- 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.
Middlesex Community College serves 2,106 students (38% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the state community college average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 47%.
Quick Stats (2023)
- Enrollment: 2,106 students
- In-state tuition: $3,866
- Out-state tuition: $11,558
- Student:teacher ratio: 14:1
- Minority enrollment: 28%
- Source: Verified school update
Middlesex Community College ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Connecticut for:
The teacher population of 154 teachers has grown by 46% over five years.
Middlesex Community College
(CT) Community College Avg.
At least 2 but less than 4 years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
The student population of Middlesex Community College has declined by 21% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five years.
The Middlesex Community College diversity score of 0.46 is less than the state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has declined by 17% over five years.
Student : Teacher Ratio
# Full-Time Students
# Part-Time Students
# Enrollment Undergraduate
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
# Full-Time Graduate Students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
Total Dormitory Capacity
% American Indian/Alaskan
% Two or more races
% Non Resident races
% Unknown races
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
Tuition and Acceptance Rate
The public in-state tuition of $3,866 is less than the state average of $5,329. The in-state tuition has declined by 9% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $11,558 is less than the state average of $15,711. The out-state tuition has declined by 9% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
Out-State Tuition Fees
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
Median Debt for Graduates
Median Debt for Dropouts
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) , School Administrators
- 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.
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does Middlesex Community College cost?
Middlesex Community College's tuition is approximately $3,866 for In-State students and $11,558 for Out-State students.
What is Middlesex Community College's ranking?
Middlesex Community College ranks among the top 20% of community college in Connecticut for: Least expensive tuition.
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