Colleges in Connecticut

There are 120 Colleges in Connecticut, serving a population of 3,594,478 people in an area of 4,842 square miles. There is 1 College per 29,953 people, and 1 College per 40 square miles.

The state of Connecticut is ranked 31st in Colleges per capita, and 6th in Colleges per square mile.

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Connecticut College Statistics

Find Connecticut College Enrollment, Educational Attainment (Age 25+), and Field of Bachelor's Degree for 1st Major. Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2017 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Connecticut College Enrollment
 ConnecticutUnited States
College/Grad School Enrollment274,414 (29.8%)22,848,124 (27.9%)
Connecticut Educational Attainment (Age 25+)
 ConnecticutUnited States
Some College, No Degree422,535 (17.0%)44,935,834 (20.8%)
Associate's Degree188,481 (7.6%)17,917,481 (8.3%)
Bachelor's Degree532,055 (21.5%)41,377,068 (19.1%)
Graduate/Professional Degree421,144 (17.0%)25,510,535 (11.8%)
Connecticut Field of Bachelor's Degree for 1st Major
 ConnecticutUnited States
Bachelor's Degree, or Higher953,19966,887,603
Arts, Humanities & Others231,650 (24.3%)15,191,554 (22.7%)
Business188,953 (19.8%)13,645,002 (20.4%)
Education104,031 (10.9%)8,503,371 (12.7%)
Science & Engineering347,624 (36.5%)23,297,975 (34.8%)
Science & Engineering Related Fields80,941 (8.5%)6,249,701 (9.3%)