University of Connecticut-Avery Point

1084 Shennecossett Rd
Groton, CT 06340
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School Highlights

University of Connecticut-Avery Point serves 559 students (89% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 6:1 is lower than the state community college average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 55%.

Top Rankings

University of Connecticut-Avery Point ranks among the top 20% of community colleges in Connecticut for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 87 teachers has grown by 262% over five years.
University of Connecticut-Avery Point(CT) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationNot applicable, not in Carnegie universe (not accredited or nondegree-granting)Associate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Traditional
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty87 staff154 staff
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Student Body

The student population of University of Connecticut-Avery Point has declined by 21% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 6:1 has decreased from 30:1 over five years.
The University of Connecticut-Avery Point diversity score of 0.59 is less than the state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment559 students2,288 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio6:114:1
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# Full-Time Students497 students712 students
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# Part-Time Students62 students1,576 students
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% Asian
9%
4%
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% Hispanic
16%
26%
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% Black
3%
17%
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% White
61%
45%
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% Two or more races
6%
3%
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% Non Resident races
2%
1%
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% Unknown races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score0.590.70
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$59,600$34,800
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $10,658 is more than the state average of $5,329. The in-state tuition has declined by 11% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $30,838 is more than the state average of $15,711. The out-state tuition has declined by 8% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$10,658$5,329
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Out-State Tuition Fees$30,838$15,711
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid79%75%
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Median Debt for Graduates$22,000$7,350
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Median Debt for Dropouts$8,750$4,666
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Acceptance Rate94%91%
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SAT Total Avg.1,0201,010
SAT Reading510500
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SAT Math510510
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SAT Writing520495
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ACT Total Avg.2323
ACT Composite2323
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ACT English2123
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ACT Math2122
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Source: 2020 (or latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to University of Connecticut-Avery Point is Mitchell College (1.7 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Mitchell College
    Private not-for-profit
    642 students | 1.70 Mi437 Pequot Avenue
    New London, CT 06320
    (860) 701-5000
    1.70642
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    Norwich, CT 06360
    (860) 215-9000
    13.503,304
  • 2,424 students | 32.20 Mi100 Training Hill Rd
    Middletown, CT 06457
    (860) 343-5701
    32.202,424
  • 1,299 students | 36.10 Mi742 Upper Maple St
    Danielson, CT 06239
    (860) 932-4000
    36.101,299
  • 2,516 students | 37.80 MiOne New England Tech Boulevard
    East Greenwich, RI 02818
    (401) 467-7744
    37.802,516
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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.