Tuition & Fees

Not Reported

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
27%
600-699
57%
500-599
15%
400-499
1%
700-800
27%
600-699
56%
500-599
16%
400-499
1%
700-800
26%
600-699
56%
500-599
18%
400-499
0
30-36
52%
24-29
47%
18-23
1%
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undergraduateRatios

38%

62%

male

female

1
9

teacher

students

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Very Selective

39%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,071
Declined + 3,111
Total Received 5,182
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Private (nonprofit)

1,918

undergraduate students

4

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Economics
  2. Psychology
  3. Biological Sciences
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Codes

SAT 3284
ACT 0556

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School Facts

Situated on the coast of southern New England, Connecticut College is a highly selective private liberal arts college with 1,900 students from all across the country and throughout the world. On the college's 750-acre arboretum campus overlooking Long Island Sound, students and faculty create a vibrant social, cultural and intellectual community enriched by diverse perspectives. The college, founded in 1911, is known for its unique combination of interdisciplinary studies, international programs, funded internships, student-faculty research and service learning.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 1,922
Established in 1911
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Accredited by •  NEASC (New England Assn. of Schools and Colleges)

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New London, CT

750-acre campus in New London (population: 27,569), 50 miles from Hartford. Served by bus and train; major airports serve Hartford (50 miles) and Providence (40 miles). School operates transportation around local area.

Connecticut College
270 Mohegan Avenue
New London, CT 06320-4196

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
99%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
100%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
49%
Top 1/4
79%
Top 1/2
99%
Bottom 1/2
1%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
27%
600-699
57%
500-599
15%
400-499
1%
700-800
27%
600-699
56%
500-599
16%
400-499
1%
700-800
26%
600-699
56%
500-599
18%
400-499
0
30-36
52%
24-29
47%
18-23
1%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $60
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline January 1
School has early decision program yes
Early decision program application deadline November 15
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted
SAT or ACT Considered if submitted

Very Selective

39%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,071
Declined + 3,111
Total Received 5,182

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Secondary school record

Important

Essay
Extracurricular activities
Interview
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Geographical residence
Religious affiliation/commitment
Standardized test scores
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Andrew Strickler
Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid
P: 860 439-2200
F: 860 439-4301
admission@conncoll.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
basketball
cross-country
field hockey
ice hockey
lacrosse
soccer
squash
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball
water polo

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Collegiate Water Polo Association (Division I), New England Small College Athletic Conference (Division III)
Mascot
Camels
School colors
blue and white
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Africana Studies
American Studies
Anthropology
Architectural Studies
Art
Art History
Biochemistry
Biochemistry/Cellular/Molecular Biology
Biology
Botany
Chemistry
Classics
Computer Science
Dance
East Asian Studies
Economics
English
Environmental Studies
Film Studies
French
Gender/Women's Studies
German Studies
Government
Hispanic Studies
History
Human Development
International Relations
Italian Studies
Latin American Studies
Mathematics
Music
Music/Technology
Neuroscience/Psychobiology
Philosophy
Physics
Psychology
Religious Studies
Self-Designed Interdisciplinary Major
Slavic Studies
Sociology
Theatre
Urban Studies
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Undergraduate

100%

1,918
students

Female
62%
1,194

Male
38%
724

Graduate

0%

4
students

Female
75%
3

Male
25%
1

undergraduateFull-time

96%

1,857
students

Female
63%
1,163

Male
37%
694

undergraduatePart-time

4%

61
students

Female
51%
31

Male
49%
30

Student Break-down

6%
Nonresident aliens
4%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Hispanic/Latino
68%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

42%

Transfer applicants accepted

32%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 3.00
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Recommended of All
Standardized test scores
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: April 1

Spring: November 1

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

64

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

64

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Other
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

Not Reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Other
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 70
Countries most often represented Canada
China
India
Nepal
Turkey
Vietnam
Special services offered for international applicants Host family program
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Carmela Patton
International Student Advisor
860 439-5249
carmela.patton@conncoll.edu

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