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Liberal Arts Schools in Connecticut

There are 31 schools in the state of Connecticut offering liberal arts programs. 3,151 students graduated with degrees from Connecticut liberal arts schools in 2010. 1,934 of all these students graduated with associates degrees and 1,140 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees.

Overview

On average, 3,095 students graduate from liberal arts programs in this state every year. Out of those, ten students graduated with liberal arts certificates, 1,934 with a degree at the associate's level, 1,140 with a degree at the bachelor's level, and 67 with a degree at the master's level.

31 liberal arts schools are located in this northeastern state. Out of these, 17 schools are public, while 14 schools are private. Tuition at a public liberal arts school varies from $7,909 to $10,416, while private liberal arts school tuition varies from $9,600 to $42,084.

Average tuition for liberal arts programs is $25,163. While the lowest tuition in Connecticut, which is $7,909 each year, is at Southern Connecticut State University, the highest tuition for liberal arts programs, which is $42,084 every year, is at Wesleyan University.

Connecticut schools offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, and masters degrees in liberal arts.

Liberal Arts Program Completions in Connecticut 2006 - 2010

On average, 3,095 students graduate from liberal arts programs in this state every year. Out of those, ten students graduated with liberal arts certificates, 1,934 with a degree at the associate's level, 1,140 with a degree at the bachelor's level, and 67 with a degree at the master's level.

Liberal Arts Program Completions in Connecticut 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 9
  • Certificate 2007: 9
  • Certificate 2008: 6
  • Certificate 2009: 8
  • Certificate 2010: 10
  • Associate 2006: 1604
  • Associate 2007: 1697
  • Associate 2008: 1716
  • Associate 2009: 1834
  • Associate 2010: 1934
  • Bachelor 2006: 1326
  • Bachelor 2007: 1286
  • Bachelor 2008: 1252
  • Bachelor 2009: 1191
  • Bachelor 2010: 1140
  • Master 2006: 70
  • Master 2007: 61
  • Master 2008: 66
  • Master 2009: 66
  • Master 2010: 67

Liberal Arts Program Availability in Connecticut

Schools in Connecticut offer a total of 66 liberal arts programs. Of these programs, 57.6% are associate's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the bachelors level and the masters level.

Liberal Arts Program Availability in Connecticut

  • Certificate: 2
  • Associate: 38
  • Bachelor: 24
  • Master: 2

Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary — Salary by Percentile

Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 43770
  • 25th Percentile: 52790
  • Median: 65240
  • 75th Percentile: 82940
  • 90th Percentile: 108630

Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary — Salary by Percentile

Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 35720
  • 25th Percentile: 52350
  • Median: 68910
  • 75th Percentile: 91700
  • 90th Percentile: 117130

English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary — Salary by Percentile

English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 37750
  • 25th Percentile: 51260
  • Median: 67790
  • 75th Percentile: 87020
  • 90th Percentile: 110060

Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary — Employment Trend

Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 65670
  • Median Salary 2007: 64030
  • Median Salary 2008: 66430
  • Median Salary 2009: 65835
  • Median Salary 2010: 65240
  • Total Employed 2006: 40
  • Total Employed 2007: 60
  • Total Employed 2008: 50
  • Total Employed 2009: 275
  • Total Employed 2010: 500

Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary — Employment Trend

Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 65780
  • Median Salary 2007: 64200
  • Median Salary 2008: 66730
  • Median Salary 2009: 67970
  • Median Salary 2010: 68910
  • Total Employed 2006: 140
  • Total Employed 2007: 160
  • Total Employed 2008: 190
  • Total Employed 2009: 260
  • Total Employed 2010: 330

English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary — Employment Trend

English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 55960
  • Median Salary 2007: 62600
  • Median Salary 2008: 66050
  • Median Salary 2009: 69680
  • Median Salary 2010: 67790
  • Total Employed 2006: 490
  • Total Employed 2007: 560
  • Total Employed 2008: 650
  • Total Employed 2009: 860
  • Total Employed 2010: 960

Connecticut vs National Liberal Arts Employment

Connecticut vs National Liberal Arts Employment

  • Employed in Connecticut: 1.788% (1790)

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1. Charter Oak State College

55 Paul J Manafort Dr
New Britain, CT 06053-2142
(860) 832-3800

Charter Oak State College is in the suburbs of New Britain, Connecticut. It offers two liberal arts programs. More specifically, students are offered one associate's level liberal arts degree by it and one bachelor's level liberal arts degree. Overall, 2,278 students pursue degrees in nine programs at Charter Oak. In terms of programs, it is the eighth largest institution in the state of Connecticut offering liberal arts.

2. Asnuntuck Community College

170 Elm St
Enfield, CT 6082
(860) 253-3000

Asnuntuck Community College is located in the suburbs of Enfield, Connecticut. It offers two liberal arts programs. Students are offered two liberal arts degrees at the associate's level by it. This community college is one of 13 community colleges in Connecticut.

3. Manchester Community College

Great Path
Manchester, CT 6040
(860) 512-3000

Manchester Community College offers two liberal arts programs. It offers students two degrees at the associate's level in liberal arts. This college is located in the suburbs of Manchester, Connecticut. This community college is a public 2-year institution.

4. Northwestern Connecticut Community College

Park Pl E
Winsted, CT 6098
(860) 738-6300

Northwestern Connecticut Community College is located in Winsted, CT. This college offers two liberal arts programs. This public college offers students two liberal arts degrees at the associate's level. This community college is one of 13 community colleges in Connecticut.

5. Tunxis Community College

271 Scott Swamp Road
Farmington, CT 06032-3187
(860) 255-3500

Tunxis Community College is located in the suburbs of Farmington, Connecticut. It offers two liberal arts programs. Students are offered two degrees at the associate's level in liberal arts by this college. It is a public 2-year institution.

6. Quinebaug Valley Community College

742 Upper Maple St
Danielson, CT 06239-1436
(860) 774-1130

Quinebaug Valley Community College offers two liberal arts programs. Students are offered two associate's level liberal arts degrees by it. This community college, which is very close to Danielson, Connecticut, is located in a rural setting. 2,288 students seek degrees in 29 Quinebaug Valley Community College programs, overall.

7. St Vincent's College

2800 Main St
Bridgeport, CT 06606-4201
(203) 576-5235

St Vincent's College, which is 1.0 miles from the center of the city, is located in Bridgeport, CT and this college offers one program in liberal arts. This community college is a 2-year institution.

8. Housatonic Community College

900 Lafayette Blvd
Bridgeport, CT 06604-4704
(203) 332-5000

Housatonic Community College offers two programs in liberal arts. It offers two associate's level degrees in liberal arts to students. This college, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Bridgeport, CT. 6,197 students pursue degrees in 31 programs at this community college, overall. It is the fourth largest institution in the state of Connecticut offering liberal arts in terms of programs.

9. Lincoln College of New England - Southington

2279 Mount Vernon Road
Southington, CT 06489-1057
(860) 628-4751

Lincoln College of New England-Southington, which is very close to Southington, Connecticut, is located in a rural setting and it offers one program in liberal arts. It is a for-profit 4-year institution.

10. Capital Community College

950 Main Street
Hartford, CT 6103
(860) 906-5000

Capital Community College, which is 0.7 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Hartford, CT. It offers two programs in liberal arts. Students are offered two associate's level degrees in liberal arts by this college. Overall, 4,518 students pursue degrees in 50 programs at this community college.

11. Wesleyan University

237 High St
Middletown, CT 6459
(860) 685-2000

Wesleyan University offers three programs in liberal arts. Specifically, Wesleyan offers two bachelor's level liberal arts degrees to students and one liberal arts degree at the master's level. Wesleyan is in the center of Middletown. Overall, 3,215 students seek degrees in 78 programs at this school. In terms of programs, this school is the second largest institution in the state of Connecticut offering liberal arts.

12. Middlesex Community College

100 Training Hill Rd
Middletown, CT 06457-4829
(860) 343-5701

Middlesex Community College offers two liberal arts programs. It offers students two associate's level liberal arts degrees. This college, which is 2.7 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Middletown, CT. Overall, 2,952 students seek degrees in 33 Middlesex Community College programs.

13. Goodwin College

One Riverside Drive
East Hartford, CT 6118
(860) 528-4111

Goodwin College is a 4-year institution, founded in 1999. This school, which is 2.0 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in East Hartford, CT. Goodwin offers subjects including homeland security, entrepreneurship, and public health. Students are offered 15 certificates, 15 associates level degrees, and three degrees at the bachelors level by it. In 2010, 2,791 students sought degrees from the 26 programs at Goodwin. The New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education accredits Goodwin.

14. The Holy Apostles College and Seminary

33 Prospect Hill Rd
Cromwell, CT 06416-2005
(860) 632-3010

The Holy Apostles College and Seminary is in the suburbs of Cromwell, Connecticut and Holy Apostles offers one program in liberal arts. Overall, 343 students seek degrees in 11 programs at this school.

15. Albertus Magnus College

700 Prospect St
New Haven, CT 06511-1189
(203) 773-8550

Albertus Magnus College offers four liberal arts programs. Specifically, this school offers one liberal arts degree at the associate's level to students, two degrees at the bachelor's level in liberal arts, and one liberal arts degree at the master's level. This school, which is 1.6 miles from the center of the city, is located in New Haven, CT. It is a 4-year institution.

16. Mitchell College

437 Pequot Avenue
New London, CT 6320
(860) 701-5000

Mitchell College offers two programs in liberal arts. Of those, Mitchell offers one associate's level degree in liberal arts to students and one degree at the bachelor's level in liberal arts. This school, which is near the center of the city, is in New London, CT. 992 students pursue degrees in 28 Mitchell programs, overall.

17. Yale University

Yale University
New Haven, CT 6520
(203) 432-1333

Yale University is located in the center of New Haven and it offers one program in liberal arts. This large university is an ivy league, 4-year, research institution. It is the oldest institution in the state of Connecticut offering liberal arts programs.

18. Western Connecticut State University

181 White Street
Danbury, CT 06810-6826
(203) 837-8200

Western Connecticut State University offers two liberal arts programs. Specifically, WestConn offers one liberal arts degree at the associate's level to students and one bachelor's level liberal arts degree. This medium-sized school, which is near the center of the city, is in Danbury, CT. WestConn is one of 33 public post-secondary institutions in Connecticut.

19. The University of Hartford

200 Bloomfield Ave
West Hartford, CT 06117-1599
(860) 768-4100

The University of Hartford, which is 2.6 miles from the center of the city, is in West Hartford, CT. It offers three liberal arts programs. Of those, students are offered two associate's level degrees in liberal arts by it and one degree at the bachelor's level in liberal arts. 7,180 students pursue degrees in 121 UH programs, overall.

20. Norwalk Community College

188 Richards Avenue
Norwalk, CT 6854
(203) 857-7060

Norwalk Community College is 2.5 miles from the heart of downtown. This college offers two liberal arts programs. This college offers students two liberal arts degrees at the associate's level. 6,740 students pursue degrees in 53 programs at this college, overall. This college is the ninth largest institution in the state of Connecticut offering liberal arts in terms of programs.

21. Saint Joseph College

1678 Asylum Avenue
West Hartford, CT 06117-2764
(860) 232-4571

Saint Joseph College offers one liberal arts program and SJC, which is 1.3 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in West Hartford, CT. SJC is a 4-year institution.

22. The University of Connecticut

University of Connecticut
Storrs, CT 6269
(860) 486-2000

The University of Connecticut is located in town of Storrs, Connecticut. It offers two liberal arts programs. Students are offered two liberal arts degrees at the bachelor's level by it. This university is a public, 4-year, research institution. It is the fourth oldest institution in the state of Connecticut offering liberal arts programs.

23. Eastern Connecticut State University

83 Windham St
Willimantic, CT 6226
(860) 465-5000

Eastern Connecticut State University offers three programs in liberal arts. Out of those, ECSU offers one associate's level liberal arts degree to students and two liberal arts degrees at the bachelor's level. Eastern is in Willimantic, CT. This school is one of 8 liberal arts colleges in Connecticut. In terms of programs, Eastern is the second largest institution in the state of Connecticut offering liberal arts.

24. The University of New Haven

300 Boston Post Road
West Haven, CT 6516
(203) 932-7000

The University of New Haven is in the suburbs of West Haven, Connecticut. UNH offers two liberal arts programs. Of those, this school offers one degree at the associate's level in liberal arts to students and one degree at the bachelor's level in liberal arts. Overall, 5,949 students pursue degrees in 119 UNH programs.

25. Naugatuck Valley Community College

750 Chase Parkway
Waterbury, CT 06708-3089
(203) 575-8040

Naugatuck Valley Community College is located in the suburbs of Waterbury, Connecticut. It offers two programs in liberal arts. Students are offered two associate's level liberal arts degrees by it. 7,195 students pursue degrees in 69 programs at this community college, overall.

26. Sacred Heart University

5151 Park Ave
Fairfield, CT 06825-1000
(203) 371-7999

Sacred Heart University is located in the suburbs of Fairfield, Connecticut. Sacred Heart offers two programs in liberal arts. Out of those, it offers one degree at the associate's level in liberal arts to students and one liberal arts degree at the bachelor's level. This school is a 4-year institution.

27. Gateway Community College

60 Sargent Dr
New Haven, CT 6511
(203) 285-2000

Gateway Community College, which is 1.5 miles from the center of the city, is in New Haven, CT. It offers two programs in liberal arts. Students are offered two liberal arts degrees at the associate's level by it. This college is a public 2-year institution. This college is the third biggest institution in the state of Connecticut offering liberal arts.

28. Fairfield University

1073 N Benson Rd
Fairfield, CT 06824-5195
(203) 254-4000

Fairfield University offers three programs in liberal arts. Specifically, this school offers students one liberal arts degree at the associate's level and two degrees at the bachelor's level in liberal arts. It is located in the suburbs of Fairfield, Connecticut. In terms of programs, it is the third biggest institution in the state of Connecticut offering liberal arts.

29. Three Rivers Community College

574 New London Turnpike
Norwich, CT 6360
(860) 886-0177

Three Rivers Community College offers four programs in liberal arts. Specifically, it offers students two certificates in liberal arts and two liberal arts degrees at the associate's level. This mid-sized college, which is near the center of the city, is located in Norwich, CT. This college is a public 2-year institution.

30. The University of Bridgeport

126 Park Avenue
Bridgeport, CT 06604-5620
(203) 576-4000

The University of Bridgeport is near the center of the city. This school offers three programs in liberal arts. Of those, it offers students one degree at the associate's level in liberal arts and two degrees at the bachelor's level in liberal arts. This school is a 4-year institution.

31. Quinnipiac University

Mt Carmel Ave
Hamden, CT 6518
(203) 582-8200

Quinnipiac University is in Hamden, Connecticut, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and it offers one program in liberal arts.

32. Southern Connecticut State University

501 Crescent Street
New Haven, CT 06515-1355
(203) 392-5200

Southern Connecticut State University, which is near the center of the city, is located in New Haven, CT and SCSU offers one program in liberal arts. 11,964 students seek degrees in 95 Southern Connecticut State University programs, overall. This medium-sized school is the seventh oldest institution in the state of Connecticut offering liberal arts programs.

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