Goodwin College

East Hartford, CT 06118
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Goodwin College is one of the nineteen private, not-for-profit 4-year colleges in Connecticut. The campus is located in an urban area, in East Hartford.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 3,410 students attend the school. Every year 26% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

Goodwin College's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $19,988, and fees were $900. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $19,988 and $900 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleSmall City
Number of Students3,410
Student to Faculty Ratio11:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
Business ModelNot-for-profit
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate-

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 27 156
Bachelor's degree 1 39
Master's degree 0 0
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 86.3%

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Institutional Accreditations
New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education
10/20/2004 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
11/01/2005 - 04/30/2015
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
11/01/2005 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
09/22/2016 - Current



Acceptance Rate
The college has an open admission policy. However each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Application fee
Undergrads $50
Graduates $50

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$707/credit
In State Students$707/credit
Out of State Students$707/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students$750/credit
In State Students$750/credit
Out of State Students$750/credit

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $31,815 $31,815 $31,815
ADN 70 $49,490 $49,490 $49,490
BSN 125 $88,375 $88,375 $88,375
FNP 50 $37,500 $37,500 $37,500
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 97% of Goodwin College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 64% $3,961
Other Federal Grant 20% $1,056
State Grant & Scholarships 31% $2,356
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 95% $8,039
Federal Student Loans 80% $8,118
Private Loans 2% $2,694


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$19,588
$30,001 to $48,000$14,398
$48,001 to $75,000$24,253
$75,001 to $110,000$18,916
Over $110,000$24,079

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Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Two or more races
Race/ethnicity unknown
Non-resident alien
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Connecticut state board of nursing.
Goodwin College
One Riverside Drive
East Hartford, CT 06118

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