Connecticut College

New London, CT

Connecticut College says, "The College's General Education Program, required of all students,is aimed at fostering intellectual breadth, critical thinking, and acquisition of the fundamental skills and the habits of the mind conducive to lifelong inquiry, engaged citizenship and personal growth." [Source]

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  • Undergraduate Enrollment:1,865
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:81%
  • Tuition & Fees:$50,940 annually

General Education Requirements

  • 1. Composition

  • 2. Literature

  • 3. Foreign Language


    See Note

    No credit given for Foreign Language because students may fulfill the "Foreign Language" requirement with elementary-level study.

  • 4. U.S. Government or History


    See Note

    No credit given for U.S. Government or History because a survey course in American government or history is an option, but not required, to fulfill the "Historical Studies" requirement.

  • 5. Economics

  • 6. Mathematics


    See Note

    No credit given for Mathematics because the "Mathematics and Formal Reasoning" requirement may be satisfied by computer science courses and courses with little college-level math content.

  • 7. Science

  • General Education Assessment

    Connecticut College uses one or more of the following instruments to assess undergraduate progress in core collegiate skills: the Council on Aid to Education Collegiate Learning Assessment (CLA), the Educational Testing Service Proficiency Profile, or the ACT Collegiate Assessment of Academic Proficiency (CAAP). For more information, visit

Curriculum last evaluated: 06/06/2017


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