About ConnSCU

The Connecticut State Colleges & Universities (ConnSCU) provide affordable, innovative and rigorous programs for students to achieve their personal and career goals as well as contribute to the economic growth of Connecticut.

Enrolling & Graduating Connecticut

ConnSCU Institutions

17 Statewide Colleges & Universities

Four state universities; 12 community colleges; and Charter Oak State College.
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92,000 Enrolled Students

Throughout our 17 institutions, ConnSCU enrolls roughly 92,000 students.
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15,000 Graduates Annually

ConnSCU institutions graduate 15,000 students annually.
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Lowest Sticker Price

ConnSCU institutions have both the lowest sticker price and lowest net price for higher education in Connecticut.
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Statewide Impact

96% are Connecticut Residents

96% of enrolled ConnSCU students are Connecticut residents. 35% of Connecticut high school graduates who go to college directly following high school attend a ConnSCU institution.

320,000 Degrees & Certificates

ConnSCU institutions have conferred roughly 320,000 degrees & certificates since 1983.

$191 million per Year

For ConnSCU's 15,000 graduates annually, the difference between what they would have earned with a high school diploma vs. a four-year or two-year degree equates to $191 million/year.



Roughly 60% of ConnSCU students are women.


37% of ConnSCU students are from a minority race and/or ethnicity groups.