Connecticut College is a private liberal arts college located in New London, Connecticut.
The college was founded in 1911, as Connecticut College for Women, in response to Wesleyan University closing its doors to women and then the college changed its name to Connecticut College in 1969 when it began admitting men. The Connecticut College campus is located on the Thames River, overlooking the Long Island Sound on the highest point in New London. It is a member of the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC), and is considered to be among the group of colleges called the “Little Ivies.” Forbes ranked Connecticut College 62 in its America’s Best Colleges list in 2011 and U.S. News and World Report ranked the school in its top forty liberal arts colleges in 2011.
The comprehensive fee for 2011-12 is $54,970.
The comprehensive fee covers tuition and room and board as well as lab fees, studio fees and other course expenses. It also covers special programs such as our funded internships, some course-related travel, study away and even music lessons.