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 642 students (90% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 4:1 is lower than the state community college average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 48% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 55%.

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

The teacher population of 149 teachers has grown by 106% over five years.
Mitchell College(CT) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Diverse FieldsAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Traditional
Institution LevelFour or more yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate not-for-profitPublic
Total Faculty149 staff154 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Mitchell College has declined by 17% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 4:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five years.
The Mitchell College diversity score of 0.67 is less than the state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment642 students2,288 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio4:114:1
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# Full-Time Students578 students712 students
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# Part-Time Students64 students1,576 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
633 students90 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
-
% Asian
2%
4%
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% Hispanic
17%
26%
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% Black
14%
17%
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% White
52%
45%
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% Two or more races
5%
3%
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% Non Resident races
1%
1%
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% Unknown races
8%
4%
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Diversity Score0.670.70
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$32,800$34,800
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The private state tuition of $30,012 is more than the state average of $21,887. The private state tuition has declined by 5% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$30,012$21,887
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid100%75%
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Median Debt for Graduates$25,000$7,350
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Median Debt for Dropouts$5,500$4,666
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Acceptance Rate78%91%
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Source: 2020 (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.

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Mitchell College is University of Connecticut-Avery Point (1.7 miles away).
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Did You Know?
For Connecticut public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,329 per year for in-state students and $15,711 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $21,887 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Connecticut is 79%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Connecticut community colleges have a diversity score of 0.70, which is lower than the national average of 0.71. The most diverse community college in Connecticut is University of Connecticut-Stamford. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.