Capital Community College

Capital Community College

Capital Community College is a community college located in Hartford, Connecticut, United States. It is the only public undergraduate institution in the City of Hartford. Capital Community College was established in 1967 as Greater Hartford Community College. It merged with Hartford State Technical College in 1992 to become Capital Community-Technical College and became Capital Community College in 2000. The college offers a wide variety of degrees and programs in diverse areas of study. It also offers continuing education programs.

Capital College has an active student life and houses more than 20 Student Organizations on campus including the Phi Theta Kappa Society, the Latin American Students Association, and The Martial Arts Club among others.

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Contacting Capital Community College

Capital Community College
950 Main Street
Hartford , CT 06103
General Phone: (860) 906-5000

Capital Community College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Nursing and Emergency Medicine112EMT paramedic, registered nursing
Liberal Arts91liberal arts and sciences, general studies
Business and Management63accounting technology, banking, financial planning, labor studies, MIS, business and related services
Family and Social Work51child care management, social work
Medical Support and Technology26medical coding, medical assistant, allied health and medical assisting, radiation therapist, mental health services tech
Security and Law Enforcement10criminal justice and police, fire services administration
Engineering Technician6engineering technology, architectural engineering tech, civil engineering tech, electronics tech, industrial production tech, mechanical engineering tech, computer engineering tech
Computer Science and Engineering5computer and info science courses, computer applications programming, computer support
Media3communication studies, communication and journalism
Office and Administration1administrative assistant
Therapy and Counseling1physical therapist assistant
Engineering0engineering science
Photography and Commercial Art0printmaking
Design0design and visual communication
Fine Arts0fine arts
Science and Laboratory Technician0chemical tech

Number of programs and degrees for Capital Community College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree32728
Award of less than 1 academic year4225
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years01

Capital Community College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Capital Community College had a total enrollment of 3,726 students (2,025 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 23%
Black 39%
Hispanic 29%
Asian 3%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 5%
(Foreign Students) 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 4%
18-19 14%
20-21 15%
22-24 14%
25-29 15%
30-34 11%
35-39 9%
40-49 13%
50-64 5%
65+ 1%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)


Capital Community College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 52 %
Part-Time 51 %

Capital Community College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Hartford, Connecticut for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Connecticut Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Capital Community College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 2,984
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 8,912
Books and supplies $ 1,230

Financial Aid:
Capital Community College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 763500)

Capital Community College Faculty

Capital Community College has a tenure system for faculty.

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year8$88,89524$80,699
Associate professoracademic year7$43,5585$65,089
Assistant professoracademic year8$60,1314$58,274
Instructoracademic year2*1*
Lectureracademic year5$61,4045$62,367
All faculty totalacademic year30$63,88839$73,244

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Capital Community College Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Banking and Financial Support Services
Business, Management, Marketing & Related Support Services, Other
Financial Planning and Services
Labor Studies
Management Information Systems, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Programming, Specific Applications
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other
Computer and Information Sciences, Other

Design and Visual Communications, General

Engineering Science

Engineering Technician
Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician
Civil Engineering Technology/Technician
Computer Engineering Technology/Technician
Electrical/Electronic/Communications Engr Technology/Technician
Engineering Technology, General
Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians, Other
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician

Family And Social Work
Child Care and Support Services Management
Social Work

Fine Arts
Fine/Studio Arts, General

Liberal Arts
General Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other

Medical Support And Technology
Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services, Other
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
Medical/Clinical Assistant
Psychiatric/Mental Health Services Technician

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General

Photography And Commercial Art

Science And Laboratory Technician
Chemical Technology/Technician

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Police Science
Fire Services Administration

Therapy And Counseling
Physical Therapist Assistant

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What Sets Capital Community College Apart:

% of degrees in family and social work
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Top 8%Capital Community College % of degrees in family and social work
Female % of student body
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Top 8%Capital Community College Female % of student body
% of full-time faculty on tenure track
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Top 9%Capital Community College % of full-time faculty on tenure track
% of degrees in business and management
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 15%Capital Community College % of degrees in business and management
Salaries of full-time faculty
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Top 16%Capital Community College Salaries of full-time faculty
Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
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Top 17%Capital Community College Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
Minority % of student body
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Top 17%Capital Community College Minority % of student body
% of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 18%Capital Community College % of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
% students 40 years or older
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Top 18%Capital Community College % students 40 years or older
Number of students
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Top 19%Capital Community College Number of students

checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Offers credit for life experience
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Offers weekend classes
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked On-campus day care
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Tenure system for quality teaching

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