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Porter and Chester Institute of Stratford is a private for-profit institution located in Stratford, Connecticut. Stratford is a great location for students who prefer city over country life.

161 Undergraduate Degrees

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Porter and Chester Institute of Stratford Rankings

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Porter and Chester Institute has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#24 Most Popular Nursing Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#71 Best Nursing Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Porter and Chester Institute.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#23 Most Popular Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#55 Best Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Porter and Chester Institute of Stratford?

Location of Porter and Chester Institute of Stratford

Contact details for Porter and Chester Institute are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 670 Lordship Blvd, Stratford, CT 06615-7158
Phone: 860-529-2519
Website: www.porterchester.edu

How Do I Get Into Porter and Chester Institute?

You can apply to Porter and Chester Institute online at: www.porterchester.edu/apply-online/

Since Porter and Chester Institute of Stratford has an open admissions policy, you should not have any trouble getting into the school as long as you have a high school diploma or the equivalent.

Can I Afford Porter and Chester Institute of Stratford?

81% Take Out Loans
26.0% 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 Porter and Chester Institute, approximately 81% of students took out student loans averaging $10,634 a year. That adds up to $42,536 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Porter and Chester Institute is 26.0%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.

Porter and Chester Institute of Stratford Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,300 Full-Time Undergraduates
44% Women
57% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 1,944 undergraduate students at Porter and Chester Institute, with 1,300 being full-time and 644 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Porter and Chester Institute

Gender Diversity

Of the 1,300 full-time undergraduates at Porter and Chester Institute, 56% are male and 44% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Porter and Chester Institute

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Porter and Chester Institute of Stratford students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Porter and Chester Institute Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 24
Black or African American 299
Hispanic or Latino 331
White 515
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 131

Porter and Chester Institute of Stratford Nursing Concentrations

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

Major Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training 161 161
TOTAL 161 161

References

*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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