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Connecticut College
New London, CT
Connecticut College is a private, liberal arts institution. Founded as a women's college in 1911, it adopted coeducation in 1969. Its 700-acre campus (including the 426-acre Connecticut Arboretum) is located two miles from downtown New London.
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Institution Type Private
Coeducational Yes
Undergraduate Students 1,865
   Women 1,170 (62.7%)
   Men 695 (37.3%)
Graduate Students Not reported
Entrance Difficulty Very difficult
Overall Admission Rate 35% of 5,879 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered No
Early Decision Offered Yes
Regular Admission Deadline January 1
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA Not reported
SAT Math 662 average
620-700 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading 656 average
610-698 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing
ACT Composite 30 average
29-32 range of middle 50%
Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Academic GPA X      
Standardized Tests     X  
Essay   X    
Extracurricular Activities   X    
Cost of Attendance $65,000
  Tuition and Fees $50,940
  Room and Board $14,060
Average Percent of Need Met 100%
Average Freshman Award $42,724
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
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Academic Calendar System Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates 180
Regular Class Size 2-9 students: 28% of classes
10-19 students: 40% of classes
20-29 students: 18% of classes
30-39 students: 9% of classes
40-49 students: 2% of classes
50-99 students: 2% of classes
Over 100 students: 0% of classes
New London Population 27,545
Nearest Metropolitan Area Providence, RI
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 100% of freshmen, 99% of all students
Athletic Conferences NCAA Division III
Mascot Camel
Ethnicity of Students from U.S. 0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
4.7% Asian
4.1% Black/African-American
9.5% Hispanic/Latino
3.4% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
75.3% White
2.9% Unknown
International Students 6.7% from 42 countries
First-Year Students Returning 89.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years 80.9%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly Not reported