Mitchell College

Tel: (860)701-5000
778 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 778 students (85% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is lower than the state community college average of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 46%.
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 37 teachers has declined by 45% over five years.
College Mitchell College (CT) Community College Avg.
Institution Level Four or more years At least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution Control Private not-for-profit Public
Total Faculty 37 staff
71 staff

Student Body

The student population of 778 has declined by 14% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.49 is less than the state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 778 students 2,384 students
Student : Teacher Ratio 21:1
23:1
# Full-Time Students 661 students
971 students
# Part-Time Students 117 students
1,843 students
Total Dormitory Capacity 540 204
% Hispanic
15%
16%
% Black
9%
13%
% White
69%
54%
% Two or more races
5%
1%
% Unknown races
1%
13%
% Non Resident races
1%
-
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. 0.49 0.65

Finances and Admission

The private state tuition of $28,494 is more than the state average of $19,400. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees $28,494 $19,400
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 98%
78%
Percent Admitted 70%
64%
Source: 2014 (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 $3,598 per year for in-state students and $10,754 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $19,400 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Connecticut is 66%. 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 0.65, which is higher than the national average of 0.50. The most diverse community college in Connecticut is Capital Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.