Lincoln College of New England-Southington (Closed 2020)

2279 Mount Vernon Road
Southington, CT 06489
  • 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 served 715 students (63% of students were full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 was lower than the state community college average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment was 42% of the student body (majority Black), which was less than the state average of 55%.

School Overview

The teacher population of 71 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
Lincoln College of New England-Southington(CT) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociates CollegesAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Traditional
Institution LevelFour or more yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPublic
Total Faculty71 staff154 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Lincoln College of New England-Southington has declined by 33% 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 0.70. The school's diversity has grown by 58% over five years.
Total Enrollment715 students2,288 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:114:1
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# Full-Time Students451 students712 students
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# Part-Time Students264 students1,576 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
20490
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% Asian
1%
4%
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% Hispanic
9%
26%
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% Black
17%
17%
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% White
58%
45%
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% Two or more races
3%
3%
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% Non Resident races
1%
1%
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% Unknown races
11%
4%
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Diversity Score0.610.70
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$35,300$34,800
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The private state tuition of $19,940 is less than the state average of $21,887. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$19,940$21,887
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid95%75%
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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: 2020 (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 (5.6 miles away).
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