Asnuntuck Community College: Narrative Description

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170 Elm St.
Enfield, CT 06082-3800
Tel: (860)253-3000
Free: 800-501-3967
Admissions: (860)253-3018
Fax: (860)253-9310
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State-supported, 2-year, coed. Part of Connecticut Community College System. Awards certificates and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1972. Setting: 4-acre suburban campus. Total enrollment: 1,476. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 9:1. 521 applied, 100% were admitted. Full-time: 456 students, 55% women, 45% men. Part-time: 1,020 students, 61% women, 39% men. Students come from 3 states and territories, 3% from out-of-state, 0.1% Native American, 3% Hispanic, 6% black, 2% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0% international, 50% 25 or older, 3% transferred in. Retention: 54% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, services for LD students, advanced placement, self-designed majors, independent study, distance learning, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, internships. Study abroad program.

Entrance Requirements:

Open admission. Option: deferred admission. Required: high school transcript. Placement: SAT required for some. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $20. State resident tuition: $2112 full-time, $88 per credit part-time. Nonresident tuition: $6610 full-time, $264 per credit part-time. Mandatory fees: $294 full-time, $53.25 per credit part-time. Full-time tuition and fees vary according to course load. Part-time tuition and fees vary according to course load.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Drama-theater group, student-run newspaper. Social organizations: 9 open to all. Most popular organizations: Phi Theta Kappa, Drama Club, Outdoor Club, Poetry Club, Ski Club. Student services: women's center. Campus security: 24-hour patrols, late night transport-escort service. College housing not available. ACTC Learning Resource Center with 31,700 books, 48,600 microform titles, 257 serials, 2,570 audiovisual materials, and an OPAC. 90 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from off-campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

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