Mitchell College

  • Mitchell College, a private, higher education institution, provides a transforming educational experience. Within a diverse and student-centered community and with an emphasis on holistic student development, Mitchell College supports individual learning differences, nurtures untapped academic potential, and instills the professional knowledge and skills needed for students to contribute to an ever changing world.
School Highlights
  • Mitchell College serves 778 students (85% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is lower than the state community college average of 22:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 47%.
  • Mitchell College is one of 3 community colleges within New London County, CT.
  • The nearest community college to Mitchell College is University of Connecticut-Avery Point (1.7 miles away).

Top Placements

Mitchell College places among the top 20% of community colleges in Connecticut for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 37 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Mitchell College(CT) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelFour or more yearsFour or more years
Institution ControlPrivate, non-profitPublic
Total Faculty37 staff71 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Mitchell College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Mitchell College diversity score of 0.49 is less than the state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment778 students2,814 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:122:1
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# Full-Time Students661 students971 students
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# Part-Time Students117 students1,843 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
540204
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% Asian
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3%
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% Hispanic
15%
16%
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% Black
9%
13%
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% White
69%
53%
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% Two or more races
5%
2%
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% Non Resident races
1%
1%
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% Unknown races
1%
12%
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Diversity Score0.490.66
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$32,800$35,100
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Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $30,012 is more than the state average of $18,380. The private state tuition has grown by 8% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$30,012$18,380
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid98%78%
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Median Debt for Graduates$26,000$5,500
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Median Debt for Dropouts$8,250$4,400
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Acceptance Rate70%64%
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Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Mitchell College, a private, higher education institution, provides a transforming educational experience. Within a diverse and student-centered community and with an emphasis on holistic student development, Mitchell College supports individual learning differences, nurtures untapped academic potential, and instills the professional knowledge and skills needed for students to contribute to an ever changing world.

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Did You Know?
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