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 equal to the national average of 0.66 (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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