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2021 Best Colleges for Education in Connecticut

Education is a popular major and Connecticut is the 35th most popular state for students studying this major. 2,482 of the 267,136 Education degrees awarded last year were given by schools in Connecticut. With so many choices it can be a daunting task finding the right fit. This year's Best Colleges for Education in Connecticut ranking analyzed 6 colleges and universities that offer a bachelor's degree in education. We look at over 20 factors to determine the top 0 colleges for Education students in Connecticut.

Choosing a Great Education School

Best Colleges for Education in Connecticut The education program you select can have a big impact on your future. This section explores some of the factors we include in our ranking and how much they vary depending on the school you select. When choosing a school we recommend considering some of the following factors:

A Great Overall School

A school that excels in educating for a particular major must be a great school overall as well. To make it into this list a school must rank well in our overall Best Colleges ranking. This ranking considered factors such as graduation rates, overall graduate earnings and other educational resources to identify great colleges and universities.

Above Average Earnings After Graduation

A education degree from colleges on this list typically results in higher than average income after graduation. Recent education graduates from Connecticut colleges with a bachelors degree earned an average of $35,055 in 2017-2018.

Other Factors We Consider

In addition to the above, you should consider some of the following factors:

  • Major Focus - How much a school focuses on Education students vs. other majors.
  • Major Popularity - How many other education students choose this school.
  • Accreditation - Whether a school is regionally accredited and/or a recognized education related accrediting body.

Our complete ranking methodology documents in more detail how we consider these factors to identify the best colleges for Education students in Connecticut.

Best Schools to Study Education in Connecticut

Below you'll see a list of the best colleges and universities to study education.

Best Education Colleges in Connecticut

University of Connecticut is one of the finest schools in the United States for education. UCONN is a very large public school located in the large suburb of Storrs.More…

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It's difficult to beat Southern Connecticut State University if you wish to study education. Located in the city New Haven, SCSU is a public college with a medium-sized student population.More…

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Any student pursuing a degree in education needs to check out Central Connecticut State University. Located in the large suburb New Britain, CCSU is a public college with a large student population.More…

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Every student who is interested in education needs to look into Eastern Connecticut State University. ECSU is a small public school located in the town of Willimantic.More…

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WestConn is a medium-sized public school located in the small city of Danbury.More…

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University of Hartford

West Hartford, CT

Uhart is a moderately-sized private not-for-profit school located in the medium-sized city of West Hartford.More…

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Best Education Colleges in the New England Region

Explore all the Best Education Schools in the New England Area or other specific states within that region.

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Maine 37 1,071
Rhode Island 37 855
New Hampshire 36 1,515
Massachusetts 36 8,728
Vermont 35 631

Education Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Teacher Education Grade Specific 802
Educational Administration 489
Teacher Education Subject Specific 462
General Education 460
Special Education 448

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Social Sciences 2,932
Psychology 2,560
Communication & Journalism 1,584
Family, Consumer & Human Sciences 585
History 569

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Notes and References

  • The bars on the spread charts above show the distribution of the schools on this list +/- one standard deviation from the mean.
  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
  • Credit for the banner image above goes to Horadrim. More about our data sources and methodologies.

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