College Education In Connecticut: Connecticut has 22 public and 13 private institutions of higher education located throughout the state, in addition to vocational and technical schools. The state is home to some of the finest colleges in the country, including one Ivy League university. Can you name this University? Answer in the “Did You Know?” section.
Connecticut Colleges In the Rankings: U.S. News and World Report rankings: National Rankings – Yale University (#3), University of Connecticut (#66); Liberal Arts Rankings – Wesleyan College (#13), Trinity College (#33), Connecticut College (#42).
A Closer Look at Connecticut Education: Connecticut is also home to the U.S. Coast Guard Academy, where students can train in a military atmosphere and earn Bachelor’s degrees in unique majors including naval architecture and various fields of engineering.
Did You Know? Connecticut is well known as the home of Yale University (established in 1701), which maintains a consistent ranking as one of the world’s preeminent universities and boasts one of the most selective undergraduate programs in the U.S.