Middlesex Community College (Middletown)

100 Training Hill Rd
Middletown, CT 06457-4829
Tel: (860)343-5701
3,005 students
Public institution
  • Middlesex believes that a college education should be available to everyone. It is committed to providing excellence in teaching as well as personal support in developing the genius of each student. The educational goal of the college is to promote understanding, learning, ethics, and self-discipline by encouraging critical thinking. Faculty and staff are dedicated to helping students achieve their academic, professional and career potentials. This support is a continual process that recognizes student diversity in both background and learning ability.
School Highlights
  • Middlesex Community College (Middletown) serves 3,005 students (39% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 29:1 is higher than the state community college average of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 46%.
  • Middlesex Community College (Middletown) is the only community colleges within Middlesex County, CT.
  • The nearest community college is Goodwin College (14.30 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 105 teachers has grown by 31% over five years.
Middlesex Community College (Middletown) (CT) Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 105 staff 71 staff
Middlesex Community College (Middletown) Total Faculty (2007-2015)

Student Body

  • The student population of 3,005 has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 29:1 has decreased from 36:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.52 is less than the state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has grown by 10% over five years.
Total Enrollment 3,005 students 2,384 students
Middlesex Community College (Middletown) Total Enrollment (2007-2015)
Student : Teacher Ratio 29:1 23:1
Middlesex Community College (Middletown) Student Staff Ratio (2007-2015)
# Full-Time Students 1,162 students 971 students
Middlesex Community College (Middletown) Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
# Part-Time Students 1,843 students 1,843 students
Middlesex Community College (Middletown) Part-Time Students (2007-2015)
Middlesex Community College (Middletown) Enrollment Breakdown CT All Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
Middlesex Community College (Middletown) Asian (2007-2015)
% Hispanic
Middlesex Community College (Middletown) Hispanic (2007-2015)
% Black
Middlesex Community College (Middletown) Black (2007-2015)
% White
Middlesex Community College (Middletown) White (2007-2015)
% Two or more races
Middlesex Community College (Middletown) More (2011-2015)
% Unknown races
Middlesex Community College (Middletown) Ethnicity Breakdown CT All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.52 0.65
Middlesex Community College (Middletown) Diversity Score (2007-2015)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $3,598 is equal to the state average of $3,598. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $10,754 is equal to the state average of $10,754. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,598 $3,598
Middlesex Community College (Middletown) In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2015)
Out-State Tuition Fees $10,754 $10,754
Middlesex Community College (Middletown) Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2015)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 68% 78%
Middlesex Community College (Middletown) % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2015)
Source: 2015 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Founded in 1966 as a branch campus of Manchester Community College, Middlesex Community College became an independent member of the Community College System in 1968. In 1973, the college moved to its present 38-acre campus, which overlooks the scenic Connecticut River and the City of Middletown. Middlesex Community College is conveniently located in Central Connecticut and is easily accessible via major interstates. An open admissions college, Middlesex awards associate degrees in more than 20 major areas and certificates in a variety of programs which lead to further study, employment and active citizenship. The educational goal of the college is to promote understanding, learning, ethics, and self-discipline by encouraging critical thinking. Enrollment at Middlesex has grown from an original class of 320 to more than 2200 full and part-time students. The college also serves the diverse educational needs of more than 1700 continuing education students through its Credit-Free Division. The college's four main air-conditioned and handicapped accessible buildings-Snow, Wheaton, Founders and Chapman Halls-are located on a scenic campus approximately a mile and a half from the center of Middletown. Within this complex are general purpose classrooms, a computer center and computer classrooms, art studios, a state-of-the-art broadcast communications center, special purpose chemistry and biology laboratories, a learning laboratory for reading and writing, an ophthalmic design and dispensing laboratory, faculty and administrative offices, cafeteria, bookstore, multi-purpose rooms, and a library. There is ample free student parking; a municipal bus route, which stops at the campus twice hourly, also serves the college. We are accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges and the Connecticut Board of Governors for Higher Education.

Nearby Schools

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Goodwin College
    Private, non-profit
    3,440 students | 14.30 MiOne Riverside Drive
    East Hartford CT  6118
  • 7,300 students | 15.70 MiGreat Path
    Manchester CT  6040
  • 4,075 students | 16.20 Mi950 Main Street
    Hartford CT  6103
  • 715 students | 17.20 Mi2279 Mount Vernon Road
    Southington CT  06489
  • 4,193 students | 18.10 Mi271 Scott Swamp Road
    Farmington CT  06032
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Did You Know?
For Connecticut public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,598 per year for in-state students and $10,754 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $19,400 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Connecticut is 66%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Connecticut community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.65, which is lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Connecticut is Capital Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.