Asnuntuck Community College, located in Enfield, Connecticut, was established in 1972, becoming the twelfth institution in the Connecticut State Community College System. The school had an initial enrollment of just over 250 students, which has grown to nearly 2000 annually. The school was originally known as North Central Connecticut Community College, but was renamed Asnantuck Community College, “Asnantuck” meaning fresh water in the language of the Podunk Tribe and referring to the Connecticut river. The school is dedicated to providing residents of its service area excellent education and service, and is constantly reviewing programs and offerings in order to ensure they meet the needs of modern students.
Asnuntuck Community College offers a variety of programs designed to assist in career development or allow for transfer to a four year university. Individuals looking for career training will complete program in a specific field that takes between one and two years to complete and results in certificate or degree demonstrating one's competency and assisting in the search for entry level appointment after graduation. Academic transfer to a four year institution may be pursued after the first two years of one's bachelor's degree are completed at ACC. The student will apply to the desired school or schools, transferring earned credit and completing the final two years.
Programs offered include:
Admissions and Financial Aid
As a public, two year, open enrollment institution, any individuals wishing to enroll at Asnuntuck Community College May do so by meeting the minimum admission requirement, supplying a completed application, and paying all accrued fees. Meeting with a counselor is also recommended to discuss goals, program enrollment and curriculum. Financial aid is available in the form of loans, grants and scholarships, and is applied for by completing and submitting the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), the information from which is used by the school to determine need and aid program eligibility.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $6,600. In order to calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance check out their cost calculator here. 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: $3,600-$4,300
- Out-of-State: $11,000-$12,960
- Charges per unit:
- State Residents: $150-$180 per credit unit
- Nonresidents: $450-$540 per credit 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 Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||69%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||63%||$4,825|
|Receiving Student Loans||11%||$4,305|
Admissions, Academics, & Student Services
To help students and recent graduates, Asnuntuck Community College may offer services to students including:
- Online course work available
- Night and weekend classes available
- Remedial instructional courses
- Career path counseling
- Employing students to lower education costs
- Employment search assistance
- Child care
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 Asnuntuck Community College compares for both graduation and transfer rates against other community colleges in Hartford County and community colleges in Connecticut in total.
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.
Get more information about the programs offered by Asnuntuck Community College by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Business and Marketing Studies
Communications and Journalism
Computer and Information Sciences
Family and Consumer Sciences
Health and Clinical Professions
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Security and Protective Services
Visual and Performing Arts
Other Community Colleges Nearby
The list of nearby schools has been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to Asnuntuck Community College.
- Capital Community College in Hartford, CT (17 miles away)
- Tunxis Community College in Farmington, CT (22 miles away)
- Northwestern Connecticut Community College in Winsted, CT (26 miles away)
- Middlesex Community College in Middletown, CT (32 miles away)
- Quinebaug Valley Community College in Danielson, CT (37 miles away)