A suburban community college in Farmington, Connecticut near the capital city of Hartford, Tunxis has students from 116 of the state’s 169 towns.. As of Fall 2013 the college enrolls approximately 4,600 students. Since the year 2000, our enrollment has grown over 40%.
Here are some interesting facts about our student population:
- Over 75% of our new students are under the age of 20.
- Our service area includes one of the most impoverished towns in the state (New Britain) and one of the most affluent (Simsbury).
- Eighty-one percent of our new students need remediation in Math and/or English
- Many of our students are first-generation college students