Connecticut College

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$62,235
3% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$43,220
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
0.375%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
40.4%
8,744 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
1,948
98.3% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
84.1%
397 Graduates

About

Connecticut College is a higher education institution located in null. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at Connecticut College were General Economics (56 degrees awarded), General Psychology (45 degrees), and General Political Science & Government (38 degrees).

In 2022, 562 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Connecticut College. 63.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 36.5% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (371 degrees), 6.4 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (58 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Connecticut College is $62,235, which is $33,905 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Connecticut College is $62,235, which is $33,905 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $43,220.

In 2022, 96% of undergraduate students attending Connecticut College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 37% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$62,235
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Connecticut College was $62,235. The cost of tuition at Connecticut College is $33,905 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

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Average Net Price

$43,220
2022 Value
3.57%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Connecticut College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $43,220. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Connecticut College grew by 3.57%.

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Other Student Expenses

$16,780
Room and Board
$1,000
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Connecticut College was of $16,780 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 3.01% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

96%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
37%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

96% of undergraduate students at Connecticut College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a decline of 4% with respect to 2021, when 100% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
0.375%
2019 Default Rate
1
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Connecticut College was 0.375%, which represents 1 out of the 267 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Connecticut College received 8,744 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 13.8% annual growth. Out of those 8,744 applicants, 3,533 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 40.4% acceptance rate.

There were 1,948 students enrolled at Connecticut College in 2022. 17% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Connecticut College has an overall enrollment yield of 17.8%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

40.4%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
3,533
Accepted Out of 8,744

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Connecticut College was 40.4% (3,533 admissions from 8,744 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 41%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 13.8%, while admissions grew by 12.3%..

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SAT Scores

17%
Submission Percentage (2022)
106
Scores Submitted (2022)

17% of enrolled first-time students at Connecticut College in 2022 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Connecticut College had a total enrollment of 1,948 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Connecticut College is 1,915 students and the part-time enrollment is 33. This means that 98.3% of students enrolled at Connecticut College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Connecticut College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 67.3% White, 11.7% Hispanic or Latino, 4.36% Black or African American, 3.44% Asian, 3.29% Two or More Races, and 0.0513% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Connecticut College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (42.7%), followed by White Male (24.7%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (7.47%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

98.3%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Connecticut College in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,948 students. The full-time enrollment at Connecticut College is 1,915 and the part-time enrollment is 33. This means that 98.3% of students enrolled at Connecticut College are enrolled full-time compared with 79.6% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

87%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Connecticut College was 87%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (72%), Connecticut College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    1,311 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    228 enrolled students
  3. Black or African American
    85 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Connecticut College is 67.3% White, 11.7% Hispanic or Latino, 4.36% Black or African American, 3.44% Asian, 3.29% Two or More Races, and 0.0513% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate Colleges is 54.3% White, 13.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.1% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 42 students (2.16%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 152 more women than men received degrees from Connecticut College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Connecticut College is white (371 degrees awarded). There were 6.4 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (58 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Connecticut College is General Economics (56 degrees awarded), followed by General Psychology (45 degrees) and General Political Science & Government (38 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Connecticut College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Philosophy and Religious Studies (17 degrees awarded), Social Sciences (165 degrees), and Language & Linguistics (22 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Connecticut College are Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (470,588 people), Physicians (433,320 people), Other managers (367,405 people), Postsecondary teachers (263,145 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (247,876 people).

The most specialized majors at Connecticut College in 2022 are Philosophy and Religious Studies (17 degrees awarded), Social Sciences (165 degrees), Language & Linguistics (22 degrees), Biology (98 degrees), and History (16 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Connecticut College are Diagnostic medical sonographers, Surgeons, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, and Magnetic resonance imaging technologists

The most specialized majors at Connecticut College are Philosophy and Religious Studies (17 degrees awarded), Social Sciences (165 degrees), Language & Linguistics (22 degrees), Biology (98 degrees), and History (16 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Connecticut College are Elementary & secondary schools (611,389 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (591,232 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (582,857 people), Legal services (368,950 people), and Computer Systems Design (265,506 people).

The most specialized majors at Connecticut College are Philosophy and Religious Studies (17 degrees awarded), Social Sciences (165 degrees), Language & Linguistics (22 degrees), Biology (98 degrees), and History (16 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Connecticut College.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 56 degrees awarded
  2. 45 degrees awarded
  3. 38 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Connecticut College was General Economics with 56 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

205
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
357
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 205 degrees were awarded to men at Connecticut College, which is 0.574 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (357).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 34 degrees were awarded to men at Connecticut College in General Economics, which is 1.55 times more than the 22 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 37 degrees were awarded to men at Connecticut College in General Psychology, which is 4.63 times more than the 8 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

78%
100% Completion Time
82%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 78% of students graduating from Connecticut College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 82% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 82% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Two or More Races Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Connecticut College is Male and Two or More Races (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 4.03% of graduates (16 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    371 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    58 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    28 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Connecticut College is white (371 degrees awarded). There were 6.4 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (58 degrees).

1.42% of degree recipients (8 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    246 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    125 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    35 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Connecticut College is white female (246 degrees awarded). There were 1.97 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (125 degrees).

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Operations

Connecticut College has an endowment valued at nearly $417M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNM (−5.51%) compared to the 0.58% average return (286k on 49.3M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2022, Connecticut College had a total salary expenditure of 114M. Connecticut College employs 71 Professors, 59 Associate professors and 49 Assistant professors. Most academics at Connecticut College are Male Professor (40), Female Professor (31), and Male Associate professor (30).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Connecticut College are: Service, with 127 employees, Management, with 77 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 54 employees.

Endowment

$417M
2022 Endowment
4.12%
decline from 2021

Connecticut College has an endowment valued at about $417M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Connecticut College declined 4.12% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $367M higher than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$48.7M
2022 Salaries
0.707%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Connecticut College paid a median of $48.7M in salaries, which represents 42.9% of their overall expenditure ($114M) and a 0.707% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 15.7M (37.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$17.9M
Instructional Salaries
203
Number of Employees

In 2022, Connecticut College paid a total of $17.9M to 203 employees working as instructors, which represents 36.8% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.04M (32.1%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
71 Employees
Service
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
127 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Connecticut College were Professor with 71 employees, Associate professor with 59 employees, and Assistant professor with 49 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Connecticut College were Service with 127 employees, Management with 77 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 54 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male Professor
  2. Female Professor
  3. Male Associate professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Connecticut College was Male Professor with 40 employees, Female Professor with 31 employees, and Male Associate professor with 30 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Connecticut College.

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