Manchester Community College

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

Great Path PO Box 1046, MS 12

Manchester, CT 06040-1046

(860) 512-3210

Fax: (860) 512-3221

Contact: Peter Harris

Director of Admissions
Main Address

Great Path PO Box 1046

Manchester, CT 06045-1046

(860) 512-3000

Total undergrads: 6,649

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 1,592

Degree-seeking undergrads: 5,710


Suburban setting

Small city (50,000 – 249,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $20

Online application fee: $20
Admissions Policies/Requirements

2.0 GPA, 800 SAT (exclusive of Writing), rank in top half of class required for admission to allied health programs.

College Majors

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies

Women’s Studies A

Arts, Visual & Performing

Commercial/Advertising Art A,C
Music – General A

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting A,C
Administrative/Secretarial Services A,C
Business Administration/Management A
Financial Planning C
Hospitality/Recreation Marketing A,C
Management Information Systems A,C
Real Estate C
Taxation C

Communications & Journalism

Digital Communications/Multimedia A
Journalism A
Public Relations C

Communications Technologies

Communications Technologies – General C
Desktop Publishing C

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Networking/Telecommunications A
Data Entry Applications A,C
Information Sciences/Systems A,C


Early Childhood Education A
Teacher Assistance A


Engineering Science A

Engineering Technologies

Manufacturing Technologies A

Family & Consumer Sciences

Institutional Food Production A

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technology A
Occupational Therapy Assistance A
Pharmacy Assistance A
Physical Therapy Assistance A
Respiratory Therapy A
Substance Abuse Counseling A
Surgical Technology A

Law & Legal Studies

Paralegal/Legal Assistance A,C

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences A

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Exercise Sciences A

Personal & Culinary Services

Culinary Arts/Related Services C

Public Administration & Services

Community Organization/Advocacy A,C

Degrees, certificates and diplomas for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Manchester Community College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (860) 512-3000
Type of School: 2-year, Public
Apply Online:
Address: Great Path, Manchester, CT 06040
Setting: Suburb: Large
Campus Housing: No

Students & Programs

Student Population: 5,511
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): %
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 19 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 4,123 (75% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $4,476
Out-of-state Tuition: $13,428
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 68%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $4,931

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Manchester Community College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Manchester Community College.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 76
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 14
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services 1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 34
Education 2
Engineering 2
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 42
English Language and Literature/Letters 1
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences 11
Health Professions and Related Programs 87
History 1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 32
Legal Professions and Studies 11
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 2
Mathematics and Statistics 1
Natural Resources and Conservation 1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 11
Personal and Culinary Services 32
Physical Sciences 1
Psychology 1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 12
Social Sciences 2
Visual and Performing Arts 14
Grand total 3551

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Manchester Community College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $4,476
Out-of-state $13,428
Books and supplies $1,200

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $0
Out-of-state $0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 395 68%
Grant or scholarship aid 387 67% $4,931
Student loan aid 13 2% $4,002

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 3,024 50% $4,105
Federal student loans 149 2% $3,783

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Manchester Community College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Manchester Community College students.

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Manchester Community College Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 5,511
Undergraduate enrollment 5,511
Graduate enrollment 0

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Manchester Community College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by New England Commission of Higher Education

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation
    • Dental Assisting (DA)
  • American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education
    • Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) - Programs leading to an associate degree
  • American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
    • Physical Therapy (PTA) - Programs for the physical therapist assistant
  • Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
    • Radiologic Technology (RAD) - Programs for radiographers
    • Radiologic Technology (RADTT) - Programs for radiation therapists

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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