Liberal Arts Schools In Connecticut

Connecticut has 37 accredited liberal arts schools where liberal arts faculty who teach liberal arts classes can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the liberal arts academic community in Connecticut, and the future trends in liberal arts training at the following levels:

  • Liberal Arts Certificate
  • Associates degree in Liberal Arts
  • Bachelors degree in Liberal Arts
  • Masters degree in Liberal Arts
  • PhD degree in Liberal Arts


Schools

  1. Albertus Magnus College

    700 Prospect St, New Haven, Connecticut 06511-1189

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  2. Asnuntuck Community College

    170 Elm St, Enfield, Connecticut 06082

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  3. Lincoln College of New England

    2279 Mount Vernon Road, Southington, Connecticut 06489-1057

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  4. University of Bridgeport

    126 Park Avenue, Bridgeport, Connecticut 06604-5620

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  5. Central Connecticut State University

    1615 Stanley St, New Britain, Connecticut 06050

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  6. Charter Oak State College

    55 Paul J Manafort Dr, New Britain, Connecticut 06053-2142

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  7. Connecticut College

    270 Mohegan Ave, New London, Connecticut 06320

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  8. University of Connecticut

    Storrs, Connecticut 06269

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  9. Goodwin College

    One Riverside Drive, East Hartford, Connecticut 06118

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  10. Eastern Connecticut State University

    83 Windham St, Willimantic, Connecticut 06226

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  11. Fairfield University

    1073 N Benson Rd, Fairfield, Connecticut 06824-5195

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  12. Capital Community College

    950 Main Street, Hartford, Connecticut 06103

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  13. University of Hartford

    200 Bloomfield Ave, West Hartford, Connecticut 06117-1599

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  14. Holy Apostles College and Seminary

    33 Prospect Hill Rd, Cromwell, Connecticut 06416-2005

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  15. Housatonic Community College

    900 Lafayette Blvd, Bridgeport, Connecticut 06604-4704

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  16. Manchester Community College in Manchester in Great Path

    Great Path, Manchester, Connecticut 06040

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  17. Naugatuck Valley Community College

    750 Chase Parkway, Waterbury, Connecticut 06708-3089

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  18. Middlesex Community College in Middletown

    100 Training Hill Rd, Middletown, Connecticut 06457-4829

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  19. Mitchell College

    437 Pequot Avenue, New London, Connecticut 06320

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  20. Three Rivers Community College in Norwich

    574 New London Turnpike, Norwich, Connecticut 06360

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  21. University of New Haven

    300 Boston Post Road, West Haven, Connecticut 06516

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  22. Norwalk Community College

    188 Richards Avenue, Norwalk, Connecticut 06854

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  23. Northwestern Connecticut Community College

    Park Pl E, Winsted, Connecticut 06098

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  24. Post University

    800 Country Club Rd, Waterbury, Connecticut 06723

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  25. Quinebaug Valley Community College

    742 Upper Maple St, Danielson, Connecticut 06239-1436

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  26. Quinnipiac University

    Mt Carmel Ave, Hamden, Connecticut 06518

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  27. Sacred Heart University

    5151 Park Ave, Fairfield, Connecticut 06825-1000

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  28. St. Basil College


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  29. Saint Joseph College

    1678 Asylum Avenue, West Hartford, Connecticut 06117-2764

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  30. Gateway Community College in New Haven

    60 Sargent Dr, New Haven, Connecticut 06511

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  31. St Vincent's College

    2800 Main St, Bridgeport, Connecticut 06606-4201

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  32. Southern Connecticut State University

    501 Crescent Street, New Haven, Connecticut 06515-1355

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  33. Trinity College

    300 Summit St, Hartford, Connecticut 06106-3100

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  34. Tunxis Community College

    271 Scott Swamp Road, Farmington, Connecticut 06032-3187

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  35. Wesleyan University

    237 High St, Middletown, Connecticut 06459

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  36. Western Connecticut State University

    181 White Street, Danbury, Connecticut 06810-6826

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  37. Yale University

    New Haven, Connecticut 06520

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Statistics

Professional Trends

Connecticut Vs. National Liberal Arts Employment

Connecticut 960
National 69,880

Of all of the liberal arts professionals that work in the US, approximately 1% work in Connecticut state.

Employment Growth for Liberal arts professionals In Connecticut

490 560 650 860 960
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Connecticut, liberal arts is a growing field. In 2010 there were 470 more liberal arts professionals working in Connecticut than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of liberal arts has grown by 96% in Connecticut. This growth is faster than the change in the number of liberal arts professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of liberal arts professionals has grown by 18% from 2006 to 2010.

Liberal Arts VS. All Professions salaries in Connecticut

$60,540 $68,430 $71,330 $76,130 $72,110
$49,084 $50,735 $51,943 $53,614 $54,947
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Liberal Arts
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Connecticut, as the number of liberal arts professionals is growing, the salaries earned by liberal arts professionals are increasing. In 2006 liberal arts professionals made a mean salary of $60,540 per year, and in 2010 they made $72,110 per year.

Salary percentiles for Liberal arts professionals in Connecticut

10th percentile
$37,750
25th percentile
$51,260
50th percentile
$67,790
75th percentile
$87,020
90th percentile
$110,060

This represents a growth in salaries of 16%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In the state of Connecticut, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of liberal arts. The pay differential between the highest paid liberal arts professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 192%

Average Salaries for Liberal arts professionals and related professions in Connecticut

English
$59,933
History
$50,330
Liberal Arts
$72,110
Math
$86,973
Music
$28,775

In Connecticut, liberal arts professionals earn, on average, more than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Liberal Arts programs available for each degree type for all schools in Connecticut

associate
39
bachelor
36
master
6
doctor
2
Certificate
3
Total86

As the number of liberal arts professionals is increasing in Connecticut state, the number of students graduating from the 37 accredited liberal arts schools in Connecticut state is decreasing. In 2006 there were 3,116 liberal arts graduates from liberal arts courses in Connecticut and in 2010 there were 2,773 graduates.

This represents a 11% decrease in the number of liberal arts degree or certificate school graduates in Connecticut state. A majority of these graduates, or 45%, graduated with a associate's degree in liberal arts.

Liberal Arts Faculty Salaries in Connecticut

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