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Connecticut College Data & Information Overview

If you want to know more about Connecticut College, such as what majors does it offer, how diverse it is, how well it ranks, and more, this is your one-stop resource. All you need to do to learn more about a stat is click on its tile, and you'll be taken to another page that analyzes that data more closely. Also, you can use the links below to scroll to any section of this page.

How Well Is Connecticut College Ranked?

Quality Badge

2021 Rankings

College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities in its annual rankings and ranks them in a variety of ways, including most diverse, best overall quality, best for non-traditional students, and much more.

Connecticut College was awarded 44 badges in the 2021 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is psychology.

Overall Quality

Conn College landed the #106 spot in College Factual's 2021 ranking of best overall colleges in the United States. The higher ed experts analyzed 1,715 colleges and universities across the nation to determine this ranking. This puts it in the top 10% of all schools in the nation. This is an improvement over the previous year, when Conn College held the #136 spot on the Best Overall Colleges list.

Conn College is also ranked #5 out of 19 schools in Connecticut.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Conn College?

Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate at Connecticut College is a competitive 38%, so make sure you take your application seriously when putting it together. Even leaving out a minor detail could be a reason to move you to the rejection pile.

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Connecticut College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

At Conn College, the student to faculty ratio is an excellent 9 to 1. That's much better than the national average of 15 to 1. This indicates that many classes will probably be small, and students will have ample opportunites to work closely with their professors and classmates.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

Another measure that is often used to estimate how much access students will have to their professors is how many faculty members are full-time. The idea here is that part-time faculty tend to spend less time on campus, so they may not be as available to students as full-timers.

The full-time faculty percentage at Connecticut College is 71%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  71 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Connecticut College

Freshmen Retention Rate

Connecticut College has a freshmen retention rate of 91%. That's a good sign that full-time students like the school and their professors enough to want to stick around for another year. It's also a sign that the admissions team did a good job in choosing applicants who were a good fit for the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  91 out of 100

Graduation Rate

The on-time graduation rate for someone pursuing a bachelor's degree is typically four years. This rate at Conn College for first-time, full-time students is 79%, which is better than the national average of 33.3%.

On-Time Graduation Rate  79 out of 100

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Excellent Overall Diversity at Conn College

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 1,817 undergraduates at Conn College with 1,766 being full-time and 51 being part-time.

Conn College Diversity Score

When calculating the overall diversity score for a school, College Factual does not just look at the percentage of women and minorities. Instead, it looks to see how good of a mixture a school has with regard to gender, ethnicity, age, and location of origin.

With an overall score of 85.57 out of 100, Conn College is one of the most diverse schools in the nation.

Overall Diversity Score  85.57 out of 100
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How Much Does Connecticut College Cost?

The overall average net price of Conn College is $32,606. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Conn College

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$19,893 $13,525 $25,704 $29,499 $43,364

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Conn College, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Conn College, approximately 46% of students took out student loans averaging $8,894 a year. That adds up to $35,576 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Conn College is 1.5%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

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How Much Money Do Conn College Graduates Make?

The pay for some majors is higher than others, but on average, students who graduate with a bachelor's degree from Conn College make about $54,900 a year during their first few years of employment after graduation. That's great news for Conn College students since it is 38% more than the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year.


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Location of Connecticut College

Located in New London, Connecticut, Connecticut College is a private not-for-profit institution. New London is a great location for students who prefer city over country life.

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Location of Connecticut College

Contact details for Conn College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 270 Mohegan Avenue, New London, CT 06320-4196
Phone: 860-447-1911

Connecticut College Majors

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
General Psychology 52 $31,700
Economics 51 $50,900
Political Science & Government 35 $45,300
Fine & Studio Arts 30 NA
General Biology 29 NA
International Relations & National Security 26 NA
General English Literature 25 NA
Area Studies 25 $35,600
Computer Science 23 NA
Ecology, Evolution & Systematics Biology 21 NA

Learn more about the majors offered at Connecticut College along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

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