College News and Fun Facts: Connecticut College

History. The College was founded in 1911, but its history began in 1909 when Wesleyan University announced that it would no longer offer admission to women. At that time, more women than ever were seeking higher education and demanding the right to vote. A committee was formed and towns across the state of Connecticut began offering prospective sites.

  • Color: Blue and White
  • Mascot: Camel
  • Admit Rate: 37.8% (Class of 2022). Read more