Middlesex Community College: Narrative Description

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100 Training Hill Rd.
Middletown, CT 06457-4889
Tel: (860)343-5800
Admissions: (860)343-5897
Fax: (860)344-7488
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.mxcc.commnet.edu/


State-supported, 2-year, coed. Part of Connecticut Community College System. Awards certificates, transfer associate, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1966. Setting: 38-acre suburban campus with easy access to Hartford. Total enrollment: 2,400. 1,163 applied, 100% were admitted. Full-time: 752 students, 55% women, 45% men. Part-time: 1,648 students, 65% women, 35% men. Students come from 4 states and territories, 1% from out-of-state, 0.3% Native American, 8% Hispanic, 7% black, 3% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0.5% international, 64% 25 or older. Retention: 44% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, services for LD students, advanced placement, honors program, independent study, distance learning, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, co-op programs and internships. Off campus study at other units of the Connecticut Community College System. ROTC: Army.

Entrance Requirements:

Open admission except for radiological technology, human services, drug and alcohol counseling, broadcast journalism, ophthalmic design and dispensing programs. Options: early admission, deferred admission. Required: high school transcript, CPT. Placement: ACCUPLACER required. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $20. State resident tuition: $2115 full-time, $88 per semester hour part-time. Nonresident tuition: $6336 full-time, $264 per semester hour part-time. Mandatory fees: $294 full-time, $49. Full-time tuition and fees vary according to course load. Part-time tuition and fees vary according to course load.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Student-run radio station. Social organizations: 8 open to all. Most popular organizations: Collegiate Secretaries International, Minority Opportunities in Education, Radio Club. Major annual events: International Day, bus trips, Senior Art Exhibit. Student services: personal-psychological counseling, women's center. Campus security: 24-hour patrols. College housing not available. Jean Burr Smith Library with 45,000 books, 180 serials, an OPAC, and a Web page. 50 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from off-campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.