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Middlesex National Community College Month

April is National Community College Month

Community College Month recognizes more than 1,000 institutions throughout the United States supporting access to higher education, workforce training, and more broadly sustaining and advancing the Nation's economic prosperity.

Fast Facts

CT State Community College

  • Largest college in the state of Connecticut, serving 70,560 students.
  • 67% are First-generation students.
  • 32% are over 25 years of age.
  • 23% attending college for the first time.

Did You Know?

  • As much as 90% of CT community college students stay in the region initially after they leave college and contribute to the local economy.
  • After leaving college, the average CT community college student will spend 33 years in the workforce.
  • The student who leaves with a two-year college degree will earn nearly $400,000 more than someone with a high school diploma or GED.