Connecticut's Automatic College Admissions Program

December 28, 2023
Connecticut is offering a wonderful new program that will make applying for higher education much easier - and less expensive - for graduating high school students. The Connecticut Automatic Admission Program allows students who meet certain criteria to be automatically admitted to several Connecticut colleges and universities by filling out a single application form, free of charge!

The following colleges and universities are participating in the program: 

  • Central Connecticut State University in New Britain
  • Eastern Connecticut State University in Willimantic
  • Southern Connecticut State University in New Haven
  • Western Connecticut State University in Danbury
  • Mitchell College in New London
  • University of Bridgeport in Bridgeport
  • University of New Haven in New Haven
  • University of St. Joseph in West Hartford
  • Goodwin University in East Hartford
Learn More About the Program & How to Apply
Don't delay: the deadline to apply for high school seniors who are graduating this spring is January 4, 2024.

Graduating seniors in the top 30% of their class, as identified by their individual high school counselors, are eligible.

Applying for college can be an intimidating, time-consuming, and expensive process. But with the Automatic Admission Program, applying for some of our great state schools is more accessible than ever - evening the playing field for all applicants, particularly first-generation, low-income, and minority students.