University of Connecticut-Avery Point
University of Connecticut-Avery Point places among the top 20% of community colleges in Connecticut for:
- Category Attribute
- Student Earnings Highest graduate earnings (10 years post graduation)
- Diversity Average community college minority breakdown
- The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
|University of Connecticut-Avery Point||(CT) Community College Avg.|
|Institution Level||Four or more years||Four or more years|
|Total Faculty||24 staff||71 staff|
|Total Enrollment||709 students||2,814 students|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||30:1||22:1|
|# Full-Time Students||589 students||971 students|
|# Part-Time Students||120 students||1,843 students|
|% Two or more races||-|
|% Non Resident races||-|
|Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)||$59,600||$35,100|
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS
- The nearest community college to University of Connecticut-Avery Point is Mitchell College (1.7 miles away).
- College Location Mi. Students
- 778 students | 1.70 Mi437 Pequot Avenue
New London,  CT  06320
- 4,259 students | 13.60 Mi574 New London Turnpike
Norwich,  CT  06360
- 3,005 students | 32.20 Mi100 Training Hill Rd
Middletown,  CT  06457
- 1,883 students | 36.30 Mi742 Upper Maple St
Danielson,  CT  06239
- 7,300 students | 40.30 MiGreat Path
Manchester,  CT  06040
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