Four Year Colleges And Universities

In Western Massachusetts, there are both public and private four year colleges and universities.

Public Schools

University of Connecticut
Hartford, Connecticut
Enrollment: 28,481
Degrees: More than 100 undergraduate and graduate degree programs including law, medical and science specialties

Central Connecticut State University
New Britain, Connecticut
Enrollment: 12,000
Degrees: 100 majors; 80 fields of study; Study abroad partnerships with 70 universities in 40 countries

Charter Oak State College
New Britain, Connecticut
Enrollment: 2000
Degrees: A comprehensive program created for adult learners, live, online and video classes are offered for each individualized Associate and Bachelor degree in the arts or science

Westfield State University
Westfield, Massachusetts
Enrollment: +5,000
Degrees: Liberal Arts school offering 23 undergraduate majors in 60 concentrations; 8 graduate degree programs

Private Schools

American International College
Springfield, Massachusetts
Enrollment: 1,950
Degrees: Approximately 36 degrees awarded within the Liberal Arts and Sciences; large international student and study abroad programs

Amherst College
Amherst, Massachusetts
Enrollment: 1,648
Degrees: One of the nation's premier liberal arts colleges;33 undergraduate degrees

Bay Path University
Longmeadow, Massachusetts
Enrollment: 1,500
Degrees: Graduate and undergraduate programs; 30 majors and minors

College of Our Lady of the Elms
Chicopee, Massachusetts
Enrollment: 1,118
Degrees: Nursing, education, biology and management lead this schools 33 graduate and undergraduate degree programs

Goodwin College
East Hartford, Connecticut
Enrollment: 1,219
Degrees: Degree and certificate programs offered in 17 fields of study

Hampshire College
Amherst, Massachusetts
Enrollment: 1,350
Degrees: Liberal Arts college in which Bachelor of Arts degrees are awarded for study of Cognitive Science; Humanities, Arts and Cultural Studies; Interdisciplinary Arts; Natural Science; and Social Sciences

Hartford Seminary
Hartford, Connecticut
Enrollment: 169
Degrees: Undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees offered within religion and faith-based studies

Mount Holyoke College
South Hadley, Massachusetts
Enrollment: 2,127
Degrees: Liberal arts studies for undergraduate and graduate degrees; the first of the nation's famed "seven sisters" institutions

Smith College
Northampton, Massachusetts
Enrollment: 3,093
Degrees: The nation's largest privately endowed women's college; Undergraduate through doctoral degrees

Springfield College
Springfield, Massachusetts
Enrollment: +5,000
Degrees: Graduate and undergraduate studies offered; strong focus on the athletics and physical sciences

Western New England University
Springfield, Massachusetts
Enrollment: 3,729
Degrees: Associate, bachelor's, masters, first professional and law degrees are awarded

Rensselaer at Hartford
Hartford, Connecticut
Enrollment: 706
Degrees: Masters degree program for business, IT and engineering studies

Saint Joseph College
West Hartford, Connecticut
Enrollment: 1,858
Degrees: Private Catholic College offering associate, bachelors and masters degrees as well as post-graduate certificates

Trinity College
Hartford, Connecticut
Enrollment: 2,800
Degrees: Private, Liberal Arts school; bachelor and associate degrees

University of Hartford
Hartford, Connecticut
Enrollment: 7,308
Degrees: 89 undergraduate majors; 33 graduate programs

Wesleyan University
Middletown, Connecticut
Enrollment: 3,100
Degrees: Bachelor of Arts, Master's Degree in 6 disciplines; Master of Arts in Liberal Studies; PhD in 6 disciplines