Manchester Community College (Manchester - 6040)

Tel: (860)512-3000
7,704 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 7,704 students (35% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 39%.
Manchester Community College (Manchester - 6040) is one of 8 community colleges within Hartford County, CT.
The nearest community college is Capital Community College (5.5 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Manchester Community College (Manchester - 6040) 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 7,704 teachers has grown by 18% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 38:1 has increased from 31:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.42 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has declined by 8% over five years.
Total Enrollment
7,704 students
1,287 students
Manchester Community College (Manchester - 6040) Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
2,721 students
832 students
Manchester Community College (Manchester - 6040) Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 4,983 students
1,021 students
Manchester Community College (Manchester - 6040) Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Manchester Community College (Manchester - 6040) sch enrollment Manchester Community College (Manchester - 6040) sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
- 1%
% Asian
4%
2%
Manchester Community College (Manchester - 6040) Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
10%
7%
Manchester Community College (Manchester - 6040) Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
10%
12%
Manchester Community College (Manchester - 6040) Black (2006-2012)
% White
75%
66%
Manchester Community College (Manchester - 6040) White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
2%
2%
Manchester Community College (Manchester - 6040) More (2010-2012)
Manchester Community College (Manchester - 6040) sch ethnicity Manchester Community College (Manchester - 6040) 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. 0.42 0.45
Manchester Community College (Manchester - 6040) Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,598 is less than the state average of $5,940. The in-state tuition has grown by 12% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $10,464 is more than the state average of $10,072. The out-state tuition has grown by 9% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,598 $5,940
Manchester Community College (Manchester - 6040) In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $10,464 $10,072
Manchester Community College (Manchester - 6040) Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (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.

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