270 Mohegan Avenue

New London, CT 06320

Connecticut College is a small, private liberal arts school located on the Southeastern coastline of Connecticut; our Honor Code, invigorating curriculum, and career development programs are just a few highlights!

Applications Accepted: Common App

Do you require test scores for the Class of 2022? No, we are test optional

Admissions policies for Undocumented and DACA Students:Connecticut College is a sanctuary school, and domestic citizenship status will have no bearing on a student's ability to receive financial aid. Connecticut College meets 100% of demonstrated need.

Forms Required: FAFSA, CSS Profile

Do you meet full need? Yes

Connecticut College meets 100% of demonstrated need for all students. 91% of that aid comes in the form of a grant. All students are automatically reviewed for merit scholarships, regardless of whether or not they are applying for need-based financial aid. Our average financial aid award is $47,141. More information can be found at this link.

Additional Info: Connecticut College offers a fly-in program for low-income and under-resourced students, called Explore Weekend. This program will take place both in-person and virtually in November of 2021.

16% of all undergraduate students receive a Pell grant.

Student Experience

Average Class Size: 17 Students

Retention Rate (percentage of students who return for year two): Our first‐year‐to‐sophomore retention rate has averaged around 90% for many years and was 87.4% for the Fall 2019 entering cohort (with an unusually large number of students taking personal leave and likely returning).

6-Year Graduation Rate: Our 6‐year graduation rates have been in the low‐to‐mid‐80%s in recent years. For the Class of 2018 (the most recent cohort for which we can calculate a 6‐year graduation rate), the rate was 82%.

Majors: Click Here

Other Information: Curriculum webpage

Student Population

1,900 Undergraduate Students

Connecticut College’s Fall 2020 full‐time undergraduate population was 71% white, 23% U.S. students of color (including multiracial individuals), 8% international students (of any race), and about 1.5% who did not report their race.