Connecticut College

New London, CT

Connecticut College

New London, CT

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Tuition & Fees

$56,890

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
37%
600-699
57%
500-599
4%
700-800
41%
600-699
46%
500-599
11%
30-36
68%
24-29
30%
18-23
1%
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undergraduateRatios

39%

male

61%

female

9

students

1

faculty

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Very Selective

37%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,429
Declined 4,004
Total Received 6,433
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Private

1,844

undergraduate students

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Location

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.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 1,844
Established in 1911
Coeducational Coeducational

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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.

  • Campus Setting: Small town
  • Metropolitan area: Providence, RI
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: T.F. Green (PVD)

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
yes
Students through junior year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing

Top Events

  • Floralia
  • Social dances
  • Cultural and athletic events
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Choral groups

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
49%
Top 1/4
80%
Top 1/2
98%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
37%
600-699
57%
500-599
4%
700-800
41%
600-699
46%
500-599
11%
30-36
68%
24-29
30%
18-23
1%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application deadline January 1
Has early decision program yes

Very Selective

37%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,429
Declined 4,004
Total Received 6,433

Admissions Factors

Very Important

character/personal qualities
academic GPA
class rank
rigor of secondary school record

Important

extracurricular activities
application essay
interview
racial/ethnic status
recommendation(s)
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

Considered

alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
first generation
geographical residence
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency
standardized test scores

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 41
Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language no

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

Tuition $56,540
Room & board $15,700
Additional fees $350
Books & supplies $1,000
Other fees $600
Total $74,190

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Not Reported

Non-need-based

Not Reported

Scholarships

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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Basketball
Cross-country running
Field hockey
Ice hockey
Lacrosse
Rowing
Sailing
Soccer
Squash
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field
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 Sports Men

Baseball, Basketball, Equestrian sports, Ice hockey, Lacrosse, Rugby, Skiing (downhill), Soccer, Softball, Squash, Tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball

Intramural Sports Women

Basketball, Equestrian sports, Rugby, Skiing (downhill), Soccer, Softball, Squash, Tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division III

Majors

Assc. Bach.
African Studies
American/United States Studies/Civilization
Anthropology
Architecture and Related Services, Other
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Biochemistry
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Botany/Plant Biology
Chemistry, General
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
Computer Science
Dance, General
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
East Asian Studies
Economics, General
English Language and Literature, General
Environmental Studies
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
Film/Cinema/Video Studies
Fine/Studio Arts, General
French Language and Literature
German Studies
History, General
Human Development and Family Studies, General
International Relations and Affairs
Islamic Studies
Italian Studies
Latin American Studies
Mathematics, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Music Technology
Music, General
Neuroscience
Philosophy
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Religion/Religious Studies
Slavic Studies
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Women's Studies
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Programs Offered

  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees

1,844

total students

17%

in-state

83%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

1,844
students

Female
61%
1,130

Male
39%
714

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

97%

1,798
students

Female
62%
1,110

Male
38%
688

3%

46
students

Female
44%
20

Male
56%
26

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 91%
Student 4 year graduation rate 78%
Student 5 year graduation rate 3%
Student 6 year graduation rate 0%

Student Break-down

7%
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
69%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

29

Transfer students enrolled

2%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment no
Accepts CLEP subject tests no
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred no

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: April 1

Transfer difficulty

Very difficult

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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 Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

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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