Most Affordable Colleges in Connecticut for 2019

State of Connecticut
Middle Class Affordability Rankings™
Which colleges are most affordable for Connecticut residents? The answer may surprise you.

These rankings of the most affordable colleges for Connecticut residents are based on the estimated net price for a "typical" middle class family living in the state of Connecticut.

Note: Net price is the actual cost of the school paid by the student and family, after factoring in merit and grant aid from the college federal programs and work study. The net prices displayed in these rankings are College Raptor's estimates.
"Typical" Middle Class Family
Used in the net price estimates shown below
Number in Family
4
Number In College
1
Total Income
$80,000
Total Assets
$50,000


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Rank College Name Typical Net Price Sticker Price % Savings # Undergrads Est. Median SAT Acceptance Rate
1 Yale University $7,700 Image $70,900 89% 5,746 1,507 6.93%
2 Wesleyan University $11,200 Image $69,900 84% 2,976 1,395 16.29%
3 University of Connecticut $19,300 Image $33,000 42% 19,241 1,317 47.84%
4 Trinity College $20,000 Image $71,000 72% 2,221 1,372 33.87%
5 Central Connecticut State University $20,100 Image $25,200 20% 9,554 1,080 66.76%
5 Western Connecticut State University $20,100 Image $32,700 39% 5,082 995 70.83%
7 Eastern Connecticut State University $20,200 Image $27,000 25% 5,073 1,030 65.81%
8 Southern Connecticut State University $22,800 Image $27,300 17% 7,947 1,035 64.92%
9 Connecticut College $24,900 Image $69,800 64% 1,817 1,309 37.96%
10 University of Saint Joseph $26,400 Image $50,400 48% 810 1,070 90.29%
11 Mitchell College $27,200 Image $50,600 46% 707 811 77.97%
12 University of Bridgeport $28,100 Image $55,500 49% 3,129 975 53.89%
13 University of Hartford $30,300 Image $57,600 47% 5,069 1,145 80.89%
14 Albertus Magnus College $30,900 Image $51,300 40% 1,128 930 63.88%
15 Fairfield University $33,000 Image $67,400 51% 4,113 1,170 60.56%
16 Quinnipiac University $36,200 Image $65,400 45% 7,305 1,185 73.88%
17 University of New Haven $36,900 Image $58,700 37% 5,216 1,130 87.76%
18 Sacred Heart University $40,300 Image $62,000 35% 5,603 950 60.28%
School data from 2016-2017
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