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Capital Community College Overview

Located in Hartford, Connecticut, Capital Community College is a public institution. The surrounding area of the school is a good match for students who enjoy city life.

What Is Capital Community College Known For?

427 Undergraduate Awards
  • Although it may not be available for every major, the associate's degree is the highest award a student can attain at Capital Community College.
  • In 2017-2018, 24% of the faculty were full-time.

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Capital Community College Rankings

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Capital Community College.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#1 Best Public Administration & Social Service Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#1 Best Social Work Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#12 Most Popular Social Work Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#42 Most Popular Public Administration & Social Service Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#45 Best Nursing Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#56 Best Health Professions Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#161 Most Popular Nursing Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Capital Community College?

Location of Capital Community College

Contact details for Capital Community College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 950 Main Street, Hartford, CT 06103
Phone: 860-906-5000
Website: www.ccc.commnet.edu

Capital Community College has an open admissions policy, so you don't have to worry about getting into the school if you have a high school diploma or its equivalent.

Can I Afford Capital Community College?

1% Take Out Loans
12.9% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Capital Community College, approximately 1% of students took out student loans averaging $5,167 a year. That adds up to $20,668 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Capital Community College is 12.9%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.

Capital Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

687 Full-Time Undergraduates
66% Women
87% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 3,083 undergraduate students at Capital Community College, with 687 being full-time and 2,396 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Capital Community College

Gender Diversity

Of the 687 full-time undergraduates at Capital Community College, 34% are male and 66% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Capital Community College

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Capital Community College students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Capital Community College Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 26
Black or African American 298
Hispanic or Latino 245
White 74
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 43

Over 9 countries are represented at Capital Community College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Jamaica, China, and South Africa.

Online Learning at Capital Community College

377 Took All Classes Online
1,103 Took At Least One Class Online
9.1% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 1,103 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Capital Community College has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 22nd most popular in Connecticut for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of Capital Community College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Capital Community College was 9.1%. This is the #1,392 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Capital Community College regardless of major.

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Capital Community College ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Capital Community College.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Information Technology #64
Computer & Information Sciences #215

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Capital Community College Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
Nursing 0 117 6 123
Liberal Arts General Studies 0 66 0 66
Allied Health Professions 48 14 0 62
Social Work 1 35 0 36
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 0 23 0 23
Teacher Education Grade Specific 2 16 0 18
Business Administration & Management 0 17 0 17
Construction Management 14 2 0 16
Accounting 1 13 0 14
Criminal Justice & Corrections 0 13 0 13
Information Technology 1 10 0 11
Design & Applied Arts 0 7 0 7
Architectural Engineering Technology 0 5 0 5
Health & Medical Administrative Services 0 5 0 5
Arts & Media Management 0 3 0 3
Biotechnology 0 1 0 1
Communication & Media Studies 0 1 0 1
Computer Programming 1 0 0 1
Information Science 0 1 0 1
Mathematics 0 1 0 1
Fire Protection 0 1 0 1
General Psychology 0 1 0 1
Human Services 0 1 0 1
General Biology 0 0 0 0
Business Support & Assistant Services 0 0 0 0
Entrepreneurial Studies 0 0 0 0
Finance & Financial Management 0 0 0 0
Communication & Journalism (Other) 0 0 0 0
Computer Software & Applications 0 0 0 0
Computer Systems Networking 0 0 0 0
Computer Engineering Technology 0 0 0 0
Environmental Control Technology 0 0 0 0
General Engineering Technology 0 0 0 0
Engineering Science 0 0 0 0
Literature 0 0 0 0
Human Development & Family Studies 0 0 0 0
Mental & Social Health Services 0 0 0 0
History 0 0 0 0
Library & Archives Assisting 0 0 0 0
Gerontology 0 0 0 0
Chemistry 0 0 0 0
Political Science & Government 0 0 0 0
Sociology 0 0 0 0
Fine & Studio Arts 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 68 353 6 427

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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