Mitchell College

437 Pequot Ave, New London, United States
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Overview of Mitchell College

About this school

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


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:723
    • Men:406 (56.2%)
    • Women:317 (43.8%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Mitchell College is 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

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
3
-
Science
2
-
Foreign Language
-
-
Social Studies
2
-
History
1
-
Academic Electives
3
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
-
-
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Not reported
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
Not reported

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
437 Pequot Avenue
City, State, Zip
New London, CT  06320-4498
Phone
(860) 701-5037
Fax
(860) 444-1209
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission 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

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

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


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


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

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
Not reported
375 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 Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported
Sat Critical Reading
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
Not reported
• Score 30 - 36
Not reported
• Score 24 - 29
Not reported
• Score 18 - 23
Not reported
• Score 12 - 17
Not reported
• Score 6 - 11
Not reported
• Score 5 Or Below
Not reported

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - Not reported
  • Room & Board: - Not reported
  • Other Expences: - Not reported
  • Tuition & Fees: - Not reported

Payment Plans


Mitchell College accepts

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url
Not reported

Application Process


Application Deadline
Not reported
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning January 3
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 001393
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


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


2016 Graduates with Loans
75%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$36,430
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips 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
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Not reported
Special Achievements/Activities
Leadership
Special Characteristics
Siblings of Current Students

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Required

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & 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
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
# of Students

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

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
41,396

Computing


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 Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Mitchell College provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


81.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


33.6%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


39.6%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


40.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (12)


  • 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


Not offered

Professional Degree Programs


No online degree programs

Special Programs


Cooperative work study program, Student-designed major, Double major, Independent study, Internships, Summer session

Study Abroad


Business/marketing, Homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting, and protective services, Parks and recreation

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Not reported

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


27,545

Nearest Metropolitan Area


67 acres

Environment


Suburban environment

Campus Size


Hartford, CT and Providence RI

Weather


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

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
40 mile(s) from campus in Windsor Locks
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 of College Housing


59% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


41%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


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

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Golf
Lacrosse
Sailing
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Golf
Lacrosse
Sailing
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


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

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Mitchell College offers 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

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


615

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
723
Women
317
Men
406

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

Number of Graduate Students


0

Student Resources

Study resources