Top New London County Community Colleges
- For the 2018-19 school year, there are 3 top community colleges in New London County, Connecticut, serving 5,746 students.
- The average community college acceptance rate in Connecticut is 66% (view national acceptance rates).
- Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Hispanic), and the student:teacher ratio is 18:1.
Top New London County Community Colleges (2018-19)
- College Location Students
- 437 Pequot Avenue
New London,  CT 06320
- 574 New London Turnpike
Norwich,  CT 06360
- 1084 Shennecossett Rd
Groton,  CT 06340
The Online Education Initiative will greatly expand course offerings for community college students, while making the transfer process between institutions much more smooth. The Initiative has its critics, however, who decry the loss of local control over education.
A recent study reveals that job applicants with a credential or associate’s degree from a community college have slightly better chances of getting a job interview than students who attend a for-profit college or university. Since community colleges are much more budget friendly than for-profit institutions and have much better job placement results, community colleges are a much better option for employment-minded students.
After City College of San Francisco loses its accreditation, other community colleges in the state are facing warnings, sanctions and possible loss of accreditation as well.