Capital Community College

Tel: (860)906-5000
4,434 students
Public institution

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The mission of Capital Community College is to provide quality affordable education to diverse residents of metropolitan Hartford.
School Highlights:
Capital Community College serves 4,434 students (24% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 39%.
Capital Community College is one of 8 community colleges within Hartford County, CT.
The nearest community college is Manchester Community College (Manchester - 6040) (5.5 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Capital Community College Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public

Student Body

The student population of 4,434 teachers has grown by 19% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 33:1 has increased from 28:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.68 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
4,434 students
1,287 students
Capital Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
1,052 students
832 students
Capital Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 3,382 students
1,021 students
Capital Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Capital Community College sch enrollment Capital Community College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
- 1%
% Asian
3%
2%
Capital Community College Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
25%
7%
Capital Community College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
33%
12%
Capital Community College Black (2006-2012)
% White
39%
66%
Capital Community College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races"
- 2%
Capital Community College sch ethnicity Capital Community College sta ethnicity
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. 0.68 0.45
Capital Community College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,570 is less than the state average of $5,940. The in-state tuition has grown by 11% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $10,670 is more than the state average of $10,072. The out-state tuition has grown by 11% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,570 $5,940
Capital Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $10,670 $10,072
Capital Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Located in Hartford only four miles apart, Greater Hartford Community College and Hartford State Technical College were natural partners for the merger of resources and college mission. urrently, the campus at 61 Woodland Street provides general education career and transfer programs, as well as health and continuing education programs, while the campus at 401 Flatbush Avenue is the site for credit and credit-free technical programs. Major training programs located on the Flatbush Campus include Precision Machining, and the Customer Service Institute of Connecticut. The comprehensive college currently enrolls over 6000 students in credit and continuing education programs. Capital offers Associate Degrees, Certificates, and Continuing Education Units, leading to entry-level positions, professional advancement and college transfer in business, industry, engineering technology, computer and information systems, nursing and health science, the natural sciences, the liberal arts, early childhood education, the fine arts, and the social services. All programs, services, and activities of the College are available to people with disabilities. The College supports economic development efforts in Greater Hartford, and collaborates to this end with the Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development, the Metro Hartford Chamber of Commerce, the Connecticut Capitol Region Growth Council, the Capitol Region Workforce Development Board, and the Hartford Consortium for Higher Education. Mutually beneficial links are maintained with neighborhood business associations and a wide range of cultural, educational, social service and civic organizations whose focus, like Capital's, is the development of individual and community potential. Capital received a ten year accreditation from the New England Association of Schools and Colleges in 1997, an affirmation of the College's current health and stability, and potential for future growth and service.

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