Tunxis Community College

271 Scott Swamp Road, Farmington
CT, 06032-3187
Tel: (860)255-3500
4,734 students
Public institution

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Tunxis Community College offers its students a quality, yet affordable education in an accessible and supportive environment, fostering the skills necessary to succeed in an increasingly complex world.
School Highlights:
Tunxis Community College serves 4,734 students (38% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 39%.
Tunxis Community College is one of 8 community colleges within Hartford County, CT.
The nearest community college is Sanford-Brown College-Farmington (4.7 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Tunxis 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 4,734 teachers has grown by 23% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 36:1 has increased from 30:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.34 is less than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
4,734 students
1,303 students
Tunxis Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
1,783 students
834 students
Tunxis Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 2,951 students
1,040 students
Tunxis Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Tunxis Community College sch enrollment Tunxis Community College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
- 1%
% Asian
Tunxis Community College Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
Tunxis Community College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
Tunxis Community College Black (2006-2012)
% White
Tunxis Community College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
Tunxis Community College More (2010-2011)
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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. 0.34 0.44
Tunxis Community College 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 $10,050. The out-state tuition has grown by 12% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,598 $5,890
Tunxis Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $10,754 $10,050
Tunxis Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Tunxis Community College was chartered by the State of Connecticut in 1969 to serve the Bristol-New Britain and Farmington Valley areas. It first opened for classes in October 1970 with 494 students; today approximately 7,000 full- and part-time students attend the College each semester enrolled in credit and continuing education classes. Yet Tunxis is still small enough to offer students individual attention. Since the first graduation in 1972, more than 8,000 persons have received an associate's degree or a certificate from the College. Choose from over 60 associate's degree and certificate programs ranging from computers and technology to healthcare, human services, business, accounting, criminal justice, television operations, engineering science, manufacturing, liberal arts, graphic design, and much more. With quality education, flexible scheduling, credit and non-credit courses Tunxis offers non-credit and CEU programs, specialized occupational training, and customized employee training. Students have also transferred their credits from Tunxis to bachelor's degree programs at the University of Connecticut, CT State Universities, Trinity College, St. Joseph College, Quinnipiac University, Wesleyan, Yale, Georgetown, Northeastern, and many other universities. Tunxis Community College is licensed and accredited by the Connecticut Board of Governors for Higher Education and accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Incorporated.

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Did You Know?
For Hartford County, CT public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,591 per year for in-state students and $10,661 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $18,709 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Hartford County, 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 higher than the national average of 0.44. The most diverse community college in Hartford County, CT is Sanford-Brown College-Farmington. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.