CT colleges earn places in national rankings

The University of Connecticut earned a slot in the top ten 4-year public higher education institutions in the nation with the best graduation rates, ranking 5th in an analysis by the Chronicle of Higher Education.

Among baccalaureate degree granting private institutions, the colleges with the 10 largest enrollments include Middletown-based Wesleyan University.

Among private nonprofit institutions with Master’s programs, the University of New Haven ranked 8th nationwide on average pay for full professors.