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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."

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Alumna Marlene Harris

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.

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