About Goodwin

Our Students

Operating under an open enrollment model, Goodwin seeks to admit all students who have academic potential, regardless of past performance. Once admitted, students have access to a variety of tools to help them excel, including tutoring, and career placement services.

82% of our student body is female

82% of our student body is female

Our Students

Enrollment 3,259
From the state of Connecticut 93%
Students of color 50%
25 years old or older 69%
Median age 29
First-Generation students 67%

9:1 student to faculty ratio

9:1 student to faculty ratio


Full time instructional faculty 80
Average class size 15
Classes with fewer than 30 students 98%
Classes with fewer than 20 students 66%
Programs in Business, Manufacturing, Education, Social Sciences, Nursing, and Health Sciences 44

63% are students transferring in

63% of our students have transferred from other institutions

Incoming Class - Fall 2021

Transfer-in students (Undergraduate) 63%
New first time students (Undergraduate) 37%
New first time students (Graduate) 100%
New first time-full time students (Undergraduate) 33%
Hold a bachelor’s degree or higher (Undergraduate) 8%
Students who received a Pell Grant (Undergraduate) 56%
Median age 27
First-Generation students 75%


69% degrees conferred in health and clinical related professions


Job placement rate (class of 2020-2021) 86%
Percentage of graduates to enter the workforce in Connecticut 91%
Dental Hygiene, Histology, Nursing, Respiratory Care, Vision Care Technology licensure pass rates (2019) 94%

Learn more about our students in our Institutional Profile.

Last Updated: 11/8/2021