Best Colleges For Returning Adults
- Connecticut -

Adults returning to college and other "non-traditional" students comprise the majority of all degree-seekers in the USA. College Factual’s Connecticut Ranking of the Best Colleges For Returning Adults was designed to specifically address the unique concerns of students who fall outside the "norm" of first-time, full-time degree seekers under the age of 24.

Best Colleges For Returning Adults - Connecticut -

Charter Oak State College tops our Connecticut list of the Best Colleges For Returning Adults. Charter Oak State College charges tuition and fees of $10,029 ($7,671 for Connecticut residents) . The college has an acceptance rate of 100.0%. The average salary for recent graduates is $60,000.

The total ranking includes 18 colleges. Within the complete list tuition and fees ranges from $10,029 to $49,480 (in-state from $7,671 to $49,480). Acceptance rates range from 6.7% to 100.0%, estimated average 2016 SAT scores range from 970 to 1,540 and average salaries of graduates range from $60,000 to $105,000.

RankUniversity/CollegeLocationTuition & Fees
1Charter Oak State CollegeNew Britain, Connecticut$7,671 / $10,029
2Yale UniversityNew Haven, Connecticut$49,480
3Post UniversityWaterbury, Connecticut$15,258
4University of ConnecticutStorrs, Connecticut$14,066 / $35,858
5Albertus Magnus CollegeNew Haven, Connecticut$30,526
6Quinnipiac UniversityHamden, Connecticut$43,940
7Sacred Heart UniversityFairfield, Connecticut$38,300
8University of BridgeportBridgeport, Connecticut$31,630
9Eastern Connecticut State UniversityWillimantic, Connecticut$10,500 / $23,361
10Central Connecticut State UniversityNew Britain, Connecticut$9,741 / $22,602
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Best Colleges For Returning Adults Methodology Overview

A non-traditional student could be a working adult going back to school, a parent, or another student who needs to take part-time classes due to other responsibilities. Our Rankings for Returning Adults were developed based on the premise that these students are looking for flexible learning options, as well as high-quality outcomes for graduates. Thus our rankings emphasize colleges that offer the ability to take online courses and other factors that are important to older students. Within the mix, you’ll find traditional schools that offer online programs, as well as accredited online colleges that provide the best outcomes for students. Read our full Best Colleges For Returning Adults Methodology for more information.

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