Connecticut Community Colleges

  • There are 20 community colleges located throughout Connecticut (15 public colleges and 5 private colleges), serving 65,194 students.
  • For Connecticut 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 (view national tuition costs).
  • The average community college acceptance rate in Connecticut is 66% (view national acceptance rates).
  • Connecticut community colleges have a diversity score of 0.66, which is lower than the national average of 0.67 (view national diversity statistics).
  • Minority enrollment is 47% (majority Hispanic and Black) and the student:teacher ratio is 22:1.

Student by Ethnicity

(CT) School Average
Asian
3%
Hispanic
16%
Black
13%
White
53%
Two or more races
2%
Non Resident
1%
Unknown
12%
CT All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown

Connecticut Community Colleges by Town:

Recent Articles
December 21, 2017
Many students start their academic careers at a community college, hoping to transfer to a four-year university, but find themselves missing the mark. Thankfully, a new report surveying university leaders provides ideas on how to help students make the transfer successfully.
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Learn about the controversy surrounding community colleges' admission policies regarding undocumented immigrants.