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Tunxis Community College Overview

Tunxis Community College is a public institution situated in Farmington, Connecticut. Farmington is a good match for students who enjoy the safety and convenience of the suburbs.

What Is Tunxis Community College Known For?

695 Undergraduate Awards
  • The highest award offered at Tunxis Community College is the associate's degree.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 100% of the faculty were full-time.

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Tunxis 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 Tunxis Community College.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#18 Best Mental & Social Health Services Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#32 Best Dental Support Services Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#76 Best Health & Medical Administrative Services Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Tunxis Community College?

Location of Tunxis Community College

Contact details for Tunxis Community College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 271 Scott Swamp Road, Farmington, CT 06032-3187
Phone: 860-773-1300
Website: www.tunxis.edu

How Do I Get Into Tunxis Community College?

You can apply to Tunxis Community College online at: https://www.tunxis.edu/admissions/

As long as you submit the requested materials to Tunxis Community College when applying, you shouldn't have to worry about getting in since the school has an open admissions policy.

Can I Afford Tunxis Community College?

7% Take Out Loans
9.6% 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 Tunxis Community College, approximately 7% of students took out student loans averaging $4,751 a year. That adds up to $19,004 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Tunxis Community College is 9.6%. This is about the same as the national default rate of 10.1%.

Tunxis Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,533 Full-Time Undergraduates
53% Women
41% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 3,902 undergraduate students at Tunxis Community College, with 1,533 being full-time and 2,369 being part-time.

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

Gender Diversity

Of the 1,533 full-time undergraduates at Tunxis Community College, 47% are male and 53% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Tunxis Community College

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Tunxis Community College Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 58
Black or African American 138
Hispanic or Latino 389
White 840
International Students 14
Other Races/Ethnicities 94

Over 14 countries are represented at Tunxis Community College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Morocco, Vietnam, and Brazil.

Online Learning at Tunxis Community College

434 Took All Classes Online
1,178 Took At Least One Class Online
7.1% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 1,178 students took at least one online class at the school.

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

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This school is the 21st 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 Tunxis Community College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Tunxis Community College was 7.1%. This is the #1,511 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Tunxis Community College regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Tunxis Community College majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Health Professions 27%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Tunxis 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 Tunxis Community College.

Major Growth Rate Rank
General Business/Commerce #111
Criminal Justice & Corrections #254
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting #290
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities #312
Liberal Arts General Studies #312

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%.

Tunxis Community College Undergraduate Concentrations

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

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
Liberal Arts General Studies 0 181 0 181
General Business/Commerce 81 78 0 159
Human Development & Family Studies 26 21 0 47
Dental Support Services 0 21 13 34
Design & Applied Arts 15 18 0 33
Criminal Justice & Corrections 0 32 0 32
Mental & Social Health Services 12 18 0 30
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 25 0 0 25
Management Information Systems 0 20 0 20
Finance & Financial Management 17 0 0 17
Fine & Studio Arts 0 13 0 13
Engineering Science 0 12 0 12
Computer Programming 11 0 0 11
General Education 0 11 0 11
Precision Metal Working 0 0 10 10
Electromechanical Engineering Technology 9 0 0 9
Business Support & Assistant Services 3 5 0 8
Accounting 6 0 0 6
Computer Systems Networking 5 0 0 5
Environmental Control Technology 5 0 0 5
General Engineering Technology 0 4 0 4
Health & Medical Administrative Services 0 0 3 3
Homeland Security 3 0 0 3
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 3 0 0 3
General Biology 0 2 0 2
Marketing 2 0 0 2
Communication & Media Studies 0 2 0 2
Computer Information Systems 0 2 0 2
Drafting & Design Engineering Technology 2 0 0 2
History 0 1 0 1
Mathematics 0 1 0 1
General Psychology 0 1 0 1
Human Services 0 1 0 1
Business Administration & Management 0 0 0 0
Entrepreneurial Studies 0 0 0 0
General Sales & Marketing 0 0 0 0
Radio, Television & Digital Communication 0 0 0 0
Data Entry 0 0 0 0
Electronics Engineering Technology 0 0 0 0
Quality Control Technology 0 0 0 0
Literature 0 0 0 0
Chemistry 0 0 0 0
Political Science & Government 0 0 0 0
Sociology 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 225 444 26 695

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.

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