Which Connecticut colleges receive the most state student aid?

University of Connecticut and Central Connecticut State University reported receiving the most state financial aid during the 2015-16 academic year among Connecticut schools, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of federal data.


University of Connecticut and Central Connecticut State University reported receiving the most state financial aid during the 2015-16 academic year among Connecticut schools, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of federal data.

The analysis is based on data reported annually to the U.S. Department of Education.

Top Connecticut recipients of state student aid

Rank
School
City
Enrollment
Number receiving aid
Total amount
Average aid per student
1
University of Connecticut
Storrs
27,721
596
$2,579,118
$4,327
2
Central Connecticut State University
New Britain
11,784
423
$1,347,450
$3,185
3
Housatonic Community College
Bridgeport
5,143
111
$1,135,036
$10,226
4
University of Connecticut-Waterbury Campus
Waterbury
2,096
286
$821,816
$2,873
5
Southern Connecticut State University
New Haven
10,320
177
$577,301
$3,262
6
University of Hartford
West Hartford
6,714
219
$570,516
$2,605
7
University of New Haven
West Haven
6,835
117
$445,450
$3,807
8
Eastern Connecticut State University
Willimantic
5,362
102
$390,500
$3,828
9
Western Connecticut State University
Danbury
5,721
125
$363,375
$2,907
10
University of Connecticut-Stamford
Stamford
1,507
138
$356,680
$2,585

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Central Connecticut State University Eastern Connecticut State University Housatonic Community College Southern Connecticut State University University of Connecticut University of Connecticut-Stamford University of Connecticut-Waterbury Campus University of Hartford University of New Haven Western Connecticut State University

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