Conn College Description

Connecticut College educates students to put the liberal arts into action as citizens in a global society.

Situated on the coast of southern New England, Connecticut College is a highly selective private liberal arts college with 1900 students from all over the country and the world. On an arboretum campus overlooking Long Island Sound, students and faculty create a vibrant social, cultural and intellectual community enriched by diverse perspectives.

Rigorous academic standards, innovative and engaging faculty members, and a diverse classroom curriculum challenge students to reach their full intellectual potential. The College expects students to learn outside the classroom as well, through such activities as research, travel, and internships. The College facilitates those opportunities in the belief that a diversity of experiences is essential for genuine academic excellence. The College also expects and strongly supports faculty scholarship, research, and creative work that advances human knowledge and expression and informs excellent teaching.

Our academic programs in the arts, sciences, humanities and social sciences are designed to shape ethical, informed citizens with a global perspective.

The College supports and nurtures the intellectual, emotional, spiritual, creative, and physical development of its student body. Connecticut College encourages students to engage in a wide range of activities, including academic pursuits, athletics and physical education, artistic expression, and community service. The College fosters an appreciation for the natural and aesthetic connectedness of the mind, body, and spirit. It prepares students to be responsible citizens, creative problem-solvers, and thoughtful leaders in a global society.

Quick Facts about Connecticut College

Region

Northeast

Setting

Large Town Setting

Type

Private

Size

Small (Under 2,000 Undergrad)

Mascot

Camels

On-Campus Housing Available

Yes

Selectivity

Highly Selective

In-State Tuition

$43,990

Out-of-State Tuition

$43,990

Retention Rate

89%

Enrollment

1,852

Year Established

1911

Conn College Ratings & Reviews

Overall School Rating: 4.5

5 star
  1 review
4 star
  1 review
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50% of students gave Connecticut College 5 stars overall.

Overall Rating:
5

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Conn College Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students
1,845
Freshman Class
489
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students)
1,852

Undergraduate vs. Graduate

Undergraduate
100%
Graduate
0%

Full-Time vs. Part-Time Students

Full-Time
99%
Part-Time
1%

Gender of Students

Women
60%
Men
40%

Ethnic Diversity

African-American
4%
Asian
3%
Caucasian
81%
Latino
6%
Other
6%

International Students

International
4%
Domestic
96%

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