Tunxis Community College

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General Information

Admission Office

271 Scott Swamp Road

Farmington, CT 06032-3187

(860) 255-3555

Fax: (860) 255-3559



Contact: Peter McCluskey

Director of Admissions
Main Address

271 Scott Swamp Road

Farmington, CT 06032

(860) 255-3500
www.tunxis.commnet.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 4,334

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 825

Degree-seeking undergrads: 3,317

Setting

Suburban setting

Large town (10,000 – 49,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:
Associate

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $20
Admissions Policies/Requirements

Special requirements for dental hygiene, drug and alcohol rehabilitation counselor, physical therapist assistant, technological studies: television operations option, dental assisting, criminal justice command institute: supervisory leadership programs, and correction pre-service certification.


College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Arts – General A,C
Commercial/Advertising Art A,C

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting A,C
Administrative/Secretarial Services A,C
Business Administration/Management A,C
Fashion Merchandising A,C
Finance/Banking A
Information Processing/Data Entry C
Office Clerical Services A

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric C

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Graphics A,C
Computer Programming – General C
Computer Programming – Specific Applications A,C
Computer/Information Sciences – General C

Education

Early Childhood Education A,C

Engineering

Engineering Science A

Engineering Technologies

Manufacturing Technologies A

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Dental Assistance C
Dental Hygiene A
Medical Administrative Assistance A,C
Substance Abuse Counseling A

Law & Legal Studies

Legal Administrative Assistance A,C

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences A

Public Administration & Services

Human Services A,C

Security & Protective Services

Forensic Technologies C
Law Enforcement Administration 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.

Tunxis Community College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(860) 773-1300
Website:www.tunxis.edu
Type of School:2-year, Public
Apply Online:
Address:271 Scott Swamp Road, Farmington, CT 06032-3187
Setting:21
Campus Housing:No

Students & Programs

Student Population:3,767
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:16 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:2,749 (73% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$4,208
Out-of-state Tuition:$12,544
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:68%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$4,712

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Tunxis Community College Programs

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

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services83
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs12
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services31
Education1
Engineering1
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields31
English Language and Literature/Letters1
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences21
Health Professions and Related Programs44
History1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service12
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities2
Mathematics and Statistics1
Physical Sciences1
Precision Production1
Psychology1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions1
Social Sciences2
Visual and Performing Arts22
Grand total2529

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Tunxis Community College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1
Grand total3

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Tunxis 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 Fees2016-2017
In-state$4,208
Out-of-state$12,544
Books and supplies$1,000

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$0
Out-of-state$0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid38268%
Grant or scholarship aid36164%$4,712
Student loan aid377%$3,727

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid1,99549%$4,154
Federal student loans2025%$3,936

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Tunxis 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 Tunxis Community College students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants000
Percent admitted%%%
Percent admitted who enrolled%%%

Admissions Considerations

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

Tunxis Community College Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment3,767
Undergraduate enrollment3,767
Graduate enrollment0

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

Tunxis Community College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation
    • Dental Assisting (DA)
    • Dental Hygiene (DH)
  • American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
    • Physical Therapy (PTA) - Programs for the physical therapist assistant

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