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2021 Top Connecticut Men's D1 Baseball Schools

7 Colleges
$43,398 Avg Tuition & Fees*
63% Avg 4-Year Grad Rate*

When it comes to choosing a college, student athletes have a lot of options - but not all of them are good. At College Factual, we're committed to helping you make that decision by providing information such as that found in our Best Colleges for Division I Men's Baseball in Connecticut ranking.

After analyzing 7 schools in Connecticut, we came up with our list of those that offered the best educational experiences for D1 Men's Baseball athletes in Connecticut. Our ranking methodology focuses a number of different objective factors - such as the overall quality of the school, the school's athletic competitiveness, and the amount of athletic aid per student - to make this determination. Having a great sports team is not enough - the school must also focus on academic excellence.

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Top Colleges in Connecticut for D1 Men's Baseball athletes in Connecticut

See which schools came out on top of our ranking:

#1

University of Connecticut

Storrs, Connecticut

Our 2021 rankings named University of Connecticut the best school for D1 Men’s Baseball athletes in Connecticut working on their bachelor’s degree. UCONN is a large public school situated in Storrs, Connecticut. It awarded 6,052 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

The D1 Men’s Baseball team at UCONN brought home $2,032,429 in revenue in a single year. The great academic progress rate of 982 shows that team members perform well in the classroom, too.

Students who start out at the school are likely to stick around. The freshman retention rate is 94%. UCONN also took the #4 spot in our overall quality rankings.

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#2

Yale University

New Haven, Connecticut

A rank of #2 on our list means Yale University is a great place for D1 Men’s Baseball athletes in Connecticut working on their bachelor’s degree. Yale is a private not-for-profit institution located in New Haven, Connecticut. The school has a fairly large population, and it awarded 1,664 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

The team at Yale took home $640,018 in revenue and paid out $639,930 in expenses in recent times. Thus, the team actually made $88, which isn’t bad at all. The team had a perfect academic progress rate of 1000.

With a freshman retention rate of 99%, the school does an excellent job of retaining its students. Yale also took the #1 spot in our overall quality rankings.

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#3

Fairfield University

Fairfield, Connecticut

You’ll join some of the best athletes around if you attend Fairfield University. The school came in at #3 in this year’s ranking. Fairfield, Connecticut is the setting for this medium-sized institution of higher learning. The private not-for-profit school handed out bachelor’s degrees to 1,069 students in 2018-2019.

Speaking financially, the D1 Men’s Baseball team at Fairfield U took home $880,151 in revenue. The great academic progress rate of 997 shows that team members perform well in the classroom, too.

Students who start out at the school are likely to stick around. The freshman retention rate is 90%.

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#4

Quinnipiac University

Hamden, Connecticut

A rank of #4 on our list means Quinnipiac University is a great place for D1 Men’s Baseball athletes in Connecticut working on their bachelor’s degree. Quinnipiac is a private not-for-profit institution located in Hamden, Connecticut. The school has a medium-sized population, and it awarded 1,891 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

On the financial side of things, the D1 Men’s Baseball team at Quinnipiac made $1,151,303 in revenue. The team has a great academic progress rate of 985, signifying that team members care about their grades.

With a freshman retention rate of 86%, the school does an excellent job of retaining its students.

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#5

Sacred Heart University

Fairfield, Connecticut

You’ll join some of the best athletes around if you attend Sacred Heart University. The school came in at #5 in this year’s ranking. Fairfield, Connecticut is the setting for this medium-sized institution of higher learning. The private not-for-profit school handed out bachelor’s degrees to 1,411 students in 2018-2019.

On the financial side of things, the D1 Men’s Baseball team at Sacred Heart made $723,859 in revenue. The team has a great academic progress rate of 984, signifying that team members care about their grades.

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#6

Central Connecticut State University

New Britain, Connecticut

Central Connecticut State University did quite well in the 2021 Best Colleges for Division I Men’s Baseball in Connecticut ranking, coming in at #6. CCSU is a public institution located in New Britain, Connecticut. The school has a fairly large population, and it awarded 2,083 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

The D1 Men’s Baseball team at CCSU brought home $820,658 in revenue in a single year. The academic progress rate of the team is 967.

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#7

University of Hartford

West Hartford, Connecticut

University of Hartford ranked #7 on this year’s Best Colleges for Division I Men’s Baseball in Connecticut list. UHart is a private not-for-profit institution located in West Hartford, Connecticut. The school has a medium-sized population, and it awarded 1,123 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

The D1 Men’s Baseball team at UHart brought home $1,203,085 in revenue in a single year. The great academic progress rate of 994 shows that team members perform well in the classroom, too.

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*Avg Tuition and Fees and Avg 4-Year Grad Rate are for the top 7 schools only.

References

  • 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 our data about colleges.
  • Revenue and expense information comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s Equity in Athletics Data Analysis (EADA) website.
  • The academic progress rate (APR) of each team was made available by the NCAA.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
  • Information about the national average student loan default rate is from the U.S. Department of Education and refers to data about the 2016 borrower cohort tracking period for which the cohort default rate (CDR) was 10.1%.

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