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.

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84% of our student body is female

Our students

Enrollment 3,161
From the state of Connecticut 92%
Students of color 56%
25 years old or older 71%
Median age 29
First-Generation students 62%

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16:1 student to faculty ratio


Full time instructional faculty 76
Average class size 18
Classes with fewer than 30 students 98%
Classes with fewer than 20 students 60%
Programs in Business, Manufacturing, Education, Social Sciences, Nursing, and Health Sciences 40

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56% of our students have transferred from other institutions

Incoming class - fall 2022

Transfer-in students (Undergraduate) 56%
New first time students (Undergraduate) 44%
New first time students (Graduate) 100%
New first time-full time students (Undergraduate) 14%
Hold a bachelor’s degree or higher (Undergraduate) 4%
Students who received a Pell Grant (Undergraduate) 60%
Median age 26
First-Generation students 86%

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69% degrees conferred in health and clinical related professions


Job placement rate (class of 2021-2022) 94%
Percentage of graduates to enter the workforce in Connecticut 91%
Dental Hygiene, Histology, Nursing, Respiratory Care, Vision Care Technology licensure pass rates (2019) 82%

Learn more about our students in our Institutional Profile.

Last Updated: 1/4/2023