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Home to the prestigious Yale University, Connecticut also has a large network of other private and public universities. Prospective students will find a variety of community and technical colleges in Connecticut as well. The University of Connecticut has been ranked as the best public university in New England by U.S. News and World Report from 1998 through 2010. Online course offerings at the University of Connecticut cover topics ranging from human resources to web technology. There are also a number of online colleges in Connecticut specifically focused on flexible and career-focused curricula for adult learners looking to enhance their professional skills. For more about public, private, or online colleges in Connecticut, students can visit the website for the Office of Financial and Academic Affairs for Higher Education.

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Master's

Doctor's

Albertus Magnus College
700 Prospect St
New Haven, Connecticut 06511-1189
(203) 773-8550

Type of School:

4-year, Private not-for-profit

Programs Offered:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Master's degree

Accrediting Agency:

New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education
Asnuntuck Community College
170 Elm St
Enfield, Connecticut 06082
(860) 253-3000

Type of School:

2-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree
  • Two but less than 4 years certificate

Accrediting Agency:

New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education
Capital Community College
950 Main Street
Hartford, Connecticut 06103
(860) 906-5000

Type of School:

2-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree

Accrediting Agency:

New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education
Central Connecticut State University
1615 Stanley St
New Britain, Connecticut 06050
(860) 832-3200

Type of School:

4-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Postbaccalaureate certificate
  • Master's degree
  • Post-master's certificate
  • Doctor's degree

Accrediting Agency:

New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education
Charter Oak State College
55 Paul J Manafort Dr
New Britain, Connecticut 06053-2142
(860) 832-3800

Type of School:

4-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree

Accrediting Agency:

New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education
Eastern Connecticut State University
83 Windham St
Willimantic, Connecticut 06226
(860) 465-5000

Type of School:

4-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Master's degree

Accrediting Agency:

New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education
Fox Institute of Business
99 South Street
West Hartford, Connecticut 06110-1922
(860) 947-2299

Type of School:

2-year, Private for-profit

Programs Offered:

  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Two but less than 4 years certificate

Accrediting Agency:

Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools
Gateway Community College
60 Sargent Dr
New Haven, Connecticut 06511
(203) 285-2000

Type of School:

2-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree

Accrediting Agency:

New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education
Goodwin College
745 Burnside Ave
East Hartford, Connecticut 06108
(860) 528-4111

Type of School:

2-year, Private not-for-profit

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree

Accrediting Agency:

Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools & New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education
Holy Apostles College and Seminary
33 Prospect Hill Rd
Cromwell, Connecticut 06416-2005
(860) 632-3010

Type of School:

4-year, Private not-for-profit

Programs Offered:

  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Master's degree
  • Post-master's certificate
  • First-professional degree
  • First-professional certificate

Accrediting Agency:

New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education
Housatonic Community College
900 Lafayette Blvd
Bridgeport, Connecticut 06604-4704
(203) 332-5000

Type of School:

2-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree

Accrediting Agency:

New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education
Manchester Community College
Great Path
Central Manchester, Connecticut 06045-1046
(860) 512-3000

Type of School:

2-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • Associate's degree

Accrediting Agency:

New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education
Middlesex Community College
100 Training Hill Rd
Middletown, Connecticut 06457-4829
(860) 343-5701

Type of School:

2-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree

Accrediting Agency:

New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education
Naugatuck Valley Community College
750 Chase Parkway
Waterbury, Connecticut 06708-3089
(203) 575-8040

Type of School:

2-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree

Accrediting Agency:

New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education
Northwestern Connecticut Community College
Park Pl E
Winsted, Connecticut 06098
(860) 738-6300

Type of School:

2-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree

Accrediting Agency:

New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education
Norwalk Community College
188 Richards Avenue
Norwalk, Connecticut 06854
(203) 857-7060

Type of School:

2-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree

Accrediting Agency:

New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education
Post University

Type of School:

Private, 4-year

Programs Offered:

Accrediting Agency:

Accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education
Post University
800 Country Club Rd
Waterbury, Connecticut 06723
(800) 345-2562

Type of School:

4-year, Private for-profit

Programs Offered:

  • Certificates, Associate, Bachelor's, Master's

Accrediting Agency:

New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education
Quinebaug Valley Community College
742 Upper Maple St
Danielson, Connecticut 06239-1436
(860) 774-1130

Type of School:

2-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree

Accrediting Agency:

New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education
Quinnipiac University
275 Mt Carmel Ave
Hamden, Connecticut 06518
(203) 582-8200

Type of School:

4-year, Private not-for-profit

Programs Offered:

  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Postbaccalaureate certificate
  • Master's degree
  • Doctor's degree
  • First-professional degree

Accrediting Agency:

New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education
Sacred Heart University
5151 Park Ave
Fairfield, Connecticut 06825-1000
(203) 371-7999

Type of School:

4-year, Private not-for-profit

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Master's degree
  • Post-master's certificate

Accrediting Agency:

New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education
Saint Joseph College
1678 Asylum Avenue
West Hartford, Connecticut 06117-2764
(860) 232-4571

Type of School:

4-year, Private not-for-profit

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Postbaccalaureate certificate
  • Master's degree

Accrediting Agency:

New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education
Sanford-Brown College
270 Farmington Ave, Suite 245
Farmington, Connecticut 06032
(860) 882-1690

Type of School:

2-year, Private for-profit

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree

Accrediting Agency:

Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools
Southern Connecticut State University
501 Crescent Street
New Haven, Connecticut 06515-1355
(203) 392-5200

Type of School:

4-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Postbaccalaureate certificate
  • Master's degree
  • Post-master's certificate
  • Doctor's degree

Accrediting Agency:

New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education
St Vincent’s College
2800 Main St
Bridgeport, Connecticut 06606-4201
(203) 576-5235

Type of School:

2-year, Private not-for-profit

Programs Offered:

  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree

Accrediting Agency:

New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education
Three Rivers Community College
574 New London Turnpike
Norwich, Connecticut 06360
(860) 886-0177

Type of School:

2-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree

Accrediting Agency:

New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education
Tunxis Community College
Rts 6 and 177
Farmington, Connecticut 06032-3187
(860) 255-3500

Type of School:

2-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree

Accrediting Agency:

New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education
University of Bridgeport
126 Park Avenue
Bridgeport, Connecticut 06604-5620
(203) 576-4000

Type of School:

4-year, Private not-for-profit

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Postbaccalaureate certificate
  • Master's degree
  • Post-master's certificate
  • Doctor's degree
  • First-professional degree

Accrediting Agency:

New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education
University of Connecticut
Storrs
Connecticut 06269
(860) 486-2000

Type of School:

4-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Postbaccalaureate certificate
  • Master's degree
  • Post-master's certificate
  • Doctor's degree
  • First-professional degree

Accrediting Agency:

New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education
University of Connecticut-Avery Point
1084 Shennecossett Rd
Groton, Connecticut 06340-6097
(860) 486-2000

Type of School:

4-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree

Accrediting Agency:

New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education
University of Connecticut-Stamford
One University Place
Stamford, Connecticut 06901-2315
(860) 486-2000

Type of School:

4-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree

Accrediting Agency:

New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education
University of Connecticut-Tri-Campus
55 West Main Street
Suite 500, Waterbury, Connecticut 06702
(860) 486-2000

Type of School:

4-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree

Accrediting Agency:

New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education
University of Hartford
200 Bloomfield Ave
West Hartford, Connecticut 06117-1599
(860) 768-4100

Type of School:

4-year, Private not-for-profit

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Postbaccalaureate certificate
  • Master's degree
  • Post-master's certificate
  • Doctor's degree

Accrediting Agency:

New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education
University of New Haven
300 Boston Post Road
West Haven, Connecticut 06516
(203) 932-7000

Type of School:

4-year, Private not-for-profit

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Postbaccalaureate certificate
  • Master's degree
  • Doctor's degree

Accrediting Agency:

New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education
Western Connecticut State University
181 White Street
Danbury, Connecticut 06810-6826
(203) 837-8200

Type of School:

4-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Postbaccalaureate certificate
  • Master's degree
  • Post-master's certificate
  • Doctor's degree

Accrediting Agency:

New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education