Top Connecticut Community Colleges

  • For the 2018-19 school year, there are 20 top community colleges located throughout Connecticut (15 public colleges and 5 private colleges), serving 64,071 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

(CT) School Average
Two or more races
Non Resident
CT All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown

Top Connecticut Community Colleges by Town (2018-19)

Recent Articles
To a graduating high school senior, grades are everything. But how do colleges view bad grades and can you still get into college without a perfect GPA? Keep reading to find out.
Though homeschoolers often get a bad rap, they are some of the highest performing students in the country - especially in college. Keep reading to learn more about community college for homeschoolers including tips for applying and preparing for college.
Remedial education exists to help struggling students succeed in college-level classes. Unfortunately, the existing model may be doing more harm than good. Keep reading to learn more about the history of remedial education and what community colleges are doing to change it.