The College’s Location
The Paier College campus consists of five buildings located in Hamden, CT (pop. 59,000), in a neighborhood setting within a suburban locale just north of New Haven (pop. 124,000). Eight colleges and universities, as well as other cultural centers the Y
ale Gallery, the Peabody Museum, the Mellon Center for British Art; the Beinecke Rare Book Library; the Shubert, Long Wharf, and Yale Repertory Theaters; as well as many other visual and performing arts facilities are all within easy access to the College. Greater New Haven also offers a wide array of restaurants, hotels, shopping malls, and historic sites, as well as entertainment and recreational areas that provide a varied and stimulating environment for Paier students.
Paier is also situated just minutes south of the Wilbur Cross Parkway (Rte. 15) and is within easy reach of the Hartford Capital region (38 miles), New York City (78 miles), and Boston (154 miles) by car, bus, or train. Connecticut, southernmost of the New England states, offers access to beaches, lakes, rivers, mountains, and a variety of scenic and outdoor activities. In fact, all of the northeast, rich in the traditions of early America, and alive with creative energy and a long-standing commitment to education, surrounds the Paier student with almost limitless opportunities of diverse cultural experience.
The Main Office address is 20 Gorham Avenue, Hamden, CT 06514,
however if you are relying on a GPS for directions,
use 44 Circular Avenue, Hamden, CT 06514 for the Destination address.
Directions From New York: Take Merritt Parkway, which turns into the Wilbur Cross Parkway (Rt.15) north to Exit 60. At end of exit ramp, take a right (south) onto Dixwell Avenue. Go approximately 1.25 miles. Look for a Stop & Shop on left side of Dixwell Avenue, then at the very next light take a hair-pin right onto Circular Avenue. The College will be on your left, just after the parking lot for the bank on the corner.
From Hartford: Take Wilbur Cross Parkway (Rt. 15) south to Exit 60. Take a right (south) onto Dixwell Avenue. (From this point on, follow the directions above.)
From the East: Take I-95 South to I-91 North. Take exit 3, Trumbull Street. Straight through on Trumbull to Whitney Avenue. Take a right on Whitney for approximately 3 miles into Hamden. Left onto Putnam Avenue. At the end of Putnam Avenue go across Dixwell Avenue and take a half-right onto Circular Avenue. The College will be on your left, just after the parking lot for the bank on the corner. If you have any questions, please call the Admissions Office, 203.287.3031 for an update.)
From Waterbury: Take Prospect Road Rt. 69 toward New Haven. Pick up the Wilbur Cross Parkway (Rt. 15) North to Exit 60. (From this point on, follow the directions from New York City shown above.)
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Paier College of Art, Incorporated • 20 Gorham Avenue • Hamden, CT 06514 • 203.287.3031