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Southern CT State University in New Haven, CT

Southern CT State University in New Haven, CT

CT Community Colleges

Connecticut's Central Coast features 8 universities, including Yale University, offering both undergraduate and graduate degree programs. In total there are 34,416 undergraduates and 14,844 graduate students in 352 square miles. That's 140 college students per square mile! Connecticut itself has several strong universities and a top-tier state university system. For information on Connecticut's 12 community colleges visit this page.

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Connecticut Universities
  Location Enrollment
Name of institution City County Type Driving
Distance to
CT Central
Coast
Under Graduates Pct. of
In-State Students
Graduates Total
Albertus Magnus College New Haven New Haven Ind. 0 mi. 1,769 95% 705 2,474
Central Connecticut State University New Britain Hartford Public 23 Mi. 9,678 94% 2,334 12,012
Charter Oak State College New Britain Hartford Public/
On-Line
On-Line 1,557 70% 483 2,040
Connecticut College New London New London Ind. 44 Mi. 1,845 18% 440 2,285
Eastern Connecticut State University Willimantic Windham Public 53 Mi. 5,092 93% 1,033 6,125
Fairfield University Fairfield Fairfield Ind. 0 mi. 4,030 23% 1,292 5,322
Goodwin College East Hartford Hartford Ind. 29 Mi. 1,400 NA 331 1,731
Lincoln College of New England (formerly Briarwood College) Southington Hartford Ind. for Profit 25 Mi. 650 NA 110 760
Mitchell College New London New London Ind. 47 Mi. 734 50% 161 895
Post University Waterbury New Haven Ind. for Profit 17 Mi. 1,214 86% 319 1,533
Quinnipiac
University
Hamden New Haven Ind. 0 mi. 5,765 30% 1,888 7,653
Rensselaer at
Hartford
Hartford Hartford Ind. 29 Mi. NA NA 262 262
Sacred Heart University Fairfield Fairfield Ind. 0 mi. 4,226 32% 1,516 5,742
Saint Joseph College West Hartford Hartford Ind. 30 Mi. 995 89% 523 1,518
Southern
Connecticut
State University
New Haven New Haven Public 0 mi. 8,577 93% 2,416 10,993
Trinity College Hartford Hartford Ind. 30 Mi. 2,375 20% 603 2,978
United States Coast Guard Academy New London New London Public 44 Mi. 963 7% 228 1,191
University of Bridgeport Bridgeport Fairfield Ind. 0 mi. 1,791 58% 1,588 3,379
University of Connecticut,
Main Campus
Storrs Tolland Public 52 Mi. 16,348 77% 6,862 23,210
University of
Connecticut -
Health Center
Farmington Hartford Public 28 Mi. 193 95% 116 309
University of
Connecticut -
Law School
Hartford Hartford Public 32 Mi. NA NA 621 621
University of Connecticut,
Avery Point
Groton New London Public 50 Mi. 597 95% 50 648
University of Connecticut,
Stamford
Stamford Fairfield Public 16 Mi. 966 95% 1,266 2,233
University of Connecticut,
Tri-Campus
Torrington Litchfield Public 40 Mi. 193 95% 200 393
University of Connecticut,
Tri-Campus
Waterbury New Haven Public 17 Mi. 776 95% 225 1,001
University of Connecticut,
Tri-Campus
West Hartford Hartford Public 30 Mi. 1,067 95% 600 1,667
University of Hartford West Hartford Hartford Ind. 34 Mi. 5,637 40% 1,668 7,305
University of
New Haven
West Haven New Haven Ind. 0 mi. 3,011 59% 1,587 4,598
Wesleyan University Middletown Middlesex Ind. 17 Mi. 2,817 8% 845 3,662
Western Connecticut State University Danbury Fairfield Public 13 Mi. 5,519 91% 984 6,503
Yale University New Haven New Haven Ind. 0 mi. 5,247 7% 3,852 9,099
  TOTALS 95,032 35,108 130,140
Bold type denotes that school is in Connecticut's Central Coast
Source: State of Connecticut Department of Higher Education, Individual School Reports, 2009
Connecticut has Several Strong Universities and a Top-Tier State University System, Including 8 Universities located within CT's Central Coast.
Map of Connecticut's Universities

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