Goodwin College Review

Goodwin College is located in East Hartford, Connecticut. The college offers associate and bachelor's degree programs in several areas, including general education, office management, homeland security, nursing and child study.

Goodwin College Overview

Goodwin, founded in 1999, offers courses at the main campus, as well as at its Hamden and Waterbury locations. The college offers three semesters in each calender year, allowing full-time students to complete a bachelor's degree program in less than four years. The student population is more than 2,400, and Goodwin offers one of the largest nursing degree programs in the state of Connecticut.

Although Goodwin is a non-residential campus, students can interact in activities, clubs and organizations offered by the college. Academic services offered by the college include program planning, career services, students government and the Hartford Consortium Cross-Registration Program.

Admissions and Enrollment Overview

Prospective students will complete an interview at the start of the admissions process. Goodwin has an open enrollment policy, which means a high school diploma or equivalent is required for admission; however, particular academic majors and programs may have their own unique admission requirements. The admissions and registrar departments are available to assist applicants with the FAFSA application and transferring college-level courses.

Campus Facilities and Learning Environment

Campus facilities at Goodwin include six science labs, more than 30 classrooms, several computer labs, study areas, a media center and library. The library is typically open every day of the week and offers an online catalog, over 30 academic databases, interlibrary loan services and on-campus or Internet access to library staff.

Goodwin's student-faculty ratio is 13:1, and the average student is 29 years old. The distance education courses are offered through the Blackboard Online Classroom, which is a computer program that makes online collaboration more efficient. Peer tutors are available in the college's Learning Resource Center, where students can receive assistance with test-taking techniques and critical thinking skill development.

Departments at Goodwin College

  • Department of Social Sciences and Education
  • Department of Nursing
  • Department of Business and Technology
  • Department of Health and Natural Sciences
  • Department of General Education

Contact Information

  • Address: One Riverside Drive, East Hartford, CT 06118
  • Phone Number: (860) 528-4111