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Connecticut Computer Science Colleges

32 Colleges
1,056 Yearly Graduations
$80,985 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)
$26,506 Avg 4-Year Student Loan

In terms of yearly computer science graduations, Connecticut is ranked #38 in the country with 1,056 degrees handed out in 2019. Students who live in the state can take advantage of in-state tuition averaging $20,246 a year, while students from out-of-state may pay a higher average tuition of $26,212 a year.

An estimated 39% of college students in Connecticut take out loans, with the average loan amount being $6,626 per year.

Learn more about the most popular schools below:

#1

Yale University

New Haven, Connecticut
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
178 Yearly Degrees
$55,500 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 13,609 students at Yale in total, 6,092 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 6,088 are full-time. Students tend to stick around at Yale. The freshman retention rate is 99%.

The acceptance rate at Yale is 7%, making it one of the most selective schools in the country. Around 49% of accepted students are men, and 51% are women.

Approximately 8% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $5,025 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 1.1% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $56,600 during the early-career years.

#2

University of Connecticut

Storrs, Connecticut
Public Public vs. Private
113 Yearly Degrees
$17,226 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at University of Connecticut is 27,280, of which 18,847 students are undergraduates and of those, 18,229 are full-time. It takes the average UCONN undergraduate about 4.2 years to complete their degree.

About 48% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 55% are men and 45% are women.

43% of UCONN students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $7,059 a year. The student loan default rate of 2.3% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $46,400 during the early-career years.

#3

Central Connecticut State University

New Britain, Connecticut
Public Public vs. Private
101 Yearly Degrees
$11,068 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Central Connecticut State University is 11,154, of which 9,045 students are undergraduates and of those, 7,253 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at CCSU is 4.7 years.

About 67% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 49% are men and 51% are women.

Roughly 64% of students at CCSU take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $6,958 a year. The student loan default rate of 6.1% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $39,100 during the early-career years.

#4

Sacred Heart University

Fairfield, Connecticut
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
84 Yearly Degrees
$43,070 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Sacred Heart University is 9,156, of which 6,158 students are undergraduates and of those, 5,348 are full-time. For undergraduates at Sacred Heart, the average graduation time is 4.1 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 60%. Of the accepted students, 31% are men and 69% are women.

65% of Sacred Heart students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $10,327 a year. Sacred Heart has a 3.3% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $45,900 during the early-career years.

#5

University of Bridgeport

Bridgeport, Connecticut
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
72 Yearly Degrees
$34,760 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 3,233 undergraduates at UBridgeport, of which 2,132 are full-time, and there are 5,089 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at UBridgeport is 4.3 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 54%. Around 32% of accepted students are men, and 68% are women.

Approximately 78% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $10,984 a year. UBridgeport has a 8.3% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from UBridgeport with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $32,300 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#6

University of New Haven

West Haven, Connecticut
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
66 Yearly Degrees
$40,440 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at University of New Haven is 6,793, of which 4,912 students are undergraduates and of those, 4,625 are full-time. It takes the average University of New Haven undergraduate about 4.2 years to complete their degree.

Around 88% of students who apply get accepted. Around 42% of accepted students are men, and 58% are women.

Roughly 81% of students at University of New Haven take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $12,414 a year. The student loan default rate of 4.7% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $38,600 during the early-career years.

#7

Gateway Community College

New Haven, Connecticut
Public Public vs. Private
57 Yearly Degrees
$4,496 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Gateway Community College is 6,864, which includes 1,915 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

Approximately 5% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $3,794 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 17.1% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Gateway Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $26,200 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#8

Eastern Connecticut State University

Willimantic, Connecticut
Public Public vs. Private
47 Yearly Degrees
$11,846 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Eastern Connecticut State University is 4,971, of which 4,800 students are undergraduates and of those, 4,063 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 66%. Of the accepted students, 39% are men and 61% are women.

72% of ECSU students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $7,090 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 6.7% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from ECSU is $35,200.

#9

Wesleyan University

Middletown, Connecticut
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
35 Yearly Degrees
$57,034 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 3,230 students at Wesleyan U in total, 3,018 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 2,937 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 8 to 1.

Only 16% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 45% are men and 55% are women.

Roughly 27% of students at Wesleyan U take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $5,828 a year. The student loan default rate of 1.4% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $42,100 during the early-career years.

#10

Manchester Community College

Manchester, Connecticut
Public Public vs. Private
31 Yearly Degrees
$4,476 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,824 full-time undergraduates at MCC, and 5,511 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

Roughly 3% of students at MCC take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $4,939 a year. The student loan default rate of 6.9% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $27,800 during the early-career years.

#11

Southern Connecticut State University

New Haven, Connecticut
Public Public vs. Private
30 Yearly Degrees
$11,406 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 9,817 students at SCSU in total, 7,962 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 6,801 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 65%. Of the accepted students, 39% are men and 61% are women.

Roughly 74% of students at SCSU take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $6,734 a year. The student loan default rate of 6.7% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $36,800 during the early-career years.

#12

Norwalk Community College

Norwalk, Connecticut
Public Public vs. Private
26 Yearly Degrees
$4,546 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,681 full-time undergraduates at NCC, and 5,083 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

Approximately 9% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $3,011 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.5% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from NCC is $26,500.

#13

Naugatuck Valley Community College

Waterbury, Connecticut
Public Public vs. Private
25 Yearly Degrees
$4,516 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 6,055 students at Naugatuck Valley Community College in total, 2,098 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

Roughly 2% of students at Naugatuck Valley Community College take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $4,190 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.2% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Naugatuck Valley Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $27,600 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#14

Connecticut College

New London, Connecticut
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
23 Yearly Degrees
$56,890 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Connecticut College is 1,861, which includes 1,819 full-time undergraduates. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Conn College is 4.0 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 38%. Of the accepted students, 37% are men and 63% are women.

46% of Conn College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $8,894 a year. The student loan default rate of 1.5% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $41,400 during the early-career years.

#15

University of Hartford

West Hartford, Connecticut
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
21 Yearly Degrees
$42,182 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 6,773 students at UHart in total, 4,793 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 4,247 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 10 to 1.

About 81% of students who apply get accepted. Around 43% of accepted students are men, and 57% are women.

76% of UHart students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $9,170 a year. The student loan default rate of 6.4% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from UHart with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $38,400 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#15

Quinnipiac University

Hamden, Connecticut
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
21 Yearly Degrees
$49,280 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Quinnipiac University is 9,708, of which 6,845 students are undergraduates and of those, 6,543 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

About 74% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 36% are men and 64% are women.

67% of Quinnipiac students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $11,966 a year. Quinnipiac has a 2.7% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Quinnipiac with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $51,900 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#17

Charter Oak State College

New Britain, Connecticut
Public Public vs. Private
18 Yearly Degrees
$8,553 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,611 students at Charter Oak State College in total, 1,547 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 387 are full-time. Students tend to stick around at Charter Oak State College. The freshman retention rate is 100%.

Charter Oak State College has a 7.5% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Charter Oak State College is $43,300.

#17

Tunxis Community College

Farmington, Connecticut
Public Public vs. Private
18 Yearly Degrees
$4,556 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Tunxis Community College is 3,781, which includes 1,476 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

7% of Tunxis Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $4,751 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 9.6% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Tunxis Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $27,300 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#19

Trinity College

Hartford, Connecticut
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
17 Yearly Degrees
$59,050 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Trinity College is 2,234, of which 2,195 students are undergraduates and of those, 2,128 are full-time. For undergraduates at Trinity Bantams, the average graduation time is 4.1 years.

About 34% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 43% are men and 57% are women.

Approximately 46% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $6,944 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 1.1% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Trinity Bantams is $49,200.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
15 Yearly Degrees

There are 72 students at Branford Hall Career Institute - Southington Campus in total, 69 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

Approximately 47% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $5,716 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 29.7% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Branford Hall Career Institute - Southington Campus with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $25,700 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#20

Western Connecticut State University

Danbury, Connecticut
Public Public vs. Private
15 Yearly Degrees
$11,344 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 5,631 students at WestConn in total, 4,982 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 4,074 are full-time. For undergraduates at WestConn, the average graduation time is 4.6 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 71%. Around 43% of accepted students are men, and 57% are women.

Roughly 67% of students at WestConn take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $6,790 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 7.3% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $35,700 during the early-career years.

#22

Capital Community College

Hartford, Connecticut
Public Public vs. Private
13 Yearly Degrees
$4,556 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Capital Community College is 3,083, which includes 687 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

Approximately 1% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $5,167 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.9% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Capital Community College is $26,000.

#23

Three Rivers Community College

Norwich, Connecticut
Public Public vs. Private
9 Yearly Degrees
$4,556 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,076 full-time undergraduates at Three Rivers Community College, and 3,304 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

5% of Three Rivers Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $4,254 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 9.0% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Three Rivers Community College is $25,800.

#24

Quinebaug Valley Community College

Danielson, Connecticut
Public Public vs. Private
8 Yearly Degrees
$4,506 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,299 students at QVCC in total, 499 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from QVCC is $22,300.

#25

Middlesex Community College

Middletown, Connecticut
Public Public vs. Private
4 Yearly Degrees
$4,476 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Middlesex Community College is 2,424, which includes 848 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

Roughly 5% of students at MxCC take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $4,124 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 14.1% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from MxCC is $26,000.

Other Connecticut Colleges

Rank School Yearly Graduations
26 Asnuntuck Community College 3
26 Fairfield University 3
28 Housatonic Community College 2
29 Northwestern Connecticut Community College 1
30 Rensselaer at Hartford 0
30 American Institute - West Hartford 0
30 United States Coast Guard Academy 0

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