Connecticut College: Statistics

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#1538 of 14,131 In the World
#439 of 2,597 In North America
#395 of 2,496 In the United States
#5 of 28 In Connecticut
#1 of 3 In New London
#342 of 1,019 For Art History
Top50% For 23 other topics

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
38%
Average SAT
1380
Average ACT
32
Avg. cost to attend
$40,474 /y
Aid receiving
98%
Undergraduates
1,737
Male:Female Ratio
37:63
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Bachelor's degree

Connecticut College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 38% 32% 42%
Applicants 6,882 2,814 4,068
Admissions 2,596 902 1,694
Freshmen enrolled full time 434 173 261

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
104 or 24%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1310
or below

75% of them
had 1450
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Connecticut College are 1310-1450 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
72 or 17%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 30
or below

75% of them
had 33
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Connecticut College are 30-33 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

Recommendations Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
SAT/ACT Considered but not required
Secondary school GPA Considered but not required
Secondary school rank Considered but not required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White 1170 (67%)
Hispanic 178 (10%)
Nonresident Alien 142 (8%)
Black or African American 77 (4%)
Asian 73 (4%)
Two or more races 70 (4%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 25 (1%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 1 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$40,474/year
Average aid awarded
$34,116
Students receiving aid
98%

Average costs by household income

<$30K $13,178
$30-48K $13,979
$48-75K $16,044
$75-110K $27,748
$110K+ $45,734

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district $58,660$13,950
Tuition in-state $58,660$13,950
Tuition out-of-state $58,660$13,950
Fee in-district $365
Fee in-state $365
Fee out-of-state $365

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity 1,515
Combined charge for room and board $16,290
Room charge $9,410
Meal charge $6,880

Connecticut College Majors

Major Bachelor's
Economics, General 65
Political Science and Government, General 42
Psychology, General 41
Sociology, General 23
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 22
History, General 21
Computer Science 20
International Relations and Affairs 20
English Language and Literature, General 19
Neuroscience 13
Human Development and Family Studies, General 11
American & United States Studies & Civilization 10
Molecular Biology 10
Fine & Studio Arts, General 9
Film & Cinema & Media Studies 8
Dance, General 7
Ecology 7
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General 6
Physics, General 6
African Studies 5
Art History, Criticism and Conservation 5
Anthropology, General 4
Chemistry, General 4
Mathematics, General 4
Philosophy 4
Architecture and Related Services, Other 3
Botany & Plant Biology 3
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General 3
French Language and Literature 3
Music, Other 3
Spanish Language and Literature 3
Area Studies, Other 2
Women's Studies 2
Biochemistry 1
East Asian Studies 1
Latin American Studies 1
Music, General 1
Religion & Religious Studies 1
Russian Language and Literature 1
Grand Total 414
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 82% 76% 86%
  • Full-time retention rate - 87%

Publications & Citations

Publications
2,952
Citations
76,441

Publication / Citation count by topic

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
977 / 11,832
Psychology
397 / 33,629
Art & Design
354 / 5,156
Environmental Science
278 / 11,049
Biology
261 / 10,275
Computer Science
233 / 6,722
Medicine
206 / 7,008
Sociology
196 / 2,682
History
180 / 733
Engineering
178 / 2,873
Social Psychology
146 / 19,600
Theology / Divinity / Religious studies
137 / 126
Political Science
131 / 1,267
Physics
128 / 4,380
Art History
124 / 231
Chemistry
122 / 3,988
Ecology
120 / 8,499
Child Psychology
108 / 11,218
Business
106 / 3,325
Economics
105 / 1,082
Classics and Ancient History
97 / 200
Literature
93 / 263
Gender Studies
92 / 2,270
Geography and Cartography
86 / 1,473
Creative Writing
78 / 3,314
Mathematics
73 / 4,225
Demography
71 / 2,235
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
71 / 618
Philosophy
71 / 293
Cognitive Science
58 / 4,045
Botany
57 / 2,895
Education Majors
55 / 1,123
Fashion Design
53 / 20
Clinical Psychology
52 / 2,279
Law
50 / 326
Political Economy
48 / 421
Robotics
46 / 298
Biochemistry
41 / 2,029
Media Studies
41 / 43
Materials Science
38 / 653

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 29 378
1992 33 368
1993 23 366
1994 33 343
1995 34 434
1996 31 428
1997 33 540
1998 44 555
1999 68 653
2000 47 745
2001 69 970
2002 70 1154
2003 41 1287
2004 76 1436
2005 74 1551
2006 81 1940
2007 66 2208
2008 85 2860
2009 134 3085
2010 96 3406
2011 115 3680
2012 107 4213
2013 125 4598
2014 95 4942
2015 93 5062
2016 93 5032
2017 80 4911
2018 82 4729
2019 82 5341
2020 92 6944
2021 77 6183

Connecticut College alumni

  1. Joan Rivers

    Joan Rivers
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1933-2014 (aged 81)
    Enrolled in Connecticut College
    Studied in 1950-1952
    Occupations
    film producerscreenwriterwriterfilm actortelevision presenter
    Biography

    Joan Alexandra Molinsky, known professionally as Joan Rivers, was an American comedian, actress, producer, writer and television host. She was noted for her often controversial comedic persona—heavily self-deprecating and acerbic, especially towards celebrities and politicians. She is considered a pioneer of women in comedy by many critics.

  2. Sean Spicer

    Sean Spicer
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1971-.. (age 51)
    Enrolled in Connecticut College
    1989-1993 graduated with Bachelor of Arts in government
    Occupations
    spokespersoncelebritypoliticiantelevision presenterpolitical adviser
    Biography

    Sean Michael Spicer is a former American political aide who served as the 30th White House Press Secretary and as White House Communications Director under President Donald Trump in 2017. Spicer was communications director of the Republican National Committee from 2011 to 2017, and its chief strategist from 2015 to 2017.

  3. H. Jon Benjamin

    H. Jon Benjamin
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1966-.. (age 56)
    Occupations
    screenwritervoice actortelevision produceractortelevision actor
    Biography

    Harry Jon Benjamin is an American actor, comedian, writer, producer, and musician. He is known primarily for his voice roles in adult animated series, such as Sterling Archer in Archer, Bob Belcher in Bob's Burgers, Carl in Family Guy, Ben in Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist, Kevin in O'Grady, Satan in Lucy, the Daughter of the Devil, and Coach McGuirk and Jason Penopolis in Home Movies. Benjamin was named 2014's male comedy performer of the year at Vulture's TV Awards for his work in Bob's Burgers and Archer. While Benjamin is most well known for his voice acting, he also appears in the 2001 satirical comedy film, Wet Hot American Summer, its subsequent 2015 television series, Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp, and the final installment of the franchise, the 2017 mini series, Wet Hot American Summer: 10 Years Later.

  4. Angela Bowie

    Angela Bowie
    Born in
    Cyprus Flag Cyprus
    Years
    1949-.. (age 73)
    Occupations
    actorautobiographermodel
    Biography

    Angela Bowie is an American actress and journalist who, along with her ex-husband David Bowie, influenced the glam rock culture and fashion of the 1970s.

General info

Alternative names CC
Founded 1911
Motto Tanquam lignum quod plantatum est secus decursus aquarum
Like a tree planted by rivers of water (Psalm 1:3)
Colors blue, white
Academic Calendar August to May (August - December; January-May)
Total FTE staff 666
Carnegie Classification Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus

Location and Contacts

Address 270 Mohegan Avenue
New London, Connecticut, 06320-4196
United States
City population 27,000
Phone 8604471911
Fax +1 (860) 439 2700

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