Capital Community College

950 Main Street
Hartford, CT 06103-0000
Tel: (860)906-5000
  • The mission of Capital Community College is to provide quality affordable education to diverse residents of metropolitan Hartford.
School Highlights
  • Capital Community College serves 4,075 students (24% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the state community college average of 22:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 72% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 47%.
  • Capital Community College is one of 6 community colleges within Hartford County, CT.
  • The nearest community college is Goodwin College (2.40 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 160 teachers has grown by 15% over five years.
Capital Community College(CT) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsFour or more years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty160 staff71 staff
Capital Community College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 4,075 has declined by 9% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 has decreased from 34:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.75 is more than the state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has grown by 8% over five years.
Total Enrollment4,075 students2,814 students
Capital Community College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio25:122:1
Capital Community College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students971 students971 students
Capital Community College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students3,104 students1,843 students
Capital Community College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Capital Community College Enrollment Breakdown CT All Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
3%
3%
Capital Community College Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
22%
16%
Capital Community College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
31%
13%
Capital Community College Black (2007-2016)
% White
28%
53%
Capital Community College White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
1%
2%
Capital Community College More (2012-2016)
% Non Resident races
-
1%
Capital Community College Non Resident (2007-2013)
% Unknown races
15%
12%
Capital Community College Ethnicity Breakdown CT All Ethnic Groups 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.0.750.66
Capital Community College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
7%
13%
Capital Community College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$37,000$35,100
Capital Community College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $3,892 is less than the state average of $5,238. The in-state tuition has grown by 11% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $11,584 is less than the state average of $15,449. The out-state tuition has grown by 11% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$3,892$5,238
Capital Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees$11,584$15,449
Capital Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid92%78%
Capital Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$10,150$5,500
Capital Community College Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$4,500$4,400
Capital Community College Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Source: 2016 (or 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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Did You Know?
For Connecticut public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,238 per year for in-state students and $15,449 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $18,380 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Connecticut is 66%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Connecticut 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 0.66, which is lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Connecticut is Capital Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.