Connecticut is a New England state with a rich maritime tradition and a full spectrum of higher education opportunities, including Ivy League member Yale University. The proximity to New York City is surely a selling point for students longing for access to the big city while still enjoying a comfortable, college-town atmosphere.
There are 42 colleges in Connecticut, 23 public and 19 private, offering a wide range of programs and majors. Connecticut has both small schools (defined as less than 2000 students) and "very large" ones (10,000 or more students) and everything in between, including community colleges, in urban and rural environments.
The largest public institution is the University of Connecticut (UConn) whose main campus is located in Storrs. Regional UConn campuses include Avery Point, Stamford, Torrington, Waterbury, and West Hartford.
Other Connecticut colleges include Central Connecticut State University in New Britain, Eastern Connecticut State University in Willimantic, Fairfield University in Fairfield, Southern Connecticut State University in New Haven, University of Bridgeport in Bridgeport, Western Connecticut State University in Danbury, and many, many more. Additionally, New London, Connecticut, is home to the United States Coast Guard Academy.
Cappex has tons of resources for students considering a college in Connecticut, including plenty of ways to help you find and apply for scholarships. Begin by browsing the complete list of colleges and universities below.
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|Albertus Magnus College||7 scholarships|
|Asnuntuck Community College||No scholarships|
|Capital Community College||No scholarships|
|Central Connecticut State University||127 scholarships|
|Charter Oak State College||7 scholarships|
|Connecticut College||15 scholarships|
|Eastern Connecticut State University||50 scholarships|
|Fairfield University||6 scholarships|
|Gateway Community College - Connecticut||No scholarships|
|Goodwin College||No scholarships|
|Hartford Seminary||No scholarships|
|Housatonic Community College||No scholarships|
|Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts||2 scholarships|
|Manchester Community College||No scholarships|
|Middlesex Community College - Connecticut||No scholarships|
|Mitchell College||No scholarships|
|Naugatuck Valley Community College||No scholarships|
|Northwestern Connecticut Community College||No scholarships|
|Norwalk Community College||No scholarships|
|Quinebaug Valley Community College||No scholarships|
|Quinnipiac University||8 scholarships|
|Rensselaer Hartford Graduate Center Inc||No scholarships|
|Sacred Heart University||12 scholarships|
|Southern Connecticut State University||16 scholarships|
|St Vincent's College||No scholarships|
|Stratford School of Aviation Maintenance Technicians||No scholarships|
|Three Rivers Community College - Connecticut||No scholarships|
|Trinity College||No scholarships|
|Tunxis Community College||No scholarships|
|United States Coast Guard Academy||1 scholarships|
|University of Bridgeport||32 scholarships|
|University of Connecticut||14 scholarships|
|University of Connecticut-Avery Point||6 scholarships|
|University of Connecticut-Stamford||21 scholarships|
|University of Connecticut-Tri-Campus||36 scholarships|
|University of Hartford||16 scholarships|
|University of New Haven||9 scholarships|
|University of Saint Joseph||8 scholarships|
|Wesleyan University||4 scholarships|
|Western Connecticut State University||92 scholarships|
|Yale University||No scholarships|
|Yale-New Haven Hospital Dietetic Internship||No scholarships|