Colleges and Universities in Connecticut

Ranking Institution name Tuition Control Acceptance Rate
1
Storrs, Connecticut
$30.970 Public 54%
2
New Britain, Connecticut
$20.211 Public 64%
3
New Haven, Connecticut
$20.486 Public 75%
4
Hamden, Connecticut
$38.000 Private Non-Profit 67%
5
New Haven, Connecticut
$44.000 Private Non-Profit 7%
6
West Hartford, Connecticut
$31.804 Private Non-Profit 57%
7
Danbury, Connecticut
$20.398 Public 65%
8
Willimantic, Connecticut
$20.881 Public 65%
9
West Haven, Connecticut
$33.740 Private Non-Profit 74%
10
Fairfield, Connecticut
$42.920 Private Non-Profit 71%
11
Fairfield, Connecticut
$35.050 Private Non-Profit 76%
12
Middletown, Connecticut
$47.244 Private Non-Profit 21%
13
Waterbury, Connecticut
$16.510 Private For-Profit 87%
14
Waterbury, Connecticut
$3.806 Public 0%
15
New Haven, Connecticut
$11.318 Public 0%
16
Manchester, Connecticut
$12.116 Public 0%
17
Norwalk, Connecticut
$11.318 Public 0%
18
Hartford, Connecticut
$47.510 Private Non-Profit 32%
19
Waterbury, Connecticut
$29.004 Public 42%
20
Bridgeport, Connecticut
$11.318 Public 0%
21
New London, Connecticut
$46.085 Private Non-Profit 36%
22
Bridgeport, Connecticut
$29.090 Private Non-Profit 64%
23
Farmington, Connecticut
$11.318 Public 0%
24
Stratford, Connecticut
$18.519 Private For-Profit 0%
25
Norwich, Connecticut
$12.556 Public 0%
26
New Haven, Connecticut
$29.825 Private Non-Profit 68%
27
Middletown, Connecticut
$11.318 Public 0%
28
Hartford, Connecticut
$11.318 Public 0%
29
East Windsor, Connecticut
$0 Private For-Profit 0%
30
New London, Connecticut
$0 Public 16%
31
Stamford, Connecticut
$29.014 Public 41%
32
West Hartford, Connecticut
$31.826 Private Non-Profit 86%
33
New London, Connecticut
$29.458 Private Non-Profit 58%
34
Danielson, Connecticut
$11.318 Public 0%
35
Enfield, Connecticut
$11.318 Public 0%
36
Groton, Connecticut
$29.004 Public 59%
37
Southington, Connecticut
$19.840 Private For-Profit 0%
38
East Hartford, Connecticut
$19.400 Private Non-Profit 0%
39
Winsted, Connecticut
$11.318 Public 0%
40
New Britain, Connecticut
$0 Private For-Profit 100%
41
Southington, Connecticut
$0 Private For-Profit 100%
42
Shelton, Connecticut
$0 Private For-Profit 0%
43
Branford, Connecticut
$0 Private For-Profit 61%
44
New London, Connecticut
$0 Private For-Profit 0%
45
Windsor, Connecticut
$0 Private For-Profit 100%
46
Hartford, Connecticut
$0 Private For-Profit 0%
47
West Haven, Connecticut
$10.500 Private For-Profit 0%
48
New Britain, Connecticut
$0 Public 0%
49
Meriden, Connecticut
$0 Private For-Profit 100%
50
West Hartford, Connecticut
$0 Private For-Profit 65%

Education in Connecticut

As of June 2014, 17.65 of Connecticut’s population aged over 25 had some college degree, compared to 21.29 for the entire United States. Two-year college graduates constituted 7.3, four-year graduates – 20.33 and Master graduates – 11.37 of the Connecticut population.

Education of Connecticut

As of June 2014, the Connecticut’s average income per capita is 37807, compared to the average of 28051 for the United States, while the median household income is 69519. The unemployed people available workforce constituted 6.6 of the state’s population, while the job growth expected over the next decade is 35.2. The indicators of sales and income taxes were 6.35 and 5 respectively.

Cost of living in Connecticut

If we take the average indicator for the entire United States as 100, the overall cost of living in the state of Connecticut makes 126, with the cost of food being 116.9 and expenses for health care services such as stay in a hospital room, doctor’s and dentist’s appointments – 116. The state’s average indicator for the cost of housing, comprising mortgage, rent and taxes is 138. The index of Connecticut’s charges for utilities services, such as heating, cooling, natural gas and electricity makes 125. The average transportation costs make 119, while other miscellaneous expenses, such as clothing, repairs, and entertainment constitute 124 points.

Air pollution and health in Connecticut

Connecticut’s index of air quality is 87.9 on a scale from 0 to 100 points (higher is better) according to EPA reports taking into account the days of ozone alert and volume of such pollutants as lead, carbon monoxide, sulfur and others. State’s weather quality is graded at 54 points out of 100 on the basis of such indices as toxic discharges, sediments, turbidity and pollutants. The index of Superfund sites is 46 compared to 71 for the entire country. In 2014, the number of physicians per 100,000 persons is 336 and the health cost index is higher compared to the average US index.

Climate in Connecticut

Connecticut’s annual rainfall is 46.9 inches, compared to 36.5 for the entire US. In winter the state gets the annual snowfall of 31.2, while the United States in general get 25. There are 116 days with measurable precipitation, and 194 sunny days per annum. In July, the average high temperature is 83.1 degrees Fahrenheit, and in January the average lowest is 17.9 degrees. The comfort index on the scale from 0 to 100 (higher is better) makes 51 and is based on the combination of summer temperature and effect humidity on the population.


Data provided by U.S. Department of Education Institute of Education Sciences nces.ed.gov