Higher Education

Connecticut boasts 38 world-renowned colleges and universities, including Yale—the #2 university in the country (Forbes, 2021)—and UConn, that create hubs of innovation, research and access for local markets, as well as a pipeline of talent for our state’s growing economy.

Connecticut ranks #2 in the nation for best quality public school education (WalletHub, 2021), #1 in the nation for college readiness (US News & World Report, 2021), #2 in educational opportunity (Opportunity Index, 2021), #2 best overall school system (WalletHub, 2021), and the #6 best community college system (WalletHub, 2021).

Learn more about Connecticut’s robust network of academic institutions and strong pipeline for talent: