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Several Local Schools Make “Best” List

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    Here are the best colleges in the state, according to U.S. News & World report.

    The list of the best colleges and universities is out for 2011 and several local schools made the cut.

    Editors from U.S. News & World Report went through each school’s mission, gathered data on academic excellence and scored the lists to help prospective college students make one of the most important decisions of their lives.

    The best colleges, regional universities and regional colleges are then ranked. Several local schools made the list, as you will see in the list and map below. 

    National rankings:

    • 3: Yale University - Tuition and Fees: $38,300
    • 69: University of Connecticut - In-state: $10,416; Out-of-state: $26,880
    • 183: University of Hartford - $29,852

    Not ranking:

    • University of Bridgeport - Tuition and Fees: $26,495

    Regional Universities:

    • 4: Fairfield University - Tuition and Fees: $39,040
    • 9: Quinnipiac University - Tuition and Fees: $34,250
    • 33: Sacred Heart University - Tuition and Fees: $31,440
    • 61: St. Joseph College - Tuition and Fees: $28,530 
    • 91: Eastern Connecticut State University - In-state: $8,350; Out-of-state: $17,347
    • 99: Central Connecticut State University - In-state: $7,861; Out-of-state: $16,858
    • 99: University of New Haven - Tuition and Fees: $30,750 
    • 126: Southern Connecticut State University - In-state: $8,050; Out-of-state: $17,047

    Not ranked:

    • Western Connecticut State University - In-state: $7,909; Out-of-state: $16,906


     


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