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Middlesex Community College

100 Training Hill Rd, Middletown, CT

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About
Middlesex Community College, located in Middletown, Connecticut, was founded in 1966 as a branch campus of Manchester Community College. The school became an independent member of the Connecticut Community College System two years after being established. In 1973 the school moved to its permanent home. Middlesex Community College is in the center of Connecticut and easily accessible through highways that cross the state. The school is dedicated to providing a quality education to its students, updating its curriculums as needed to ensure the programs offered remained relevant.

Academics
Middlesex Community College offers over 50 programs of study that allow for career or transfer opportunities. Career training programs prepare students for a career in a given field, offering the skills and training necessary to enter the workforce as a professional. Career programs take between one and two years to complete and result in a certificate or associate degree. Academic transfer programs allow students to complete the first two years of a four year education, followed by transfer to a four year institution to complete their bachelor's degree.

Programs offered include:

Admissions and Financial Aid
As an open enrollment institution, any students who meet the minimum requirements for admissions will be enrolled after completing the application for admission and submitting it to the school. Students should submit transcripts and test scores along with the application. Students may be required to take a placement exam prior to the registration. Students are also encouraged to participate in orientation and meet with a counselor.

Financial aid is available in the form of loans, grants and scholarships. Students in need of financial aid must obtain a federal PIN as well as submit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), which will be used to determine need, eligibility and awards.

If you are considering going to Middlesex Community College, you should first check out our page detailing all the Connecticut community colleges and see how well this school compares to other community colleges in Connecticut.

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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 $3,400. 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

  • Tuition estimates per year:
    • State Residents: $3,200-$3,800
    • Out-of-State: $9,600-$11,490
  • Part-time students are charged:
    • 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 Aid55%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships55%$4,703
Receiving Student Loans6%$3,818

Note: The estimated default rate of students taking federal student loans in 2009 was around 13%.

Admissions, Academics, & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and alumni, Middlesex Community College may offer student services including:

  • Online classes
  • Classes offered on nights and weekends
  • Remedial instructional courses
  • Counseling assistance
  • Employing students to lower education costs
  • Assistance to find work
  • Child care

Graduation & Transfer Rates

Students who attend a community college will be able to choose from a variety of programs that will lead to an associate's degree or transfer to a four year institution. The following list shows graduation and transfer-out rates for this school compared to community colleges located in Connecticut, which can be useful for determining which community college to attend.

 Middlesex Community CollegeMiddlesex CountyConnecticut
Graduation Rate12.7%-12.7%
Transfer-out Rate22.3%-20.1%

Popular Transfer-Out Colleges & Universities

Many students from Middlesex Community College may transfer-out and continue their education at the following four-year colleges & universities:

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Radiology Technician Program (more info)
    • Accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (since 1969)

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.,...)

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

  • Biotechnology (A)

Business and Marketing Studies

Communication Technology

Communications and Journalism

Education

  • Educational and Instructional Media Design (A, C)

Engineering

  • Engineering Science

Engineering Technology

  • Engineering Technology (C)

Family and Consumer Sciences

Health and Clinical Professions

  • Mental Health Technician (A, C)
  • Radiology Technician (A)
  • Opticianry, Ophthalmic Dispensing Optician (A)
  • Therapeutic Recreation (C)
  • Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services (C)

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Natural Resources and Conservation

Security and Protective Services

  • Police Science (A)

Visual and Performing Arts

  • Art Studies (A)

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