Lincoln College of New England-Southington

2279 Mount Vernon Road
Southington, CT 06489-1057
Tel: (860)628-4751
715 students
Private for-profit
Briarwood College is a private, coeducational residential college that fosters a student-centered philosophy and commitment to lifelong learning. The mission of the College is to provide students with a quality education that promotes the importance of liberal education, the need for critical thinking, good communication skills, a strong work ethic and success in their chosen careers. The College encourages each student to achieve self-worth and confidence, self-discipline, and responsible citizenship in a culturally diverse environment. Briarwood College advocates active student outreach and service to others in local and global communities.
School Highlights
Lincoln College of New England-Southington serves 715 students (63% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the state community college average of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 46%.
Lincoln College of New England-Southington is one of 6 community colleges within Hartford County, CT.
The nearest community college is Tunxis Community College (5.70 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 71 teachers has grown by 31% over five years.
College Lincoln College of New England-Southington Community College Avg.
Institution Level Four or more years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private for-profit Public
Total Faculty 71 staff
62 staff
Lincoln College of New England-Southington Total Faculty (2006-2014)

Student Body

The student population of 715 has declined by 7% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.61 is less than the national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 715 students 1,371 students
Lincoln College of New England-Southington Total Enrollment (2006-2014)
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1
22:1
Lincoln College of New England-Southington Student Staff (2006-2014)
# Full-Time Students 451 students
779 students
Lincoln College of New England-Southington Full-Time Students (2006-2014)
# Part-Time Students 264 students
1,083 students
Lincoln College of New England-Southington Part-Time Students (2006-2014)
Lincoln College of New England-Southington Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
1%
5%
Lincoln College of New England-Southington Asian (2006-2014)
% Hispanic
9%
20%
Lincoln College of New England-Southington Hispanic (2006-2014)
% Black
17%
15%
Lincoln College of New England-Southington Black (2006-2014)
% White
59%
49%
Lincoln College of New England-Southington White (2006-2014)
% Two or more races
3%
3%
Lincoln College of New England-Southington More (2010-2014)
% Unknown races
11%
6%
Lincoln College of New England-Southington Unknown (2006-2014)
% Non Resident races
1%
1%
Lincoln College of New England-Southington 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. 0.61 0.70
Lincoln College of New England-Southington Diversity Score (2006-2014)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $19,940 is more than the state average of $5,664. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The out-state tuition of $19,940 is more than the state average of $10,360. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $19,940 $5,664
Lincoln College of New England-Southington In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
Out-State Tuition Fees $19,940 $10,360
Lincoln College of New England-Southington Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
Total Dormitory Capacity 204 271
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 95%
90%
Lincoln College of New England-Southington % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2014)
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Founded in 1966 as the Briarwood Secretarial School, the institution became Briarwood College in 1979. It is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges and the State of Connecticut Board of Governors for Higher Education. Briarwood's 43-acre campus, nestled at the base of Mount Southington, is approximately 20 miles from downtown Hartford, and is easily accessible to Bradley International Airport. The campus setting, while minutes away from the town and Interstate I-84, projects a picturesque and spacious quality. It is only a few miles from Queen Street, a major local thoroughfare offering numerous shops, restaurants, and services. Nearby is a popular amusement park, Lake Compounce, as well as an 18-hole golf course, fitness center, the Mount Southington ski area, and the headquarters of ESPN, the world leader in sports broadcasting. Our curriculum is structured and scheduled to encourage and facilitate lifelong learning. We offer part-time opportunities, evening classes, on-line courses, an accelerated Saturday College Flex Express option designed for working adults, and a variety of continuing education offerings through our Division of Lifelong Learning. Pool Tournaments, movie nights, International Day, club events, Gold's Gym workouts, holiday festivities and monthly calendars full of on-campus and off-campus activities keep students busy throughout the year.

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Did You Know?
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 0.56, which is higher than the national average of 0.50. The most diverse community college in Hartford County, CT is Capital Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.