Manchester Community College (Manchester - 6040)

Tel: (860)512-3000
7,300 students
Public institution
  • Manchester Community College is proud of its academic excellence, new facilities, flexible schedules, small classes, low tuition, and faculty members with both academic and “real-world” credentials. MCC is the largest of the state’s community colleges, with nearly 6,000 undergraduates in credit programs each year, and it has the largest percentage of traditional-aged college students among its sister schools.
School Highlights
Manchester Community College (Manchester - 6040) serves 7,300 students (34% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 29:1 is higher than the state community college average of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 46%.
Manchester Community College (Manchester - 6040) is one of 6 community colleges within Hartford County, CT.
The nearest community college is Goodwin College (4.00 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 249 teachers has grown by 25% over five years.
Manchester Community College (Manchester - 6040) (CT) Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 249 staff 71 staff
Manchester Community College (Manchester - 6040) Total Faculty (2006-2014)

Student Body

The student population of 7,300 has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 29:1 has decreased from 33:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.57 is less than the state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 7,300 students 2,384 students
Manchester Community College (Manchester - 6040) Total Enrollment (2006-2014)
Student : Teacher Ratio 29:1 23:1
Manchester Community College (Manchester - 6040) Student Staff Ratio (2006-2014)
# Full-Time Students 2,517 students 971 students
Manchester Community College (Manchester - 6040) Full-Time Students (2006-2014)
# Part-Time Students 4,783 students 1,843 students
Manchester Community College (Manchester - 6040) Part-Time Students (2006-2014)
Manchester Community College (Manchester - 6040) Enrollment Breakdown CT All Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
Manchester Community College (Manchester - 6040) Asian (2006-2014)
% Hispanic
Manchester Community College (Manchester - 6040) Hispanic (2006-2014)
% Black
Manchester Community College (Manchester - 6040) Black (2006-2014)
% White
Manchester Community College (Manchester - 6040) White (2006-2014)
% Two or more races
Manchester Community College (Manchester - 6040) More (2010-2014)
% Unknown races
Manchester Community College (Manchester - 6040) Ethnicity Breakdown CT All Ethnic Groups 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. 0.57 0.65
Manchester Community College (Manchester - 6040) Diversity Score (2006-2014)

Finances and Admission

The public in-state tuition of $3,598 is equal to the state average of $3,598. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $10,464 is less than the state average of $10,754. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,598 $3,598
Manchester Community College (Manchester - 6040) In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
Out-State Tuition Fees $10,464 $10,754
Manchester Community College (Manchester - 6040) Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 62% 78%
Manchester Community College (Manchester - 6040) % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2014)
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Founded in 1963, Manchester Community College is the only community college in the country nationally recognized for academic excellence by the Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation. MCC offers more than 90 degrees and certificates, with programs designed to fit the varying needs of students. Classes are held days, evenings, weekends, and online, and they prepare students for entry into a growing career field or transfer to a baccala-ureate institution for further study. Articulation agreements with the state's universities provide ease of transfer and maximize credits awarded. Financial aid is available, and comprehensive packages of grants, loans, scholarships, and work-study opportunities help make an MCC education affordable for all. MCC has more than 35 student clubs and organizations, including an award-winning newspaper, an international honor society, business organizations, professional clubs, social groups, cultural organizations, and a vibrant student government. The college hosts four NJCAA Division III sports teams—soccer and basketball for women, soccer and baseball for men—and its fitness center offers aerobic and weight-training facilities coupled with course offerings to meet students' individual fitness goals. Manchester Community College is a learner-centered institution committed to access, excellence and relevance. MCC enriches the academic, economic and cultural life of the community it serves by providing comprehensive, innovative and affordable life-long learning opportunities to diverse populations.

Nearby Schools

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Goodwin College
    Private, non-profit
    3,440 students | 4.00 MiOne Riverside Drive
    East Hartford CT  6118
  • 4,075 students | 5.50 Mi950 Main Street
    Hartford CT  6103
  • 3,005 students | 15.70 Mi100 Training Hill Rd
    Middletown CT  06457
  • 1,603 students | 16.30 Mi170 Elm St
    Enfield CT  6082
  • 4,193 students | 16.50 Mi271 Scott Swamp Road
    Farmington CT  06032

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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 lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Hartford County, CT is Capital Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.