Connecticut College

New London, CT

Connecticut College says, "Connections is Connecticut College's reinvention of liberal arts education. It is a new kind of curriculum that lets you integrate your interests into a meaningful education pathway, to carry you through college and into a fulfilling, effective career and life. Say goodbye to arbitrary checklists of required classes. Say hello to an education experience that engaging and valuable." [Source]

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  • Undergraduate Enrollment:1,817
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:80%
  • Tuition & Fees:$52,850 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.

  • 5. Economics

  • 6. Mathematics


    See Note

    No credit given for Mathematics because the "Quantitative 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: 06/11/2018


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