Open to all students and full of opportunities

Three Rivers welcomes students from many walks of life. Whether you are just beginning college with the goal of completing a four-year degree or are bringing experience from previous college classes, the military, or just life itself, there is a seat for you in our classrooms.

You can afford college and your future plans

– Through PACT, full-time, first time students can attend for free. Learn more.

– Our tuition is the lowest in the state. Learn more.

– If you want to go to a four-year college, come here for your first two years,save thousands of dollars, and transfer with no loss of credit. Learn more.

– We offer a robust selection of degrees and courses to prepare you for a career or future academics, or sharpen your professional skills. Learn more.

Here to help keep things simple

No matter your end goal, we can help make the first step easy: our Welcome Center has extended hours if you need help with the admissions process. Every student has questions, whether it’s applying for financial aid or having credits applied or any number of concerns. Stop by, we are here to help!

“I came to TRCC to build a better future because I was tired of working two or three jobs to make ends meet. I received much more than I ever expected: a great education, a career path, and mentors who will be on my side throughout my career.”

Alycia Ziegler
Class of 2016

Three Rivers Community College is becoming CT State Three Rivers on July 1, 2023.

The CT State admissions application is now open for Fall 2023 Enrollment. Select an application below based on when you’d like to enroll:

Fall 2023 Application — Nursing Program, selective admission
Summer 2023 Application
Spring 2023 Application
Winter 2022 Application

All continuing, degree-seeking students will become CT State students as of July 1, 2023.