Access & Opportunity
A primer on who we are, the challenges we face, and the solutions needed to address them. CSCU White Paper (pdf)
Enrolling & Graduating Connecticut
Colleges & Universities
Four state universities; 12 community colleges; & Charter Oak State College.
Throughout our institutions, CSCU enrolls roughly 85,000 students.
CSCU institutions graduate 15,000 students annually.
Lowest Sticker Price
CSCU institutions have both the lowest sticker price and lowest net price for higher education in Connecticut.
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are CT Residents
96% of enrolled CSCU students are Connecticut residents. 35% of Connecticut high school graduates who go to college directly following high school attend a CSCU institution.
Degrees & Certificates
CSCU institutions have conferred roughly 320,000 degrees & certificates since 1983.
For CSCU'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 CSCU students are women.
37% of CSCU students are from a minority race and/or ethnicity groups.