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# Connecticut Trade Schools

In 2021, 7,786 students received a trade school degree from a college in Connecticut, making it rank #34 in terms of graduations. Connecticut colleges offer students average in-student tuition of $16,078 per year, while students attending fron out-of-state may pay something more like $21,932 per year.

An estimated 61% of college students in Connecticut take out loans, with the average loan amount being $6,993 per year.

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## Most Popular Trade Schools in Connecticut

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There are 1,819 students at Porter and Chester Institute in total, 1,137 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

84% of Porter and Chester Institute students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $9,065 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 18.9% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Porter and Chester Institute with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $33,483 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 391 students at New England Tractor Trailer Training School of CT-Bridgeport in total, 339 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

Approximately 89% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $5,504 a year. The student loan default rate of 9.4% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from New England Tractor Trailer Training School of CT-Bridgeport with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $38,503 during the early years of their career after graduation.

The total student population at New England Tractor Trailer Training School of Connecticut is 307, which includes 227 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

92% of New England Tractor Trailer Training School of Connecticut students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $6,333 a year. The student loan default rate of 9.4% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from New England Tractor Trailer Training School of Connecticut with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $38,503 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 776 full-time undergraduates at Lincoln Tech - East Windsor, and 1,036 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 24 to 1.

Approximately 82% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $8,163 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 10.3% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Lincoln Tech - East Windsor is $32,318.

There are 538 full-time undergraduates at Lincoln Tech - Shelton, and 796 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

Approximately 81% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $7,203 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 10.3% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Lincoln Tech - Shelton with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $32,318 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 18,917 undergraduates at UCONN, of which 18,090 are full-time, and there are 27,215 students altogether. UCONN has a freshman retention rate of 93%, which is a good sign that once students arrive at the school, they want to stay.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 56%. Around 39% of accepted students are men, and 61% are women.

Approximately 43% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $7,847 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 2.0% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from UCONN with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $56,144 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 612 students at Lincoln Tech - New Britain in total, 356 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

76% of Lincoln Tech - New Britain students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $7,266 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 10.3% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $32,318 during the early-career years.

The total student population at University of Hartford is 6,493, of which 4,521 students are undergraduates and of those, 4,073 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 8 to 1.

About 79% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 39% are men and 61% are women.

75% of UHart students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $10,175 a year. UHart has a 5.1% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from UHart is $40,544.

The total student population at Goodwin College is 3,312, of which 3,213 students are undergraduates and of those, 416 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Goodwin is 5.0 years.

Roughly 73% of students at Goodwin take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $5,372 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 6.5% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from Goodwin with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $35,195 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 6,417 undergraduates at Sacred Heart, of which 5,671 are full-time, and there are 9,313 students altogether. Sacred Heart has a freshman retention rate of 87%, which is a good sign that once students arrive at the school, they want to stay.

About 66% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 31% are men and 69% are women.

62% of Sacred Heart students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $11,861 a year. The student loan default rate of 2.1% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $53,558 during the early-career years.

There are 5,083 students at Naugatuck Valley Community College in total, 1,886 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

4% of Naugatuck Valley Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $4,062 a year. The student loan default rate of 6.3% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Naugatuck Valley Community College is $32,518.

There are 6,003 students at Gateway Community College in total, 1,902 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

Approximately 3% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $3,794 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 10.5% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Gateway Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $34,894 during the early years of their career after graduation.

The total student population at Manchester Community College is 4,448, which includes 1,468 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

3% of MCC students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $4,340 a year. The student loan default rate of 6.4% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from MCC is $34,144.

There are 1,304 students at ACC in total, 455 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

Approximately 24% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $4,104 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.9% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from ACC is $34,536.

There are 371 students at Porter and Chester Institute of Hamden in total, 226 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

85% of Porter and Chester Institute of Hamden students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $8,432 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 17.8% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Porter and Chester Institute of Hamden with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $36,746 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 3,821 students at Housatonic Community College in total, 1,334 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

Roughly 4% of students at Housatonic Community College take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $4,242 a year. The student loan default rate of 8.3% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from Housatonic Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $32,269 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 256 full-time undergraduates at Stone Academy-West Haven, and 557 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 10 to 1.

Roughly 74% of students at Stone Academy-West Haven take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $9,892 a year. The student loan default rate of 9.4% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Stone Academy-West Haven is $26,511.

There are 383 students at American Institute - West Hartford in total, 383 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

99% of American Institute - West Hartford students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $7,835 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 13.5% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $22,885 during the early-career years.

There are 182 full-time undergraduates at Paul Mitchell the School North Haven, and 211 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

Approximately 80% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $7,001 a year. Paul Mitchell the School North Haven has a 7.0% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $29,353 during the early-career years.

The total student population at Academy Di Capelli - School of Cosmetology is 196, which includes 125 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 8 to 1.

98% of Academy Di Capelli students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $3,041 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 9.6% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

There are 241 full-time undergraduates at Stone Academy-East Hartford, and 473 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 11 to 1.

Approximately 62% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $9,796 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 9.4% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $26,511 during the early-career years.

The total student population at Tunxis Community College is 3,365, which includes 1,342 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

Approximately 10% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $4,583 a year. Tunxis Community College has a 4.0% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Tunxis Community College is $34,500.

The total student population at University of Bridgeport is 4,155, of which 2,350 students are undergraduates and of those, 1,868 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at UBridgeport is 4.3 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 73%. Around 34% of accepted students are men, and 66% are women.

77% of UBridgeport students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $10,281 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 7.1% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from UBridgeport is $39,809.

There are 1,424 full-time undergraduates at NCC, and 4,420 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

Roughly 2% of students at NCC take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $4,553 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 13.0% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from NCC is $29,237.

There are 10,652 students at CCSU in total, 8,593 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 6,811 are full-time. It takes the average CCSU undergraduate about 4.6 years to complete their degree.

About 75% of students who apply get accepted. Around 50% of accepted students are men, and 50% are women.

Approximately 59% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $7,325 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 5.7% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from CCSU with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $47,806 during the early years of their career after graduation.

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