Which Connecticut schools receive the most state student aid?


Western Connecticut State University, Central Connecticut State University and University of Connecticut reported receiving the most state financial aid during the 2018-19 academic year among Connecticut schools, according to an 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
Western Connecticut State University
Danbury
5,642
432
$1,561,483
$3,615
2
Central Connecticut State University
Britain
11,822
348
$989,125
$2,842
3
University of Connecticut
Storrs
27,412
175
$764,852
$4,371
4
Eastern Connecticut State University
Willimantic
5,208
138
$569,667
$4,128
5
Naugatuck Valley Community College
Waterbury
6,237
180
$495,167
$2,751
6
Three Rivers Community College
Norwich
3,997
138
$384,947
$2,789
7
University of New Haven
Haven
6,867
83
$359,257
$4,328
8
Norwalk Community College
Norwalk
5,413
115
$356,868
$3,103
9
Gateway Community College
Haven
7,016
106
$335,197
$3,162
10
Manchester Community College
Manchester
6,003
110
$333,765
$3,034

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Organizations in this Story

Central Connecticut State University Eastern Connecticut State University Gateway Community College Manchester Community College Naugatuck Valley Community College Norwalk Community College Three Rivers Community College University of Connecticut University of New Haven Western Connecticut State University

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