecticut College

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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

Total undergrads: 1,845

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 493

Degree-seeking undergrads: 1,741

Graduate enrollment: 7


Suburban setting

Large town (10,000 – 49,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:

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 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 – General B


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 – 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.

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