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Connecticut Graduate Schools

#25 Most Popular State/Terr. for Grad Students
23 Colleges
14,840 Yearly Graduations
$69,519 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)

In terms of graduate completions, Connecticut is ranked #25 in the nation with 14,840 graduate degrees handed out in 2019. Graduate students from Connecticut can take advantage of in-state tuition, which averages about $17,380 per year. Out-of-state graduate tuition averages $20,581. Depending on the school you go to, you may have to pay quite a bit more - or quite a bit less.

Learn more about the most popular graduate schools in the state below:

#1

Yale University

New Haven, Connecticut
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
3,414 Yearly Degrees
$43,300 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

In 2019, Yale handed out 3,414 graduate degrees. This makes it the #1 most popular school in the state in this category. These are the average costs for students attending the school, based on recent data.

Average Tuition and Fees for Yale University

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $43,300 $43,300
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $0 $0

#2

University of Connecticut

Storrs, Connecticut
Public Public vs. Private
3,121 Yearly Degrees
$16,300 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

In 2019, UCONN handed out 3,121 graduate degrees. This makes it the #2 most popular school in the state in this category. The following table gives a breakdown of the tuition costs to attend the school. This is based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for University of Connecticut

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $16,300 $38,212
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $2,756 $2,756
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $906 $2,123

#3

Sacred Heart University

Fairfield, Connecticut
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
1,225 Yearly Degrees
$30,427 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Sacred Heart University was ranked the #3 most popular graduate school in the state in 2019. All in all, 1,225 graduate degrees were handed out that year. The table below lists the tuition and fees for the school, based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Sacred Heart University

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $30,427 $30,427
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $0 $0
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $700 $700

#4

Quinnipiac University

Hamden, Connecticut
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
1,214 Yearly Degrees
$18,990 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Out of the 23 schools in the state that offer graduate programs, Quinnipiac ranked #4 in terms of popularity with 1,214 graduate degrees handed out in 2019. These are the average costs for students attending the school, based on recent data.

Average Tuition and Fees for Quinnipiac University

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $18,990 $18,990
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $740 $740
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $1,055 $1,055

#5

Central Connecticut State University

New Britain, Connecticut
Public Public vs. Private
814 Yearly Degrees
$7,378 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Out of the 23 schools in the state that offer graduate programs, CCSU ranked #5 in terms of popularity with 814 graduate degrees handed out in 2019. The table below lists the tuition and fees for the school, based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Central Connecticut State University

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $7,378 $19,008
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $4,978 $6,136
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $686 $699

#6

University of Bridgeport

Bridgeport, Connecticut
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
781 Yearly Degrees
$18,612 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

University of Bridgeport was ranked the #6 most popular graduate school in the state in 2019. All in all, 781 graduate degrees were handed out that year. The following table gives a breakdown of the tuition costs to attend the school. This is based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for University of Bridgeport

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $18,612 $18,612
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $2,590 $2,590
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $990 $990

#7

University of New Haven

West Haven, Connecticut
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
756 Yearly Degrees
$16,920 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

University of New Haven was ranked the #7 most popular graduate school in the state in 2019. All in all, 756 graduate degrees were handed out that year. These are the average costs for students attending the school, based on recent data.

Average Tuition and Fees for University of New Haven

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $16,920 $16,920
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $230 $230
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $940 $940

#8

University of Hartford

West Hartford, Connecticut
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
699 Yearly Degrees
$14,292 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

University of Hartford was ranked the #8 most popular graduate school in the state in 2019. All in all, 699 graduate degrees were handed out that year. The following table gives a breakdown of the tuition costs to attend the school. This is based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for University of Hartford

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $14,292 $14,292
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $545 $545
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $794 $794

#9

University of Saint Joseph

West Hartford, Connecticut
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
657 Yearly Degrees
$14,202 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

In 2019, USJ handed out 657 graduate degrees. This makes it the #9 most popular school in the state in this category. The following table gives a breakdown of the tuition costs to attend the school. This is based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for University of Saint Joseph

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $14,202 $14,202
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $882 $882
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $789 $789

#10

Southern Connecticut State University

New Haven, Connecticut
Public Public vs. Private
632 Yearly Degrees
$7,675 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Out of the 23 schools in the state that offer graduate programs, SCSU ranked #10 in terms of popularity with 632 graduate degrees handed out in 2019. The table below lists the tuition and fees for the school, based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Southern Connecticut State University

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $7,675 $17,677
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $5,326 $6,314
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $446 $562

#11

Fairfield University

Fairfield, Connecticut
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
447 Yearly Degrees
$18,795 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Fairfield U handed out 447 graduate degrees in 2019, making it the #11 most popular graduate school in the state. The following table gives a breakdown of the tuition costs to attend the school. This is based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Fairfield University

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $18,795 $18,795
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $95 $95
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $895 $895

#12

Post University

Waterbury, Connecticut
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
349 Yearly Degrees
$7,500 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Out of the 23 schools in the state that offer graduate programs, Post University ranked #12 in terms of popularity with 349 graduate degrees handed out in 2019. The table below lists the tuition and fees for the school, based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Post University

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $7,500 $7,500
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $200 $200
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $633 $633

#13

Albertus Magnus College

New Haven, Connecticut
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
178 Yearly Degrees
$20,520 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Albertus Magnus College was ranked the #13 most popular graduate school in the state in 2019. All in all, 178 graduate degrees were handed out that year. These are the average costs for students attending the school, based on recent data.

Average Tuition and Fees for Albertus Magnus College

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $20,520 $20,520
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $184 $184
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $855 $855

#14

Western Connecticut State University

Danbury, Connecticut
Public Public vs. Private
150 Yearly Degrees
$7,378 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Western Connecticut State University was ranked the #14 most popular graduate school in the state in 2019. All in all, 150 graduate degrees were handed out that year. These are the average costs for students attending the school, based on recent data.

Average Tuition and Fees for Western Connecticut State University

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $7,378 $19,008
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $5,380 $6,538
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $616 $616

#15

Holy Apostles College and Seminary

Cromwell, Connecticut
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
90 Yearly Degrees
$4,320 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Holy Apostles College and Seminary was ranked the #15 most popular graduate school in the state in 2019. All in all, 90 graduate degrees were handed out that year. These are the average costs for students attending the school, based on recent data.

Average Tuition and Fees for Holy Apostles College and Seminary

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $4,320 $4,320
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $80 $80
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $360 $360

#16

Wesleyan University

Middletown, Connecticut
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
78 Yearly Degrees
$56,704 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Wesleyan University was ranked the #16 most popular graduate school in the state in 2019. All in all, 78 graduate degrees were handed out that year. These are the average costs for students attending the school, based on recent data.

Average Tuition and Fees for Wesleyan University

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $56,704 $56,704
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $20 $20
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $1,772 $1,772

#17

Eastern Connecticut State University

Willimantic, Connecticut
Public Public vs. Private
75 Yearly Degrees
$7,378 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

ECSU handed out 75 graduate degrees in 2019, making it the #17 most popular graduate school in the state. These are the average costs for students attending the school, based on recent data.

Average Tuition and Fees for Eastern Connecticut State University

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $7,378 $19,008
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $5,922 $7,080
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $635 $635

#18

Hartford Seminary

Hartford, Connecticut
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
50 Yearly Degrees
$14,094 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

In 2019, Hartford Seminary handed out 50 graduate degrees. This makes it the #18 most popular school in the state in this category. These are the average costs for students attending the school, based on recent data.

Average Tuition and Fees for Hartford Seminary

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $14,094 $14,094
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $50 $50
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $783 $783

#19

Charter Oak State College

New Britain, Connecticut
Public Public vs. Private
41 Yearly Degrees
$9,288 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Charter Oak State College handed out 41 graduate degrees in 2019, making it the #19 most popular graduate school in the state. The table below lists the tuition and fees for the school, based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Charter Oak State College

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $9,288 $9,720
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $1,224 $1,287
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $516 $540

#20

Trinity College

Hartford, Connecticut
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
31 Yearly Degrees
$17,400 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Trinity College was ranked the #20 most popular graduate school in the state in 2019. All in all, 31 graduate degrees were handed out that year. These are the average costs for students attending the school, based on recent data.

Average Tuition and Fees for Trinity College

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $17,400 $17,400
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $100 $100
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $725 $725

#21

Rensselaer at Hartford

Hartford, Connecticut
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
24 Yearly Degrees

Rensselaer at Hartford was ranked the #21 most popular graduate school in the state in 2019. All in all, 24 graduate degrees were handed out that year.

#22

Goodwin College

East Hartford, Connecticut
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
14 Yearly Degrees
$13,500 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Goodwin handed out 14 graduate degrees in 2019, making it the #22 most popular graduate school in the state. These are the average costs for students attending the school, based on recent data.

Average Tuition and Fees for Goodwin College

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $13,500 $13,500
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $900 $900
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $750 $750

#23

Connecticut College

New London, Connecticut
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
0 Yearly Degrees

Out of the 23 schools in the state that offer graduate programs, Conn College ranked #23 in terms of popularity with 0 graduate degrees handed out in 2019.

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