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Capital Community College Facts
- Open-admission, two-year educational institution offering 28 Associate degree, 25 CSCU Transfer Ticket associate degree and 16 Certificate programs.
- Accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE), formerly called the New England Association of Schools and Colleges
- Founded in 1967 as Greater Hartford Community College
- Consolidated with Hartford State Technical College (founded in 1946) in 1992
- Located in downtown Hartford on a single campus (formerly G. Fox & Co. Department Store)
- CCC serves 2,718 students in credit enrollment; FTE Enrollment is 1,413 (Fall 2020)
- 75% of students reside in Hartford, Bloomfield, East Hartford, New Britain, Newington, Rocky Hill, West Hartford, Wethersfield and Windsor.
- 73% are female and 80% attend on a part time basis; the average age is 28.
- 214 Instructional faculty including 65 full-time; 58% of full time faculty are women
- Workforce and career training institutes and centers at the School of Workforce and Continuing Education
- Guaranteed admission, transfer opportunities to four-year colleges and universities
- Flexible classes days, evenings and online
- Affordable tuition and financial aid programs ($4,556 for a year of full-time study)
- Internships, work experiences in business, government, culture
- A curriculum connected to museums, theaters, music and historic places (Hartford Heritage Project)
- An Hispanic Serving Institution; Capital is one of New England’s most diverse campuses
- An “Achieving The Dream” Leader College in a national initiative to reduce achievement gaps and create college opportunity among educationally disadvantaged students