Mitchell College

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$32,960
3% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$28,471
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
15%
Default Rate
2020 Acceptance Rate
74.2%
1,307 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
599
92.3% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
59.4%
79 Graduates

About

Mitchell College is a higher education institution located in New London County, CT. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Mitchell College were Criminal Justice - Safety Studies (30 degrees awarded), General Business Administration & Management (30 degrees), and Other Communication & Media Studies (15 degrees).

In 2020, 141 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Mitchell College. 50.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 49.6% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (49 degrees), 1.07 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (46 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Mitchell College is $32,960, which is $4,560 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Mitchell College is $32,960, which is $4,560 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $28,471.

In 2020, 87% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 61% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$32,960
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Mitchell College was $32,960. The cost of tuition at Mitchell College is $4,560 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

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Average Net Price

$28,471
2020 Value
0.65%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Mitchell College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $28,471. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Mitchell College grew by 0.65%.

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Other Student Expenses

$13,500
Room and Board
$1,200
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Mitchell College was of $13,500 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,200. The cost of room and board increased by 3.85% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 29.4% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

87%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
61%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

87% of undergraduate students at Mitchell College received grants or loans in 2020. This represents a decline of 4.4% with respect to 2019, when 91% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
15%
2018 Default Rate
31
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Mitchell College was 15%, which represents 31 out of the 206 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Mitchell College received 1,307 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 16.6% annual growth. Out of those 1,307 applicants, 970 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 74.2% acceptance rate.

There were 599 students enrolled at Mitchell College in 2020, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Mitchell College has an overall enrollment yield of 10.8%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

74.2%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
970
Accepted Out of 1,307

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Mitchell College was 74.2% (970 admissions from 1,307 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 78.1%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants grew by 16.6%, while admissions grew by 10.9%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%
Submission Percentage
N/A
Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Mitchell College in 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Mitchell College has a total enrollment of 599 students. The full-time enrollment at Mitchell College is 553 students and the part-time enrollment is 46. This means that 92.3% of students enrolled at Mitchell College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Mitchell College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 50.4% White, 15.5% Hispanic or Latino, 14% Black or African American, 6.01% Two or More Races, 1.84% Asian, 0.835% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.501% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Mitchell College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (27.8%), followed by White Female (21.9%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (9.76%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

92.3%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Mitchell College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 599 students. The full-time enrollment at Mitchell College is 553 and the part-time enrollment is 46. This means that 92.3% of students enrolled at Mitchell College are enrolled full-time compared with 80.1% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

70%
2020 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Mitchell College was 70%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (73%), Mitchell College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    302
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    93
  3. Black or African American
    84

The enrolled student population at Mitchell College is 50.4% White, 15.5% Hispanic or Latino, 14% Black or African American, 6.01% Two or More Races, 1.84% Asian, 0.835% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.501% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate Colleges is 54.8% White, 13.8% Black or African American, and 13.4% Hispanic or Latino.

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Graduates

In 2020, 1 more women than men received degrees from Mitchell College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Mitchell College is white (49 degrees awarded). There were 1.07 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (46 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Mitchell College is Criminal Justice - Safety Studies (30 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (30 degrees) and Other Communication & Media Studies (15 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Mitchell College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Protective Services (31 degrees awarded), Communications (15 degrees), and Natural Resources & Conservation (3 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Mitchell College are Other managers (197,041 people), Police officers (146,487 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (139,416 people), Marketing managers (83,721 people), and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (80,301 people).

The most specialized majors at Mitchell College are Protective Services (31 degrees awarded), Communications (15 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (3 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (7 degrees), and Human Sciences (4 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Mitchell College are Dentists, Physicians, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, and Petroleum, mining & geological engineers, including mining safety engineers

The most specialized majors at Mitchell College are Protective Services (31 degrees awarded), Communications (15 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (3 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (7 degrees), and Human Sciences (4 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Mitchell College are Justice, public order, & safety activities (369,940 people), Elementary & secondary schools (349,883 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (200,430 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (149,876 people), and Computer Systems Design (127,554 people).

The most specialized majors at Mitchell College are Protective Services (31 degrees awarded), Communications (15 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (3 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (7 degrees), and Human Sciences (4 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Mitchell College.
Most Common
  1. 30 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 30 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 15 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Mitchell College was Criminal Justice - Safety Studies with 30 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

70
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
71
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 70 degrees were awarded to men at Mitchell College, which is 0.986 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (71).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 20 degrees were awarded to men at Mitchell College in General Business Administration & Management, which is 2 times more than the 10 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 15 degrees were awarded to women at Mitchell College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.5 times more than the 10 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

37%
100% Completion Time
43%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 37% of students graduating from Mitchell College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 43% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 43% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Two or More Races Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Mitchell College is Male and Two or More Races (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 2.53% of graduates (2 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    49 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    46 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    22 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Mitchell College is white (49 degrees awarded). There were 1.07 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (46 degrees).

7.8% of degree recipients (11 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Male
    30 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Female
    25 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Male
    21 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Mitchell College is white male (30 degrees awarded). There were 1.2 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino female (25 degrees).

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Operations

Mitchell College has an endowment valued at nearly $8.24M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $549k (6.66%), compared to the 2.06% average return ($820k on $39.8M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2020, Mitchell College had a total salary expenditure of $20.5M. Mitchell College employs 8 Associate professors, 6 Assistant professors, and 2 Professors. Most academics at Mitchell College are Male Associate professors (4), Female Associate professors(4), and Male Assistant professors (3).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Mitchell College are: Service, with 32 employees, Management, with 25 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 25 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$8.24M
2020 Endowment
6.64%
growth from 2019

Mitchell College has an endowment valued at about $8.24M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Mitchell College grew 6.64% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $31.6M lower than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $1.28M - Federal
  2. $2.55M - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, Mitchell College received $1.28M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $2.55M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$8.77M
2020 Salaries
1.3%
decline from 2019

In 2020, Mitchell College paid a median of $8.77M in salaries, which represents 42.7% of their overall expenditure ($20.5M) and a 1.3% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 2.15% growth from 2018 and a 0.965% decline from 2017.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 15.4M (40.8% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$1.15M
Instructional Salaries
16
Number of Employees

In 2020, Mitchell College paid a total of $1.15M to 16 employees working as instructors, which represents 13.1% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.78M (31%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor
Most Common Instructor
8 Employees
Service
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
32 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Mitchell College were Associate professor with 8 employees; Assistant professor with 6 employees; and Assistant professor with 2 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Mitchell College were Service with 32 employees; Management with 25 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 25 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Associate professor
  2. Female Associate professor
  3. Male Assistant professor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Mitchell College was Male Associate professor with 4 employees, Female Associate professor with 4 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 3 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Mitchell College.

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