Lincoln College of New England-Southington

  • Briarwood College is a private, coeducational residential college that fosters a student-centered philosophy and commitment to lifelong learning. The mission of the College is to provide students with a quality education that promotes the importance of liberal education, the need for critical thinking, good communication skills, a strong work ethic and success in their chosen careers. The College encourages each student to achieve self-worth and confidence, self-discipline, and responsible citizenship in a culturally diverse environment. Briarwood College advocates active student outreach and service to others in local and global communities.
School Highlights
  • Lincoln College of New England-Southington serves 715 students (63% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the state community college average of 22:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 47%.
  • Lincoln College of New England-Southington is one of 6 community colleges within Hartford County, CT.
  • The nearest community college to Lincoln College of New England-Southington is Tunxis Community College (5.7 miles away).

Top Placements

Lincoln College of New England-Southington places among the top 20% of community colleges in Connecticut for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 71 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Lincoln College of New England-Southington(CT) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelFour or more yearsFour or more years
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPublic
Total Faculty71 staff71 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Lincoln College of New England-Southington has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Lincoln College of New England-Southington diversity score of 0.61 is less than the state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment715 students2,814 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:122:1
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# Full-Time Students451 students971 students
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# Part-Time Students264 students1,843 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
204204
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% Asian
1%
3%
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% Hispanic
9%
16%
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% Black
17%
13%
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% White
58%
53%
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% Two or more races
3%
2%
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% Non Resident races
1%
1%
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% Unknown races
11%
12%
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Diversity Score0.610.66
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$35,300$35,100
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Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $19,940 is more than the state average of $18,380. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$19,940$18,380
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid95%78%
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Median Debt for Graduates$25,135$5,500
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Median Debt for Dropouts$9,398$4,400
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Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Founded in 1966 as the Briarwood Secretarial School, the institution became Briarwood College in 1979. It is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges and the State of Connecticut Board of Governors for Higher Education. Briarwood's 43-acre campus, nestled at the base of Mount Southington, is approximately 20 miles from downtown Hartford, and is easily accessible to Bradley International Airport. The campus setting, while minutes away from the town and Interstate I-84, projects a picturesque and spacious quality. It is only a few miles from Queen Street, a major local thoroughfare offering numerous shops, restaurants, and services. Nearby is a popular amusement park, Lake Compounce, as well as an 18-hole golf course, fitness center, the Mount Southington ski area, and the headquarters of ESPN, the world leader in sports broadcasting. Our curriculum is structured and scheduled to encourage and facilitate lifelong learning. We offer part-time opportunities, evening classes, on-line courses, an accelerated Saturday College Flex Express option designed for working adults, and a variety of continuing education offerings through our Division of Lifelong Learning. Pool Tournaments, movie nights, International Day, club events, Gold's Gym workouts, holiday festivities and monthly calendars full of on-campus and off-campus activities keep students busy throughout the year.

Nearby Schools

  • The nearest community college to Lincoln College of New England-Southington is Tunxis Community College (5.7 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • 4,193 students | 5.70 Mi271 Scott Swamp Road
    Farmington CT  06032
    (860)255-3500
    5.704,193
  • 2,384 students | 8.10 Mi99 East Main Street
    Waterbury CT  06702
    (860)486-2000
    8.102,384
  • 7,102 students | 9.60 Mi750 Chase Parkway
    Waterbury CT  06708
    (203)575-8040
    9.607,102
  • 4,075 students | 15.90 Mi950 Main Street
    Hartford CT  06103
    (860)906-5000
    15.904,075
  • Goodwin College
    Private, non-profit
    3,440 students | 16.40 MiOne Riverside Drive
    East Hartford CT  06118
    (860)528-4111
    16.403,440
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