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Mitchell College

New London, CT

At A Glance

Main Address

437 Pequot Ave

New London, CT 06320-4452

https://mitchell.edu/

Admission Office

437 Pequot Avenue

New London, CT 06320-4498

(860) 701-5037

Fax : (860) 444-1209

admissions@mitchell.edu

Contact : Alexis Haakonsen

Director of Admissions Operations & Communication

Type of School

Small

Private

liberal arts college

4-year school

Coed

New England Association of Colleges and Schools

Regionally Accredited

College Board Member

College Board Code: 3528

Quick Facts

Total undergraduates : 642

First-time degree-seeking freshmen : 124

Percentage of financial need met (average) : 70.0%

Average financial aid package : $25,445.00

In-State Tuition : $35,072.00

Out-of-State Tuition : $35,072.00

School Calendar

Semester

Degrees Available

Certificate

Associate

Bachelor's

Setting

Small City (50-250k)

Suburban

Residential campus

Deadlines

Admission

Regular application due: No Regular Application Deadline

Priority application due : --

College will notify student of admission : --

Student must reply to acceptance by : --

Housing deposit due : --

Tests

SAT Reasoning/ACT Score report due : --

SAT subject score report due : --

Financial Aid

Financial Aid Application due : --

Financial Aid Priority Application due : --

College will notify student : --

Student must reply : --

Transfer Students

Transfer Application closing date : --

College will notify student of transfer decision by : --

Transfer priority application date : --

Transfer student must reply : --

Transfer deadline for filing financial aid forms : --

Transfer priority financial aid deadline : --

College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about : --

Student must reply to financial aid decision by : --

Major and Learning Environment

Learning Environment

Calendar type : Semester

Degrees Offered in : Certificate, Associate, Bachelor's degrees

Returning for sophomore year : 63.0%

Accreditation and Associations

New England Association of Colleges and Schools

Regionally Accredited

College Board Member

Most Popular Majors

Bachelor's
Liberal Arts : 23.0%
Business/Marketing : 22.0%
Security and Protective Services : 18.0%
Parks And Recreation : 13.0%
Communications/Journalism : 7.0%
Education : 6.0%
Psychology : 6.0%

Associates
Liberal Arts : 71.0%
Visual and Performing Arts : 24.0%
Business/Marketing : 6.0%

All Majors

Levels at which colleges offer undergraduate majors are designated by these letters :

A = Associate degree, B = Bachelor's degree, C = Certificate degree, D = Doctor degree, M = Master degree

Biological & Biomedical Sciences
Environmental Biology B

Business, Management, Marketing, & Related Support
Accounting and Business/Management B
Business Administration and Management, General B C
Hospitality Administration/Management, General B C
Hotel/Motel Administration/Management B
Restaurant/Food Services Management B
Small Business Administration/Management B
Tourism and Travel Services Management B

Communication, Journalism & Related Programs
Broadcast Journalism B
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia B
Journalism B
Mass Communication/Media Studies B
Organizational Communication, General B
Public Relations/Image Management B
Radio and Television B

Communications Technologies & Support Services
Graphic Communications, General A B

Education
Early Childhood Education and Teaching A B
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching B

Family, Consumer & Human Sciences
Human Development and Family Studies, General B

Legal Professions & Studies
Legal Studies A B
Pre-Law Studies B

Liberal Arts & Sciences, Gen Studies & Humanities
Humanities/Humanistic Studies B
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies A B

Mathematics & Statistics
Mathematics, General B

Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies
Behavioral Sciences B
International/Globalization Studies B

Natural Resources & Conservation
Environmental Studies B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness Studies
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management B

Physical Sciences
Physical Sciences, General A

Psychology
Community Psychology B
Developmental and Child Psychology B
Psychology, General B

Public Administration & Social Services
Human Services, General B

Security & Protective Services
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies B
Homeland Security B
Juvenile Corrections B

Social Sciences
Criminology B
Development Economics and International Development B

Visual & Performing Arts
Commercial and Advertising Art A
Fine/Studio Arts, General A
Graphic Design A B

Learning outside the classroom

Many colleges offer special programs like the opportunity to study abroad or participate in internships to get on-the-job training. Nearly all colleges provide extra academic help or tutoring to students who need it.

Special Study Options

Internships

Honors Program

Student-Designed Major

Teacher Certification

Independent Study

Liberal Arts/Career Combination

Off-Campus Study Options

Study Abroad

Extended Class Availability

Saturday Classes

Computer Services

60 Public computers, available in: Computer Center, Dorms, Libraries, Student Center

Dorms wired for access to campus-wide network

Dorms wired for high speed internet connections

Computer repair service available on campus

Wireless network available

Campus Life

Campus General Information

Size : Small

Unique Facilities : beach, dock with sailboat fleet, learning resource center, children's learning center

Geographic Location : 50 miles from New Haven, 55 miles from Hartford.

Small City

Suburban

Residential Campus

Total undergraduates : 642

First-time degree-seeking freshmen : 124

Degree-seeking undergrads : 597

Graduate enrollment : --

Student General Information

In state students : 59.0%

Out of state students : 41.0%

Part Time students : 3.0%

Percentage of males : 57.0%

Percentage of females : 43.0%

Race/Ethnicity

Two or more races : 6.0%

Black African American : 15.0%

Asian : 2.0%

Hispanic/Latino : 17.0%

Race Ethnicity Unknown : 8.0%

White : 52.0%

Housing Policies

First-year students living in college housing : 82.0%

All undergraduates living in college housing : 56.0%

Housing Options

Apartments For Single Students

Wellness Housing (alcohol/drug/smoke-free)

Special Housing For Disabled Students

Theme Housing

Coed Housing

Additional Housing Options

Housing deposit is not refunded if student does not enroll.

Car is allowed for freshman

Pet is not allowed in the Dorm

General Athletics

Team Name : Mariners

Sport Member : NCAA

Sport's Levels Available

Intercollegiate

Intramural

Club

NCAA Division III

Counseling And Wellness

Career counseling

Economically disadvantaged students services

Employment services for undergraduates

Financial aid counseling

Health services

Minority students services

Personal counseling

Veteran's counselor

Placement services for graduates

On-campus daycare

Additional Programs for Students with Disabilities

Comprehensive services for students with learning disabilities

Services and/or facilities for hearing impaired

Services and/or facilities for speech or communications disorders

Services and/or facilities for visually impaired

Wheelchair Accessibility

Academic Support Programs

Learning center

Reduced course load

Study skills assistance

Tutoring

Writing center

Remedial instruction

Activities

Y indicates available and N indicates not available

Activity Name

Available on Campus

Campus Ministries

N

Choral Groups

Y

Concert Band

N

Dance Activity

Y

Drama/Theater

Y

Film Society

N

Fraternities

N

Government or Political Activity

Y

International Student Organization

N

Jazz Band

N

Literary Magazine

N

Marching Band

N

Model United Nations

N

Music Ensembles

N

Musical Theater

Y

Opera

N

Pep Band

N

Radio Station

Y

Sororities

N

Student Newspaper

N

Symphony Orchestra

N

Television Station

N

Yearbook

N

Sports

Sport Name

Levels Available

Baseball

Men's Intercollegiate

Men's NCAA Division III

Basketball

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Men's NCAA Division III

Women's NCAA Division III

Cheerleading

Men's Club

Women's Club

Cross-Country

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's NCAA Division III

Women's NCAA Division III

Golf

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's NCAA Division III

Lacrosse

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's NCAA Division III

Women's NCAA Division III

Sailing

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Soccer

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Men's NCAA Division III

Women's NCAA Division III

Softball

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Women's NCAA Division III

Tennis

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Volleyball

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Women's NCAA Division III

Applying

General Applying Information

Application Fee: Not reported

Application Fee Waiver Available: Yes

Total applicants : 1,121

Admitted : 875

Enrolled : 124

Less selective 78.0% of applicants admitted

Applied early admission : --

Admitted early admission : --

Applied early action : --

Admitted early action : --



Admission stats are based on first-time, degree seeking freshmen from Fall 2016 and Fall 2017.

Very Important

Academic GPA

Rigor of secondary school record

Important

Application Essay

Character/Personal Qualities

Extracurricular Activities

Recommendations

Considered

Alumni Relation

Class Rank

Interview

Level of Applicant's Interest

Talent/Ability

Volunteer Work

Work Experience

SAT score use policy

Information not supplied by college

Other Test Policies

Information not supplied by college

A note from the college

Rigor of secondary school record and academic GPA are most important.

GPAs of incoming freshmen

3.5 - 3.74 : 5.0%

3.25 - 3.49 : 6.0%

3.00 - 3.24 : 11.0%

2.50 - 2.99 : 38.0%

2.00 - 2.49 : 34.0%

1.00 - 1.99 : 2.0%

Advanced Placement Program (AP) Information

Offers credit for AP Exams : Yes

Offers sophomore standing for qualifying AP scores : No

From the college: The College accepts credit for AP scores of 3 or better. The College does not offer advanced placement but accepts 3 or better AP scores in the same manner as transfer credits.

High school Coursework

High School diploma required, GED accepted

Course Name

Required

Recommended

Foreign Language

0

0

Science Lab

1

0

History

1

0

English

4

0

Math

3

0

Science

2

0

Social Studies

2

0

Academic Electives

3

0

TEST Scores

Percent who submitted SAT scores : -- and Percent who submitted ACT scores : --

Test Subjects

Middle 50% of First-Year Students

SAT Math

*

SAT Evidence Based Reading & Writing

*

ACT Composite

*


* The college did not report these requirements or does not have specific requirements.


College-Level Examination Program (CLEP)

Exam

Minimum Grade for Credit

Credit Hours Awarded

American Government

99

--

American Literature

99

--

Analyzing and Interpreting Literature

99

--

Biology

99

--

Calculus with Elementary Functions

99

--

Chemistry

99

--

College Algebra

99

--

English Literature

99

--

French I

99

--

German I

99

--

German II

99

--

History of United States I

99

--

History of United States II

99

--

Human Growth and Development

99

--

Information Systems and Computer Applications

99

--

Introduction to Educational Psychology

99

--

Introductory Business Law

99

--

Introductory Psychology

99

--

Introductory Sociology

99

--

Principles of Macroeconomics

99

--

Principles of Management

99

--

Principles of Marketing

99

--

Principles of Microeconomics

99

--

Spanish I

99

--

Western Civilization I

99

--

Western Civilization II

99

--

Paying

Financial Aid Distribution & Stats

% of scholarship / grants : 80.0%

% of loans / jobs : 20.0%

% of freshmen with need who received financial aid : 100.0%

% Applied for need-based aid : 83.0%

% Judged to have need : 92.0%

% that were offered aid : 92.0%

% that had need fully met : 9.0%

% of need met : 70.0%

Average 1st year financial aid package : $25,445.00

Avg non need-based aid : $14,500.00

Avg need-based scholarship or grant award : $21,987.00

Avg need-based loan : $3,336.00

Avg indebtedness at graduation : $33,108.00

Financial Aid Deadlines

Contact Information

Financial aid contact name : Kelby Chappelle

Financial aid office phone : (860) 443-2811

Financial Aid Forms

Domestic first-year financial aid applicants must submit the following forms, if applicable:

FAFSA

Part-Time Costs

Cost per credit hour (in-state): $500.00

Cost per credit hour (out-of-state): --

Note: These costs are tuition fees only. In some cases, fees and other expenses can be additional.

Financial Aid Policies

This school practices need-blind admissions.

Non need-based financial aid determined by

Academics

Alumni Affiliation

Art

Leadership

Work Study Programs

Nights

Weekends

Tuition payment plans

Credit card payment

External finance company

Installment payment

Annual College Costs

Cost Category

On Campus

Off Campus

At Home

In-state tuition and fees:

$35,072.00

$35,072.00

$35,072.00

Out-of-state tuition and fees:

$35,072.00

$35,072.00

$35,072.00

Room and board:

$13,906.00

$9,690.00

--

Books and supplies:

$1,200.00

$1,200.00

$1,200.00

Estimated personal expenses:

$1,300.00

$1,300.00

$1,300.00

Transportation expenses:

$1,400.00

$1,400.00

$1,400.00

Estimated Total In-state:

$52,878.00

$48,662.00

$38,972.00

Estimated Total Out-of-state:

$52,878.00

$48,662.00

$38,972.00

The prices listed above are probably not what you and your family will pay. Most college students receive financial aid, which reduces the amount the family actually pays. For U.S. colleges, use the college's net price calculator to get the best estimate of what your family will pay.


For Transfer Students

Credit Information

Minimum number of credits: --

Minimum college GPA (on a 4.0 scale): --

Lowest grade earned for course that may be transferred for credit (on a 4.0 scale): 1.7

Maximum credits/courses from a 2-year institution: 60

Maximum credits/courses from a 4-year institution: 90

Minimum credits transfers must complete to earn bachelor's degree: 30

Admission Requirements (Required)

High School Transcript

College Transcript(s)

Essay or Personal Statement

Students who applied for transfer

Total students who applied for transfer: 141

Transfers admitted percentage: 74.0%

Transfers admitted: 105

Transfers enrolled percentage: 30.0%

Transfers enrolled: 43

Students who applied for transfer from 2 year schools: 36.0%

Students who applied for transfer from 4 year schools: 64.0%

Terms in which transfer students may enroll

Fall

Spring

Transfers accepted as

1st semester freshman

2nd semester freshman

Sophomore

Junior

Services for students transferring IN from another school

Advisor

Orientation

Pre-admission transcript evaluation (determination of what courses will transfer)

Special Requirements

--

For International Students

Admission for International Students

Application fee: --

Annual College Costs

Tuition and Fees: $35,072.00

Room & Board(on-campus): $13,906.00

Room & Board(off-campus): $9,690.00

Additional estimated expenses: --

Costs per credit hour: $500.00

Financial Aid

International students eligible for non-need based aid

Non-resident aliens must submit the following financial aid forms:

Foreign Student Certification of Finances

Tests for International Students

TOEFL Required of non-resident alien applicants

TOEFL (internet-based test) average score: --

TOEFL (internet-based test) minimum score: 71

TOEFL (paper) average score: --

TOEFL (paper) minimum score: --

Services for International Students

International Student Adviser