Capital Community College Facts

  • Open-admission, two-year educational institution offering 36 Associate degree and 24 Certificate programs.
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  • Accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC)
  • 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 3,315 students in credit enrollment; FTE Enrollment is 1,731 (Fall 2018)
  • 74% of students reside in Hartford, Bloomfield, East Hartford, New Britain, Newington, Rocky Hill, West Hartford, Wethersfield and Windsor.
  • 71% are female and 80% attend on a part time basis; the average age is 29.
  • 223 Instructional faculty including 63 full-time; 60% 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 ($4,356 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
  • Ranked one of the top 25 schools for adults learners in the nation by The Washington Monthly in 2017 and 2018.