Best Connecticut Community Colleges (2022-23)

For the 2022-23 school year, there are 18 community colleges serving 53,329 students in Connecticut (15 public colleges and 3 private colleges).
For Connecticut community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,329 per year for in-state students and $15,711 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $21,887 per year (view national tuition costs).
The best top ranked community colleges in California include St Vincent's College, University of Connecticut-Waterbury Campus and University of Connecticut-Avery Point.
The average community college acceptance rate in Connecticut is 79% (view national acceptance rates).
Minority enrollment is 55% (majority Hispanic) and the student:teacher ratio is 14:1.

Student by Ethnicity

(CT) School Average
Asian
4%
Hispanic
26%
Black
17%
White
45%
Two or more races
3%
Non Resident
1%
Unknown
4%
CT All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown

Top Ranked Connecticut Community Colleges (2022-23)

College
Location
Students
Goodwin College
Private not-for-profit
One Riverside Drive
East Hartford, CT 06118
(860) 528-4111
| 3,297 students
St Vincent's College
Private, non-profit
2800 Main St
Bridgeport, CT 06606
(203) 576-5235
| 751 students
1084 Shennecossett Rd
Groton, CT 06340
(860) 486-2000
| 559 students
One University Place
Stamford, CT 06901
(860) 486-2000
| 2,126 students
99 East Main Street
Waterbury, CT 06702
(860) 486-2000
| 806 students
Asnuntuck Community College
Asnuntuck Community College Photo
Public
170 Elm St
Enfield, CT 06082
(860) 253-3000
| 1,600 students
Capital Community College
Public
950 Main Street
Hartford, CT 06103
(860) 906-5000
| 3,083 students
Gateway Community College
Gateway Community College Photo - Gateway Community College Campus
Public
20 Church Street
New Haven, CT 06510
(203) 285-2000
| 6,864 students
Housatonic Community College
Housatonic Community College Photo - HCC students enjoy many activities outside the classroom.
Public
900 Lafayette Blvd
Bridgeport, CT 06604
(203) 332-5000
| 4,836 students
Manchester Community College
Public
Great Path
Manchester, CT 06040
(860) 512-3000
| 5,511 students
Middlesex Community College
Public
100 Training Hill Rd
Middletown, CT 06457
(860) 343-5701
| 2,424 students
Mitchell College
Private not-for-profit
437 Pequot Avenue
New London, CT 06320
(860) 701-5000
| 642 students
750 Chase Parkway
Waterbury, CT 06708
(203) 575-8000
| 6,055 students
Park Pl E
Winsted, CT 06098
(860) 738-6300
| 1,308 students
Norwalk Community College
Public
188 Richards Avenue
Norwalk, CT 06854
(203) 857-7000
| 5,083 students
742 Upper Maple St
Danielson, CT 06239
(860) 932-4000
| 1,299 students
Three Rivers Community College
Three Rivers Community College Photo - Three Rivers Community College has a state-of-the-art, safe, modern and accessible campus.
Public
574 New London Turnpike
Norwich, CT 06360
(860) 215-9000
| 3,304 students
Tunxis Community College
Tunxis Community College Photo - A view of the newly constructed public library, building 700, at Tunxis Community College. This shot was taken from the courtyard.
Public
271 Scott Swamp Road
Farmington, CT 06032
(860) 773-1300
| 3,781 students
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Community Colleges in Connecticut (Closed)

School
Location
Students
2279 Mount Vernon Road
Southington, CT 06489
(860) 628-4751
| 715 students

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