Connecticut College offers a distinctively integrative liberal arts education. Here “academic rigor” isn’t just about the number of pages our students read or write: it’s about synthesizing multiple viewpoints into breakthrough ideas. 

Conn students learn to look beyond typical narratives and assumptions and build strong connections among the many aspects of their college experience: the languages they are learning; the disciplines they are studying; the communities they are inhabiting; their work in class and in the world; and ultimately, their lives after college. They learn how to make an impact—and how to inspire others to do so, too.

Basic details

  • Region: Northeast
  • Location: New London, Connecticut
  • Campus setting: Suburban
  • Type of institution: Private; Liberal Arts College

Admissions information and areas of study offered

  • Percentage of students admitted: 37.8%
  • Average ACT: 30-33
  • Average SAT: 1310-1470
  • Test optional? Yes
  • Common Application accepted? Yes
  • Areas of study offered include: Accounting/Finance, Anthropology, Archaeology, Architecture, Area Studies, Art History, Arts, Astronomy, Biology, Business, Chemistry, Computer Science, Creative Writing, Dance, Design, Drama/Theatre Arts, Economics, Education, Ethnic/Cultural Studies, Engineering, English, Environmental Sciences, Film/Cinema Studies, Gender Studies, Genetics, Geography, Geology, History, Humanities, International Relations, Languages, Liberal Arts, Linguistics, Literature, Mathematics, Museum Studies, Music, Neuroscience, Philosophy, Physics, Political Science, Psychology, Public Health, Public Policy, Sociology, Theology/Religion, Urban Studies
  • Full list of majors available:


  • International students are eligible for: Merit-based scholarship; Need-based financial aid
  • Estimated yearly cost (including tuition, board, room and student fees): $81,774


  • Athletic association for the majority of sports: NCAA - Division III
  • Varsity sports: Men's Athletics / Track and Field, Women's Athletics / Track and field, Men's Basketball, Women's Basketball, Men's Cross Country, Women's Cross Country, Women's Field Hockey, Men's Football / Soccer, Women's Football / Soccer, Men's Ice Hockey, Women's Ice Hockey, Men's Lacrosse, Women's Lacrosse, Men's Rowing, Women's Rowing, Men's Swimming and Diving, Women''s Swimming and Diving, Men's Tennis, Women's Tennis, Women's Volleyball, Men's Water Polo, Women's Water Polo

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