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 24:1.
Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Hispanic), 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 37 teachers has declined by 45% over five years.
College Mitchell College Community College Avg.
Institution Level Four or more years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private not-for-profit Public
Total Faculty 37 staff
62 staff
Mitchell College Total Faculty (2006-2014)

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 national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 778 students 1,371 students
Mitchell College Total Enrollment (2006-2014)
Student : Teacher Ratio 21:1
22:1
Mitchell College Student Staff (2006-2014)
# Full-Time Students 661 students
779 students
Mitchell College Full-Time Students (2006-2014)
# Part-Time Students 117 students
1,083 students
Mitchell College Part-Time Students (2006-2014)
Mitchell College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Hispanic
15%
20%
Mitchell College Hispanic (2006-2014)
% Black
9%
15%
Mitchell College Black (2006-2014)
% White
69%
49%
Mitchell College White (2006-2014)
% Two or more races
5%
3%
Mitchell College More (2010-2014)
% Unknown races
1%
6%
Mitchell College Unknown (2006-2014)
% Non Resident races
1%
1%
Mitchell College Non Resident (2006-2014)
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. 0.49 0.70
Mitchell College Diversity Score (2006-2014)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $30,012 is more than the state average of $5,664. The in-state tuition has grown by 8% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $30,012 is more than the state average of $10,360. The out-state tuition has grown by 8% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $30,012 $5,664
Mitchell College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
Out-State Tuition Fees $30,012 $10,360
Mitchell College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
Total Dormitory Capacity 540 271
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 98%
90%
Mitchell College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2014)
Percent Admitted 70%
80%
Mitchell College Percent Admitted (2010-2014)
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 $4,748 per year for in-state students and $13,538 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $18,468 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 0.66, which is higher than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in Connecticut is Capital Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.