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Best Liberal Arts Colleges in Connecticut

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We have created a 2019 ranking of the best colleges in Connecticut that offer Liberal Arts degrees to help you find a school that fits your needs. Each school's ranking is based on the compilation of our data from reliable government sources, student surveys, college graduate interviews, and editorial review. In addition, you can view our entire list of all 28 Liberal Arts schools located within Connecticut. We also provide reviews, facts, and questions and answers for schools on our site and offer you access to get valuable information from colleges and universities today.

Best Liberal Arts Colleges in Connecticut for 2019

Rank School Name Location Description   Rating
1 Charter Oak State College New Britain, CT

Charter Oak State College offers 3 Liberal Arts Degree programs. It's a very small public university in a large suburb. In 2015, 506 students graduated in the study area of Liberal Arts with students earning 425 Bachelor's degrees, and 81 Associate's degrees.

Based on 4 Reviews
2 Southern Connecticut State University New Haven, CT

Southern Connecticut State University offers 1 Liberal Arts Degree program. It's a medium sized public university in a mid sized city. In 2015, 232 students graduated in the study area of Liberal Arts with students earning 232 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 4 Reviews
3 University of Hartford West Hartford, CT

University of Hartford offers 1 Liberal Arts Degree program. It's a medium sized private university in a mid sized city. In 2015, 125 students graduated in the study area of Liberal Arts with students earning 125 Associate's degrees.

Based on 12 Reviews
4 Wesleyan University Middletown, CT

Wesleyan University offers 4 Liberal Arts Degree programs. It's a medium sized private university in a small city. In 2015, 35 students graduated in the study area of Liberal Arts with students earning 35 Master's degrees.

Based on 4 Reviews
5 University of Connecticut Storrs, CT

University of Connecticut offers 1 Liberal Arts Degree program. It's a large public university in a large suburb. In 2015, 11 students graduated in the study area of Liberal Arts with students earning 11 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 48 Reviews
6 Quinnipiac University Hamden, CT

Quinnipiac University offers 2 Liberal Arts Degree programs. It's a medium sized private university in a large suburb. In 2015, 7 students graduated in the study area of Liberal Arts with students earning 7 Bachelor's degrees.

7 Western Connecticut State University Danbury, CT

Western Connecticut State University offers 2 Liberal Arts Degree programs. It's a medium sized public university in a small city. In 2015, 13 students graduated in the study area of Liberal Arts with students earning 11 Associate's degrees, and 2 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 12 Reviews
8 University of New Haven West Haven, CT

University of New Haven offers 1 Liberal Arts Degree program. It's a medium sized private university in a large suburb. In 2015, 4 students graduated in the study area of Liberal Arts with students earning 4 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 4 Reviews
9 Gateway Community College New Haven, CT

Gateway Community College offers 1 Liberal Arts Degree program. It's a medium sized public college in a mid sized city. In 2015, 152 students graduated in the study area of Liberal Arts with students earning 152 Associate's degrees.

10 University of Saint Joseph West Hartford, CT

University of Saint Joseph offers 0 Liberal Arts Degree programs. It's a small private university in a small city.

List of all Liberal Arts Colleges in Connecticut

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School Logo School Name Average tuition Student Teacher Ratio Enrolled Students
Charter Oak State College Charter Oak State College New Britain, CT 28 : 1 1,735
Southern Connecticut State University Southern Connecticut State University New Haven, CT
3/5
18 : 1 10,473
University of Hartford University of Hartford West Hartford, CT
5/5
12 : 1 6,912
Wesleyan University Wesleyan University Middletown, CT
5/5
9 : 1 3,138
University of Connecticut University of Connecticut Storrs, CT
3/5
15 : 1 27,043
Quinnipiac University Quinnipiac University Hamden, CT
5/5
17 : 1 9,654
Western Connecticut State University Western Connecticut State University Danbury, CT
3/5
17 : 1 5,826
University of New Haven University of New Haven West Haven, CT
5/5
18 : 1 6,786
Gateway Community College Gateway Community College New Haven, CT
2/5
33 : 1 7,980
University of Saint Joseph University of Saint Joseph West Hartford, CT
5/5
13 : 1 2,553
University of Bridgeport University of Bridgeport Bridgeport, CT
5/5
23 : 1 5,433
Fairfield University Fairfield University Fairfield, CT
5/5
15 : 1 5,138
Sacred Heart University Sacred Heart University Fairfield, CT
5/5
20 : 1 8,235
Manchester Community College Manchester Community College Manchester, CT
2/5
31 : 1 6,891
Eastern Connecticut State University Eastern Connecticut State University Willimantic, CT
3/5
18 : 1 5,261
Housatonic Community College Housatonic Community College Bridgeport, CT
2/5
34 : 1 5,369
Norwalk Community College Norwalk Community College Norwalk, CT
2/5
30 : 1 6,054
Naugatuck Valley Community College Naugatuck Valley Community College Waterbury, CT
2/5
32 : 1 6,976
Three Rivers Community College Three Rivers Community College Norwich, CT
2/5
32 : 1 4,259
Mitchell College Mitchell College New London, CT
5/5
20 : 1 723
Capital Community College Capital Community College Hartford, CT
2/5
29 : 1 3,503
Tunxis Community College Tunxis Community College Farmington, CT
2/5
27 : 1 4,055
Albertus Magnus College Albertus Magnus College New Haven, CT
5/5
13 : 1 1,515
Goodwin College Goodwin College East Hartford, CT
4/5
23 : 1 3,549
Asnuntuck Community College Asnuntuck Community College Enfield, CT
2/5
24 : 1 1,571

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Additional Liberal Arts Degree Facts for Connecticut Schools

Connecticut Schools offering online Liberal Arts degrees

Online Liberal Arts degrees are available at a variety of different schools with as many as 505 degrees earned at the most popular school. Read more below about all schools that have offered online Liberal Arts degrees. If you are interested learning more about getting a degree online, check out our page dedicated to online degree information.

Certificate
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Doctoral
School Name Certificate Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Charter Oak State College 0 81 424 0 0
Norwalk Community College 0 50 0 0 0
University of New Haven 0 0 4 0 0
How many Connecticut schools offer online Liberal Arts degrees?
  • 2 Associate's
  • 3 Bachelor's

What Liberal Arts degree programs were earned in Connecticut?

Degree Level Program Length Colleges Graduates
Associate's 2-year Length 19 Colleges 880 Graduates
Bachelor's 4-year Length 13 Colleges 710 Graduates
Master's 1+ years Length 2 Colleges 35 Graduates
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