Roberta B. Willis Need-Based Grant Program

2023-24 Enrollment Information

The passed law (P.A. 16 179) about the Roberta B. Willis Need Based Grant Program has made it mandatory for the Office of Higher Education to release enrollment data and the percentage of annual funding that participating institutions will receive for the upcoming academic year.

To comply with this requirement we have provided a chart below that presents time equivalent enrollments (FTE) reported by participating institutions for fall 2021 along with the anticipated portion of fiscal year 2024 appropriation, for the Roberta B. Willis Need Based Grant Program that these institutions can expect to receive in the 2023 24 academic year (FY24).


Mark Frenh
Director of Student Financial Aid

Participating Institutions Fall 2021 FTE Enrollment  % of FY24 Appropriations
Albertus Magnus College 558.99 1.64%
Central Connecticut State University 3315.00 9.71%
Charter Oak 413.60 1.21%
Connecticut College 69.00 0.20%
Eastern Connecticut State University 1472.74 4.31%
Fairfield University 201.75 0.59%
Goodwin College 706.00 2.07%
Mitchell College 211.15 0.62%
Quinnipiac University 603.00 1.77%
Sacred Heart University 638.93 1.87%
Southern Connecticut State University 3253.77 9.53%
Trinity College 95.14 0.28%
University of Bridgeport 913.00 2.67%
University of Connecticut 7,569.00 22.17%
University of Hartford 719.00 2.11%
University of New Haven 924.36 2.71%
University of Saint Joseph 496.82 1.46%
Western Connecticut State University 1,799.00 5.27%
Asnuntuck Community College 292.00 0.86%
Capital Community College 674.00 1.97%
Gateway Community College 1,530.87 4.48%
Housatonic Community College 1,117.36 3.27%
Manchester Community College 1,104.32 3.23%
Middlesex Community College 539.34 1.58%
Naugatuck Valley Community College 1356.06 3.97%
Northwestern Connecticut Community College 297.18 0.87%
Norwalk Community College 1,100.49 3.22%
Quinebaug Valley Community College 335.30 0.98%
Three Rivers Community College 830.00 2.43%
Tunxis Community College 1,005.93 2.95%
TOTAL 34,143.53 100.00%

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