Goodwin University is an innovative learning community that empowers hard-working students to become sought-after employees.
We tailor our programs to address the needs of employers, and we shape them to fit the lives of students. Classes are conveniently offered year-round — days, evenings, weekends, and online. Degrees may be flexibly layered across certificate, associate, bachelor's, and master's programs in a variety of in-demand fields.
Better still, we surround our students with the personal support and the professional guidance they need — not just to earn degrees, but to change lives for themselves, their families, and their communities.
63% of our students have transferred here from other institutions.*
86% of our students get a job or continue their education within 6 months of graduation.**
94% of Goodwin students received grant or scholarship aid.*
*Fall 2021 student data **Students graduating from 7/1/2020-6/30/2021
Goodwin Alumna Shares Her Story of Overcoming Domestic Violence and Finding a Career in Human Services
Over 10 million adults experience domestic violence each year in the United States. In 1999, Marlene Harris was one of those people. Today, Marlene considers herself a survivor and a thriver, but her journey to that point has been long.
Phase IV of Goodwin University trail plan brings residents closer to the beauty of the Connecticut River
With the recent completion of Phase IV of the University’s walking trail plan, the public can now travel southward more easily from Goodwin’s East Hartford campus. The new construction includes an additional 1,200 feet of paved, ADA-compliant trails from the end of the woodlands trail to the Wethersfield line.
How to Balance College and Work Effectively
The definition of “college student” is changing. No longer are colleges filled solely with young, high school graduates pursuing their first degree. Today, colleges also have a diversity of older students who are transferring in, going back to school for a second time, or pursuing college after being in the workforce or raising a family.
What is the PMHNP Scope of Practice?
Psychiatric mental health nurse practitioners, or PMHNPs, are specialized advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs). To become a PMHNP, like other types of APRNs, students must obtain a concentrated master’s degree and relevant professional experience, on top of a bachelor’s degree and an existing registered nurse (RN) license.