• Career-focused degree programs that result in in-demand careers.

    Career-focused degree programs that result in in-demand careers.

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    Flexible class scheduling for busy individuals.

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    Financial aid and scholarship opportunities are still available.

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Current Information and Updates

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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.

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63% of our students have transferred here from other institutions.*

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86% of our students get a job or continue their education within 6 months of graduation.**

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94% of Goodwin students received grant or scholarship aid.*

*Fall 2021 student data       **Students graduating from 7/1/2020-6/30/2021

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Sam Cohen
MSOL graduate

"Goodwin offers so many unique services to support their students. You truly feel like you have a team behind you, cheering you on every step of the way."

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Shirley Brunot
BSN graduate

"At Goodwin, I had the pleasure of working with some of the best people ever. The key to my success was surrounding myself with positive professionals and keeping my eyes on the prize."

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Chenaé Russell
Business graduate

"I really loved the flexibility of Goodwin's class schedules. The professors were so understanding. They knew that we had lives outside of school, families to feed, and work obligations to manage. They really helped us to navigate our way regardless of the circumstances."

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Meenaxi Sharma
MSOL graduate

"Goodwin is an incredible place to learn. There are so many resources available to students to help them become successful in their careers and in their personal lives."

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Dwayne Mullings
Human Services graduate

"Expect nothing but greatness when starting at Goodwin. The professors are amazing and really want to help you succeed. Throughout my college career, Goodwin has been so supportive. My advice, take the support because you're going to receive a lot of it. "

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James Integlia
Funeral Service graduate

"Transferring into Goodwin from a different school on a bit of short notice, they made what was a difficult and stressful financial maze easier to navigate. They were clear and honest with me and worked with me on a plan that allowed me to graduate on time and keep my costs manageable."

News

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Nursing students return to Appalachia to provide medical assistance
On August 11, 2022, students from Goodwin University’s nursing program will once again travel to Wise County, Virginia, — part of the Appalachian region — to help bring critically needed medical attention to area residents who typically have little to no access to healthcare.
Read about their mission »

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The Proactive Approach to Teaching
Goodwin University’s Master of Education program provides educators with an in-depth look at how their classrooms can thrive by advocating equity and inclusion.
Read about the UDL approach »

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3 Ways Goodwin is Making our RN-to-BSN Program More Flexible
By the Fall 2022 semester, Goodwin’s RN-to-BSN program will offer a more desirable work-school-life balance while still providing a direct path to your career goals.
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Ambassador Andrew Young speaks at Goodwin University
Goodwin University and the Connecticut Legislative Black & Puerto Rican Caucus (BPRC) welcomed Ambassador Andrew J. Young to East Hartford for a co-hosted, in-person conversation on “Community Activism, Yesterday & Today.”
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EVENTS

Online Registration Information for Current Students

August 8
Golf Tournament
In support of student scholarships
Registration begins at 9:30 a.m.
Hartford Golf Club, West Hartford

September 3
New Student Orientation
Registration opens at 8:30 a.m.

September 11
9/11 Day Of Remembrance
10 a.m.
Fallen Star Memorial, Goodwin University campus