Connecticut College, New London

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Connecticut College (Conn College or Conn) is a private liberal arts college in New London, Connecticut. It is a residential, four-year undergraduate institution with nearly all of its approximately 1,815 students living on campus. The college was founded in 1911 as "Connecticut College for Women" in response to Wesleyan University closing its doors to women in 1909; it shortened its name to "Connecticut College" in 1969 when it began admitting men.

Students choose courses from 41 majors, including an interdisciplinary, self-designed major. The college is a member of the New England Small College Athletic Conference.

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  • My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed walking through the Connecticut College Arboretum. This is a lovely place to enjoy the beauty of nature. We were amazed at the mass of lily pads on the pond...  more »
  • We walked around the woods and gardens behind Conn College several times (many times with our dog) when visiting the area. There are some very nice walking trails with a pond back there. One of the.....  more »
  • A place where you can really enjoy nature. It's a nice place to be.👍
  • Great place to study abroad

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