Located in the northeastern region of the United States, Connecticut is the third smallest state in the country. It is bordered by New York, Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Long Island Sound. Hartford is the capital city, while Bridgeport is the largest city.
Connecticut boasts one of the best education systems in the United States, with famous colleges such as Yale University. There are more than 260,000 students enrolled in the state’s 43 institutions of higher education. However, like other states in the northeast, Connecticut is also one of the most expensive states to live in, according to the 2014 CNBC ranking of America's top states for business.
The major industries in the state are finance and insurance, which accounts for 18 percent of the state’s gross state product, according to the2014 Connecticut Economic Review. Connecticut also has a strong manufacturing sector and its transportation equipment and aerospace industry accounts for 45 percent of the state's exports.
Below are some of the popular colleges in the state. You can also use our college finder search tool to find the right college for you based on your preferred area of study.
|College||Popular Majors||Type of Institution||Enrollment|
|University of Connecticut||English,Integrative Pysiology,Psychology||Public||>10,000||Request Info|
|Trinity College||Business,Education,Health||Private||>10,000||Request Info|
|University of Bridgeport||Business,Engineering,Health||Private||>10,000||Request Info|
|Wesleyan University||Architecture,Business,Engineering||Private||>10,000||Request Info|
|University of New Haven||Business,Health,Social Sciences||Private||>10,000||Request Info|
|Yale University||Business,Health,Social Sciences||Private||>10,000||Request Info|