Cromwell, Connecticut (CT) Colleges and Universities

There are 57 colleges and universities within a 25-mile radius of Cromwell, Connecticut. To find out more about some of these schools, take a look at statistics on location, student population size, net price, and graduation rate.

Prospective students who want to study at a college or university near Cromwell, Connecticut, can use information from the National Center for Education Statistics to help with the college decision-making process.

Closest Schools to Cromwell, Connecticut

While there are no non-specialty schools in Cromwell itself, there are a number of public and private universities only a few miles away. If you don't want to travel far from Cromwell, take a look at the nearest institutions.

  • Middlesex Community College (4.1 miles)
  • Wesleyan University (4.3 miles)
  • Central Connecticut State University (7.4 miles)
  • Charter Oak State College (8.3 miles)
  • Trinity College (9.6 miles)

Largest Schools Near Cromwell, Connecticut

Schools with larger student bodies sometimes offer more academic resources and extracurricular activities. If you're looking to attend a larger school, you may want to consider one of the five mid-size institutions in the Cromwell area. Two are public schools and three are private universities.

  • Yale University (12,385 students)
  • Central Connecticut State University (12,086 students)
  • Quinnipiac University (9,654 students)
  • Gateway Community College (7,980 students)
  • Post University (7,429 students)

Lowest Net Price

The NCES calculates a school's net prices by determining the total cost for full-time undergraduate students and subtracting the average amount of financial aid awarded to those students. For the 2014-2015 academic year, the following were the least expensive schools in the Cromwell area:

  • Manchester Community College ($3,981 per year)
  • Middlesex Community College ($4,437 per year)
  • Naugatuck Valley Community College ($6,196 per year)
  • University of Connecticut-Tri-Campus ($6,442 per year)
  • Tunxis Community College ($6,582 per year)

Highest Graduation Rate

One indicator of a school's academic quality is graduation rate. To calculate graduation rate, the NCES determines the proportion of full-time undergraduate students who complete their program within 150% of the normal time. Here are the five schools in near Cromwell that had the highest graduation rates for students who finished in 2015.

  • Yale University (97%)
  • Wesleyan University (94%)
  • Trinity College (86%)
  • Quinnipiac University (76%)
  • Albertus Magnus College (61%)

In conclusion, students who want to go to school near Cromwell, Connecticut have a wide range of options to choose from depending on what their educational needs are.

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