Capital Community College

Tel: (860)906-5000
4,168 students
Public institution
The mission of Capital Community College is to provide quality affordable education to diverse residents of metropolitan Hartford.
School Highlights:
Capital Community College serves 4,168 students (23.82% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 27:1 is higher than the community college average of 24:1.
Minority enrollment is 79% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 48%.
Capital Community College is one of 8 community colleges within Hartford County, CT.
The nearest community college is Goodwin College (2.40 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 156 teachers has grown by 18% over five years.
College Capital Community College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 156 staff
61 staff
Capital Community College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 4,168 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 has decreased from 29:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.68 is more than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 4,168 students 1,296 students
Capital Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 27:1
Capital Community College Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 993 students
810 students
Capital Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 3,175 students
1,036 students
Capital Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Capital Community College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
Capital Community College Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
Capital Community College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
Capital Community College Black (2006-2013)
% White
Capital Community College White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
Capital Community College More (2011-2013)
% Unknown races
Capital Community College Unknown (2006-2013)
Capital Community College Ethnicity Breakdown  Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.68 0.53
Capital Community College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,786 is less than the state average of $5,650. The in-state tuition has grown by 11% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $11,318 is more than the state average of $10,201. The out-state tuition has grown by 11% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,786 $5,694
Capital Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $11,318 $10,252
Capital Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 93%
Capital Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

  • Located in Hartford only four miles apart, Greater Hartford Community College and Hartford State Technical College were natural partners for the merger of resources and college mission. urrently, the campus at 61 Woodland Street provides general education career and transfer programs, as well as health and continuing education programs, while the campus at 401 Flatbush Avenue is the site for credit and credit-free technical programs. Major training programs located on the Flatbush Campus include Precision Machining, and the Customer Service Institute of Connecticut. The comprehensive college currently enrolls over 6000 students in credit and continuing education programs. Capital offers Associate Degrees, Certificates, and Continuing Education Units, leading to entry-level positions, professional advancement and college transfer in business, industry, engineering technology, computer and information systems, nursing and health science, the natural sciences, the liberal arts, early childhood education, the fine arts, and the social services. All programs, services, and activities of the College are available to people with disabilities. The College supports economic development efforts in Greater Hartford, and collaborates to this end with the Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development, the Metro Hartford Chamber of Commerce, the Connecticut Capitol Region Growth Council, the Capitol Region Workforce Development Board, and the Hartford Consortium for Higher Education. Mutually beneficial links are maintained with neighborhood business associations and a wide range of cultural, educational, social service and civic organizations whose focus, like Capital's, is the development of individual and community potential. Capital received a ten year accreditation from the New England Association of Schools and Colleges in 1997, an affirmation of the College's current health and stability, and potential for future growth and service.

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Did You Know?
For Hartford County, CT public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $9,888 per year for in-state students and $13,928 for out-of-state students. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.
Hartford County, CT community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.47, which is lower than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in Hartford County, CT is Sanford-Brown College-Farmington. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.