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.
56% of our students have transferred here from other institutions.*
94% of our students get a job or continue their education within 6 months of graduation.**
91% of Goodwin students received grant or scholarship aid.*
*fall 2022 degree-seeking student data **students graduating from 7/1/2021-6/30/2022
Diversifying the Landscape of Leadership
Close your eyes and think — what was the last TV advertisement you saw? Unlike the ads of past generations, today’s promos include diverse characters representing a broad range of identities — defying outdated, out-of-touch notions about American families. While increased visibility certainly is worth celebrating, countless opportunities to amplify diverse voices remain untaken.
Big Improvements, Small Adjustments — Stories from Goodwin’s UDL Fellows
From the expert instruction of our faculty to our readily available support services, the Goodwin community goes above and beyond to cultivate an inclusive educational environment. Better still, Goodwin University is all about growth. That doesn’t just translate to our students, either — as a University that strives to be an exemplar of equity, our staff and faculty always embrace new opportunities to make education more accessible.
Rewriting a Neighborhood Narrative
Over the past three years, Connecticut has experienced a significant shortage of Manufacturing professionals. In the field, approximately 11,000 open positions are currently waiting to be filled by eligible candidates. Given that the state’s unemployment rate currently rests at about 4%, one might think these positions would fill quickly. Yet for many of those struggling to find work, these opportunities seem inaccessible.
Goodwin University Receives the HRSA Grant to Foster a New Generation of Public Health Professionals
The impact that the pandemic had on our daily lives is immeasurable. Aside from the protocols and policies that were influenced by COVID 19, the way people think about their health, especially as it relates to their community and the world at large, has shifted. People have become more conscientious about disease prevention and overall wellness.
Goodwin University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity educator and employer, fully committed to the goal of providing equal opportunity and full participation in its educational programs, activities, and employment without discrimination because of race, color, religious creed, sex, age, national origin, political affiliation, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, HIV/AIDS or other communicable disease status, or any other consideration not directly and substantively related to effective performance. This policy implements Federal and State laws, regulations, and executive orders.
The staff, faculty, student body, and administration of Goodwin University form a diverse community and the University maintains that activities, programs, and everyday interactions are enriched by acceptance of one another in an environment of positive engagement and mutual respect. Acts of discrimination, intolerance, or harassment directed against individuals or specific groups of individuals will not be tolerated and will be dealt with according to employee and student grievance and disciplinary procedures.
To file a discrimination complaint, or for inquiries concerning Goodwin University’s Non-discrimination Policy, Title IX and the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act, contact .