Middlesex Community College (Middletown)

100 Training Hill Rd
Middletown, CT 06457-4829
Tel: (860)343-5701
2,937 students
Public institution
Middlesex believes that a college education should be available to everyone. It is committed to providing excellence in teaching as well as personal support in developing the genius of each student. The educational goal of the college is to promote understanding, learning, ethics, and self-discipline by encouraging critical thinking. Faculty and staff are dedicated to helping students achieve their academic, professional and career potentials. This support is a continual process that recognizes student diversity in both background and learning ability.
School Highlights:
Middlesex Community College (Middletown) serves 2,937 students (37% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 39%.
Middlesex Community College (Middletown) is the only community colleges within Middlesex County, CT.
The nearest community college is Goodwin College (14.3 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Middlesex Community College (Middletown) 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 2,937 teachers has grown by 11% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 36:1 has increased from 34:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.37 is less than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has declined by 7% over five years.
Total Enrollment
2,937 students
1,388 students
Middlesex Community College (Middletown) Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
1,089 students
836 students
Middlesex Community College (Middletown) Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 1,848 students
1,036 students
Middlesex Community College (Middletown) Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Middlesex Community College (Middletown) sch enrollment Middlesex Community College (Middletown) sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
- 1%
% Asian
1%
2%
Middlesex Community College (Middletown) Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
11%
7%
Middlesex Community College (Middletown) Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
9%
11%
Middlesex Community College (Middletown) Black (2006-2012)
% White
78%
67%
Middlesex Community College (Middletown) White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
1%
2%
Middlesex Community College (Middletown) More (2010-2012)
Middlesex Community College (Middletown) sch ethnicity Middlesex Community College (Middletown) 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. 0.37 0.44
Middlesex Community College (Middletown) Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,598 is less than the state average of $5,890. The in-state tuition has grown by 12% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $10,754 is more than the state average of $10,047. The out-state tuition has grown by 12% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,598 $5,890
Middlesex Community College (Middletown) In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $10,754 $10,047
Middlesex Community College (Middletown) Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Founded in 1966 as a branch campus of Manchester Community College, Middlesex Community College became an independent member of the Community College System in 1968. In 1973, the college moved to its present 38-acre campus, which overlooks the scenic Connecticut River and the City of Middletown. Middlesex Community College is conveniently located in Central Connecticut and is easily accessible via major interstates. An open admissions college, Middlesex awards associate degrees in more than 20 major areas and certificates in a variety of programs which lead to further study, employment and active citizenship. The educational goal of the college is to promote understanding, learning, ethics, and self-discipline by encouraging critical thinking. Enrollment at Middlesex has grown from an original class of 320 to more than 2200 full and part-time students. The college also serves the diverse educational needs of more than 1700 continuing education students through its Credit-Free Division. The college's four main air-conditioned and handicapped accessible buildings-Snow, Wheaton, Founders and Chapman Halls-are located on a scenic campus approximately a mile and a half from the center of Middletown. Within this complex are general purpose classrooms, a computer center and computer classrooms, art studios, a state-of-the-art broadcast communications center, special purpose chemistry and biology laboratories, a learning laboratory for reading and writing, an ophthalmic design and dispensing laboratory, faculty and administrative offices, cafeteria, bookstore, multi-purpose rooms, and a library. There is ample free student parking; a municipal bus route, which stops at the campus twice hourly, also serves the college. We are accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges and the Connecticut Board of Governors for Higher Education.

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