Connecticut College

New London, CT

Connecticut College, founded in 1911, is a private, coeducational liberal arts college. Its 750-acre campus is located on the east coast in New London, Connecticut.

Connecticut College

New London, CT

Tuition & Fees

$56,890

$56,890

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
43%
600-699
51%
500-599
5%
400-499
1%
700-800
51%
600-699
42%
500-599
7%
700-800
29%
600-699
55%
500-599
16%
30-36
69%
24-29
30%
18-23
1%
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undergraduateRatios

38%

male

62%

female

1

teacher

9

students

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Very Selective

37%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,538
Declined + 4,246
Total Received 6,784
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Private (nonprofit)

1,861

undergraduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Psychology
  2. Economics
  3. Government
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Codes

SAT 3284
ACT 0556

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School Facts

Connecticut College, founded in 1911, is a private, coeducational liberal arts college. Its 750-acre campus is located on the east coast in New London, Connecticut.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 1,861
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: 27,072), 45 miles from Hartford, New Haven, and Providence. Served by bus and train; major airports serve Providence (40 miles) and Hartford. School operates transportation around local area.

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

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
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
45%
Top 1/4
81%
Top 1/2
96%
Bottom 1/2
4%
Bottom 1/4
1%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
43%
600-699
51%
500-599
5%
400-499
1%
700-800
51%
600-699
42%
500-599
7%
700-800
29%
600-699
55%
500-599
16%
30-36
69%
24-29
30%
18-23
1%

Admissions Facts

Application fee
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 Reasoning only Considered if submitted
SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted
SAT or ACT Considered if submitted
ACT only Considered if submitted

Very Selective

37%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,538
Declined + 4,246
Total Received 6,784

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

Financial Aid

100%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$46,607

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $56,540
Room $9,070
Board $6,630
Additional fees $350
Books & supplies $1,000
Total $73,590
Average Financial Aid - $46,607
Total with Avg. Aid $26,983

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $1,554,330
State $164,533
Institutional $42,134,424
Other external $792,037
Total $44,645,324

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $8,056,965
Other external $896,080
Total $8,953,045

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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE

Noncustodial (Divorced/Separated) Parent's Statement

Financial Aid Office

P: 860 439-2058
F: 860 439-5357
finaid@conncoll.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Sean Martin
Director of Financial Aid
finaid@conncoll.edu

Varsity Sports

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

Club Sports - Men's

badminton, baseball, cricket, cycling, golf, hockey, lacrosse, martial arts, rugby, skiing, snowboarding, soccer, softball, ultimate Frisbee, water polo

Club Sports - Women's

badminton, cycling, equestrian sports, golf, hockey, lacrosse, martial arts, rugby, skiing, snowboarding, soccer, softball, synchronized ice skating, ultimate Frisbee

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, dance, dodgeball, floor hockey, Frisbee golf, indoor soccer, non-tackle football, racquetball, squash, tennis, volleyball

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Athletic Directors

Maureen White (men's)
Athletic Director
email

Maureen White (women's)
Athletic Director
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
New England Small College Athletic Conference, Collegiate Water Polo Association
Mascot
Camels
School colors
blue and white

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
Global Islamic 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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Most Popular Majors

  1. Psychology
  2. Economics
  3. Government

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Double majors
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Self-designed majors

1,861

total students

16%

in-state

84%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

1,861
students

Female
62%
1,157

Male
38%
704

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

97%

1,819
students

Female
63%
1,130

Male
37%
689

3%

42
students

Female
65%
27

Male
35%
15

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Student Break-down

9%
Nonresident aliens
4%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
10%
Hispanic/Latino
66%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

39%

Transfer applicants accepted

23%

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 Not Required/Recommended
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

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
  • Tutors
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 47
Countries most often represented Canada
China
India
Pakistan
United Kingdom
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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Lists & Rankings

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