Mitchell College, founded in 1938, is a private, coeducational college. Its 65-acre campus is located in New London.

Website: www.mitchell.edu/

Private
Co-ed
723
Undergraduate
Students
(43.8%) 317 Women
(56.2%) 406 Men
Not reported
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Minimally difficult
Overall Admission Rate
74% of 787 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
Yes
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
Not reported
SAT Math
Not reported
SAT EBRW
Not reported
ACT Composite
Not reported
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
Not available
Tuition and Fees
Not reported
Room and Board
Not reported
Average Percent of Need Met
60%
Average Freshman Award
$22,393
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$36,430
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
23
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 20% of classes
10-19 students: 57% of classes
20-29 students: 21% of classes
30-39 students: 2% of classes
40-49 students: 0% of classes
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Campus Life

New London Population
27,545
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Hartford, CT and Providence RI
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students in College Housing
59% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Pequot
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
1.8% American Indian/Alaskan Native
1.7% Asian
14.1% Black/African-American
11.7% Hispanic/Latino
4.6% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
63.5% White
2.5% Unknown
International Students
1.8% from 10 countries
First-Year Students Returning
81.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
33.6%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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Freshman Admission Requirements


Entrance Difficulty

Minimally Difficult: Most freshmen were not in the top 50% of their high school class and scored somewhat below 1010 on the SAT I or below 19 on the ACT; up to 95% of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation

High School Graduation
High school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School Program
College preparatory program is recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended
Subject Required Units Recommended Units
English 4  
Mathematics 3  
Science 2  
Foreign Language    
Social Studies 2  
History 1  
Academic Electives 3  

Examinations

Examinations
Exam Required Units Scores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT    
SAT Only    
ACT Only    
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT    
SAT Subject Tests Only  
SAT Essay Component Policy Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy Not reported

Applying for Admission


Admissions Office

Address
437 Pequot Avenue
City, State, Zip
New London, CT 06320-4498
Phone
(860) 701-5037
Fax
(860) 444-1209
E-mail
admissions@mitchell.edu

Application Dates and Fees

Regular Admisson Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
$30
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer of Admission
May 1
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission

Early Decision Offered
Yes
Early Decision Deadline
 
Early Decision Notification
December 1
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
 
Early Action Notification
 

Application Form

Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Available

Other Application Requirements

Interview
Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters of Recommendation
1 required for all freshmen
Other
 
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students


Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record X
Academic GPA X
Standardized Tests X
Class Rank X
Recommendations X
Essay X
Interview X
Level of Applicant's Interest X
Extracurricular Activities X
Volunteer Work X
Particular Talent/Ability X
Character/Personal Qualities X
First Generation to Attend College X
State Residency X
Geographic Residence X
Relation with Alumnus X
Religious Affiliation/Commitment X
Ethnicity X
Work Experience X

Profile of Fall Admission


Overall Admission Rate
74% of 787 applicants were admitted
Women
71% of 373 applicants were admitted
Men
77% of 414 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
130 (22%) of 580 admitted students enrolled
Women
51 (19%) of 263 admitted students enrolled
Men
79 (25%) of 317 admitted students enrolled
Early Decision Admission Rate
Not reported
Early Action Admission Rate
 
Students Offered Wait List
 
Students Accepting Wait List Position
 
Students Admitted From Wait List
 

Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)

Average GPA
Not reported
3.75 and Above
1%
3.50 - 3.74
5%
3.25 - 3.49
11%
3.00 - 3.24
28%
2.50 - 2.99
29%
2.00 - 2.49
24%

SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

SAT Math
Not reported
Score of 700 - 800
Not reported
Score of 600 - 700
Not reported
Score of 500 - 600
Not reported
Score of 400 - 500
Not reported
Score of 300 - 400
Not reported
Score of 200 - 300
Not reported
SAT EBRW
Not reported
Score of 700 - 800
Not reported
Score of 600 - 700
Not reported
Score of 500 - 600
Not reported
Score of 400 - 500
Not reported
Score of 300 - 400
Not reported
Score of 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

ACT Composite
Not reported
Score of 30 - 36
Not reported
Score of 24 - 29
Not reported
Score of 18 - 23
Not reported
Score of 12 - 17
Not reported
Score of 6 - 11
Not reported
Score of 5 or Below
Not reported

Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

High School Class Rank
 
National Merit Scholar
Not reported
Valedictorian
Not reported
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
Not available
Tuition and Fees
Not reported
Room and Board
Not reported
Books and Supplies
Not reported
Other Expenses
Not reported
Payment Plans
 

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
Not reported
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning January 3
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 001393
Free

Profile of 2018 - 19 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
102 (94.4%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
89 (87.3%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
89 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
5 (5.6%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
60%
Average Award
$22,393
Need-Based Gift
Received by 89 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $19,245
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 81 (91.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,461
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 89 (100.0%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
198 freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $8,551

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
428 (79.9%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
374 (87.4%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
374 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
34 (9.1%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
61%
Average Award
$23,370
Need-Based Gift
Received by 374 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $19,756
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 347 (92.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,965
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 359 (96.0%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
325 (60.6%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $9,311

Borrowing

2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
75%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$36,430
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans
State Loans
 
Other Loans
Alternative loans

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Leadership
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Siblings of Current Students
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported
Academic Calendar System
Semester
Summer Session
Offered
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education


Undergraduate Majors

  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Communication and Media Studies, Other
  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • Environmental Studies
  • Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services, Other
  • Hospitality Administration/Management, General
  • Human Development and Family Studies, General
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Psychology, General
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
Most Popular Disciplines
Business/marketing, Homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting, and protective services, Parks and recreation
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
None
Special Programs
Cooperative work study program, Student-designed major, Double major, Independent study, Internships, Summer session
Study Abroad
Not offered
Online Degrees
No online degree programs

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements


General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Computer
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Foreign Language
Not required
Math/Science
Required for all students

Faculty and Instruction


Full-Time Faculty
23
Part-Time Faculty
68
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
Not reported
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 20% of classes
10-19 students: 57% of classes
20-29 students: 21% of classes
30-39 students: 2% of classes
40-49 students: 0% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
Not reported

Advanced Placement


International Baccalaureate
Not accepted
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations
Accepted for placement and credit
Sophomore Standing
Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources


Library Available on Campus
Yes
Holdings
41,396
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
176
Internet/E-mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services


Remedial Instruction
Not Offered
Tutoring
Available
Services for Learning Disabled Students
Available
Services for Physically Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Graduate/Professional School Education


Master's Degrees Offered

Not reported

Master's Programs of Study

  • Not reported

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Not reported

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Not reported

Location and Setting


New London Population
27,545
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Hartford, CT and Providence RI
Campus Size
67 acres

Weather

Temperature
21.9 average low in January, 76 average high in September
Rain
118 rainy days per year

Getting Around

Campus Map
Map
Nearest Bus Station
2 mile(s) from campus in New London
Nearest Train Station
2 mile(s) from campus in New London

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Men only housing, women only housing, coed housing
Students in College Housing
59% of all students
Housing Requirements
 
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
41%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
 

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Available
Other
 

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Not offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Pequot
School Colors
Black and red

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Baseball     x  
Basketball x   x  
Cross-Country Running x   x  
Golf     x  
Lacrosse     x  
Sailing x   x  
Soccer x   x  
Softball x      
Tennis x   x  
Volleyball x      
Women's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball    
Basketball x  
Cross-Country Running x  
Golf    
Lacrosse    
Sailing x  
Soccer x  
Softball x  
Tennis x  
Volleyball x  
Mens's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball x  
Basketball x  
Cross-Country Running x  
Golf x  
Lacrosse x  
Sailing x  
Soccer x  
Softball    
Tennis x  
Volleyball    
Women's Club Sports
 
Men's Club Sports
 

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
basketball, cheerleading, rugby, sailing, soccer, softball, tennis, volleyball

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, mitchell college drama society, sigma alpha pi leadership society, behavioral science, early childhood, gaming club
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
ROTC
 

Student Body


Coeducational
Yes
All Undergraduates
723
Women
317 (43.8%)
Men
406 (56.2%)
Full-Time Undergraduates
615
Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
1.8% American Indian/Alaskan Native
1.7% Asian
14.1% Black/African-American
11.7% Hispanic/Latino
4.6% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
63.5% White
2.5% Unknown
International Students.
1.8% from 10 countries
Average Age
21
All Graduate Students
Not reported

Undergraduate Retention and Graduation


First-Year Students Returning
81.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
33.6%
Students Graduating Within 5 Years
39.6%
Students Graduating Within 6 Years
40.0%

After Graduation


Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Average Starting Salary
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
Disciplines Pursued
Not reported

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