Conn College, Conn

Connecticut College

270 Mohegan Avenue, New London, United States
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  • Total Documents
    29
  • Class Notes
    22
  • Textbook Notes
    7
  • Study Guides
    0
  • Currently Enrolled
    16
  • Previously Enrolled
    28

Overview of Connecticut College (Conn College, Conn)

About this school

Connecticut College is a private, liberal arts institution. Founded as a women's college in 1911, it adopted coeducation in 1969. Its 700-acre campus (including the 426-acre Connecticut Arboretum) is located two miles from downtown New London.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:1,817
    • Men:675 (37.1%)
    • Women:1,142 (62.9%)

Location

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Admission Information (Conn College, Conn)

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Connecticut College is very difficult: more than 50% of freshmen were in the top 10% of their high school class and scored over 1230 on the SAT I or over 26 on the ACT; about 60% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is recommended

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
-
-
Mathematics
-
-
Science
-
-
Foreign Language
-
-
Social Studies
-
-
History
-
-
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Considered if submitted
February 15
SAT Only
Considered if submitted
February 15
ACT Only
Considered if submitted
February 15
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
Not used if submitted
February 15
SAT Subject Tests Only
Considered if submitted
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: Used for admission ACT: Used for admission

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
270 Mohegan Avenue
City, State, Zip
New London, CT  06320
Phone
(860) 439-2200
Fax
(860) 439-4301
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
January 1
Application Fee
No fee required
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
March 31
Accept Offer Of Admission
May 1
Waiting List Used
Yes
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
Yes
Early Decision Deadline
November 15, January 1
Early Decision Notification
December 15, February 15
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
2 required for all freshmen
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
38% of 5,434 applicants were admitted
Women
41% of 3,142 applicants were admitted
Men
34% of 2,292 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
468 (23%) of 2,063 admitted students enrolled
Women
291 (23%) of 1,293 admitted students enrolled
Men
177 (23%) of 770 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
Not reported
375 And Above
Not reported
3.50 - 3.74
Not reported
3.25 - 3.49
Not reported
3.00 - 3.24
Not reported
2.50 - 2.99
Not reported
2.00 - 2.49
Not reported

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
630-690 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
24%
• Score 600 - 700
60%
• Score 500 - 600
14%
• Score 400 - 500
2%
• Score 300 - 400
0%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
Sat Critical Reading
640-710 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
34%
• Score 600 - 700
58%
• Score 500 - 600
9%
• Score 400 - 500
0%
• Score 300 - 400
0%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
29-31 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
64%
• Score 24 - 29
35%
• Score 18 - 23
1%
• Score 12 - 17
0%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid (Conn College, Conn)

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $52,850 (76.10887096774194%)
  • Room & Board: - $14,590 (21.01094470046083%)
  • Other Expences: - $1,000 (1.4400921658986174%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $1,000 (1.4400921658986174%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Connecticut College accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
Website
Net Price Calculator Url
Not reported

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline January 15
Award Notification Date
On or about April 1
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal and Institutional Methodologies

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 001379
Free
CSS/Financial Aid Profile
$25 for first college, $16 each additional

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
316 (70.4%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
272 (86.1%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
272 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
272 (100.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
100%
Average Award
$40,993
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 260 (95.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $38,878
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 221 (81.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,685
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 50 (18.4%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
110 (24.5%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $13,114

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
1,122 (63.7%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
1,020 (90.9%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,020 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
1,020 (100.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
100%
Average Award
$42,988
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 977 (95.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $39,433
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 883 (86.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $13,807
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 50 (4.9%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
110 (6.2%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $13,114

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
46%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$31,884
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Not reported
Special Achievements/Activities
Not reported
Special Characteristics
Not reported

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

Academics & Instruction (Conn College, Conn)

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Not offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Not required

Foreign Language


Required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


182

Part-Time Faculty


66

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


69%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 31% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 43% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 18% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 5% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 3% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 1% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 22% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 75% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 3% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
-

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
Not Reported
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Not Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Connecticut College provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


91.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


80.1%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


84.4%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


85.0%

Programs & Majors (Conn College, Conn)

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (48)


  • African Studies
  • American/United States Studies/Civilization
  • Anthropology
  • Architecture
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Astrophysics
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Botany/Plant Biology
  • Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology
  • Chemistry, General
  • Chemistry, Other
  • Chinese Language and Literature
  • Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Computer Science
  • Dance, General
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • East Asian Studies
  • Economics, General
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Environmental Studies
  • Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other
  • Film/Cinema/Video Studies
  • French Language and Literature
  • German Studies
  • Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American/Chicano Studies
  • History, General
  • Human Development and Family Studies, General
  • International Relations and Affairs
  • Italian Language and Literature
  • Japanese Language and Literature
  • Latin American Studies
  • Mathematics, General
  • Molecular Biology
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
  • Music, General
  • Music, Other
  • Neuroscience
  • Philosophy
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Slavic Studies
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Urban Studies/Affairs
  • Women's Studies

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


No online degree programs

Special Programs


Accelerated program, Student-designed major, Double major, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad

Study Abroad


Social sciences, Biological/life sciences, Visual and performing arts

Online Degrees


Engineering

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Arts

Master's Programs of Study (6)


  • Biopsychology
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Health Psychology
  • Neuroscience
  • Psychology--General
  • Social Psychology

Campus Life (Conn College, Conn)

Location & Geography

Population


27,545

Nearest Metropolitan Area


750 acres

Environment


Small town/city

Campus Size


Providence, RI

Weather


Temperature
21.9 average low in January, 76 average high in September
Rain
118 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
50 mile(s) from campus in Hartford
Nearest Bus Station
3 mile(s) from campus in New London
Nearest Train Station
3 mile(s) from campus in New London

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Coed housing

Students of College Housing


99% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Students required to live on campus through junior year

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


1%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Camel
School Colors
Blue and white

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Basketball
Crew
Cross-Country Running
Field Hockey
Ice Hockey
Lacrosse
Sailing
Soccer
Squash
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball
Water Polo

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Basketball
Crew
Cross-Country Running
Field Hockey
Ice Hockey
Lacrosse
Sailing
Soccer
Squash
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball
Water Polo

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
basketball, racquetball, soccer, softball, squash, tennis, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Connecticut College offers choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper

Sororities


Fraternities


ROTC


Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


1,766

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
1,817
Women
1,142
Men
675

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 4.8% Asian
  • 4.1% Black/African-American
  • 8.4% Hispanic/Latino
  • 3.7% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 77.2% White
  • 1.6% Unknown

International Students


7.3% from 41 countries

Average Age


20

Number of Graduate Students


Not reported

Student Resources (Conn College, Conn)

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