Top Universities in Connecticut

List of leading universities in Connecticut:

Wesleyan University has been rated 13th best liberal arts college overall in the United States and is tied for 5th in academic reputation by U.S. News and World Report (2010). It also holds the Washington Monthly survey's No. 1 average liberal arts college ranking in the nation. In the Princeton Review  2009 edition, the University received both a selectivity rating and an academic rating of 97 out of 99.

Yale University is one of the world's top 5 universities for Arts & Humanities (THE-QS World Rankings 2009). It is the No. 3 National University in the country (USNWR 2010).

Fairfield University was named a 2010 Military Friendly School by GI Jobs magazine, placing it in the top 15% of all colleges, universities, and trade schools nationwide.

Post University is a top 20 online university in the country, ranked 18th among online education providers by the Online Education Database (OEDb).

Sacred Heart University is listed among the nation’s best institutions for undergraduate education, according to the Princeton Review 2009 The Best 368 Colleges.

University of New Haven is placed among the Tier 3 Master's Universities in the North.

University of Connecticut has been rated as the Number One public university in New England and placed among the top 30 public universities in the nation.

University of Hartford is listed among Tier 3 National Universities in the USNWR annual college rankings 2010.

Southern Connecticut State University is accredited by the Connecticut Board of Governors for Higher Education and the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC).

University of Bridgeport is placed 147th of all 245 National universities in the Washington Monthly 2006 annual college rankings.

Western Connecticut State University is an accredited institution and placed in Tier 4 among the Master's Universities in the North.

Quinnipiac University was named as one of the best master's universities in the region (U.S. News & World Report's 2009 America's Best Colleges issue). It was also featured in the 2008 edition of "Best 290 Business Schools" by Princeton Review.

United States Coast Guard Academy is ranked among the Tier 1 Baccalaureate Colleges in the North, and it is accredited by the Association of American Universities.

List of colleges and universities in Connecticut:
  • Albertus Magnus College
  • Lincoln College of New England (formerly known as Briarwood College)
  • Central Connecticut State University (CCSU)
  • Charter Oak State College
  • Connecticut College
  • Eastern Connecticut State University (ECSU)
  • Fairfield University
  • Goodwin College
  • Holy Apostles College & Seminary
  • Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts
  • Mitchell College
  • Paier College of Art
  • Post University
  • Quinnipiac University
  • Sacred Heart University
  • St. Joseph College
  • Southern Connecticut State University
  • Trinity College
  • United States Coast Guard Academy
  • U of Bridgeport
  • U of Connecticut
  • U of Hartford
  • U of New Haven
  • Wesleyan University
  • Western Connecticut State University
  • Yale University
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