Capital Community College

Tel: (860)906-5000
4,075 students
Public institution
  • 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 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 72% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 46%.
  • 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 Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 160 staff 71 staff
Capital Community College Total Faculty (2007-2015)

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 33:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.75 is more than the state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has grown by 8% over five years.
Total Enrollment 4,075 students 2,384 students
Capital Community College Total Enrollment (2007-2015)
Student : Teacher Ratio 25:1 23:1
Capital Community College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2015)
# Full-Time Students 971 students 971 students
Capital Community College Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
# Part-Time Students 3,104 students 1,843 students
Capital Community College Part-Time Students (2007-2015)
Capital Community College Enrollment Breakdown CT All Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
Capital Community College Asian (2007-2015)
% Hispanic
Capital Community College Hispanic (2007-2015)
% Black
Capital Community College Black (2007-2015)
% White
Capital Community College White (2007-2015)
% Two or more races
Capital Community College More (2012-2015)
% Unknown races
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. 0.75 0.65
Capital Community College Diversity Score (2007-2015)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $3,570 is less than the state average of $3,598. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $10,670 is less than the state average of $10,754. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,570 $3,598
Capital Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2015)
Out-State Tuition Fees $10,670 $10,754
Capital Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2015)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 92% 78%
Capital Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2015)
Source: 2015 (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?
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 0.56, which is lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Hartford County, CT is Capital Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.