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Majors and minors

At Connecticut College, you can major and minor in more than 40 subject areas or design your own major. You have until the second semester of your sophomore year to declare your major. See the full college catalog here.

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* Certificate program. Can be combined with any major.


Are you intellectually curious, highly motivated and someone who wants to make a difference in the world? Are you looking for a challenge? We want to know your story. We will get to know you through your essay, short answers, recommendations, interviews and additional materials.

Connecticut College uses the Common Application for all application materials.

Class of 2018 Admitted Student Statistics. 92% ranked top 20% of class. 36% acceptance rate. 19% domestic students of color, 3% international students of color. Testing - middle 50% of ranges for the 70% that submitted scores (Connecticut College is test optional): SAT Critical Reading: 640-730. SAT Math: 640-720. SAT Writing: 650-740. ACT: 29-33.

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Dates and deadlines


Interview Dates‌‌2014 Summer essays that worked


Cost and financial aid

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52% of enrolled students receive financial aid

The comprehensive fee for 2014-2015 is $60,895. This covers tuition; room and board; lab fees; studio fees; special programs, such as our funded internship; some course-related travel; study away and even music lessons.

We offer generous financial aid. The amount of aid you receive is based on your family's income and financial resources. We meet 100 percent of a student’s financial aid eligibility.

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Visit campus

The best way for you to get a feel for our College is to visit. We'd love to meet you.

Take an aerial tour

Can't make it to campus? Take a virtual tour and watch our campus tour video series.

Or you can catch your admission counselor on the road.  See where our counselors are traveling.


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We want to help you get to know us. Join our mailing list and you’ll receive great information about Connecticut College’s interdisciplinary approach to academics, challenging majors, engaging professors, honor code way-of-life, NESCAC athletics, vibrant social scene and more. Just fill out the form and check your mailbox for our Viewbox, a colorful collection of sort-and-flip cards that will help you explore Connecticut College.

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Meet the admission team

Do you have questions about the admission process? Our admission team is here for you. Reach us by phone at 860-439-2200, by email at admission@conncoll.edu, or select the admission counselor for your area below for his/her contact information.

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Martha C. Merrill '84

Dean of Admission and Financial Aid

New York (selected Manhattan private schools), Choate Rosemary Hall (CT), Loomis Chaffee School (CT), Phillips Exeter Academy (NH), St. Paul's School (NH), St. George's School (RI)

Deb Wright '75

Director of Admission

Delaware, Massachusetts (Boston, Cambridge, Lexington, Milton & Waltham), Pennsylvania

Cynthia Goheen

Associate Director of Admission and Coordinator of Transfer Admission

Connecticut (Fairfield County), Massachusetts (Hampshire and Springfield counties), New Hampshire, Vermont, Homeschool applicants

Ben Brown

Assistant Director of Admission

Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Kansas, Louisiana, Maine, Mississippi, Missouri, New Jersey (Bergen, Essex, Hudson, Hunterdon, Morris, Passaic, Sussex, and Warren counties), New York (Brooklyn, Staten Island, and Upstate), North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee

Ryan Corbalis

Associate Director of Admission

Connecticut (Hartford, New London, Tolland, and Windham counties), Rhode Island

Emily Fry

Assistant Director of Admission

Connecticut (Middlesex and New Haven counties), Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Massachusetts (Bristol, Cape Cod and Islands, Essex, Norfolk, Plymouth, and Quincy), Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, New Jersey (Jersey Shore, Pinelands, and Southern Jersey; and Camden, Burlington, Middlesex, Monmouth, Somerset, Mercer, and Union counties), North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, Wisconsin

Brian Gooch '13

Assistant Director of Admission

Arizona, Colorado, Connecticut (Litchfield County), Massachusetts (Berkshire and Franklin counties), New Mexico, New York (Westchester County), Utah, Wyoming, Africa, China

Salem Harry

Assistant Director of Admission

District of Columbia, Maryland, Massachusetts (Concord, Fitchburg, Lowell, Wellesley, North Worcester & Worcester), Texas, Virginia, West Virginia

Tom Marlitt

Cynthia A. White '46 Director of West Coast Admission

Alaska, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Washington

Bridget Moore

Associate Director of Admission and Coordinator of International Admission

New York (Albany and Long Island), Asia (except China), Canada, Caribbean and Virgin Islands, Europe, Latin America, Mexico, Oceania

Mily Muniz Torres

Associate Director of Admission and Coordinator of Multicultural Admission

Florida, Illinois, New York (Bronx, Manhattan, and Queens), Puerto Rico

Jessica Ricker '00

Director of Admission Information & Systems

Brooks School (MA), Governor's Academy (MA), Phillips Academy, Andover (MA), Pingree School (MA)