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2020 Best Colleges for Mathematics & Statistics in Connecticut

Approximately 47,138 mathematics and statistics degrees were awarded to students last year in the United States. 904 of these degrees were given by colleges in Connecticut alone, making it the 16th most popular state for mathematics and statistics students. With so many choices it can be a daunting task finding the best choice. This year's Best Colleges for Mathematics & Statistics in Connecticut ranking analyzed 11 colleges and universities that offer a bachelor's degree in mathematics and statistics. We look at over 20 factors to determine the top 1 schools for Mathematics & Statistics students in Connecticut.

Choosing a Great Mathematics & Statistics School

Best Colleges for Mathematics & Statistics in Connecticut The mathematics and statistics 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. Below we explain some of the most important factors to consider before making your choice:

Quality Overall is Important

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.

Graduates Earn More After College

Mathematics & Statistics graduates from colleges on this list tend to earn more after college than those from other schools. Recent mathematics and statistics graduates from Connecticut colleges with a bachelors degree earned an average of $46,125 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 Mathematics & Statistics students vs. other majors.
  • Major Popularity - How many other mathematics and statistics students choose this school.
  • Accreditation - Whether a school is regionally accredited and/or a recognized mathematics and statistics related accrediting body.

Our full ranking methodology documents in more detail how we consider these factors to identify the best colleges for Mathematics & Statistics students in Connecticut.

Best Schools to Study Mathematics & Statistics in Connecticut

Explore the top ranked colleges and universities for mathematics and statistics majors.

Top 10 Best Mathematics & Statistics Colleges in Connecticut

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

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Yale University

New Haven, CT

Yale University is a good option for individuals interested in a Mathematics & Statistics major. Yale is a fairly large private not-for-profit school located in the city of New Haven.More…

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Wesleyan University

Middletown, CT

It is difficult to beat Wesleyan University if you want to pursue mathematics and statistics as a major. Located in the city Middletown, Wesleyan U is a private not-for-profit school with a small student population.More…

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Trinity College

Hartford, CT

Trinity College is among your best bets if you want to study mathematics and statistics. Trinity Bantams is a small private not-for-profit school located in the city of Hartford.More…

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Fairfield University

Fairfield, CT

Fairfield U is a moderately-sized private not-for-profit school located in the large suburb of Fairfield.More…

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Connecticut College

New London, CT

Located in the small city New London, Conn College is a private not-for-profit school with a small student population.More…

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Quinnipiac University

Hamden, CT

Located in the suburb Hamden, Quinnipiac is a private not-for-profit college with a large student population.More…

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Located in the suburb New Britain, CCSU is a public school with a large student population.More…

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University of Hartford

West Hartford, CT

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

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ECSU is a moderately-sized public school located in the town of Willimantic.More…

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Best Mathematics & Statistics Colleges in the New England Region

Explore all the Best Mathematics & Statistics Colleges in the New England Area or other specific states within that region.

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Maine 38 166
Rhode Island 38 303
New Hampshire 37 303
Massachusetts 37 2,587
Vermont 36 158

Mathematics & Statistics Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Mathematics 29,945
Applied Mathematics 8,560
Statistics 8,180
Other Statistics 453

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Computer & Information Sciences 209,723
Engineering 197,582
Biological & Biomedical Sciences 157,997
Engineering Technologies 92,253
Physical Sciences 53,768

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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 brewbooks.

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