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  2. Value
    A-
  3. Diversity
    A
  4. Campus
    C+
  5. Athletics
    B
  6. Party Scene
    B
  7. Professors
    A
  8. Location
    C+
  9. Dorms
    B-
  10. Campus Food
    B-
  11. Student Life
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  12. Safety
    C+
Conn College is a highly rated private college located in New London, Connecticut. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 1,819 undergraduate students. Admissions is fairly competitive as the Conn College acceptance rate is 35%. Popular majors include Economics, Psychology, and Neuroscience and Neurobiology. Graduating 84% of students, Conn College alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $38,800.
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (without football)
Athletic Conference
New England Small College Athletic Conference
Address
270 Mohegan Avenue
New London, CT 06320
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Connecticut College Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
35%
Application Deadline
January 1
SAT Range
1270-1460
ACT Range
30-33
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Neither required nor recommended
High School GPA
Neither required nor recommended
Early Decision/Early Action
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$27,790/ year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $15,498/ year
  • $30-48k
    $12,920/ year
  • $49-75k
    $23,651/ year
  • $76-110k
    $27,149/ year
  • $110k+
    $42,811/ year
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Academics

Professors
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Student Faculty Ratio
9:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
91%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.33 responses
71%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.34 responses
71%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.34 responses
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Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,819Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
0%
Pell Grant
17%
Varsity Athletes
25%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
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  • Friendly
    59%
  • Outgoing
    14%
  • Preppy rich kids
    14%
  • Spoiled rich kids
    9%
  • Pretentious
    5%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
100%
Poll
100%
of students say they don't have Greek life.22 responses
Poll
60%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.43 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 22 responses
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  • Community
    45%
  • Progressive
    32%
  • Trusting
    14%
  • Inclusive excellence
    9%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$53,400/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
84%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
93%
National
83%
85%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.20 responses
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After having toured many schools, my daughter and I recently visited the campus and it was by far our best college visit. The Dean of Admissions was a huge help in accommodating us from setting up specific meetings with faculty in my daughter’s intended academic major to actually conducting her admissions interview as all the slots were all filled. The info session was also very comprehensive. We felt warmly welcomed by everyone in admissions and throughout the campus. More liberal arts colleges and universities should model Conn College’s exceptional approach for prospective students. Very happy that my daughter is applying.
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The Pr campaign is strong here. From the college tours to the admission process, they all give you the impression that this is the place for your 4-years education. But it's not. I'm not dismissing the academical opportunities here, the programs offered and the facility they have here, study abroad, exchange to some top campuses in the world, passionate professors, are pretty unique and productive. Though, life quality is second to worst. Terrible dining and dormitory program. The food is intolerable, residential halls are downgraded and residents' privacy is not respected.
Connecticut College was a very enriching place to continue my education. I was a Classics major, and I sincerely enjoyed my time as part of the department. ConnColl is a place to form long-lasting and unique bonds with both professors and students alike. However, I would like to see Conn become more diverse and more accepting of students from other races. As a student of color, I did feel rather ostracized from the student body. Furthermore, I was the only student of color in many of my classes. Maybe my major is a discipline that does not attract students of other ethnicities, but I would still like to see Conn become a more diverse, wholly-welcoming and socially-motivated environment.