Mitchell College

Tel: (860)701-5000
866 students
Private not-for-profit
Mitchell College, a private, higher education institution, provides a transforming educational experience. Within a diverse and student-centered community and with an emphasis on holistic student development, Mitchell College supports individual learning differences, nurtures untapped academic potential, and instills the professional knowledge and skills needed for students to contribute to an ever changing world.
School Highlights
Mitchell College serves 866 students (86% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is lower than the state community college average of 24:1.
Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 48%.
Mitchell College is one of 3 community colleges within New London County, CT.
The nearest community college is University of Connecticut-Avery Point (1.70 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 44 teachers has declined by 29% over five years.
College Mitchell College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level Four or more years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private not-for-profit Public
Total Faculty 44 staff
61 staff
Mitchell College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 866 has declined by 7% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.51 is less than the national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has grown by 27% over five years.
Total Enrollment 866 students 1,315 students
Mitchell College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 20:1
22:1
Mitchell College Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 747 students
815 students
Mitchell College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 119 students
1,061 students
Mitchell College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Mitchell College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
Mitchell College American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2013)
% Asian
2%
5%
Mitchell College Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
7%
20%
Mitchell College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
13%
15%
Mitchell College Black (2006-2013)
% White
68%
49%
Mitchell College White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
5%
3%
Mitchell College More (2010-2013)
% Unknown races
3%
6%
Mitchell College Unknown (2006-2013)
% Non Resident races
1%
1%
Mitchell College Non Resident (2006-2013)
Mitchell 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. 0.51 0.70
Mitchell College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $29,458 is more than the state average of $5,590. The in-state tuition has grown by 9% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $29,458 is more than the state average of $10,086. The out-state tuition has grown by 9% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $29,458 $5,590
Mitchell College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $29,458 $10,086
Mitchell College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Total Dormitory Capacity 598 252
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 100%
89%
Mitchell College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Percent Admitted 58%
81%
Mitchell College Percent Admitted (2010-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Mitchell College, a private, higher education institution, provides a transforming educational experience. Within a diverse and student-centered community and with an emphasis on holistic student development, Mitchell College supports individual learning differences, nurtures untapped academic potential, and instills the professional knowledge and skills needed for students to contribute to an ever changing world.

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Did You Know?
For Connecticut public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $7,687 per year for in-state students and $14,627 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $17,746 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Connecticut is 62%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Connecticut 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 0.66, which is higher than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in Connecticut is Sanford-Brown College-Farmington. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.