Founded in 1911, Connecticut College (Conn College) is a highly selective private liberal arts college located in New London, Connecticut, USA. It is a member of a small group of institutions labeled the "Little Ivies".

The College has a long history of producing Fulbright scholars. Conn College graduates have won Fulbright, Goldwater, Luce and other notable fellowships and scholarships.

Connecticut College is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges. It is also accredited to offer teacher certification. The program is accredited by the Connecticut Department of Education and satisfies the requirements of many other states. The College Children's Program is accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). It is recognized as an Approved Private Special Education Program by the State of Connecticut Department of Education. Connecticut College's Student Counseling Services has been accredited by the International Association of Counseling Services (IACS).

Connecticut College is also in National College Athletic Association (NCAA) Division III and the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC).

Ranking Profile:

- Ranked 41st among National Liberal Arts Colleges by US News & World Report 2011.

- Ranked 42nd out of 266 national liberal arts colleges. In subcategories, the College was ranked 28th for graduation and retention rates, 41st for financial resources, and 55th for admission selectivity. In the category of Best Undergraduate Teaching at Liberal Arts Colleges it ranked 17th equal (USNWR 2010).

- Ranked 15th on the Peace Corps' annual rankings of top small schools producing volunteers (2010).

- Forbes ranked Connecticut College 51st. in its America's Best Colleges list in 2009.

- Rated 50th out of 253 liberal arts colleges in Washington Monthly's 2009 rankings.

* Suggested Reading: Top Colleges in Connecticut

World University Ranking Tables

America - US News & World Report, The Princeton Review, BusinessWeek
Canada - Maclean's, Gourman Report Ranking of Canadian Universities
UK - Sunday Times, Guardian, Times Good University Guide, Daily Telegraph
World - Shanghai Jiao Tong ARWU Rankings, Webometrics, Newsweek
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