Mitchell College is a private, nonprofit school in an suburban setting in New London, Connecticut. Mitchell College was founded in 1938 and now enrolls around 723 students a year, including 723 undergrads.
Mitchell College offers housing for up to 598 students. The majority of students live on-campus but it is not required for first-year students.About 0% of students stay on-campus during the weekends..
As of 2016, the total market value of Mitchell College's endowment was $8.806 million For each full-time student, Mitchell College spends about $5,311. There are 14 undergraduate students for every full-time Mitchell College professor.
|2021 Mitchell College Admissions Facts At-a Glance|
|Overall Acceptance Rate||74%|
Mitchell College offers early decision but does not offer early action.
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It is slightly difficult to get into Mitchell College. In 2016, Mitchell College accepted 74% of applicants. Out of 787 applications received in 2021, 580 students were offered admission.
Mitchell College reports that no students were waitlisted or admitted off the waitlist in the most recent year.
Mitchell College is considered slightly difficult to get into. Every admissions committee has a different way of evaulating applicants, but most look at a combination of grades, test scoes, activities, as well as essays and recommendations. To apply to Mitchell College, applicants must submit the following items.
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|Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale)||2.0|
|Letter(s) of Recommendation||1|
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Mitchell College is not test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
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Yes! Mitchell College provides on-campus housing for up to 598 students.
Mitchell College students are active in the school's Mitchell College Drama Society, Sigma Alpha Pi Leadership Society and Behavioral Science. Founder's Day/Picnic/Activities Fair, Leadership Speakers Series, and and Awards Ceremony/Strawberry Festival are a few of the events that the campus rallies behind each year.
Click the Student Life tab above to learn more about the student body and campus life at Mitchell College.
Mitchell College meets 61% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. First-year students that attend Mitchell College full-time are awarded $22,393 a year in financial aid, on average.
The 2022-2023 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2021
Some financial aid is awarded ona first-come, first-serve basis, so fill out the FAFSA as soon as you can.. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.
There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Admissions difficulty and admitted student statistics can give you a sense of how competitive a university is, but they don't say much about the quality of the education or the student experience.
Out of all the first-year, full-time undergrads who start at Mitchell College, around 81% return for their sophomore year. Out of the 235 students who started at Mitchell College as first-time freshman, 79 graduate within four years.
Mitchell College's six-year graduation rate for undergrads is 40%. Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61% for public schools and 67% for private.
Job placement rates after graduation, average starting salaries, and the debt students graduate with can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school. In 2020, students graduated with an average of $36,430 in student loans for each student with debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.
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Mitchell College is located in the suburban setting of New London, Connecticut, less than an hour from Hartford and Providence RI.
If you want to see Mitchell College for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 95 to New London, or book a flight to the nearest airport, T. F. Green.
You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Mitchell College and New London are like without leaving home.
First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Mitchell College is Continuous processing.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Mitchell College is Continuous processing.
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Wondering what life at Mitchell College is like? There are approximately 723 students enrolled at Mitchell College. 85% percent of students attend school full-time, 63% percent are from CT and 37% percent of students are from other states.
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