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Mitchell College
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  • 4 Year
  • NEW LONDON, CT

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Report Card

grade C minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade C minus
  2. Value
    grade C minus
  3. Diversity
    grade B
  4. Campus
    grade C minus
  5. Athletics
    grade C+
  6. Party Scene
    grade B
  7. Professors
    grade C minus
  8. Location
    grade B+
  9. Dorms
    grade C
  10. Campus Food
    grade C+
  11. Student Life
    grade C minus
  12. Safety
    grade C+

About

437 PEQUOT AVENUE
NEW LONDON, CT 06320
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (without football)
Athletic Conference
New England Collegiate Conference
From Mitchell College

An inclusive, four-year independent college, Mitchell welcomes a “kaleidoscope of learners” — a wide spectrum of diversity in race, gender, class, ethnicity and learning style. Mitchell developed its distinct educational approach over more than 80 years, blending a tradition of mentoring with an expertise in teaching diverse learning styles to create the innovative Mitchell Ability Model.

Through a journey of self-discovery, learning adaptability, four-year career development, and mastery of essential abilities, students are challenged, supported and equipped for lifelong success.

Mitchell is committed to the broader community through building strong, creative and cooperative partnerships. Located on a beautiful waterfront campus in historic New London, Connecticut, it is also home to championship NCAA Division III athletics, Thames at Mitchell College, the Mystic Program, and the renowned Bentsen Learning Center.

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Mitchell College Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Acceptance Rate
74%
SAT Range
No data available  
ACT Range
No data available  
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Neither required nor recommended
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$28,471 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$20,326 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade C minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
36:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
67%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 6 responses
78%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 9 responses
56%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 9 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    92%
  • On Campus
    0%
  • Online
    8%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
553 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
46
Undergrads Over 25
6%
Pell Grant
50%
Varsity Athletes
32%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 10 responses
  • Different special needs
    60%
  • Average
    10%
  • Emotional
    10%
  • Intellectually/Emotionally Challenged
    10%
  • Unique
    10%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
79%
Poll
80%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 10 responses
Poll
44%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 16 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 7 responses
  • Special
    43%
  • Different
    29%
  • Nightmare
    14%
  • Small
    14%

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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$32,000 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
59%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
90%
National
83%
80%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 5 responses

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