At A Glance
Mitchell College celebrates and develops the power of unique minds.
A nonprofit four-year coeducational, residential liberal arts college offering bachelor degrees and associate degrees, Mitchell developed its distinct educational approach over 75 years, blending a tradition of mentoring with an expertise in teaching diverse learning styles to create a highly individualized model that benefits all students. Mitchell is committed to the broader community through building strong, creative and cooperative partnerships. Located on a beautiful waterfront campus in historic New London, it is also home to championship NCAA Division III athletics and the Duquès Academic Success Center which includes the renowned Bentsen Learning Center.
Mitchell College was founded in 1938.
New England Association of School and Colleges (NEASC)
Janet L. Steinmayer, J.D.
Board of Trustees
- Chair of the Board of Trustees Kevin R. Hennessy, J.D.
- Vice Chair David G. Sandberg P’11
- Secretary Bridget Baird, Ph.D.
- Treasurer D. Scott Gibson
- Mark Burke
- Richard Carlson ’64
- Patrick Caulfield P’15
- Nancy Dolan ’74
- Peggy Sheehan Flood, Ed.D., P’16
- Sam Flood and Jane Flood
- Lucy Leske P’12
- Matthew Moneypenny
- Robert K. Musil, Ph.D., M.P.H., H’09
- Barbara Pratt, M.B.A. and Charles Pratt, P’16
- Tom Ruffing, M.E., M.B.A. and Kim Ruffing, Ph.D.
- Mark Shoemaker, M.Arch., AIA
- Janet L. Steinmayer, J.D.
- John P. Tymitz, Ph.D.
New London, CT – Suburban, residential, waterfront campus situated on the Connecticut shoreline, one hour to Hartford or Providence and two hours to Boston or New York City.
68 acres that include two beaches, athletic fields, a pond and wooded trails (Mitchell Woods)
Historic homes and newer construction comprise administrative, instructional, athletic and residential buildings
Residence (Fall 2016)
60% of full-time Mitchell College students live on campus
Enrollment (Fall 2016)
- 677 students: 537 full-time, 140 part-time
- 56% male
- 44% female
30% are students of color.
What makes Mitchell work is the mix of students.
George Wezner, M.S.
Law & Justice Policy Studies Faculty
Students come from 28 states, Washington D.C., and 10 countries.
Percent Receiving Financial Aid (Academic Year 2014-2015)
95% of all degree seeking students received some form of need based and/or merit based (academic, involvement & leadership) aid.
Average Class Size
14 Students per Class
Student/Faculty Ratio (as reported to IPEDS Fall 2015)
14 to 1
Fall, Winter (two-week sessions), Spring, Summer (two-, four- and five-week sessions including summer enrichment programs)
Mitchell College is a NCAA Division III member. Click here to learn more about our Athletic programs.
- Bentsen Learning Center (BLC)
- Disability Student Services (DSS)
Tuition & Fees
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Consumer Information and Institutional Reports
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Institutional Review Board
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