Capital Community College

Hartford, CT 06103
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Capital Community College is a two-year institution that is located in Hartford, Connecticut. This community college is the only public undergraduate school in Hartford. The school was originally established in 1967 and has undergone many changes since then. In 1992, this school merged with the Hartford State Technical College. It was renamed Capital Community Technical College before reverting back to being called Capital Community College in the year 2000. The school currently serves over 3,000 students and it offers a variety of different courses that are focused in several areas of study. It is an accredited institution that is recognized by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC).

The Connecticut Community College Nursing Program is very innovative and is respected in the area. The program allows students to earn an associate degree in nursing. The students that make up this program are diverse and committed to finding success in the medical field. The nursing program is approved by the Connecticut State Board of Examiners for Nursing with the consent of the Commissioner of the Connecticut Department of Public Health. The program is also accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).  

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleMidsize City
Number of Students3,282
Student to Faculty Ratio14:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate45%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years 1 3
Associate's degree 17 100
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 91.4%

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Institutional Accreditations
New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education
05/01/1975 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
01/01/1980 - Current



Acceptance Rate
The college has an open admission policy. However each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Application fee
Undergrads $20
Graduates --

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$159/credit
In State Students$159/credit
Out of State Students$477/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students-
In State Students-
Out of State Students-

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $7,155 $7,155 $21,465
ADN 70 $11,130 $11,130 $33,390
BSN 125 $19,875 $19,875 $59,625
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 90% of Capital Community College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 82% $5,313
Other Federal Grant 2% $1,000
State Grant & Scholarships 20% $2,898
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 21% $592
Federal Student Loans 2% $3,043
Private Loans -- --


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$6,709
$30,001 to $48,000$6,755
$48,001 to $75,000$6,605
$75,001 to $110,000--
Over $110,000--

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Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Race/ethnicity unknown
Two or more races
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
Non-resident alien

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Connecticut state board of nursing.
Capital Community College
950 Main Street
Hartford, CT 06103

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