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Located in Bridgeport, Connecticut, Housatonic Community College is a public institution. The surrounding area of the school is a good match for students who enjoy city life.

1 Undergraduate Degrees

Where Is Housatonic Community College?

Location of Housatonic Community College

Contact details for Housatonic Community College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 900 Lafayette Blvd, Bridgeport, CT 06604-4704
Phone: 203-332-5000

How Do I Get Into Housatonic Community College?

You can apply to Housatonic Community College online at:

As long as you submit the requested materials to Housatonic Community College when applying, you shouldn't have to worry about getting in since the school has an open admissions policy.

Can I Afford Housatonic Community College?

3% Take Out Loans
13.8% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Housatonic Community College, approximately 3% of students took out student loans averaging $3,656 a year. That adds up to $14,624 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Housatonic Community College is 13.8%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.

Housatonic Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,529 Full-Time Undergraduates
57% Women
75% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 4,836 undergraduate students at Housatonic Community College, with 1,529 being full-time and 3,307 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Housatonic Community College

Gender Diversity

Of the 1,529 full-time undergraduates at Housatonic Community College, 43% are male and 57% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Housatonic Community College

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Housatonic Community College students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Housatonic Community College Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 53
Black or African American 442
Hispanic or Latino 609
White 358
International Students 4
Other Races/Ethnicities 63

Over 18 countries are represented at Housatonic Community College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Vietnam, Jamaica, and Pakistan.

Online Learning at Housatonic Community College

280 Took All Classes Online
1,001 Took At Least One Class Online
6.4% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 1,001 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Housatonic Community College has changed over the last few years.


Online Growth Rankings of Housatonic Community College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Housatonic Community College was 6.4%. This is the #1,073 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Housatonic Community College regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Housatonic Community College Nursing Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Associate’s TOTAL
Registered Nursing 1 1


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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