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 higher than the national average of 0.65 (view national diversity statistics).
  • Minority enrollment is 47% (majority Hispanic and Black) and the student:teacher ratio is 22:1.

Student by Ethnicity

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CT All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown

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Recent Articles
June 20, 2018
Explore a trend seen this year, where enrollment rates are stabilizing or even falling at many community colleges around the country.
June 20, 2018
Community college graduation rates may appear to be in dire straits, but what are the real numbers? Could it be that the “successful” students who transfer to four-year universities are considered community college “drop outs” statistically?
June 18, 2018
Community Colleges have existed for more than 100 years and they have changed significantly in that amount of time. Keep reading to learn more about the history of community colleges and how they've changed the face of American public education.