Mitchell College

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Mitchell College
Mitchell College Logo.png
Former names
New London Junior College
Type Private
Established 1938
Endowment $6.1 million[1]
Chairman Elizabeth Ivey
President Janet L. Steinmayer
Academic staff
Students 778[2]
Location New London, Connecticut, United States
41°19′47″N 72°05′34″W / 41.3296°N 72.0929°W / 41.3296; -72.0929Coordinates: 41°19′47″N 72°05′34″W / 41.3296°N 72.0929°W / 41.3296; -72.0929
Campus 68 acres (0.28 km2)
suburban; residential; waterfront [3]
Colors              red, white and black
Athletics NCAA Division III
Nickname Mariners
Affiliations CUNYAC
Sports 15 varsity teams [4]

Mitchell College is a private liberal arts college on the Thames River, in New London, Connecticut, United States.[2] In 2015 it had 778 students and faculty of 68; admission rate was 70%.[2]

The college offers associate and bachelor's degrees in fourteen subjects including business administration, criminal justice, early childhood education and sports administration.[2]


The college sports teams are known as the Mariners. Until the NCAA ruling on the Native American mascot controversy, they were called the Pequots.[citation needed] The college competes in NCAA Division III in baseball, basketball, cross country, golf, lacrosse, sailing, and soccer for men, and basketball, cross country, sailing, soccer, softball, and volleyball for women.[2]


Mitchell College reports having 23 full-time faculty, 73 part-time faculty, and 57% of classes having between 10 and 19 students.[5] The college offers degrees in business, communication, education, environmental studies, family studies, liberal arts, psychology, public safety, and sports and fitness.[2]

Notable alumni and faculty[edit]


  1. ^ As of June 30, 2011. "U.S. and Canadian Institutions Listed by Fiscal Year 2011 Endowment Market Value and Percentage Change in Endowment Market Value from FY 2010 to FY 2011" (PDF). National Association of College and University Business Officers. June 30, 2011. p. 22. Retrieved February 3, 2012. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f g Mitchell College. Peterson's. Accessed January 2016.
  3. ^ "Welcome: Mitchell at a Glance – Mitchell College". Retrieved 2015-12-09. 
  4. ^ "Schools". Retrieved 2015-12-09. 
  5. ^ Mitchell College. Accessed June 2016.