Manchester Community College (Manchester - 6040)

Tel: (860)512-3000
7,571 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 7,571 students (36% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 32:1 is higher than the community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is more 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 Goodwin College (4 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 235 teachers has grown by 12% over five years.
Manchester Community College (Manchester - 6040) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 235 staff
59 staff
Manchester Community College (Manchester - 6040) Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 7,571 teachers has grown by 16% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 32:1 has increased from 31:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.42 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has declined by 8% over five years.
Total Enrollment
7,571 students
1,282 students
Manchester Community College (Manchester - 6040) Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 32:1
Manchester Community College (Manchester - 6040) student staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students
2,712 students
810 students
Manchester Community College (Manchester - 6040) Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 4,859 students
1,017 students
Manchester Community College (Manchester - 6040) Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Manchester Community College (Manchester - 6040) Enrollment Breakdown Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
Manchester Community College (Manchester - 6040) Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
Manchester Community College (Manchester - 6040) Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
Manchester Community College (Manchester - 6040) Black (2006-2013)
% White
Manchester Community College (Manchester - 6040) White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
Manchester Community College (Manchester - 6040) More (2010-2013)
% Unknown races
Manchester Community College (Manchester - 6040) Unknown (2006-2013)
Manchester Community College (Manchester - 6040) 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. 0.42 0.53
Manchester Community College (Manchester - 6040) Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,786 is less than the state average of $5,742. The in-state tuition has grown by 11% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $11,318 is more than the state average of $10,294. The out-state tuition has grown by 11% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,786 $5,742
Out-State Tuition Fees $11,318 $10,294
Manchester Community College (Manchester - 6040) Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 58%
Manchester Community College (Manchester - 6040) % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2013 (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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  • Enfield Asnuntuck Community College
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Hartford, CT 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 0.47, which is lower than the national average of 0.53. The most diverse community college in Hartford, CT is Sanford-Brown College-Farmington. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.