Mitchell College

437 Pequot Avenue
New London, CT 06320-0000
Tel: (860)701-5000
  • 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 is University of Connecticut-Avery Point (1.70 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 37 teachers has declined by 47% 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
Mitchell College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 778 has declined by 9% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.49 is less than the state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has grown by 30% over five years.
Total Enrollment778 students2,814 students
Mitchell College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio21:122:1
Mitchell College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students661 students971 students
Mitchell College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students117 students1,843 students
Mitchell College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Mitchell College Enrollment Breakdown CT All Enrollment Breakdown
Total Dormitory Capacity
540204
Mitchell College Dormitory Capacity (2014-2016)
% Asian
-
3%
Mitchell College Asian (2007-2013)
% Hispanic
15%
16%
Mitchell College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
9%
13%
Mitchell College Black (2007-2016)
% White
69%
53%
Mitchell College White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
5%
2%
Mitchell College More (2011-2016)
% Non Resident races
1%
1%
Mitchell College Non Resident (2007-2016)
% Unknown races
1%
12%
Mitchell College Ethnicity Breakdown CT All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.490.66
Mitchell College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$32,800$35,100
Mitchell College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

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
Mitchell College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2015)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid98%78%
Mitchell College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$26,000$5,500
Mitchell College Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$8,250$4,400
Mitchell College Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Acceptance Rate70%64%
Mitchell College Percent Admitted (2011-2016)
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?
For Connecticut public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,238 per year for in-state students and $15,449 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $18,380 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 score of 0.66, which is higher than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in Connecticut is Capital Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.