The mission of Northwestern Connecticut Community College is to inspire learning through accessible, high quality education. Northwestern is devoted to enriching lives by meeting individual and community needs in a supportive environment.
The teacher population of 59 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
|College||Northwestern Connecticut Community College||Community College Avg.|
|Carnegie Classification||Associate of Arts Colleges||Associate of Arts Colleges|
|Institution Level||At least 2 but less than 4 years||At least 2 but less than 4 years|
|Institution Control||Public institution||Public|
|Total Faculty||59 staff||61 staff|
|Total Enrollment||1,549 students||1,296 students|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||26:1||21:1|
|# Full-Time Students||457 students||810 students|
|# Part-Time Students||1,092 students||1,036 students|
|% Two or more races||
|% Unknown races||
|Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.||0.24||0.53|
|In-State Tuition Fees||$3,786||$5,694|
|Out-State Tuition Fees||$11,318||$10,252|
|% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid||59%||89%|
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS
- Founded in 1965 by Winsted residents, Northwestern is one of the first three community colleges in Connecticut. Northwestern offers degree programs, certificate programs and continuing education. We offer a diverse array of credit and non-credit programs ranging from associate degree and certificate programs, to holistic and enrichment classes, as well as cultural activities for the community. Classes are taught and services provided in beautifully renovated, historic buildings along a New England town green. The Center for Student Development includes the Career Resource Library, CHOICES Career Computer, labor market information from the Connecticut Department of Labor, a computer linked to the Internet, brochures and pamphlets on local social services and drug and alcohol issues, and catalogs of area four-year colleges and universities. Northwestern Connecticut Community college is accredited by the Connecticut Board of Governors for Higher Education and by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc., a non-governmental, nationally recognized organization whose affiliated institutions include elementary schools through colleges offering post-graduate instruction.
- College Location Mi. Students
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