Connecticut College

Connecticut College Data & Information Overview

This overview covers the essential stats on Connecticut College, including its rankings, majors, diversity, and more. 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?

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2022 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 301 badges in the 2022 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is ecology.

Overall Quality

Conn College landed the #102 spot in College Factual's 2022 ranking of best overall colleges in the United States. The higher ed experts analyzed 2,576 colleges and universities across the nation to determine this ranking. This puts it in the top 5% of all schools in the nation. This is an improvement over the previous year, when Conn College held the #106 spot on the Best Overall Colleges list.

Conn College also holds the #4 spot on the Best Colleges in Connecticut ranking.

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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.

Average Test Scores

About 24% of students accepted to Conn College submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 650 and 720. Math scores were between 660 and 730.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Connecticut College  ( 650 to 720 )

SAT Math Scores for Connecticut College  ( 660 to 730 )
Conn College received ACT scores from 17% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 30 and 33.

ACT Composite Scores for Connecticut College  ( 30 to 33 )

Learn more about Connecticut College admissions.

Connecticut College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio at Conn College is an impressive 9 to 1. That's quite good when you compare it to the national average of 15 to 1. This is a good sign that students at the school will have more opportunities for one-on-one interactions with their professors.

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 72%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  72 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Connecticut College

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate of 87% tells us that most first-year, full-time students like Connecticut College enough to come back for another year. This is a fair bit higher than the national average of 68%. That's certainly something to check off in the good column about the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  87 out of 100

Graduation Rate

Students are considered to have graduated on time if they finish their studies within four years. At Conn College the on-time graduation rate of first-time, full-time students is 78%. That is great when compared to the national average of 33.3%

On-Time Graduation Rate  78 out of 100

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Connecticut College Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 1,737 undergraduates at Conn College with 1,689 being full-time and 48 being part-time.

How Much Does Connecticut College Cost?

The overall average net price of Conn College is $32,626. 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 +
$18,732 $13,877 $21,075 $29,738 $46,140

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

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Conn College, approximately 36% of students took out student loans averaging $8,562 a year. That adds up to $34,248 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Conn College is 1.1%. 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?

Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from Conn College make around $54,900 per year during the early years of their employment. 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.


See which majors at Connecticut College make the most money.

Location of Connecticut College

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

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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
Political Science & Government 54 $45,696
General Psychology 45 $35,861
Economics 33 $57,860
Area Studies 33 $41,565
Sociology 29 $42,682
International Relations & National Security 27 $47,260
General English Literature 24 $31,133
Neurobiology & Neurosciences 23 $39,585
Computer Science 23 $76,460
History 23 $30,119

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

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Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


More about our data sources and methodologies.

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