Colleges and Universities in Connecticut
88 higher education schools within its borders.
the highest-ranked school in CT,
has a total student population of 3,148 and
46th highest ranked school in the USA.
Of the 88 schools
in Connecticut, the average student population is 1,939 and average student-to-faculty ratio is
14 to 1. There are 2145 total
degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,319 people on average applying for a school.
Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around
$4,907, but can vary widely depending on the type
Of the 88 schools in Connecticut,
only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid,
Connecticut Culinary Institute-Suffield comes out as the most expensive ($36,544/yr),
with University of Connecticut-Tri-Campus as the lowest recorded at only $5,782/yr.
Connecticut Interesting Facts
Top National Parks in Connecticut
Famous State Residents
- The first telephone book ever issued contained only fifty names. The New Haven District Telephone Company published it in New Haven in February 1878.
- The USS Nautilus - the world's first nuclear powered submarine was built in Groton in 1954.
- Connecticut and Rhode Island never ratified the 18th Amendment (Prohibition).
- In 1705, copper was discovered in Simsbury. Later, the copper mine became the infamous New-Gate Prison of the Revolutionary War. Doctor Samuel Higley of Simsbury started the first copper coinage in America in 1737.
- The Scoville Memorial Library is the United States oldest public library. The library collection began in 1771, when Richard Smith, owner of a local blast furnace, used community contributions to buy 200 books in London. Patrons could borrow and return books on the third Monday of every third month. Fees were collected for damages, the most common being "greasing" by wax dripped from the candles by which the patrons read.