Lincoln College of New England-Southington

2279 Mount Vernon Road
Southington, CT 06489
Tel: (860)628-4751
846 students
Public institution
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:
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Lincoln College of New England-Southington serves 846 students (59.10% of students are full-time).
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Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 48%.
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Lincoln College of New England-Southington is one of 8 community colleges within Hartford County, CT.
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The nearest community college is Tunxis Community College (5.69 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 90 teachers has grown by 40% over five years.
Lincoln College of New England-Southington Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level Less than 2 yrs At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 90 staff
61 staff
Lincoln College of New England-Southington Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 846 teachers has grown by 18% over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.39 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has declined by 26% over five years.
Total Enrollment 846 students 1,294 students
Lincoln College of New England-Southington Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 500 students
822 students
Lincoln College of New England-Southington Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 346 students
1,025 students
Lincoln College of New England-Southington Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Lincoln College of New England-Southington Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
1%
2%
Lincoln College of New England-Southington Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
14%
7%
Lincoln College of New England-Southington Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
20%
12%
Lincoln College of New England-Southington Black (2006-2013)
% White
50%
57%
Lincoln College of New England-Southington White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
7%
2%
Lincoln College of New England-Southington More (2010-2013)
% Unknown races
8%
3%
Lincoln College of New England-Southington Unknown (2006-2013)
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. 0.39 0.53
Lincoln College of New England-Southington Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $19,840 is more than the state average of $5,660. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The out-state tuition of $19,840 is more than the state average of $10,250. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $19,840 $5,694
Lincoln College of New England-Southington In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $19,840 $10,252
Lincoln College of New England-Southington Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (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?
For Hartford, 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, 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 0.48. The most diverse community college in Hartford, CT is Sanford-Brown College-Farmington. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.