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Capital Community College

950 Main Street, Hartford, CT

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  • Phone: (860) 906-5126

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  • Phone: (860) 906-5090

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Capital Community College was founded in 1967 and is located in the heart of Hartford, Connecticut. Being the only undergraduate institution that is public, the school aims to offer is students a range of programs that are career specific as well a wide ranging. The school was merged with the state technical college in 1992 which allows it to offer students an ever wider range of academic options. Capital Community College is accredited by The New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC) and has an average enrolment of 4,500 students every year.

Being one of the most ethnically diverse campuses in the state, Capital Community College is proud to work towards assisting its students obtain a traditional degree in their field of choice, or focus on a program that will allow them to transfer to a regular four year college. For professional minded students, there are also vocational programs. The school is proud to host the largest registered nursed degree program in the state, in which students may pursue an associate’s degree in nursing.

There are a range of student services such as the occupation specific programs and the academic advising team so you can get the most out of your time in at Capital Community College. The campus also offers online courses for those already in the workforce who are interested in expanding their educational portfolio. In keeping with the ideals of the school to provide a quality learning experience affordably, in-state tuition is $4,000 yearly, and out of state tuition is only $11,000 yearly.

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Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $8,000. There is also a $20 application fee for those applying to a program. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Annual tuition estimates are:
    • State Residents: $3,200-$3,800
    • Out-of-State: $9,500-$11,400
  • Charges per unit:
    • In-State: $130-$160 per unit
    • Out-of-State: $400-$480 per unit

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid91%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships89%$5,257
Receiving Student Loans4%$2,600

Note: The estimated default rate of students taking federal student loans in 2009 was around 3%.

Admissions, Academics, & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and recent graduates, Capital Community College may offer services to students like those listed below:

  • Online classes
  • Weekend and night classes available
  • Remedial courses
  • Academic counseling for students
  • Work study style employment
  • Assisting students to find work
  • Day care for children

Graduation & Transfer Rates

Community colleges often times offer both career training courses and curriculum to help students transfer out to a 4-year college or university, that is why we include how this school compares for both graduation and transfer rates against other community colleges in Hartford County and community colleges in Connecticut in total.

 Capital Community CollegeHartford CountyConnecticut
Graduation Rate8.1%15.8%12.7%
Transfer-out Rate25.8%21.5%20.1%

Popular Transfer-Out Colleges & Universities

The following 4-year colleges and universities are popular choices for many students of Capital Community College to transfer out to. You can click on the school profiles below to get additional admissions information:

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Physical Therapy Assistant (P.T.A.) Program (more info)
    • Accredited by the American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (since 1998)
  • Radiology Technician Program (more info)
    • Accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (since 1994)
  • Associate's Degree in Nursing (ADN) Program (more info)

Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

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(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (Ph.D.,M.D.,...)

Business and Marketing Studies

Communications and Journalism

Computer and Information Sciences

  • Computer Programming, Specific Applications (C)
  • Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
  • Computer and Information Sciences


Engineering Technology

  • Engineering Technology (A)
  • Architectural Engineering Technology (A)
  • Industrial Production Technologies
  • Mechanical Technology Technician
  • Computer Engineering Technology
  • Engineering Technologies

Family and Consumer Sciences

Health and Clinical Professions

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Public Administration and Social Services

Security and Protective Services

  • Police Science (A)
  • Fire Services Administration (A)

Visual and Performing Arts

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