2020 Best Online Colleges in Connecticut

This list highlights schools that offer the best online programs in Connecticut. In first place, offers an annual tuition rate of and has an average alumni salary of $85,100. , the #5-ranked school, is an excellent option for registered nurses seeking an online Bachelor of Science in Nursing. Tuition at this university is only per year. At #4-ranked , students can choose from a spread of over 30 different online bachelor's programs.

Alumni salaries were provided by PayScale. View our methodology for more details or learn more about Guide to Online Schools. To see all online schools in , view our comprehensive list.

Salary data provided by

2020 Online Colleges in Connecticut Ranking Details

For each school, we conducted manual research to provide prospective students with more details about the schools' online programs. Explore online degrees offered and accreditation information below.

Comprehensive List of Accredited Online Schools in Connecticut

Connecticut is home to 24 accredited schools offering online degrees, including several public, non-profit universities like Southern Connecticut State University and University of Connecticut. Students looking for an online bachelor's degree in sociology, business administration or health care administration will find dozens of options at Charter Oak State College, which is also one of the most affordable online schools in Connecticut, with an annual tuition of under $11,000. Quinnipiac University offers a wide variety of master's degrees, including MBAs and degrees in education and organizational leadership. There are several private, Catholic universities on the list, including Sacred Heart University and University of Saint Joseph.

At a Glance:

  • Connecticut is one of the most educated states in the country, with nearly 40% of Connecticuters 25 years and older holding at least a bachelor's degree.
  • Yale University, one of eight Ivy League universities, is the third oldest institution of higher education in the US.


This website offers school details to prospective students as an informational resource. The appearance of a school listing on this website should not be interpreted as an endorsement by the school of this site.